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Andrew Holt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0007
Abstract

This collection houses publications, drafts, official papers, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials documenting Andrew Holt's military service, tenure as President of the National Education Association, and term as President of the University of Tennessee. Issues Holt dealt with at U.T. include academic freedom, athletics, integration, U.T. Martin, student life, and finances.

Dates: 1943-1970

John Ruhm Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2228
Abstract

Written December 23, 1869 from Nashville, John Ruhm's letter to General George H. Thomas describes the state of affairs in Tennessee after the Democrats regained control of the general assembly. Ruhm argues that the current Legislature is only working to undo the work of the Reconstruction-era Republicans.

Dates: 1869 December 23

Martha Ann Nichols Deaderick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0192
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcribed, three-page letter addressed to a professor Garth regarding the history of education of girls in the Knoxville region.

Dates: circa 1914

Philander P. Claxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0278
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, legislation, photographs, newspaper clippings, and publications documenting the life and work of Philander Priestley Claxton.

Dates: 1890-1955

W. D. Carnes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2250
Abstract

In a March 23, 1861 letter to his children, W. D. Carnes, then president of Franklin College in Franklin, Tenn., writes of an illness sweeping through the school, fundraising activities, and news of three students who were violent Secessionists leaving the school.

Dates: 1861 March 23