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Aaron J. Sharp Collection

Identifier: MS-3780
Abstract The Aaron J. Sharp Collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee botany professor Aaron “Jack” Sharp, dated 1895-2006 (bulk 1928-1998). Dr. Sharp, a leading international authority on moss, also studied regional and international wildflowers, resulting in co-authoring the book Great Smoky Mountain Wildflowers, first published in 1961. Among his collection are botany course materials; botany journals and articles; field journals containing collected...
Dates: 1895-2006; Majority of material found within 1928-1998

Alan S. Heilman Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3783

Donated by Dr. Alan S. Heilman himself, this postcard collection documents thirty years of friendly correspondence between academic acquaintances. These botanical photographic postcards provide brief insight to his time as a professor at the University of Tennessee from 1980 to 1997, sampling his continued passion for botanical photography in his retirement through the year 2009.

Dates: 1980-2009

Alwin Thaler Papers

Identifier: MS-0777

This collection consists of a typescript of Alwin Thaler's "Ports and Happy Havens: An Autobiography." Also included are letters sent to and from Alwin Thaler and a few index cards with notes.

Dates: 1920-1971; Majority of material found in 1971

Alwin Thaler Papers

Identifier: MS-1000

This collection contains various letters between Alwin Thaler and other scholars regarding the study of Shakespeare and his works.

Dates: 1922 October 26-1972 July 12

Andrew M. Soule Letter to James Maynard

Identifier: MS-0040

The collection consists of a one page printed letter from Andrew M. Soule to James Maynard on August 27, 1904, discussing his sentiments about leaving the University of Tennessee faculty.

Dates: 1904 August 27

Clara Hamlett Robertson Flannagan Papers

Identifier: MS-1228

This is a collection of genealogical materials, professional papers, and personal papers related to Clara Hamlett Robertson Flannagan and her first husband, Judson Hall Robertson.

Dates: 1894-1982

Cooper D. Schmitt Note

Identifier: MS-0964

This collection contains a handwritten excuse for a student absence from Cooper D. Schmitt, a well-known professor at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1908 October 15

Crockett in Context Collection

Identifier: MS-3825

This collection includes a variety of research materials, published materials, and ephemera collected by Michael Lofaro pertaining to Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and other frontier heroes from the mid-18 century through the 21st century.

Dates: 1728-2010; Majority of material found within 1830-2010

Dr. Alvin Nielsen Papers

Identifier: AR-0747

The Dr. Alvin Nielsen Papers document Nielsen's tenure as physics professor, head of the Physics Department, and the dean of the College of Liberal Arts (now the College of Arts and Sciences) at the University of Tennessee, from 1935-1980. His papers include reports, correspondence, presentations and speeches, newspaper articles, and photographs. The papers also contain materials collected after his retirement and death that commemorate his achievements, from 1980-2001.

Dates: 1936-2001

Dr. Andrew J. Kozar Sr. Papers

Identifier: AR-0769

The Dr. Andrew J. Kozar Sr. Papers document the academic and professional career of University of Tennessee physical educator Dr. Andrew “Andy” Kozar. These papers include personal papers and correspondence, administrative records, teaching materials, publications, research materials, and reading files from 1885-2007, with the bulk of the material dating 1951-2007.

Dates: 1885-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1951-2007

Faculty Senate Records

Identifier: AR-0796

This collection houses memoranda, reports, minutes, agendas, reports, membership information, resolutions, by-laws, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Faculty Senate activities dating from 1936 to the present.

Dates: 1936-2017, undated

Fesington Carlyle Lowry Papers on Charles Wait

Identifier: MS-0488

This collection contains newspaper clippings and letters paying tribute to Dr. Charles Wait, a University of Tennessee chemistry professor. The materials were collected by Fesington Carlyle Lowry.

Dates: 1923-1924

Florence MacLeod Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-1471

This embossed scrapbook, filled with heartfelt letters from colleagues and former students, was assembled by Edith Jones and Geri Piper to celebrate Florence MacLeod's retirement from the University of Tennessee on September 1, 1962. In addition to 58 letters, it includes items from her retirement party and other mementos from that year.

Dates: 1962 June-December

George F. DeVine Collection

Identifier: MS-3663

This collection contains materials by and about George F. DeVine, a music professor at the University of Tennessee. Materials include original music compositions, professional summaries, and correspondence. Also available is information related to the dedication of the George F. DeVine Music Library.

Dates: 1966-1999 August 16

Governing the American Democracy

Identifier: MS-1011

This collection consists of a text entitled Governing the American Democracy which describes the best ways to govern the American Democracy and was intended for an introductory American government course. It is authored by Thomas R. Dye, Lee Seifert Greene, and George S. Parthemos.

Dates: 1980

Harold S. Fink Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0071

This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Dates: 1930-1981, undated

Harold S. Fink Report of the Trip of History Convention at Doha, Qatar

Identifier: MS-1526

In this document, Harold S. Fink, retired history professor at the University of Tennessee, gives an account of his trip to a history convention in Doha, Qatar between March 21-27, 1977.

Dates: 1977

Henry II and his Plans for a Crusade

Identifier: MS-1686

This collection consists of an essay by Harold S. Fink entitled Henry II and his Plans for a Crusade.

Dates: 1928 February

History Department Records

Identifier: AR-0365

This collection houses records documenting the University of Tennessee's Department of History from 1938 to 1987.

Dates: 1938-1987

History Department Reprints

Identifier: MS-1387

These reprints, collected by Dr. J. Wesley Hoffmann of the UT History Department, document important scholarship in the fields of History, Classics, English, and Education. Among the major authors represented are John L. Snell, Leo Loubire, and Robert D. Warth. The reprints are arranged alphabetically by author and then by title.

Dates: 1932-1963

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