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SC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SC

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

365 Club: Siskin Memorial Foundation Benefit Performance Photo Album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: VM210
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs from the 28 April 1963 benefit performance supporting Operation Crossroads of the 365 Club: Siskin Memorial Foundation of Chattanooga. The performance featured Dinah Shore, Alfred and Lenore, and the Sewanee Glee Club, and took place in the Memorial Auditorium.

Dates: 1963-04-28

The Armistead Selden Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P102
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are devoted almost exclusively to foreign policy positions, bills and directives in relation to Latin America, NATO, Vietnam and the Soviet Union during his tenure as Representative from 1957-1969. No materials discuss his domestic policies. Some assorted materials in Box 5 are related to Sewanee and the Centennial Celebration. Box 6 contains government documents but lack SuDoc numbers. Boxes 1-5 contain mainly speeches before crowds, constituents and the...
Dates: 1956 - 1969

Scott Bates Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MS226
Scope and Contents

Collection is comprised of legal papers from the Franklin County Schools integration case, requests for diversity in hiring within the county, news clippings and a speech from the 1990 Wellesley College valedictorian.

Dates: 1923 - 2013

Scott and Phoebe Bates Highlander School Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS217
Content Description

Assorted materials related to Highlander Folk School including news clippings, newsletters, and correspondence. The latter is mostly made up of letters to Sewanee Economics Professor Robert Degen.

Dates: 1950 - 2010

Troy Beatty Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P14
Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal letters, speeches, genealogical data, family wills, news articles, publications and photographs.

Dates: 1895-02-05 - 1971-11-09

Troy Beatty Jr. Photo Album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: VM208
Scope and Contents This photo album documents Troy Beatty Jr's family and campus life. Most of the images of the University, Domain, and surrounding environs. Photographs include students, faculty, and staff; dormitory life, including interior images; landscapes and nature; Delta Tau Delta; University buildings and houses around Sewanee; Sewanee Military Academy (SMA); commencement 1916. Of special note: African American University staff and possibly community members including Willie Six; Sherwood; coal...
Dates: 1915 - 1916

Albert Bonholzer Carillon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P17
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of photographs, rotogravures, assorted clipppings, scrapbooks, publications and other materials.

Dates: 1917 - 1960

Charles E. Thomas Photo Albums

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: VM204
Scope and Contents The first photo album dates from 1921-1931 and includes images of the University campus and the surrounding areas. Highlights: nature including views, the Natural Bridge, waterfalls, caves; Sigma Nu house construction; faculty and staff; students; athletic events and sports; dormitory life; construction of the Memorial Cross; and commencement. Of special note: "covite boy"; Sewanee Military Academy (SMA) after the fire; the old Sigma Nu house and Sigma Nu log cabin; many individual photos of...
Dates: 1921 - 1935

Charles Leon Ruth Jr. Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS201
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the campus life of Charles Ruth Jr. from 1914-1917. The scrapbook contains a large amount of photographs of campus and student life. There is also memorabilia such as dance cards, calling cards, newspaper clippings, and programs or invitations to campus events. Ruth was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and much of this scrapbook also documents ATO. A few of the group photographs and ATO newsletters are from later dates, 1930s-1940s.The scrapbook...
Dates: 1914 - 1917

Arthur Ben and Betty Nick Chitty Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P29
Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal materials created by Arthur Ben and Betty Nick Chitty, materials related to Sewanee and The University of the South, Episcopal Church materials, Civil War related materials, materials related to Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, bibliographies, books and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1914-06-15 - 2003-02-11

Harry Clark Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P31
Scope and Contents

Contains copies and originals of Clark's scrapbook dating from 1880 to 1939.

Dates: 1880 - 1939

William T Cocke Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P32
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials from classes, meeting minutes, study results, short studies and other assorted materials.

Dates: 1969 - 1997

Confederate Papers Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MS223
Scope and Contents

Collection contains assorted letters from the US Civil War period, including those from General Braxton Bragg and Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Buckner. Collection also contains a prayer for the deaths at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Dates: 1813 - 1951

Coulson's Photos of Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: VM203
Scope and Contents Most of tThese images are photographs by Coulson of paintings of the Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors, not actual photographs of the men themselves.Chancellors: James Hervey Otey; Leonidas Polk; Stephen Elliott; William Mercer Green; Alexander Gregg; Thomas Underwood Dudley; Ellison Capers; Thomas Frank Gailor; Theodore DuBose Bratton; Henry Judah Mikell; James Matthew Maxon; Frank Alexander Juhan; Richard Bland Mitchell; Thomas Neely Carruthers; Girault...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959; 1959 - 1979

The Clarita Frances Crosby Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P33
Scope and Contents

Collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, correspondence, photographs, postcards, material from the Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association and the American Kennel Club, Crosby College materials, will and Sewanee bequest, materials from plays and operas family Bible, assorted books, seals and brooches.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1889 - 1992

Cumberland Center for Justice and Peace Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C31
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials related to social, economic and environmental justice, meeting minutes, director materials, board meeting files, promotional materials, newsletters, magazine clippings, articles, photographs, financial and tax records, grant and endowment materials, correspondence between members, board and member registers.

