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Andrew Holt Papers

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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.

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) documenting...

Brown Ayres Papers

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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.

Cloide E. Brehm Letter

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Identifier: AR-0786
Abstract Cloide Brehm wrote this letter to Eddie Sousa on November 14, 1949 as part of his response to Sousa's earlier request for an autographed photograph. Sousa was then confined in the Arroyo Del Valle Sanatorium in Livermore, California and had made a hobby of collecting autographed photographs of American college presidents in order to pass the time. Brehm had already sent the requested photograph along with a copy of the current Volunteer but was still curious to know just what made you think of...

J. Wade Gilley Collection

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Identifier: AR-0600
Abstract This collection houses materials documenting the administration of University of Tennessee President J. Wade Gilley, including information on Gilley’s background and newspaper articles about his administration.

John W. Shumaker Presidential Appointment and Audit

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Identifier: AR-0098
Abstract This collection houses unofficial papers documenting John Shumaker's appointment as the President of the University of Tennessee and the subsequent state and internal audits that led to his resignation. Among the materials included are a Review of the Issues Related to the Presidency of Dr. John Shumaker (October 2003), a Special Review of the Office of the President (August 2003), printed emails concerning the presidential search and appointment (2002), biographies of Emerson H. Fly and John...

Knoxville 22 Pin

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Identifier: AR-0173
Abstract This collection contains a pin reading Free the Knoxville 22. The Knoxville 22 were a group of University of Tennessee student and non-student protesters opposed to what they considered the improper election of UT President Ed Boling in 1970.

Life of Charles Coffin

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Identifier: MS-0359
Abstract This collection consists of notes used to write the book Life of Charles Coffin. The book was written by Coffin's great granddaughter Margaret Coffin and entails the life story of Charles Coffin.

Office of the President Records

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Identifier: AR-0362
Abstract This collection houses correspondence, meeting files, and other materials created and maintained by the University of Tennessee's Office of the President during the administration of Edward J. Boling.

Thomas Humes’ The Duties of the President

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Identifier: AR-0330
Abstract This collection houses a seven page document by Thomas W. Humes detailing his opinions on the duties of a University President.

Thomas W. Humes and Charles W. Dabney Papers

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Identifier: AR-0144
Abstract This collection houses materials created by the Office of the President during the presidencies of Thomas W. Humes (1865-1883) and Charles W. Dabney (1887-1904).

Thomas W. Humes Correspondence

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Identifier: AR-0754
Abstract This collection consists of one correspondence from Thomas W. Humes to R. H. Armstrong. It was written on July 6, 1868. Humes writes to Armstrong about the salary and housing of a recently appointed professor, Reverend M. Grace.

Univeristy of Tennessee Presidents' Papers

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Identifier: AR-0004
Abstract This collection houses papers (including correspondence, subject files, and other materials) created by the Office of the President during the tenures of Charles W. Dabney (1887-1904), Brown Ayres (1904-1919), Harcourt Morgan (1919-1934), and James D. Hoskins (1934-1946). The bulk of the collection dates from the Morgan and Hoskins administrations. These papers were formerly referred to as the Transferred Files (Folders 1-799) and the Retired Files (Folders 800-1012).

University of Tennessee Office of the President Records

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Identifier: AR-0006
Abstract This collection houses materials documenting C. E. Brehm's service as the President of the University of Tennessee (1946-1948, 1948-1959). Among the subjects represented are athletics, student organizations, property acquisitions, desegregation, and individual departments.

University of Tennessee Presidents' Papers

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Identifier: AR-0001
Abstract This collection houses official papers created during the presidencies of Thomas W. Humes (1865-1883), Charles W. Dabney (1887-1904), Brown Ayres (1904-1919), Harcourt Morgan (1919-1934) and James D. Hoskins (1934-1946) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. These materials include correspondence from each of the five presidents, subject files, faculty lists, and materials documenting university activities dating from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War II.

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