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University of Tennessee Sports and Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0469

This collection houses a variety of items documenting sports at the University of Tennessee, including football tickets (signed by R. S. Lillard, Jr.) from 1962, football schedules for 1911, 1915, and 1938, a University of Tennessee calendar (including photographs) for 1914, an alumni pin, and two copies of the Alert newsletter from 1962. Alert was published by Students for Equal Treatment (SET) and was aimed at eliminating racial segregation and discrimination on and around the UT campus.

Dates

  • 1911-1962

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 items documenting sports at the University of Tennessee, including football tickets (signed by R. S. Lillard, Jr.) from 1962, football schedules for 1911, 1915, and 1938, a University of Tennessee calendar (including photographs) for 1914, an alumni pin, and two copies of the Alert Newsletter from 1962.

Biographical/Historical Note

R. Stewart Lillard was born to Jasper Worth and Lettie Jane (Stewart) Lillard in Tennessee on August 16, 1892. He entered the University of Tennessee in 1911 and graduated with his BS in Civil Engineering on May 31, 1916. He died in Tennessee in April of 1971.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single 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