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A. Church Letter to N.B. McMullen

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Abstract

This letter, dated January 2, 1856, is addressed from A. Church to N.B. McMullen of Knoxville, Tennessee. The correspondence concerns the recommendation of a “Mr. Gray,” for a professorship position.

Dates: 1856 January 2

"A Magic Moment" by Douglas and Mildred Norman

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0154
Abstract

Written by Douglas and Mildred Norman for the 40th Anniversary of World War II, "A Magic Moment" details Tennessee Technological University's history in the world wars and its participation. The Normans describe Tennessee Tech's efforts to house and accomodate returning WWII veterans and the conditions in which the small school worked to honor their veterans.

Dates: 1985 May 10

Academic Advising Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0623
Abstract

This collection houses a 1977 newsletter for academic advisors at the University of Tennessee. It includes information about program name changes, changes in education law requirements, and changes in deans and other administrative personnel.

Dates: 1977 Spring

All Students' Club Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0461
Abstract

This minute book documents the activities of the University of Tennessee's All Students' Club from 1947 to 1954. Among the topics discussed are Carnicus (a carnival held on campus to raise money for University of Tennessee fraternities and sororities), plans for a Student Union Building, accusations of Communist activity leveled against UT faculty, and potential campus improvements.

Dates: 1947-1954

Alvin Nielsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0692
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials commemorating the life of Dr. Alvin H. Nielsen, including biographical information, memorial service programs and articles, and items documenting the Alvin Nielsen Physics Building.

Dates: 1910-1994

American Association of University Professors Tennessee Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0691
Abstract

This collection houses meeting minutes, correspondence, and other materials documenting the Tennessee Conference of the American Association of University Professors. The topics covered include membership, policy resolutions, and legislative affairs.

Dates: 1964-1976

American Association of University Professors Tennessee Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0693
Abstract

This collection houses meeting minutes, correspondence, and other materials documenting the Tennessee Conference of the American Association of University Professors. The topics covered include membership, policy resolutions, and legislative affairs in addition to notes and reports on complaints and grievances on the administration of various Tennessee universities.

Dates: 1943-2001; Copyright: Majority of material found within 1992-2001

Andrew Jackson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0902
Abstract

In this letter, Andrew Jackson introduces his adopted son Andrew Jackson Donelson to Reverend Holly of Tennessee University in Nashville. Jackson also inquires as to the possibility of sending another of his adopted sons and a nephew to the school.

Dates: 1822 February 27

Bet Fryer Collection of University Memorabilia

 Collection
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)

Board of Trustees Special Meeting Agenda and Exhibits

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0694
Abstract

This collection houses an agenda and exhibits documenting the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees Special Meeting that took place on November 10, 1961.

Dates: 1960-1961

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

Campus Publications

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0656
Abstract

This collection houses newsletters published on the University of Tennessee campus (including the Law School's Taylor Times, the Medical Center's Monitor, and alumni newsletters) and correspondence documenting their content and development.

Dates: 1982-1992

Carthage Female Academy Treasurer's Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1212
Abstract

This book contains a list of the Carthage Female Academy's original stockholders and records of monetary transactions documenting the Academy's finances from 1843 to 1845.

Dates: circa 1842-1845; Majority of material found within 1843 June 15-November 27

Center for Textile Materials Research Proposal and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0657
Abstract

This collection houses a proposal and supporting correspondence advocating the designation of UT’s Center for Textile Materials Research as a campus Center of Excellence.

Dates: 1984

Chancellor Search Committee Report

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0667
Abstract

This report, produced by the advisory search committee participating in the search for a Chancellor, includes short biographies of committee members, notes from meetings, schedules of interviews, and other information.

Dates: 1973 September 24

Chancellor’s Campus Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0553
Abstract

This collection houses biweekly newsletters published by the University of Tennessee's Office of the Chancellor. These publications discuss educational funding, university policies, international initiatives, and other campus news. During the time period represented here (1975-1984), Jack Reese was serving as the University's Chancellor.

Dates: 1975 January; 1975 September 22-1984 February 13

Collection on University of Tennessee - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Collaboration

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0643
Abstract

This collection houses newspaper clippings and press releases documenting the partnership between the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Among the subjects covered are cooperative ventures, research projects, and relations with the United States Department of Energy.

Dates: 1989-2000

College of Architecture and Design Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0627
Abstract

The college of Architecture and Design published this newsletter, entitled Perspective, in Fall of 2005. It includes the announcement of John McRae’s appointment as Dean of the College and an obituary for professor Marian Moffett in addition to information about UT's hosting of the Southern Architecture Conference, faculty activities, student work, alumni news, and other topics.

Dates: 2005 Fall

College of Architecture and Design Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0642
Abstract

The college of Architecture and Design published this newsletter, entitled Perspective, in Fall of 2001. It includes an announcement of Professor Stroud Watson's receipt of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture and articles on the Studio in Sustainability, national awards won by students, and faculty research.

Dates: 2001 Fall

College of Arts and Sciences Magazine

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0619
Abstract

The College of Arts and Sciences published this magazine, entitled Higher Ground, in the Spring of 2008. It includes information about Fulbright Scholarships granted to faculty, an article on teaching English composition in the 21st century, and a discussion of an oceanography research group.

Dates: 2008

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