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A. F. Bellingrath Papers

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Identifier: MS-0154
Abstract This collection houses two letters, one certificate, and one advertisement documenting the University of Tennessee during the 1880s. Guy B. Wetzell wrote the first letter to his friend A. F. Bellingrath on October 5, 1887. In it, he discusses his service as a U.T. cadet, lists the officers of the various companies, describes the activities of the Chi Delta literary society, and mentions the local women. A. F. Bellingrath wrote the second letter to the U.T. Alumni Association in 1933. It...
Dates: 1881-1933 September 4

Appalachian Exposition Diploma

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Identifier: MS-0115
Abstract

The University of Tennessee earned this diploma at the Appalachian Exposition for the Best Exhibit of Higher Industrial Education.

Dates: 1911 October 1

Arthur Seymour Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AR-0483
Abstract

This collection houses two scrapbooks compiled by Arthur G. Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. They include articles and mementos from University events, Kappa Sigma membership, and the many activities and honors of Seymour himself.

Dates: 1933-1939; 2002

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers

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Identifier: MS-0575
Abstract

This collection houses photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and published works documenting Bernadotte E. Schmitt's family, time at the University of Tennessee, participation in the Rhodes Scholarship Program, and later career.

Dates: 1894 October-1968 March 18

Correspondence regarding the World's Fair Park

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Identifier: AR-0589
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence documenting the University of Tennessee's role in the further development of the site of the 1982 World's Fair. Some of the correspondence proposes that the site be used for an Appalachian Pioneer Museum. The collection also contains a report from the working group charged with planning for the site.

Dates: 1988-1989

Graphic Arts Department Senior Show Packets

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Identifier: AR-0156
Abstract

This collection contains two packets advertising the UTK Department of Graphic Design's 2000 Senior Show. Each packet includes invitations to the Show (held at the Foundry in Knoxville on April 28, 2000), a map, a list of student participants, and a group of cards containing graphic designs, student names, and quotations.

Dates: 2000

Irwin Shepard Letter to P. P. Claxton

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Identifier: MS-1641
Abstract In this letter to P. P. Claxton, Irwin Shepard (Secretary of the National Education Association) mentions an upcoming meeting in Denver and describes his service at the Battle of Fort Sanders during the Civil War. He tells Claxton that Knoxville, and especially the grounds of the University of Tennessee, hold a sacred place in my memory and recalls serving on the Fort's parapet during the battle, helping to collect the dead and wounded, and participating in a burning party that destroyed...
Dates: 1909 April 5

Jack E. Reese Collection

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Identifier: AR-0530
Abstract This collection contains material documenting nearly the entirety of Professor Jack Reese's career at the University of Tennessee. Much of this information dates from Reese's time in administrative positions and includes texts of prepared speeches, correspondence with other administrators, professors, and student publications, and items showing position searches. The collection also houses materials documenting Reese's time as Director of the College Scholars Program after his resignation...
Dates: 1968-1996

James D. Hoskins Papers

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Identifier: AR-0138
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, notes, and other materials documenting James D. Hoskins' work with the University of Tennessee during the 1930s and 1940s. Other materials show his involvement with the Sons of the Revolution, the genealogy of the Hoskins family, and Tennessee history.

Dates: 1912-1954

Lucile and Warren Kennerly Papers

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Identifier: MS-2656
Abstract

These materials document Warren and Lucile Kennerly's involvement with the University of Tennessee and Blount Mansion respectively.

Dates: 1929-circa 2000 (Bulk 1948-1976)

Luke Ebersole Papers

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Identifier: AR-0357
Abstract

This collection houses materials that Luke Ebersole collected and created while working as the University of Tennessee's Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1970-1972), Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration (1972-1984), and Emeritus Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor (1984-).

Dates: 1972-1988

Mildred Simpson Scrapbook

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Identifier: AR-0085
Abstract This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Mildred Simpson documenting her time at the University of Tennessee (1937-1940). It includes such memorabilia as invitations and programs for Greek sponsored events and university sponsored games, plays, and ceremonies, newspaper articles, photographs, and clippings from the society pages. Simpson also saved such novelties as restaurant napkins and menus, matchbooks, and candy wrappers. Loose materials found with the scrapbook have been placed...
Dates: 1933-1979

Neyland Stadium Photographs

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Identifier: AR-0498
Abstract

This collection contains three 8 x 10 photographs of Neyland Stadium taken from the west side bleachers during the mid-1960s. These images include interiors of the east and south sides of the stadium as well as sections of surrounding Knoxville.

Dates: 1960s

Office of the Chancellor Records

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Identifier: AR-0361
Abstract

This collection houses the records that the University of Tennessee's Office of the Chancellor created and maintained between 1964 and 1990. The bulk of the material dates from the tenure of Chancellor Jack E. Reese.

Dates: 1964-1990; Majority of material found within 1971-1988

Peter Staub Letter

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Identifier: MS-0979
Abstract

This collection houses a letter written by Peter Staub, then the mayor of Knoxville, to the Trustees of East Tennessee University in reference to Knoxville's inability to collect outstanding taxes.

Dates: 1875 August 26

Rogers Van Gilder Papers

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Identifier: AR-0211
Abstract

This collection houses three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1879-1919

Smith Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-2918
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.

Dates: 1836, 1906-1945, 1966

Souvenir Postcards Regarding Knoxville (Tenn.)

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Identifier: MS-3489
Abstract This souvenir folder of Knoxville, Tennessee postcards contains nine cards illustrated on both sides. The covering folder has nine brief paragraphs about Knoxville’s features, history, and statistics during the mid-20th century. Among the subjects depicted are various U.T. buildings, a moonshine still, St. Mary's Hospital, the Baptist Hospital, Gay Street (looking north), the Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville's skyline, Shields-Watkins field, Cherokee Country Club, Talahi Park, First...
Dates: 1959 June

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AR-0077
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1926-1951.

Dates: 1926-1951

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