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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 miners; Mountain Goat train; Doc Gudger; the Kappa Alpha fire; construction of Science Hall; St. Luke's Library; Lost Cove Cave; Cooley Falls; the common rooms of Magnolia, Palmetto, and Hoffman halls. Some other locations around Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina are pictured.

Many of the images are identified, but not all. Most of the students or faculty are identified by last name or nickname. Photos of family members and women tend to be unidentified or identified only through initials.


  • 1915 - 1916

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Troy Beatty Jr., of Athens, GA, graduated from the University in 1916. Beatty entered the School of Theology that same year; he was never ordained. He was in the US Army Air Force during WWI. Beatty later attended law school and was a trust officer for the 1st National Bank.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

735 University Avenue
Sewanee TN 37383-1000