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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

Army Specialized Training Program Records

 Collection
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

Center for the Study of War and Society Administrative Files

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0501
Abstract This collection contains administrative files documenting the early years of the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society. These materials include documents showing the Center's establishment, proposals for symposiums, and correspondence between Charles Johnson and the Tennessee State Museum regarding possible partnerships. Also included are monthly reports from the University’s Office of the Treasurer listing Center expenditures and Johnson’s 1987 outline to the...
Dates: 1987-1992

Daughters of the American Colonists Clipping, Typescript, and Photograph Regarding the Presentation of a Memorial Tree

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0155
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of a speech, a newspaper clipping, and a photograph documenting the Daughters of the American Colonists' presentation of a memorial red oak tree to the University of Tennessee to commemorate those who died in World War II. The tree was planted at the entrance to the University's Farm and was intended to be the first of an avenue of memorial trees.

Dates: 1947 December 5

Hal Ernest Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0102
Abstract

This collection features several drawings drawn by Hal Ernest as a child during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940s, 2004, undated

Harold S. Fink Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0071
Abstract

This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Dates: 1930-1981, undated

James D. Hoskins Commencement Address

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0701
Abstract University of Tennessee President James D. Hoskins delivered this address at the University's commencement ceremonies on June 2, 1941. In it, he discusses the ongoing World War and advises the new graduates that unlike young people before them, they cannot issue or evade at will the usual challenges of life nor debate with customary freedom what your major interests will be because they have [w]illingly or otherwise ... already been drafted in the cause of Democracy. According to Hoskins,...
Dates: 1941 June 2

Lindsey Nelson Speech to the East Tennessee Historical Society

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Identifier: CSWS-0152
Abstract

This collection is a typed transcript of a speech given by Lindsey Nelson to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Nelson recounts his experiences leading up to and serving during World War II.

Dates: 1986 February 04

N. E. Fitzgerald Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0302
Abstract

This collection contains letters both addressed to and written by N. E. Fitzgerald, a professor and Dean at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The letters are correspondence between N. E. Fitzgerald and former students, then serving in all theatres of operation during World War II. The correspondence dates from 1943 to 1946.

Dates: 1943 January 4-1946 November 21

United States Army Audit of the University of Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0300
Abstract

This collection houses a U. S. Army audit of the University of Tennessee's facilities conducted during World War II as well as the audit report and a workpaper.

Dates: 1943-1945

University of Tennessee World War II Memorial Service

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0493
Abstract

This collection consists of a program for a memorial service held on October 20, 1946 to honor University of Tennessee alumni and students lost during World War II and a letter from University President James D. Hoskins to the family of Walter Welch Gentry inviting them to attend. The program includes poems, the order of services, and a list of deceased alumni and students.

Dates: 1946 August 1-October 20

U.S. Army Air Corps 63rd College Training Detachment Photographs and Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1382
Abstract

This collection houses negatives and photographs depicting the 63rd College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces, which operated at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1944

W. Lewis Wood Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2769
Abstract

This folder contains the transcript of an interview with W. Lewis Wood, dated 3 August 2002, conducted in Memphis, Tenn., by Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the Veteran's Oral History Project. Wood discusses his childhood in Memphis, his experiences as an engineering student at the University of Tennessee, and his time serving in the US Navy and Army during World War II and the Korean War, respectively.

Dates: 2002 August 3