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Richard L. White Letters regarding East Tennessee University,

Identifier: AR-0036

Richard L. White wrote the bulk of the letters in this collection to his father, Thomas White, while he was studying at East Tennessee University in 1846. Also included are a letter that White wrote to his father from California in 1852 and a letter that Joseph Estabrook enclosed with R. L. White's school report.

Dates: 1846, 1852 November 13

Robert B. Morris Photographs

Identifier: AR-0041

The bulk of these photographs depict the Carnicus events held at the University of Tennessee in 1958 and 1959. Other images show All Sing (1958) and the UT Band.

Dates: 1957-1959

Samuel Bond Letter

Identifier: MS-0692

This collection is a letter from Samuel Bond to his sister Melinda Bond from June 25, 1825. The collection also includes a photocopy of a letter from Stanley J. Folmsbee, Professor Emeritus, to Sam Smith, faculty member in the History Department at the University of Tennessee. This photocopied letter provides background information on the Bond letter and is dated December 3, 1971.

Dates: 1825 June 28, 1971 December 3

Student Absence Excuses and Financial Aid Correspondence

Identifier: AR-0251

The first section of this collection houses the excuses that students submitted to explain their absence from either class or chapel. Some claimed the standard excuse of illness, while others were considerably more creative. The second section houses correspondence documenting the Maude Powell Student Aid Fund and the Student Aid Committee.

Dates: 1901-1912

Task Force for Blacks Collection

Identifier: AR-0561

This collection contains material documenting the formation and activities of the University’s Task Force on Blacks, which was created to monitor the condition of and provide policy recommendations for black students, faculty, and staff. The collection contains a wide variety of material, including summaries of interviews with various administrators, reports from colleges and departments, student responses to questionnaires, and other materials.

Dates: 1969-1975

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

Identifier: AR-0477

This collection houses two scrapbooks produced by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Each contains a summation of the University's history from 1794 to 1897 on the inside cover and official University photographs of the main buildings on campus. The first scrapbook was never used but the second belonged to University of Tennessee student Harriette Locke Arnell and documents her time at the University from September 1919 to June 1920.

Dates: 1919-1920

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