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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

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

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

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

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