Dates: 1987 - 2014

Paul Dickenson Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MS230
Scope and Contents

Journal entries written from 1931-1979.

Dates: 1931 - 1979

Jessie Ball Dupont Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: P43
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials regarding the endowment to Sewanee, biographical information, correspondence and publicity.

Dates: 1884-01-20 - 1970-09-26

Egbert B. Freyer Photo Album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: VM211
Scope and Contents This photograph album documents Egbert Freyer's time at the University and includes family photos as well. The photos include Delta Tau Delta members and fraternity house; athletic events and teams including track and basketball; students, family, and friends; nature and landscape views from the Domain and surrounding areas; University buildings and area houses; University cheerleaders; and the 1923 Glee Club trip. At the beginning of the album are a few pages of autographs and comments by...
Dates: 1920 - 1924

Elliott Family Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS44
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence to family members, research requests, family biographies, photographs, news clippings, with the largest part of the collection devoted to the writings of Sarah Barnwell Elliott.

Dates: 1777 - 1941

The Fairmount Girls School Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: C12
Scope and Contents

Course catalogs, correspondence, news articles, photographs and other assorted materials.

Dates: 1873 - 1985

Edward Fontaine Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS227
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from 1835 to 1979, diaries from 1836 to 1884 and two volumes on zoology.

Dates: 1835 - 1979

Francis W. Tremlett Diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS216
Scope and Contents These two volumes of a diary kept by the Rev. Francis W. Tremlett begin on 30 May 1847 and end around 01 January 1850. The entries mostly document Tremlett's clerical duties (especially visiting the sick) and other church-related events. Tremlett kept these diaries while he was in Newfoundland and England.Vol. 1: 30 May 1847 - 18 November 1848. The is volume mostly covers Tremlett's time in Newfoundland. At the end of the volume are lists of monies collected, communicants,...
Dates: 1847 - 1850

Charlotte Gailor Collection, Sewanee Historic Houses

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS213
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials related to the historic homes in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Dates: 1866 - 1879

John Maurice "Jack" Gessell Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS229
Scope and Contents

Materials pertain to Rev Dr Jack Gessell's time as a professor at Sewanee, as a student at Yale University and during his retirement. Contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, curriculum, syllabi, student-related materials, vacation materials, non-violent protest materials, check stubs, financial materials, investments, bills, receipts, etc.

Dates: 1920-06-17 - 2009-06-20

The Rev. James Glass Photo Album and Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM202
Scope and Contents

The Rev. James Glass Photo Album contains photgraphs from ca. 1878-1895. Most of the photos are of churches, rectories, and parochial schools. There are also photos of religious art and landscape views. Most of the images are identified. Images include the Normal College in Nashville, churches in Nashville; Summerville, Columbia, Winnsboro, and Goose Creek, SC; Porter Military Academy and Magnolia Gardens in Charleston, SC; St. Augustine, FL; and views from Lookout Mountain.

Dates: ca. 1878- ca.1933

William Crawford Gorgas Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P126
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Annual Reports of the Isthmian Canal Commission from 1905-1910, Annual Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission and Panama Canal 1914 + Maps and Diagrams, biographical information on Gorgas Hospital staff, a 1999 calendar from the Canal Zone, pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1999

Elisha "Ely" Green Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P52
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the original manuscript of Ely's novel, copies, typed copies with edits, correspondence, his will and bequests, royalties, sales figures, requests/thanks for copies, book reviews, correspondence with publishers, published longsheets, index cards of the book's index, photographs and postcards. Much of the material in this collection was generated by Arthur Ben Chitty.

Dates: 1893-09-11 - 1968-04-27

W B Hall Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P127
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters written to and by William Hall from fall 1888 to winter 1891.

Dates: 1888 - 1891

Harding-Timberlake Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS220
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, biographies, genealogies, memoirs and transcriptions.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1858 - 1875