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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

College of Liberal Arts Annual Reports

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Identifier: AR-0274
Abstract

This collection houses annual reports created by the College of Liberal Arts and its subsidiary departments.

Dates: 1934-1981

Daughters of the American Colonists Clipping, Typescript, and Photograph Regarding the Presentation of a Memorial Tree

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Identifier: MS-0155
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947 December 5

Department of History Records

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Identifier: AR-0365
Abstract

This collection houses records documenting the University of Tennessee's Department of History from 1938 to 1987.

Dates: 1938-1987

Donald Paine Collection Regarding State v. Scarborough

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Identifier: MS-3516
Abstract This collection houses Donald Paine's research materials regarding State v. Scarborough. It features transcripts of the 2006 trial, one of the victim's original statements from 1997, opinions from the Knox County Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court, and several news articles about the trial from the Knoxville News Sentinel. It also houses Paine's personal notes regarding the victims, his correspondence and interviews, Scarborough's criminal history, an announcement about the case from the...
Dates: 1997 June 4-2010 April 8, undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2009

Faculty Senate Records

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Identifier: AR-0796
Abstract

This collection houses memoranda, reports, minutes, agendas, reports, membership information, resolutions, by-laws, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Faculty Senate activities dating from 1936 to the present.

Dates: 1936-2017, undated

Faculty Senate Records

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Identifier: AR-0280
Abstract

This collection houses reports, minutes, membership information, resolutions, by-laws, and other materials documenting the activities of the University of Tennessee's Faculty Senate between 1947 and 1991.

Dates: 1947-1991 (bulk 1974-1984); Majority of material found within 1974 - 1984

Faculty Senate Research Council Records

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Identifier: AR-0282
Abstract

This collection houses notebooks, minutes, agendas, reports, and other materials documenting the Faculty Senate Research Council's work between 1973 and 1990.

Dates: 1973-1990

Florence MacLeod Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-1471
Abstract

This embossed scrapbook, filled with heartfelt letters from colleagues and former students, was assembled by Edith Jones and Geri Piper to celebrate Florence MacLeod's retirement from the University of Tennessee on September 1, 1962. In addition to 58 letters, it includes items from her retirement party and other mementos from that year.

Dates: 1962 June-December

Freshman Caps

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Identifier: AR-0804
Abstract

The Freshman Caps Collection includes two University of Tennessee freshman caps from the year of 1947.

Dates: 1947-1948

Guinness World Record: Largest Human Letter - Power T Collection

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Identifier: AR-0794
Abstract

This collection contains materials collected from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's world record event that took place on March 29, 2017 in Neyland Stadium. The Guinness World Record for the Largest Human Letter consisted of 4,223 people wearing orange and forming a large letter T that spanned 190 feet by 190 feet.

Dates: 2017 March 20-29

History Department Records

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Identifier: AR-0048
Abstract

The History Department Records contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating between 1934-1980. The collection covers when the history department was part of the Department of History and Political Science, when it split into a single department in 1941, and became formally established as the Department of History in 1946.

Dates: 1934-1980

History Department Records

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Identifier: AR-0055
Abstract

This collection contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating 1966-1979.

Dates: 1966-1979

Hopecote Collection

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Identifier: AR-0797
Abstract

The historic Hopecote house, built in 1924, was renovated by The University of Tennessee in 1976 as an honorable guest home. Hopecote was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 2012. This collection includes scrapbooks, a guest book, pamphlets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and letters.

Dates: 1978-1985

Horace Maynard Inquiry

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Identifier: AR-0326
Abstract

Horace Maynard submitted this inquiry about a number of university governance issues to the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees in 1882. The Board wrote its replies directly on the document.

Dates: 1882

J. Wade Gilley Papers

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Identifier: AR-0793
Abstract

The J. Wade Gilley collections contains the papers from his time as the president of the University of Tennessee from 1999-2001. It contains reading files, newspaper clippings, memos and correspondence related to his inauguration, time as president adnd resignation. as well as administrative papers and correspondence from during his presidency, and newspaper clippings and an audio tape interview related to his resignation.

Dates: 1999-2002, undated; undated

John L. Neely Letter and Receipt

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Identifier: MS-0156
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a letter that Cadet John L. Neely wrote to his mother, Bettie Neely, from the University of Tennessee on September 19, 1887. In it, he says that he enjoys school, discusses his classes, assures his mother that his health has been good, and mentions having spoken with the University's President (Charles W. Dabney) when he was visiting the dorm. Also included is a receipt (signed by W. W. Morrison) indicating that Cadet J. L. Neely has paid the $20.00...
Dates: 1887 September 19-November 14

John Sheridan Collection

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Identifier: AR-0791
Abstract

The John Sheridan Collection consists of University of Tennessee bicentennial and other university development and personal media belonging to former UT Medical Center administrator John Sheridan.

Dates: 1974-2016; undated

Joseph E. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: AR-0354
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of materials created and acquired by Joseph E. Johnson while he was serving as Executive Assistant to the President of the University of Tennessee. Other items document Johnson's work as Vice President for Development, Chancellor at Memphis and Vice President for Development, and Executive Vice President and Vice President for Development.

Dates: 1963-1978

Joseph Estabrook Letter

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Identifier: MS-3494
Abstract

Joseph Estabrook wrote this letter to his cousin, Colonel John Wood, on December 25, 1835 from Knoxville, Tennessee. In it, he describes his wife’s continuously declining health and inquires, at length, about many members of his extended family. He also discusses his position as president of East Tennessee College, writing fondly of the college on the hill and comparing it to Amherst and Yale.

Dates: 1835 December 25

Judy Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: AR-0441
Abstract

This collection houses files that Judy Flanagan created during her tenure as Director of Special Occasions at the University of Tennessee (1990-1999).

Dates: 1990-1999; undated