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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

Sam Y. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0830
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting the murder of University of Tennessee graduate Sam Y. Parker by Judge James E. Fulton of Helenwood, Tennessee in 1906. Newspaper clippings and correspondence between the trial lawyers document the entire saga in detail. Other material includes research into the history of the Newman and Parker families, a Civil War diary, photographs, a family Bible, mementos, and personal items.

Dates: circa 1700-1970; Majority of material found within 1864-1906

Songs of the Volunteers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0722
Abstract

This collection houses entries submitted to the contest to pick the University of Tennessee's Alma Mater, including Mary Fleming Meek's winning On a Hallowed Hill. Some have been copyrighted with the rights transferred to the Student Activities Council.

Dates: 1928 October-1929

Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0075
Abstract

These materials document Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the History Department (including teaching schedules, enrollment statistics, and meeting minutes), the College of Liberal Arts, the Graduate Council, and the University Senate.

Dates: 1934-1964, undated

Student Absence Excuses and Financial Aid Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0251
Abstract

The first section of this collection houses the excuses that students submitted to explain their absence from either class or chapel. Some claimed the standard excuse of illness, while others were considerably more creative. The second section houses correspondence documenting the Maude Powell Student Aid Fund and the Student Aid Committee.

Dates: 1901-1912

Students Army Training Corps Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0739
Abstract

This collection houses student records, correspondence, course materials, schedules, and blank forms documenting the Students' Army Training Corps (SATC) at the University of Tennessee between 1918 and 1919. With the exception of the materials regarding the War Issues course in Folder 10, the schedules and curricula in Folder 12, and the blank forms in Folder 13, all of these records are restricted in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Dates: 1918 August-1919 April 17; Majority of material found in 1918 - 1918

Summer School of the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0750
Abstract

This collection contains items related to the Summer School of the South, run by the University of Tennessee from 1902 to 1918. The collection is divided into five series: Summer School of the South Materials; Correspondence; Business and Administrative Materials; Lecturer and Entertainer Materials; and Oversize Materials.

Dates: 1897-1953 August 4; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1914

Tennessee Higher Education Commission General Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0284
Abstract

This collection houses general correspondence from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to the University of Tennessee dating from 1976 to July of 1984.

Dates: 1976-1984

The East Tennessee University Library: The Civil War and Reconstruction Years

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0039
Abstract

In this manuscript, Boyd Childress describes the University of Tennessee's Library in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

Dates: 1979 February

The Yellow Jacket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0537
Abstract This three act play, entitled The Yellow Jacket, was written by George C. Hazelton and James C. Benrimo and performed numerous times between 1916 and 1928. It tells the story of a rejected son regaining his rightful throne and was celebrated as a charming example of true Chinese theater. Charles D. Coburn both produced the play and starred as one of the main characters. A note on the first page of the first act indicates that this copy of the script refers to...
Dates: 1923

Thompson-Boling Arena Construction Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0803
Abstract

The Thompson-Boling arena construction photograph collection houses the photographs that were taken during the planning, construction, and finalization of Thompson-Boling Arena. The Thompson-boling Arena, home to the University of Tennessee's men's and women's basketball teams and the Lady Volunteer volleyball team, was first put in use during the 1987-88 sports season after its construction.

Dates: 1984-1986

Treasurer's Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0081
Abstract

This collection houses the reports of the University of Tennessee's Treasurer dating from 1905 to 1928 with the exception of July 1, 1920 to June 30, 1924.

Dates: 1905-1928

Trudy Banta Papers Regarding the World's Fair

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0358
Abstract

This collection houses files created by faculty intern Trudy Banta while coordinating the University of Tennessee's interests in and responses to the 1982 World's Fair. Banta was appointed and supervised by Chancellor Jack Reese.

Dates: 1977-1988; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982

University of Tennessee 1892 Commencement Week Invitation

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0783
Abstract

This collection includes a University of Tennessee Commencement Week Invitation from 1892. This invitation includes a schedule of events for the week and a list of Academic Department members. This invitation is still loosely bound with its original cover and blue tassel.

Dates: 1892

University of Tennessee Annual Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0073
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of annual reports created by the University of Tennessee's College of Agriculture, School of Architecture, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Home Economics, School of Journalism, College of Law, and College of Liberal Arts. The vast majority of the materials date from between 1967 and 1969.

Dates: 1919-1971; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1969

University of Tennessee Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0782
Abstract

This collection contains miscellaneous ephemera connected with the University of Tennessee. Dates of these ephemera range from late 19th century to the mid 20th century. Most of the ephemera is not related to each other, but are all related to the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1870-1951

University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center and Hospital Materials

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0038
Abstract

This collection includes drafts of a document entitled A Report on Certain Problems Connected with the University Memorial Research Center and Hospital and a draft of Andrew D. Holt's statement to the Hospital Committee of the Board of Trustees regarding this report.

Dates: 1960 March

University of Tennessee Records Regarding Weights and Measures

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0066
Abstract

This collection houses papers documenting research into weights and measures at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1912-1979

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0077
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1926-1951.

Dates: 1926-1951

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0079
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1890-1979.

Dates: 1890-1979

University Program Materials

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0766
Abstract

This collection contains various event programs from the Unversity of Tennessee. Programs include the Tenth Annual Agricultural Club Banquet, the 1923 and 1925 graduation booklet (seeming to belong to Margaret Susan Taylor), a program for a flautist recital, an itinerary for an annual circus, a programme for three ballet performances, a football schedule, and a Recreation Handbook for Group Leaders from 1944.

Dates: 1923-1944