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University of Tennessee Football Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0183

This collection houses a variety of material documenting the University of Tennessee football team from 1908 to 1993. These items include a ribbon worn by UT fans at the 1908 Vanderbilt-UT game, football schedules from 1934, 1970-72, 1990-91, and 1992-93, an advertisement from the Athletic Association promoting season tickets for the 1930-31 season, and finally a facetious University of Tennessee Entrance Exam for Prospective Football Players and Fans by Johnny Majors dated 1984.

Dates

  • 1908-1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a variety of material documenting the University of Tennessee football team from 1908 to 1993. These items include a ribbon worn by UT fans at the 1908 Vanderbilt-UT game, football schedules from 1934, 1970-72, 1990-91, and 1992-93, an advertisement from the Athletic Association promoting season tickets for the 1930-31 season, and finally a facetious University of Tennessee Entrance Exam for Prospective Football Players and Fans by Johnny Majors dated 1984.

Biographical/Historical Note

The University of Tennessee started its first football season in 1891, and has been active in the sport for well over a century. UT has historically since then held one of the top 10 win-loss records in college football. UT competes currently in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), and South Eastern Conference (SEC). Called the Tennessee Volunteers, the team plays at Neyland Stadium. The team is currently coached by Jeremy Pruitt. Notable alumni include Peyton Manning, Johnny Majors, and Herman Hickman.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was donated to University Archives.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480