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J. M. McCallie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3810

This collection includes three photos of Joseph Madison "Mat" McCallie from his time at the University of Tennessee, three medals awarded to him, one pair of epaulets, a pamphlet entitled "A Farm Boy in East Tennessee, 1863-1882" which details his life, and issues of the Chi Delta Crescent.

Dates

  • 1863-1887

Language

The collection is in English.

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

0.25 Linear Feet (1 accordion folder)

Abstract

This collection includes three photos of Joseph Madison "Mat" McCallie from his time at the University of Tennessee, three medals awarded to him, one pair of epaulets, a pamphlet entitled "A Farm Boy in East Tennessee, 1863-1882" which details his life, and issues of the Chi Delta Crescent.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Madison "Mat" McCallie was born in 1863 and lived in Sevier County, Tennessee. He started at the University of Tennessee in 1882 and graduated in 1887. During his time at UT, he was a member of several student organizations including the university band, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Sigma fraternity, YMCA, and the Chi Delta literary society for which he served as the editor of its monthly magazine, the Chi-Delta Crescent. He taught at Hampton Sydney Public School until 1890 when he elected Superintendent and Principal of North Knoxville Schools. He later served as Superintendent of Schools in several places including Mt. Carroll, Illinois; Henderson, Kentucky; and Boonton, New Jersey. McCallie earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1912. He died on January 12, 1942 and is buried in Knoxville, Tenn.

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