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Clinton B. Allison Department of Education Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0574

This collection contains materials documenting Professor Clinton Allison’s service in the Department of Education at the University of Tennessee. These items include newsletters from the department (for example The View from Rocky Top,The Claxton Educator, and Staff Stuff), state and university publications on secondary and higher education, and meeting agendas and minutes from Allison’s tenure as president of the Faculty Senate in the academic year 1976-1977. Additionally, the collection houses records of various departmental self-studies and initiatives. As Allison was born in 1935, some of the materials in the collection appear to have come from earlier professors in the department.

Dates

  • 1925-1990
  • Majority of material found within 1970-1990

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

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains materials documenting Professor Clinton Allison’s service in the Department of Education at the University of Tennessee. Items housed in the collection include newsletters from the department, state and university publications on secondary and higher education, and meeting agendas and minutes from Allison’s tenure as president of the Faculty Senate.

Biographical/Historical Note

Clinton B. Allison received a doctoral degree from the University of Oklahoma. After holding brief positions at Wichita State University and at the University of Oklahoma, Allison arrived at the University of Tennessee. Here, his research focused on the history of American (and especially Southern) education.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

Collection was transferred 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