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Board of Trustees Annual Meeting Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0315

This collection houses a photograph showing the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees Meeting on September 18, 1953.

Dates

  • 1953 September 18

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 photograph showing the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees Meeting on September 18, 1953.

Biographical/Historical Note

The initial meeting of the board of trustees was held on October 18, 1794, while the institution was still known as Blount College. The board appointed its first female member, Ann Baker Furrow, in 1971. 1973. Legislation requiring a voting student representative was introduced in 1973 (and reintroduced in 1974). A faculty representative shortly thereafter. A 2004 bill made possible two student and two faculty representatives, and allowed for a two-year term (one year as a nonvoting member, and the second year as a voting member).

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