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Alan S. Heilman's Botany Department Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0488

This collection consists of photographs taken by Alan S. Heilman of the University of Tennessee's Department of Botany. These images depict faculty members, students, meetings, fieldtrips, groups of people, and the biology building after it was destroyed by fire in 1934. The bulk of the photographs were taken between 1960 and 2004. The collection also houses negatives dating from 1962 to 1986.

Dates

  • 1934-2005 (Bulk 1960-2004)

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

1.3 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of photographs taken by Alan S. Heilman of the University of Tennessee's Department of Botany. These images depict faculty members, students, meetings, fieldtrips, groups of people, and the biology building after it was destroyed by fire in 1934. The bulk of the photographs were taken between 1960 and 2004. The collection also houses negatives dating from 1962 to 1986.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alan Heilman was born in 1927. He earned his BS (1949) and MS (1951) at the University of Pittsburg and continued on to complete his PhD (1960) at Ohio State University. He began teaching in the University of Tennessee's Department of Botany as an Associate Professor in September of 1960. Heilman is also an accomplished photographer and has received several honorable mentions in the international National World Photographic Competition since 1985. Additionally, he won the 1996 competition with Sunflower, which shows the back of sunflower.

Arrangement

Collection consists of thirteen folders.

Acquisition Note

Collection was transferred to University Archives in 2005.

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