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Arthur Swann Letters and Grade Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0706
Abstract This collection consists of several letters that UT Cadet Arthur Swann wrote home to his mother, V. C. Swann, and two of his sisters, Victoria and Florence, in Dandridge, Tennessee between 1888 and 1890. In these letters, he discusses his daily life as a cadet at the university, asks for money to pay for room and board, and addresses concerns about his grades. The collection also contains three of Swann’s grade reports as well as a letter from President Charles Dabney to Swann’s mother...
Dates: 1888 September 9-1890 June 2

Bet Fryer Collection of University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0051
Abstract

This collection is composed primarily of memorabilia documenting Bet Fryer's time at the University of Tennessee, including newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, certificates, trophies, and a cap.

Dates: 1941-1998 (Bulk 1941-1948)

Black Students’ Union Orientation Handbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0594
Abstract

This collection houses an orientation handbook for black students issued by the Black Students' Union in 1969. It includes an introduction to the Black Students’ Union, statements from the organization's President, information about academics and social life, and photos of People to Know, including admissions counselors, faculty, and athletes.

Dates: 1969

Chairman of the Faculty (interim university president) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0257
Abstract

This collection contains materials dating from 1883 to 1887, during which time the University was without a President and the Chairman of the Faculty assumed the presidential responsibilities. The three faculty who held this title were Rodes Massie (1883-1885), Eben Alexander (1885-1886), and Samuel B. Crawford (1886-1887).

Dates: 1884-1886

Commission for Blacks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0565
Abstract

This collection contains materials documenting the Commission for Blacks at the University of Tennessee, an advisory group to the Chancellor designed to address issues affecting black faculty, staff, and students on campus. Materials include statements of goals, meeting agendas, correspondence, reports of complaints over racial issues, and other documents.

Dates: 1976-1999

Commission for Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0047
Abstract

This collection houses meeting minutes, reports, papers, notes, and records of awards documenting the activities of the University of Tennessee's Commission for Women from 1970 to 2002. The bulk of the material dates from the 1980s.

Dates: 1970-2002 (Bulk 1980s)

Dean of Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0345
Abstract

This collection houses annual reports, papers, and other materials documenting the Dean of Women at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1897-1975; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1975

Lou Daughtry Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0350
Abstract

This collection houses photocopies of two scrapbooks that Lou Daughtry compiled during her time at the University of Tennessee (1950-1952). Among the items included are clippings, programs, photographs, invitations, ticket stubs, and calendars.

Dates: 1950-1952

Mildred McPherson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3716
Abstract

The collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, pencil drawings and oversized newspapers created or collected by Mildred McPherson and her family between the years 1899 to 1988.

Dates: 1899-1988

Minority Student Affairs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0596
Abstract

This collection houses information documenting minority student affairs on the University of Tennessee campus, including statistics on black enrollment, handbooks, information on black studies programs, newsletters, and other materials.

Dates: 1965-1988

Poetry Contest Submissions

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0298
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen student poems that were entered into a 1940 poetry contest at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1940

Records and Memorabilia regarding Student Organizations and Activities

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0017
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials documenting student activities and organizations at the University of Tennessee between 1838 and 1991.

Dates: 1838-1991

Robert B. Morris Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0041
Abstract

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

Student Absence Excuses and Financial Aid Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0251
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0561
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0477
Abstract

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

Visual Arts Committee Brochure

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0662
Abstract

The Visual Arts Committee produced this brochure to promote art displays in the University Center concourse and visiting artist lectures scheduled during the 1999-2000 academic year.

Dates: 1999-2000