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An act to change the name of East Tennessee University

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0110
Abstract

This act, formally approved on March 11, 1879, changed the name of East Tennessee University to The University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1879 March 11

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

Andrew M. Soule Letter to James Maynard

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Identifier: MS-0040
Abstract

The collection consists of a one page printed letter from Andrew M. Soule to James Maynard on August 27, 1904, discussing his sentiments about leaving the University of Tennessee faculty.

Dates: 1904 August 27

Angus E. Orr Certificate

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Identifier: AR-0222
Abstract

The University of Tennessee's School of Natural History and Geology awarded this certificate of proficiency with distinction to Angus E. Orr on June 8, 1887.

Dates: 1887 June 8

Angus Orr Medal and Report Card

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0334
Abstract

This collection houses an 1885 report card for Angus E. Orr and an 1887 Medal of the Editor of the Chi Delta Literary Society.

Dates: 1885-1887

Anna Catherine Wiley Sketches Collection

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Identifier: MS-1287
Abstract

This collection is composed of approximately 150 sketches by Anna Catherine Wiley drawn during the early 20th Century.

Dates: undated

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

Army Air Forces 63rd College Training Detachment Records

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Identifier: AR-0740
Abstract The collection includes records of the 63rd College Training Detachment, later 2215 AAF Base Unit in 1944. The information on the student officers includes; name, rank, serial number, class, rank as acting student officer, date of graduation, classes taken, grade, disciplinary actions, and comments on any unusual talent, accomplishment, or trait.The student records in this collection are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and are not open to the...
Dates: 1944 February-June

Army Specialized Training Program Records

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Identifier: AR-0738
Abstract

This collection houses student records, correspondence, course descriptions, curricula, and other materials documenting the Army Specialized Training Program at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1945. Each of the student records are entered on Form No. 831 and show the student's full name, army serial number, home address, date of birth, classes taken, and grades earned.

Dates: 1943-1945 January 2

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

Arthur Swann Letters and Grade Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0706
Abstract This collection consists of several letters that UT Cadet Arthur Swann wrote home to his mother, V. C. Swann, and two of his sisters, Victoria and Florence, in Dandridge, Tennessee between 1888 and 1890. In these letters, he discusses his daily life as a cadet at the university, asks for money to pay for room and board, and addresses concerns about his grades. The collection also contains three of Swann’s grade reports as well as a letter from President Charles Dabney to Swann’s mother...
Dates: 1888 September 9-1890 June 2

Benjamin O. Duggan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0139
Scope and Contents Note

B.O. Duggan's papers are drawn from his files of reports and letters concerning education in Tennessee, which he kept while he was a professor at the University and a Commissioner of Education for the state. Items of particular interest include Duggan's Personal File as Commissioner, his education scrapbook (which contains articles about Tennessee education), and bound quarterly reports. Collection consists of three boxes divided into three series: Subject File, Scrapbooks, and Reports.

Dates: 1927-1945

Benton Otto Wheeley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3799
Abstract

This collection documents the personal and professional life of Benton Otto Wheeley, an engineer, philanthropist, and venture capitalist. Included are correspondence, speeches, business proposals, investment information, and more.

Dates: 1938-2012

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

Bet Fryer Collection of University Memorabilia

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Identifier: AR-0051
Abstract

This collection is composed primarily of memorabilia documenting Bet Fryer's time at the University of Tennessee, including newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, certificates, trophies, and a cap.

Dates: 1941-1998 (Bulk 1941-1948)

Bill Clinton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0513
Abstract

In this letter, President Bill Clinton congratulates the University of Tennessee on its two-hundredth anniversary. He writes that education at such colleges as Tennessee is the key to our future and expresses his best wishes for a memorable celebration.

Dates: 1994 March 25

Black Students’ Union Orientation Handbook

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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

Brown Ayres Diplomas and Other Materials

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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

Brown Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0046
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of correspondence regarding Rhodes Scholarships created while Ayres was the Chairman of the Committee for Tennessee Rhodes Scholars. Also included are materials documenting Professor A. A. Schaeffer's alleged teaching of a double moral standard for men and women, a book of telegrams, and other papers.

Dates: 1904-1919

Building Dedication Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0608
Abstract

This collection houses planning information and schedules documenting building dedications and ceremonies on the University of Tennessee campus.

Dates: 2001-2002

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