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Textile Development Center Plan

Identifier: AR-0320

This collection houses a 1989 plan for a Textile Development Center.


  • 1989

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


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This collection houses a 1989 plan for a Textile Development Center.

Biographical/Historical Note

The UTK Textile and Nonwovens Development Center was, at the time of its opening, the only such center in a university setting. It was located on White Avenue, behind Hoskins Library. It was the result of a multimillion-dollar investment from Exxon’s chemicals division, based in part on research by Professor Larry Wadsworth. Dr. Wadsworth led the project alongside Dr. Molly Dever.


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

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA