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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

U.S. Army Air Corps 63rd College Training Detachment Photographs and Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1382
Abstract

This collection houses negatives and photographs depicting the 63rd College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces, which operated at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1944

UT Libraries Records

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Identifier: AR-0777
Abstract

The UT Libraries Records encompasses the administrative, operational, outreach and service, instructional, and academic research activities of its departments, faculty, and staff from 1878 to the present. The records illustrate the library system’s commitment to enhancing students’ academic experiences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus through print and electronic collections, reference and instructional services, and facilities and technological resources.

Dates: 1878-2017; undated

UT Student Rally T-Shirts Collection

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Identifier: AR-0770
Abstract This collection contains three t-shirts that protest events that took place during the Vietnam War: The Billy Graham Tour crusade held May 22-31, 1970 at the University of Tennessee, with presidential guest Richard Nixon; the bombing of Eastern Cambodia from March 18 1969 – May 1970 referred to by codename Operation Menu; and the Kent State Massacre of May 4th, 1970, in which four unarmed students were killed and nine students were wounded by the Ohio National Guard as a result of on-campus...
Dates: 1970

Volunteer Symbol Committee Papers

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Identifier: AR-0776
Abstract The Volunteer Symbol Committee Papers Collection documents approximately 40 years of the history of the University of Tennessee's Torchbearer statue, with correspondence headed by Robert W. Frost, General Secretary of the Christian Associations following the merger of the YMCA and YWCA. The collection contains correspondence relating to the Volunteer Symbol Competition, production and sale of Torchbearer replicas, inquiries regarding the price of creating the larger statue, and documentation...
Dates: 1929 - 1968

W. G. McAdoo Diaries

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Identifier: MS-0241
Abstract

These four microfilm reels house copies of W. G. McAdoo's diaries dating from 1846 to 1894.

Dates: 1846-1894

Walter L. Newton Photograph Album

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Identifier: AR-0737
Abstract

Walter L. Newton took these photographs of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus between 1902 and 1906. Among the subjects depicted are the Science Hall, the Chemistry Lab, and several views from the Hill. The album also includes a list identifying each photograph.

Dates: circa 1902-1906