University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Funds and scholarships.
Found in 5 Collections and/or 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.
This issue of the Knoxville Magazine (October/November 2006) contains an article evaluating the changes that the lottery scholarship has caused in the University of Tennessee's student body.
This collection contains correspondence written on November 5, 1922 to the Trustees of the University of Tennessee from Lalla Block Arnstein. With the correspondence, a check for $5,000 is enclosed for the use of purchasing books for the University of Tennessee library. Lists of the books purchased are included. The collection also includes correspondence dating between 1923 and 1959 to and from Arnstein and her husband, Max, in regards to the Lalla Block Arnstein Foundation.
Robert R. Neyland Academic Scholarship Fund Letters regarding Invitations to Serve on Advisory Committee
In these letters, Omar Bradley, Douglas MacArthur, Clarence Brown, Estes Kefauver, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Dwight D. Eisenhower respond to Andy Holt's invitation to serve on the Advisory Committee of the Robert R. Neyland Academic Scholarship Fund.
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.