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Academic Advising Newsletter

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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.

Affirmative Action and Desegregation Collection

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Identifier: AR-0563
Abstract This collection contains statistics on minority faculty, staff, and students, plans for desegregation, records of the statewide Desegregation Monitoring Committee, and information relating to the stipulations of Geier fulfillment documenting the enhancement of diversity at the University of Tennessee.

Agricultural Extension Service (Forestry Division) Publications and Photographs

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Identifier: AR-0476
Abstract This collection houses 4-H Club programs, forestry pamphlets, landscaping and shrubbery publications, and photographs documenting the Forestry Division of the University of Tennessee's Agricultural Extension Service.

Agricultural Extension Service (Forestry Division) Slides

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Identifier: AR-0096
Abstract This collection houses slides documenting the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service's Forestry Division. Among the subjects depicted are trees, field trips, tree diseases, and insects. Also included are presentations about identifying trees, some of which were created by the Audio-Visual Resource Center at Cornell University and come with audio recordings on cassette tape.

Alice Deaderick Grainger Knoxville School Recollections

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Identifier: MS-0193
Abstract This collection consists of a three-page typescript from Alice Deadrick Grainger about her experience in Knoxville schools.

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.

Archibald Alexander Doak Letter

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Identifier: MS-1509
Abstract This letter was written by Archibald Alexander Doak on October 16, 1848 while he was president of Washington College in Tennessee. In the letter, Doak addresses the parents of a student named William.

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...

ASF Training Program Glass Slide Negatives,

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Identifier: AR-0800
Abstract This collection contains glass slides from the Army Service Forces Training program. The Army Service Forces were created from existing services in 1942 alongside the Army Air Forces and the Army Ground forces as a result of trying to minimize the number of separate entities that were reporting to General George Marshall, the Chief of Staff under Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The A.S.F. training program took place in 1942 as a way to train all the services which were combined under the ASF...

Benjamin O. Duggan Papers

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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.

Billy Brownlow Papers

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Identifier: MS-2519
Abstract This collection contains two items, a book cover and spine and a letter. The textbook, Plant and Spherical Trigonometry with Tables by Passand, belonged to Billy Brownlow (via William Fulton, Jr.); and the letter was to Billy from Evelyn Barrett as thanks for lending the book to her.

Bolivar Female Academy Songsheet

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Identifier: MS-1985
Abstract This songsheet, printed by Kinsloe & Rice of Knoxville, Tennessee, displays the lyrics of a closing school song to be sung at the 1856 graduation of the Bolivar Female Academy.

C. E. Wylie Papers

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Identifier: MS-0581
Abstract This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Charles Wylie, including invitations to speak or write, requests for information about the department or the field of dairying, Wylie's attempt to secure a foreign appointment, and department business. Also included is information about the field of dairying, requirements for publications, reports, statistics, and other materials.

C. S. Plumb Correspondence

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Identifier: MS-0428
Abstract Professor Charles S. Plumb received this correspondence while working at the University of Tennessee between 1887 and 1890. The majority of the material documents the workings of the University's Agricultural Experiment Station.

Carthage Female Academy Treasurer's Book

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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.

Center for Business and Economic Research Annual Report

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Identifier: AR-0598
Abstract This collection houses the 1973-74 Annual Report of Research and Service Activities issued by the Center for Business and Economic Research on the University of Tennessee campus. It includes background and objectives, descriptions of studies conducted, and notes on funding.

Chancellor Beverly J. Davenport Collection

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Identifier: AR-0792
Abstract The Chancellor Beverly J. Davenport Collection includes official invitations and acknowledgment letters from her investiture, correspondence, events that she attended/was invited to, her vision board, holiday cards, and a scrapbook of well wishes from various individuals and institutions sent to Chancellor Davenport in acknowledgment of her investiture as the 18th Chancellor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Chancellor Davenport's investiture ceremony took place on October 13, 2017.

Clinton B. Allison Department of Education Collection

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Identifier: AR-0574
Abstract This collection contains materials documenting Professor Clinton Allison’s service in the Department of Education at the University of Tennessee. Items housed in the collection include newsletters from the department, state and university publications on secondary and higher education, and meeting agendas and minutes from Allison’s tenure as president of the Faculty Senate.

College of Education Records

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Identifier: AR-0353
Abstract This collection consists primarily of materials documenting the UT College of Education's creation of policy and routine operations. Other documents address curriculum matters, either within the College of Education or as they relate to other University colleges and programs of study.

College of Education Records

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Identifier: AR-0435
Abstract The majority of this collection is composed of Dr. Daniel Quarles' papers and material documenting the National Conference of Professors of Education Administration (NCPEA). A few items showing the Walter D. Cocking Memorial Lectures are also included.

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