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History Department Records

Identifier: AR-0048

  • Staff Only

The History Department Records contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating between 1934-1980. The collection covers when the history department was part of the Department of History and Political Science, when it split into a single department in 1941, and became formally established as the Department of History in 1946.


  • 1934-1980

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.


26 Linear Feet

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of History and Political Science was organized in 1905. The two areas were separated in 1941, though the History department continued to house a small group of anthropologists until 1946, when the Department of History was officially established as a separate entity.

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may also wish to consult:

Missing Title

  1. AR.0055: History Department Records, 1966-1979

Other Finding Aids

A full container list for this collection can be found as a [pdf].

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA