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Center for the Study of War and Society Administrative Files

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0501

This collection contains administrative files documenting the early years of the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society. These materials include documents showing the Center's establishment, proposals for symposiums, and correspondence between Charles Johnson and the Tennessee State Museum regarding possible partnerships. Also included are monthly reports from the University’s Office of the Treasurer listing Center expenditures and Johnson’s 1987 outline to the Office of the Provost listing the Center’s mission and goals.

Dates

  • 1987-1992

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

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains administrative files documenting the early years of the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society. These materials include documents showing the Center's establishment, proposals for symposiums, and correspondence between Charles Johnson and the Tennessee State Museum regarding possible partnerships. Also included are monthly reports from the University’s Office of the Treasurer listing Center expenditures and Johnson’s 1987 outline to the Office of the Provost listing the Center’s mission and goals.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Center for the Study of War and Society was established in 1987 to support research into the relationships between war, the military, and broader society as well as to stimulate discussion and to collect relevant primary source materials. Charles Johnson of the University of Tennessee's History Department established the Center and served as its first Director. According to Johnson, at the time of its creation the Center was the only institution of its kind in the state.

Arrangement

Collection consists of nineteen folders.

Acquisition Note

Collection was transferred to University Archives from the Center for the Study of War and Society 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