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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

Brown Ayres Diplomas and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0741
Abstract This collection consists primarily of earned and honorary diplomas awarded to Brown Ayres by such institutions as Tulane University, Washington and Lee College, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the University of the South. Also included are biographical sketches of Brown Ayres, resolutions passed by the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees to honor Ayres after his death, a sketch of Katie (Anderson) Ayres' life, and other materials (including an undated family portrait)...
Dates: 1872 June 27-circa 1939

Burchfiel Family Genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2532
Abstract

This collection contains a two volume set of papers on the Burchfiel family compiled in 2000, in conjunction with the dedication of the William W. Burchfiel, Sr. Geography Building on the University of Tennessee campus (Knoxville).

Dates: 2000

Collection of Artifacts and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0107
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of artifacts and memorabilia showing East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee, including uniform buttons, commemorative coins, U.T. souvenirs, flags, and other materials.

Dates: 1860; 1927-1949

Irwin Shepard Letter to P. P. Claxton

 Collection
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

Philip M. Hamer's "Tennessee, a History"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1247
Abstract

Two volumes of a bound typed manuscript for Philip M. Hamer's "Tennessee, a History."

Dates: undated

Sam Y. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0830
Abstract

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

Tennessee Higher Education Commission General Correspondence

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Identifier: AR-0284
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0039
Abstract

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

Dates: 1979 February

W. G. McAdoo Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0241
Abstract

These four microfilm reels house copies of W. G. McAdoo's diaries dating from 1846 to 1894.

Dates: 1846-1894