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Tennessee Volunteers (Football team).

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0104
Abstract

This collection houses publications, minutes, notes, directories, memorabilia, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Alumni Association.

Dates: 1905-1984; Majority of material found within 1933-1984

Arthur Seymour Scrapbook

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Identifier: AR-0485
Abstract

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Arthur Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. It contains a wide variety of materials, including newspaper articles relating to his fraternity, invitations to fraternity dances, notices of marriages, and other articles about the University.

Dates: 1938-1940

Arthur Seymour Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0483
Abstract

This collection houses two scrapbooks compiled by Arthur G. Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. They include articles and mementos from University events, Kappa Sigma membership, and the many activities and honors of Seymour himself.

Dates: 1933-1939; 2002

Colonel James Corbitt Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0167
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs collected by University of Tennessee student James S. Corbitt. The subjects depicted include the UT campus directly after the Civil War (including the earthworks built for the Battle of Fort Sanders), the 1931 College of Engineering faculty (including Nathan Dougherty and Red Matthews), Ferris Hall, football games on Shields-Watkins Field, and unidentified UT faculty members.

Dates: 1931

Earl M. Ramer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0093
Abstract

This collection houses minutes, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Athletic Board and its relationship with the NCAA and the SEC. Of particular interest are those items showing UT's football and women's basketball programs.

Dates: 1908-1981 (Bulk 1951-1978)

Frederick A. Elmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0472
Abstract This collection houses a brochure, three issues of Armed Forces Talk, handouts, a map, a certificate, a class roster, and lecture outlines documenting the Field Economic Mobilization Course of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces that was held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Law College between May 25 and June 5, 1953. It also contains some University of Tennessee ephemera, including three issues of the Orange and White from 1941, a student handbook from 1929-1930, a...
Dates: 1929-1976; Majority of material found within 1940-1953

General Robert Neyland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1890
Abstract

The collection consists of Neyland's personal files, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, an autobiographical manuscript of his college days, service records, scrapbooks, and yearbooks. Possibly most interesting are 2 ledgers containing Neyland's handwritten notes on various teams, hand-diagrammed plays, notes on player progress and other fascinating insights into his coaching style.

Dates: 1802-1963 (Bulk 1909-1963)

James D. Hoskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0138
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, notes, and other materials documenting James D. Hoskins' work with the University of Tennessee during the 1930s and 1940s. Other materials show his involvement with the Sons of the Revolution, the genealogy of the Hoskins family, and Tennessee history.

Dates: 1912-1954

James E. Patterson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0606
Abstract

This collection houses The Torch freshman magazine for 1937-1938, the University of Tennessee News Letter for June 1937, and a promotional magazine for the Tennessee-Georgia football game in October of 1937 documenting James E. Patterson's time at UT.

Dates: 1937-1938

Johnny Majors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2019
Abstract

The Johnny Majors Collection contains material relating to his tenure as football coach at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Spanning the time period 1983-1993, the collection includes correspondence, playbooks, and assorted athletic files.

Dates: 1983-1993

Joseph Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0572
Abstract

This collection contains material documenting Joseph Johnson’s early years as President of the University of Tennessee, including information on campus planning, men’s and women’s athletics, and Centers of Excellence on the UT campuses. Of particular interest are the large number of letters written to Johnson regarding his firing of head football coach Johnny Majors in 1992.

Dates: 1991-1992

Lexemuel R. Hesler and Andrew D. Holt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3017
Abstract

This collection houses scrapbooks, correspondence, film, certificates, catalog cards, and books documenting Lexemuel Hesler and Andrew Holt.

Dates: 1932-1968

Neyland Stadium Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0498
Abstract

This collection contains three 8 x 10 photographs of Neyland Stadium taken from the west side bleachers during the mid-1960s. These images include interiors of the east and south sides of the stadium as well as sections of surrounding Knoxville.

Dates: 1960s

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2918
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.

Dates: 1836, 1906-1945, 1966

Southern Pacific Railroad Menu

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0673
Abstract

The Tennessee Volunteers football team encountered this menu on January 1, 1940 while traveling to the Rose Bowl on the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Dates: 1940 January 1

Tom Siler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1886
Abstract

This collection includes personal material such as cards sent at Siler's death, awards, photographs, and articles about or by Siler. Sports files, football and basketball guides, and correspondence complete this collection reflecting the achievements and experiences of a well-respected man and journalist.

Dates: 1890-1986

Traditions and Football Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0577
Abstract

This collection contains slides depicting homecoming, Carnicus, intramural games, and UT football games in 1987 and 1988.

Dates: 1987-1988

University of Tennessee Bowl Game Jerseys

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0759
Abstract

There are four University of Tennessee Volunteers football jerseys from different bowl games: the January 1992 Fiesta Bowl, the January 1994 Citrus Bowl, the December 1994 Gator Bowl, and the January 1996 Citrus Bowl.

Dates: 1992-1996

University of Tennessee Football Handkerchiefs

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0187
Abstract

This collection houses three 4 x 8 inch University of Tennessee Football Handkerchiefs. Each has a white background and bears an orange UT emblem with a figure of a football player running before it in the top left corner.

Dates: undated

University of Tennessee Football Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0183
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of material documenting the University of Tennessee football team from 1908 to 1993. These items include a ribbon worn by UT fans at the 1908 Vanderbilt-UT game, football schedules from 1934, 1970-72, 1990-91, and 1992-93, an advertisement from the Athletic Association promoting season tickets for the 1930-31 season, and finally a facetious University of Tennessee Entrance Exam for Prospective Football Players and Fans by Johnny Majors dated 1984.

Dates: 1908-1983