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Gary Beck Letters

Identifier: MS-3658

  • Staff Only

This collections contains two letters from Gary Beck, a freshman at the University of Tennessee in 1911, written to his parents in Ocala, Florida. In the letters he describes college life being a member of Chi Delta Literary Fraternity and studying engineering.


  • 1911 March 19, April 8

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


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This collection includes one folder of two letters from Gary Beck at the University of Tennessee to his parents in Ocala, Florida.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dow Gary Beck was born on October 29, 1890. He attended the University of Tennessee from 1911-1915 and studied engineering. He was also a member of Chi Delta Literary Fraternity. He later attended the University of Florida to earn an M.S. in engineering. Beck was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. He died on October 24, 1975.


This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections in 2012.

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