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University of Tennessee Building Blueprints and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0537

This collection consists primarily of blueprints documenting a number of University of Tennessee buildings, including Ayres Hall, Morgan Hall, Taylor Hall, Hodges Library, and Hoskins Library. It also houses plans to a building called University Hall (1894), which was never built. The collection also contains a number of building plans, including documents showing the president's office, an armory, and a library designed to hold 24,000 volumes. Finally, Box 15 houses a complete set of the original 1982 renovation plans for Hodges Library.

Dates

  • 1894-1989

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

36.81 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of blueprints documenting a number of University of Tennessee buildings, including Ayres Hall, Morgan Hall, Taylor Hall, Hodges Library, and Hoskins Library. It also houses plans to a building called University Hall (1894), which was never built.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ayres Hall was finished in 1921, Dabney Hall in 1929, Taylor College of Law in 1950, the Agriculture Building (eventually named Morgan Hall) in 1921, Hoskins Library in 1931, Hodges Library in 1969 (with a complete renovation done in 1987), Dunford Hall in 1963, the Music Building in 1966, the Art and Architecture Building in 1981, and the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. University Hall (planned in about 1894) was never constructed.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 15 folio boxes and 5 folio folders.

Acquisition Note

This collection was transferred to the University of Tennessee's 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