On this day in history 147 years ago, William G. Brownlaw, Governor of Tennessee proclaimed Thursday, the 29th day of November “be set apart and observed as a day of thanksgiving.”

State of Tennessee Thanksgiving Proclamation. Document courtesy of Special Collections & University Archives, UTC Library, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

State of Tennessee Thanksgiving Proclamation. Document courtesy of Special Collections & University Archives, UTC Library, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

We’re Closed

Please note that Special Collections & University Archives will be closed in celebration of the holiday from November 28 to November 30, 2013. Happy Thanksgiving! For more information about library closures, visit Library Hours.

Source

Ann Bachman Hyde papers. Special Collections & University Archives, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Tagged with:
Archives