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Arthur Seymour Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0485

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Arthur Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. It contains numerous articles from the student newspaper (the Orange and White) showing Seymour’s election as student body president, the annual tradition Aloha Oe, Kappa Sigma fraternity, and the University’s football team. It also includes newspaper marriage announcements, invitations to Kappa Sigma dances, articles on graduation, a birthday card from Seymour’s mother, a postcard from Indiana, a calendar of University events for the school year 1939-1940, various photographs of Seymour, and a special from Time magazine outlining the background for war against Germany.

Interested researchers may also wish to consult AR.0483: Arthur Seymour Scrapbook, 1938-1940 for more information about Seymour and his time at the University of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1938-1940

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

1.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Arthur Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. It contains a wide variety of materials, including newspaper articles relating to his fraternity, invitations to fraternity dances, notices of marriages, and other articles about the University.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Gloster Seymour, son of Charles Milne and Flora Nell (Gloster) Seymour, was a native of Knoxville, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1939 and again with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1941. He was elected student president of the University and Torchbearer in addition to being a member of Kappa Sigma and Phi Delta Phi fraternities. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the US Army in 1938 and served until he was discharged in 1946, after which he pursued a law career at the law firm of Frantz, McConnell and Seymour. Arthur Seymour died in October of 2002 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was donated to University Archives in 2007.

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