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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 348 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Scheurer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0551
Abstract This collection contains materials documenting Philip Scheurer’s tenure as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Administration at the University of Tennessee. Most of the information shows athletic programs and the administration of the Thompson-Boling Arena, although there is some information on student organizations, orientation, and Board of Trustees student visits, in which UT Trustees (including UT President Lamar Alexander) shadowed undergraduate and graduate students for one day to...
Dates: 1985-1992

Philip Scheurer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0569
Abstract

This collection contains materials documenting Philip Scheurer’s tenure as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Administration at the University of Tennessee. Subjects covered in these materials include space and building planning, fraternities, athletics, minority affairs, and other topics.

Dates: 1988-1990

Philip Scheurer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0518
Abstract

This collection contains files created by Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs Philip Scheurer from 1974 to 1997 (bulk 1994-1997) including internal UT documents, correspondence, newspaper articles, press releases, and reports. These reports show such issues as building safety, the UT Phone Fraud scandal, safety issues, parking, campus events, technology fees, campus residences, registration difficulties, computer fraud, and lawsuits.

Dates: 1974-1997; Majority of material found within 1994-1997

Philomathesian and Chi-Delta Literary Societies Publications and Programs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0494
Abstract

This collection houses publications and programs documenting the Philomathesian and Chi-Delta Literary Societies at the University of Tennessee from 1850 to 1899. This material includes a copy of the Chi-Delta Crescent (1882), a copy of the Philo Star (1883), the bylaws of the Philomathesian Society (1899), a theater program (1891), and an anniversary program (1850).

Dates: 1850-1899

Philomathesian Society Portrait

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0721
Abstract

This portrait shows the members of the Philomathesian Society at East Tennessee University (now the University of Tennessee) during the 1874-1875 school year. The names of the 49 cadets depicted are printed below the picture.

Dates: 1874-1875

Philomathian Society Catalog

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1571
Abstract

A library catalog for the Philomathian Society at Cumberland University in Tennessee. The catalog includes a list of books in the society's library from May 20, 1844. There is also a chronological account of books borrowed between 1845 and 1848 from the library. This list includes surname of borrower, book number (which corresponds to the book list), date borrowed and returned.

Dates: 1844-1848

Phoenix Literary Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0661
Abstract

This collection houses two issues of the Phoenix, a student-created magazine containing poetry, short stories, photographs, drawings, and other art.

Dates: 1997-1998

Poetry Contest Submissions

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0298
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen student poems that were entered into a 1940 poetry contest at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1940

Political Science Final Exams

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0342
Abstract

This collection houses three final examinations given by the Department of Political Science during winter quarter of 1948. These tests document three separate classes: the exam for Political Science 364 deals with such philosophers as Locke, Rousseau, and Hobbes; the exam for Political Science 372 deals with Germany and the Soviet Union; and the exam for Political Science 512 deals with Burke and Locke.

Dates: 1948

Professional Development Conference for Women Announcement

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0670
Abstract

This one-page flyer advertises the University of Tennessee’s Professional Development Conference for Women and includes brief descriptions of seminars and guest speakers.

Dates: 2006

Program Impact – Title I Annual Report

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0595
Abstract

This collection houses a report on the state of Tennessee’s efforts to comply with Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The document includes budget information and narratives, summaries, and evaluations of such projects as assistance in housing, consumer education, and developing leadership skills completed during the 1973 fiscal year.

Dates: 1973

Program Reviews

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0520
Abstract This collection contains departmental program reviews, or self-studies, done by various departments on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus. These reviews include information about graduate and undergraduate studies, student demography, current faculty, curriculum, and future prospects. The collection also contains internal administrative program reviews, institute and center reviews, and additional material encompassing correspondence, departmental responses, updates, mid-cycle...
Dates: 1983-2001

Program Reviews

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0684
Abstract

This collection houses program reviews, or self-studies, completed by various University of Tennessee departments. They include information about graduate and undergraduate studies, student demography, current faculty, curriculum, and future prospects.

Dates: 1991-1996

Proposal to the Ford Foundation

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0603
Abstract

This collection houses a proposal to the Ford Foundation for a grant of $3,960,000 to strengthen graduate programs in science and engineering at the University of Tennessee in cooperation with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The collection also contains related correspondence and summaries of research in progress at the University. Most of the material was created by Alvin Weinberg, director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Dates: 1961-1963

Proposals Concerning the Role of the University in Improving Living in Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0512
Abstract

This collection contains a report on practical ways in which the University of Tennessee could benefit the state of Tennessee. Particular attention is paid to such broad topics as creating an interest in culture and promoting literacy. Other items discussed include improving animal husbandry and crop growing and ensuring a safe water supply.

Dates: 1941

Records and Memorabilia regarding Student Organizations and Activities

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0064
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials documenting student activities and organizations at the University of Tennessee between 1986 and 1991. Similar materials dating from 1838 to 1985 may be found in AR.0017b.

Dates: 1986-1991

Records and Memorabilia regarding Student Organizations and Activities

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0017a
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials documenting student activities and organizations at the University of Tennessee between 1900 and 1951.

Dates: 1900-1951

Records and Memorabilia regarding Student Organizations and Activities

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0017
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials documenting student activities and organizations at the University of Tennessee between 1838 and 1991.

Dates: 1838-1991

Report of the Special Education Committee, 48th General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0542
Abstract This collection consists of the report of a special committee on education to the Tennessee State Legislature in 1893. It addresses a number of topics relating to the University of Tennessee, including the scope of instruction and accuracy of the Treasurer’s books. President Charles Dabney is commended on his leadership of the university. The report also addresses Knoxville College, Peabody Normal College, colored scholarship students, the Tennessee Industrial School, and Watkins...
Dates: 1893

Research Centers Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0683
Abstract

This collection houses budget information, research proposals, activities summaries, and other materials documenting research centers at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1980-1990