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Angus E. Orr Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0222

The University of Tennessee's School of Natural History and Geology awarded this certificate of proficiency with distinction to Angus E. Orr on June 8, 1887.

Interested researchers may also wish to consult AR.0334: Angus Orr Medal and Report Card, 1885-1887 for more information about Angus Orr's time at the University of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1887 June 8

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

The University of Tennessee's School of Natural History and Geology awarded this certificate of proficiency with distinction to Angus E. Orr on June 8, 1887.

Biographical/Historical Note

Angus Elgin Bill Orr was born to Gustavus John and Eliza Caroline (Anderson) Orr in Georgia in June of 1867. He attended the University of Tennessee, where he edited the school newspaper and graduated with his BA in 1887. He taught school in Brunswick and Carrolton, Georgia until 1891, when he began working as a railroad mail clerk. He retired in 1931 and devoted his time to writing. Orr died on November 22, 1938 in Fulton County, Georgia.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This 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