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Rogers Van Gilder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0211

This collection houses three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1879-1919

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 three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rogers Van Gilder was born to John Somers and Mary (Gandy) Van Gilder in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 25, 1861. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts on June 7, 1882. Van Gilder married Aurelia Essex McClung on September 11, 1888 and the couple had two children, Frank McClung and John Somers (who later taught at the University of Tennessee). Rogers Van Gilder died in about 1950 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

John S. Van Gilder donated this collection to the University of Tennessee Archives on November 26, 1951.

Repository Details

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

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