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Moses White Papers

Identifier: MS-3715

This collection consists of correspondence and speeches by Moses White documenting the history of East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee. Moses graduated from East Tennessee University with a degree in law in 1850 and was an elected member of the Board of Trustees at East Tennessee University in 1877.

Dates: 1796-1895

N. W. Dougherty Papers

Identifier: MS-1376

This collection houses personal papers, memorabilia, academic materials, organizational records, and athletic records documenting the life and work of N. W. Dougherty, U.T. Professor of Civil Engineering.

Dates: 1922-1972

Newton Napoleon Polk Letter and Land Survey

Identifier: AR-0788

This collection consists of photostats of a letter and land calculations for the East Tennessee College campus. The correspondence is from Newton Napoleon Polk to his brother John, dated March 16, 1878.

Dates: 1873; undated

Office of the Treasurer Fiscal Policy Statements

Identifier: AR-0360

This collection houses Fiscal Policy Statements #3 dating from July 1, 1973 through July 1, 1991.

Dates: 1973-1991

Office of the Treasurer, Tentative Budgets and Working Papers

Identifier: AR-0355

This collection houses tentative budgets and working papers created by the Office of the Treasurer between 1917 and 1963. The budgets list the University's employees along with their job titles, salaries, and proposed salary increases.

Dates: 1917-1963

Office of the University Historian Collection

Identifier: AR-0015

This collection houses papers, press clippings, ephemera, photographs, and slides documenting the University of Tennessee System, including campuses at Knoxville, Nashville, Memphis, Martin, and Chattanooga. Although the earliest images date from the 1820s, the bulk of the material shows the University from the 1870s onward.

Dates: 1819-1996 (bulk 1870s-1980s)

Pan-Hellenic Association Constitutions and Rushing Rules

Identifier: AR-0042

This collection houses constitutions and rushing rules documenting the Pan-Hellenic Association at the University of Tennessee between 1918 and 1943.

Dates: 1918-1943

Panama-Bolivia Project Records

Identifier: AR-0060

This collection houses financial records, personnel records, correspondence, reports, contracts, travel records, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's participation in the Panama-Bolivia Project. For a more complete description of this collection, researchers should consult the folder-level finding aid described in the Other Finding Aids section of this document.

Dates: 1955-1959

Panama-Bolivia Project Records

Identifier: AR-0019

This collection houses financial records, personnel records, correspondence, reports, contracts, travel records, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's participation in the Panama-Bolivia Project. For a more complete description of this collection, researchers should consult the folder-level finding aid described in the Other Finding Aids section of this document.

Dates: 1955-1963

Philip M. Hamer Diary

Identifier: MS-0526

Philip Hamer kept this typed diary during the controversy at the University of Tennessee over President Harcourt A. Morgan dismissing Professor J. W. Sprowls, allegedly because Sprowls had assigned a text discussing evolution entitled Mind in the Making. The manuscript also mentions Morgan's firing of Assistant Professor of Art Ada (Haun) Withers (1886-1978) on similar grounds.

Dates: 1923 April 9-August 20

Photo Services Negatives

Identifier: AR-0052

This collection contains negatives from the University of Tennessee's Photo Services, dating between 1952-1961.

Dates: 1952-1961

Photographs of the University of Tennessee

Identifier: AR-0779

This collection includes sixteen photographs of various buildings and locations on the University of Tennessee campus that were purchased as souvenirs from a local drugstore in Knoxville, Tennessee. These pictures were collected circa 1943 by Jo W. Henry (née Sara Jo Watson), a University of Tennessee alumna.

Dates: 1943

Reaching Beyond: The Campaign for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Library System

Identifier: AR-0040

In this 23 page publication draft, the author describes a plan to develop the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's library system.

Dates: 1980s

Sam Y. Parker Collection

Identifier: MS-0830

This collection houses materials documenting the murder of University of Tennessee graduate Sam Y. Parker by Judge James E. Fulton of Helenwood, Tennessee in 1906. Newspaper clippings and correspondence between the trial lawyers document the entire saga in detail. Other material includes research into the history of the Newman and Parker families, a Civil War diary, photographs, a family Bible, mementos, and personal items.

Dates: circa 1700-1970; Majority of material found within 1864-1906

Songs of the Volunteers

Identifier: AR-0722

This collection houses entries submitted to the contest to pick the University of Tennessee's Alma Mater, including Mary Fleming Meek's winning On a Hallowed Hill. Some have been copyrighted with the rights transferred to the Student Activities Council.

Dates: 1928 October-1929

Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers

Identifier: AR-0075

These materials document Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the History Department (including teaching schedules, enrollment statistics, and meeting minutes), the College of Liberal Arts, the Graduate Council, and the University Senate.

Dates: 1934-1964, undated

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

Summer School of the South Collection

Identifier: AR-0750

This collection contains items related to the Summer School of the South, run by the University of Tennessee from 1902 to 1918. The collection is divided into five series: Summer School of the South Materials; Correspondence; Business and Administrative Materials; Lecturer and Entertainer Materials; and Oversize Materials.

Dates: 1897-1953 August 4; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1914

Tennessee Higher Education Commission General Correspondence

Identifier: AR-0284

This collection houses general correspondence from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to the University of Tennessee dating from 1976 to July of 1984.

Dates: 1976-1984

The East Tennessee University Library: The Civil War and Reconstruction Years

Identifier: AR-0039

In this manuscript, Boyd Childress describes the University of Tennessee's Library in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

Dates: 1979 February

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