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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium, 1969. (posters)

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.014
Scope and Contents Poster, yellow with bold lettering stating "16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium 7:30 p.m. May 16," illustration of an astronaut at the top and references to "Open the Door," "2000 Space Odyssey" and "Hair," 26"h x 20"w, 1969. 1 pc.
Dates: 1969

Aerial photograph of the University of Tennessee campus

Identifier: QSPC 2012.003
Scope and Contents Oversize aerial photograph of the University of Tennessee campus, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1950 (16 x 20”, B&W. 1 pc.)
Dates: circa 1950

Aerial photographs of 1982 World’s Fair site, downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee, and Knoxville’s riverfront. Taken by John W. Proffitt. (color photographs)

Identifier: PC 0027
Scope and Contents Aerial photographs of 1982 World’s Fair site, downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee, and Knoxville’s riverfront. Taken by John W. Proffitt in 1982. 27 color photographs, all mounted on heavy paper. Photographs are 11"x16” and 11"x14.”
Dates: 1982

“An Evening with Maya Angelou” program

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.155
Scope and Contents Program from a performance of Maya Angelou at University of Tennessee on October 21, 1982 presented by Women’s Coordinating Council with reception immediately following by Black Cultural Programming Committee.
Dates: 1982

Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.

Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties. The...
Dates: 1826-1892

C. Morse Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0277
Scope and Contents Papers of C. A. and C. R. Morse and family. Includes: correspondence, (1836), 1875-1929; genealogical research on Bigelow, Lowell, Morse, Rodgers families; Citizen’s Bank & Trust Company wallet; Morse family postcards, 1904 (11 pcs.); C. A. Morse diary, 1885, Faulkton, Dakota; ECCE ORIENTI (Rites and Ceremonies of the Essenes), 1889; Ku Klux Klan constitution and by-laws, 1921; “The University of Tennessee and Beta Alpha Omega”; Orange & White, March 17, 1917; misc., including notes on...
Dates: 1875-1929

Carousel Theatre Scrapbooks, ca. 1956-1964.

Identifier: PAS 0067
Scope and Contents Carousel Theatre scrapbooks, ca. 1956-1964. Two scrapbooks (both poor condition) containing newspaper clippings, ephemera, and especially letters and drawings from school children. Gift of Ron Allen.
Dates: 1956-1964

Catherine Wiley Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0253
Scope and Contents Includes a small collection of manuscripts and photographs; works on paper: ink drawings and pastels; hand-made greeting cards; personal scrapbook of clippings created by the artist; Medals from the Appalachian Exposition; publications and catalogs related to the artist, including University of Tennessee Volunteer yearbooks for the years Catherine was assisting with the artwork for the publication, 1907, 1910, 1914,1917 Catherine’s palette. The artist’s easel and folding chair (ca. 1910) are...
Dates: 1900-1926

Certificate of Distinction, Jos. J. Reed, University of Tennessee, 10 June 1885.

Identifier: MM.1999.055
Scope and Contents Certificate of Distinction, Jos. J. Reed, University of Tennessee, 10 June 1885. Pract Agriculture & 1st French. Also with handwritten note “L. L. Callaway, 4 Mile Branch, Tenn.”
Dates: 1885

Charles Milne Seymour Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0178
Scope and Contents Collection includes: Seymour family history; philosophical papers of Charles Milne Seymour; Knoxville Library correspondence, 1949-1956; selection of new U.T. president, 1946-47, 1950; St. John’s Episcopal Church history and notes. Notes on St. John’s centennial celebration in 1946 received from Digby Seymour, April 16, 1980.
Dates: 1946-1956

David A. Sherman letter

Identifier: MM.2020.026
Scope and Contents David A. Sherman the first president of East Tennessee College (later University of Tennessee), principal of Hampden-Sydney Academy. ALS. Knoxville, 20 January 1817. Address panel present with manuscript “Knoxville, T./20 January 1817” postmark and manuscript “25” rate. Addressed to Gen. Hezekiah Howe in New Haven, CT.At the time of this writing, Sherman was at Hampden-Sydney. The letter is an order for books for the academy (244 books). Sherman also makes comments on Knoxville...
Dates: 1817

Dent/Mitchell Family Collection

Identifier: MSC 0955
Scope and Contents Photographs (many unidentified) and ephemera of the Dent Mitchell Family. Includes items related to Henry Minor Dent, Sr., Henry Minor Dent, Jr., Dorothy Mitchell Hale, Fannie Hale, and others. Yearbooks (1937, 1938, 1940) from Dobyns-Bennett High School (Kingsport Tenn.) Photographs and ephemera from University of Tennessee and Delta Tau Delta fraternity (1940s). Handwritten 1902 recipe book by Fannie Hale.
Dates: 1880 - 1949

Diploma of William G. Rose, UTK, M.S. in Education, 26 August 1932.

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.005
Scope and Contents Diploma of William G. Rose, University of Tennessee Knoxville, M.S. in Education, 26 August 1932.
Dates: 1932

East Tennessee History Day (2016).

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.010
Scope and Contents East Tennessee History Day (2016) Sponsored by the University of Tennessee History Department and the East Tennessee Historical Society
Dates: 2016

Ellen McClung Berry Papers--Gift of Betty Yeary.

