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Luke Ebersole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0357

This collection houses materials that Luke Ebersole collected and created while working as the University of Tennessee's Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1970-1972), Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration (1972-1984), and Emeritus Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor (1984-).

Dates

  • 1972-1988

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

19 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses materials that Luke Ebersole collected and created while working as the University of Tennessee's Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1970-1972), Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration (1972-1984), and Emeritus Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor (1984-).

Biographical/Historical Note

Luke Eugene Ebersole was born to Benjamin and Mary (Patrick) Ebersole on October 18, 1918 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his D.D. from Krosier Theological Seminary. During the 1950s and 1960s, Ebersole became an expert on the relationship between Church and State and published several works on the subject. He went on to work for the University of Tennessee as the Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (1970-1972), as Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration (1972-1984), and Emeritus Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor (1984-2001). Ebersole died on December 26, 2001 in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. He was survived by his wife, Margaret (Curry) Ebersole (1918-2002), and two sons.

Arrangement

This collection consists of nineteen boxes divided into sixteen series:

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Alphabetical Working Files
  2. Series II: Capital Outlay
  3. Series III: Statistical Planning Materials
  4. Series IV: Goals and Strategic Plans
  5. Series V: Hopecote
  6. Series VI: Library
  7. Series VII: Logs and Office System Study
  8. Series VIII: Physical Facilities
  9. Series IX: Planning
  10. Series X: Public Relations Handbook and Related Studies
  11. Series XI: Salary Studies and Information
  12. Series XII: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  13. Series XIII: Telecommunications
  14. Series XIV: Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  15. Series XV: World's Fair
  16. Series XVI: Other Files

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, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480