University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History.
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
A. F. Bellingrath Papers
Alumni Association Records
This collection houses publications, minutes, notes, directories, memorabilia, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Alumni Association.
Alumni Hall Association Records
This collection consists primarily of lists of the University of Tennessee's graduated classes from 1871 to 1936. Most of the lists are divided by college and many include the graduates' last known addresses as of the 1940s. Also included is correspondence from University Deans and professors dating from 1915 and 1917 respectively.
An act to change the name of East Tennessee University
This act, formally approved on March 11, 1879, changed the name of East Tennessee University to The University of Tennessee.
Andrew Holt Papers
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.
Appalachian Exposition Diploma
The University of Tennessee earned this diploma at the Appalachian Exposition for the Best Exhibit of Higher Industrial Education.
Army Air Forces 63rd College Training Detachment Records
Army Specialized Training Program Records
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.
Arthur Swann Letters and Grade Reports
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers
This collection houses photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and published works documenting Bernadotte E. Schmitt's family, time at the University of Tennessee, participation in the Rhodes Scholarship Program, and later career.
Brown Ayres Diplomas and Other Materials
Brown Ayres Papers
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.
Bursar and Registrar Business Records
This collection houses approximately 16,500 bills, orders, receipts, and contracts documenting the University of Tennessee between 1893 and 1912. Among the subjects represented are the University Boarding Club (1897-1900), Knoxville College (1897-1898), and the Library (1893-1910). Also included are contracts made between the University and various fraternities for boarding in the fraternity houses.
Business Manager Records
This collection consists primarily of contracts made between the University of Tennessee and such organizations as the V. L. Nicholson Construction Company, the U.S. Government, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. These documents are arranged alphabetically by company. Also included are bonds and leases (arranged alphabetically by company) and campus building specifications (arranged alphabetically by building).
C. E. Wylie Papers
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.
Carolyn P. Brown Photographs
Collection of Artifacts and Memorabilia
This collection houses a variety of artifacts and memorabilia showing East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee, including uniform buttons, commemorative coins, U.T. souvenirs, flags, and other materials.
College of Liberal Arts Annual Reports
This collection houses annual reports created by the College of Liberal Arts and its subsidiary departments.
Daughters of the American Colonists Clipping, Typescript, and Photograph Regarding the Presentation of a Memorial Tree
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.