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Bill Clinton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0513

In this letter, President Bill Clinton congratulates the University of Tennessee on its two-hundredth anniversary. He writes that education at such colleges as Tennessee is the key to our future and expresses his best wishes for a memorable celebration.

Dates

  • 1994 March 25

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

In this letter, President Bill Clinton congratulates the University of Tennessee on its two-hundredth anniversary. He writes that education at such colleges as Tennessee is the key to our future and expresses his best wishes for a memorable celebration.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Jefferson Clinton was born to William Jefferson Blythe and Virginia Dell (Cassidy) Clinton in Hope, Arkansas on August 19, 1946. He earned his BS in International Affairs from Georgetown University in 1968 and his JD from Yale University in 1973. After graduation, Clinton taught at the University of Arkansas Law School and maintained a private law practice until becoming Arkansas' Attorney General in 1977. He went on to become the Governor of Arkansas, where he served from 1979 until 1981 and again from 1983 until 1992. Clinton was elected as the 42nd President of the United States in 1992 served until 2001. He did not leave politics after leaving office, however, and went on to serve as a Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery to the UN from 2005 until 2007 and to assist his wife, Hillary (Rodham) Clinton, in her unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid.

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