Identifier: MSC 0260
Scope and Contents The first box of this collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and documents relating to Belcaro, which was Ellen McClung’s family home. The rest of the collection consists of documents, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and interests of Ellen McClung Berry and her family. Her interest in historic preservation is reflected in material on Glenmore Mansion, Ramsey House, the Old Deery Inn and the Association for the Preservation...
Dates: 1928-1980

Ellis & Ernest Drug Stores menu

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.130a
Scope and Contents Menu from Ellis & Ernest Drug Stores (1500 West Cumberland; 1221 Western Avenue) “The Orange & White Drug Store at the Corner of Campus”
Dates: ca. 1930s-1940s

Gideon Fryer Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0510
Scope and Contents Gideon Fryer Papers, Fort Sanders neighborhood, University of Tennessee; Knoxville Heritage award for Fort Sanders. Gideon Fryer (1922-2014) was a longtime resident of Knoxville and especially the Fort Sanders neighborhood. He was a professor in the University of Tennessee School of Social Work. He was a longtime supporter of the Jubilee Arts Center and the Laurel Theater in Fort Sanders. He was also a co-founder of the East Tennessee Community Design Center, which he warmly supported. He was...
Dates: 1942-2014

Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier, the...
Dates: 1911-1971

“Hoke’s Bicentennial View” of the University of Tennessee, 1994. (Prints)

Identifier: Prints 1994.001
Scope and Contents “Hoke’s Bicentennial View” a hand-printed lithograph by Robert Cothran and Beauvais Lyons, 1994. Published by University of Tennessee Bicentennial Committee. 22 x 28”. 1 pc. Numbered XIII of XV. Total produced: 115. + related papers.
Dates: 1994

John Majors letter, 1982.

Identifier: MM.1982.011
Scope and Contents May 20, 1982, letter from John (Johnny) Majors, head football coach, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to Charles F. Bryan, Jr., director, East Tennessee Historical Society. TLS 1 p. Sending in membership to the Society.
Dates: 1982

Joshua W. Caldwell Scrapbook.

Identifier: PAS 0017
Scope and Contents Joshua W. Caldwell Scrapbook includes ephemera from Knoxville Female Institute, the University of Tennessee, the Irving Club, speeches, broadsides, political articles.
Dates: 1877 - 1898

Katherine Williams Scrapbook

Identifier: PAS 0020
Scope and Contents Katherine Williams Scrapbook re: University of Tenn., 1901.
Dates: 1901

Katherine Williams scrapbook (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0180
Scope and Contents Matriculation cards, invitations, calling cards, ribbons, programs, report cards, exams, photographs, correspondence, tickets, newspaper clippings, other ephemera and memorbilia from Katherine Williams time at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Written in ink on first page “Katherine Williams. Memory Book, kept while attending University of Tennessee.” Spine cover detached from boards, but binding intact.
Dates: 1899 - 1904

Knoxville Academy of Medicine Centennial program

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.225
Scope and Contents Scientific Program Bulletin for the Centennial Meeting of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine, University of Tennessee Student Center, March 20,1957 “Commemorating a Century of Medical Progress 1857-1957”
Dates: 1957

Knoxville Art Centre brochure

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.144
Scope and Contents Schedule of activities and classes for The Knoxville Art Centre on University of Tennessee Campus 1946-1947
Dates: 1946 - 1947

Lady Vols Ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.066
Scope and Contents Magazines, articles, and photos related to the Lady Volunteers at the University of Tennessee.1) Lady Volunteers Sports publication. no date. Includes stats and Athlete of the Year for 1989-1990. 2) Page from unknown magazine. Includes team photo of 1990-91 Lady Vols Basketball team; reverse has biography of Pat Summitt, head coach. 3) Program from 1991 Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Banquet. Team photo of 1991 team (NCAA Champions) on front. Handwritten list of award...
Dates: 1989 - 1998

Margaret Tappan Thomas Collins Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0516
Scope and Contents Letters, photographs, and documents of Margaret Tappan Thomas of Knoxville; letters to Elkmont and some photographs. Includes University of Tennessee commencement material, 1928; Delta Delta Delta Sorority material; color reproductions of postcards including Appalachian Club, Elkmont (Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Thomas), Unaka Springs, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone Park, etc.; correspondence; photographs of Mrs. E. L. Thomas (Margaret Lowther Tappan Thomas), Margaret Tappan Thomas (Branson Sisters...
Dates: 1920-1930

Marguerite Miller Deaderick Diaries, 1907-1912.

Identifier: MSC 0055
Scope and Contents Typed, transcribed diaries of Marguerite Miller, who married David Deaderick, Knoxville, Tenn., 1907-1912. Contain her accounts of life as a student at Knoxville High School and the University of Tennessee. In 7 volumes.
Dates: 1907-1912

Medical Department of the University of Nashville and the University of Tennessee, Commencement, May 1, 1911.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.052
Scope and Contents Medical Department of the University of Nashville and the University of Tennessee, Commencement, May 1, 1911. Contains a card from graduating student Dallas Southard.
Dates: 1911

Phillip Edward Fulmer, Senior family history

Identifier: MM.2020.021
Scope and Contents Family history of Phillip Edward Fulmer, Sr. researched and arranged by Dr. George K. Schweitzer and Ann Blomquist for Fulmer’s 2019 East Tennessean of the Year award. Mr. Fulmer is the University of Tennessee’s Athletic Director and former football coach for the Vols.

The East Tennessean of the Year award is selected yearly by the Board of Directors of the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS).
Dates: 2019