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Education -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

A List of Scholars in School District No. 3 in Pulaski Between the Ages of 5 and 18

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1926
Abstract

Collection contains a single document created September 30, 1846, that lists the thirty-five students in School District No. 3 in Pulaski, Tennessee. The students range in age from five to eighteen.

Dates: 1846 September 30

Archibald Alexander Doak Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1509
Abstract

This letter was written by Archibald Alexander Doak on October 16, 1848 while he was president of Washington College in Tennessee. In the letter, Doak addresses the parents of a student named William.

Dates: 1848 October 16

Benjamin O. Duggan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0139
Scope and Contents Note

B.O. Duggan's papers are drawn from his files of reports and letters concerning education in Tennessee, which he kept while he was a professor at the University and a Commissioner of Education for the state. Items of particular interest include Duggan's Personal File as Commissioner, his education scrapbook (which contains articles about Tennessee education), and bound quarterly reports. Collection consists of three boxes divided into three series: Subject File, Scrapbooks, and Reports.

Dates: 1927-1945

Clinton B. Allison Department of Education Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0574
Abstract

This collection contains materials documenting Professor Clinton Allison’s service in the Department of Education at the University of Tennessee. Items housed in the collection include newsletters from the department, state and university publications on secondary and higher education, and meeting agendas and minutes from Allison’s tenure as president of the Faculty Senate.

Dates: 1925-1990; Majority of material found within 1970-1990

College of Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0353
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of materials documenting the UT College of Education's creation of policy and routine operations. Other documents address curriculum matters, either within the College of Education or as they relate to other University colleges and programs of study.

Dates: 1947-1984

College of Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0435
Abstract

The majority of this collection is composed of Dr. Daniel Quarles' papers and material documenting the National Conference of Professors of Education Administration (NCPEA). A few items showing the Walter D. Cocking Memorial Lectures are also included.

Dates: 1947-1991

D. H. Bales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1098
Abstract

This collection contains papers relating to schools in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1895-1922

Frazier Harris Typescript, Vocational Counseling

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2533
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of an undated, bound typescript titled Vocational Counseling by Frazier Harris.

Dates: 1988 November 16-1992 October 10

Grindstaff's School-House Charter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0028
Abstract

The hand-written document from 1881 is a charter for Grindstaff’s School-House in Blount County, TN. Signed by the Secretary of State for Tennessee, David A. Nunn (1833-1918), the charter or legal contract between “The Corporation” and the school-house detailed the rules and regulations of their cooperation.

Dates: 1881 April 25-May 2

James K. P. Sayler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract

The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

Dates: 1857-1943

John Ruhm Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2228
Abstract

Written December 23, 1869 from Nashville, John Ruhm's letter to General George H. Thomas describes the state of affairs in Tennessee after the Democrats regained control of the general assembly. Ruhm argues that the current Legislature is only working to undo the work of the Reconstruction-era Republicans.

Dates: 1869 December 23

Mary K. Barden Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3770
Abstract

This collection is the photograph album of Mary K. Barden. These are photographs of rural farmers, teachers, and missionaries in Tennessee from 1915 to 1925. These pictures were taken in Hartford, Tennessee and its surrounding areas.

Dates: 1915-1925

O. P. Temple Honorary Degrees

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0114
Abstract

This collection houses two diplomas documenting honorary LLDs awarded to O. P. Temple. One was issued by Washington College on May 3, 1899 and the other by the University of Harriman on September 4, 1902.

Dates: 1899 May 3, 1902 September 4

Orin Graff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0571
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting Professor Orin B. Graff's work with the University of Tennessee's Department of Education, including information about education professors, documents regarding scholarships, and reports on educational administration.

Dates: 1945-1967

Philander P. Claxton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0263
Abstract This collection houses correspondence between Philander P. Claxton and educators throughout the United States. Much of the material documents the establishment of public county high schools in Tennessee by levying a county tax for the purpose. Researchers should note, however, that only those counties that did not have a public high school prior to 1910 are discussed in these letters. Other materials concern the establishment of public high schools for African-American students in...
Dates: 1901-1911

Tennessee Meiji Gakuin School Speech and Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0607
Abstract

This collection houses excerpts of a speech given by University of Tennessee President Lamar Alexander and newspaper clippings documenting the opening of the Meiji Gakuin high school in Sweetwater, Tennessee.

Dates: 1989 May 4

The Owl

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1213
Abstract John A. Hankins and Jessie J. Rankin created this handwritten newspaper, entitled The Owl, while studying at an unspecified school in Greeneville, Tennessee in 1875. It includes an introduction and editorial expressing the editors' hopes for their paper, miscellaneous stories and local items, letters to the editors, and articles about how to write well, ice skating, hunting, imagination, snow, Saturday nights, the ocean, Queen Elizabeth I, and moral subjects (including...
Dates: 1875 February 26

UT Extension Division Radio Broadcasts

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0083
Abstract

This collection houses scripts of programs that were delivered over WSM (Nashville) under the auspices of the University of Tennessee Division of Extension between 1937 and 1941. The majority of these programs were targeted to a young audience, although a few were for general consumption.

Dates: 1937-1941

W. D. Carnes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2250
Abstract

In a March 23, 1861 letter to his children, W. D. Carnes, then president of Franklin College in Franklin, Tenn., writes of an illness sweeping through the school, fundraising activities, and news of three students who were violent Secessionists leaving the school.

Dates: 1861 March 23