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Explore the University’s Early Days with the Echo Student Newspaper

Nearly 900 full text issues of the Echo, our university’s student newspaper, are now available online. The Echo, and it’s predecessor, the University Lookout (published by Chattanooga University students in 1888 and 1889), are openly accessible, searchable, and downloadable from our Digital Collections. In addition to chronicling our early days as Chattanooga University, the Echo documents the Grant University the University of Chattanooga years. That’s more than 5,000 pages of university history,

New Year, New Library, and New Resources from Special Collections & University Archives

Welcome Back! 2015 rings in many new spaces, services, and resources in the Library, and Special Collections & University Archives is no exception. We are delighted to announce the addition of the Echo to our Digital Collections. This new resource provides searchable, full text access to the student newspaper from 1888 to 1955. Search and browse news, features, sports, and opinion articles authored by Chattanooga University, Grant University, and University

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The Student’s (?) Soliloquy

To pass or not to pass: that is the question. Read The Student’s (?) Soliloquy from the 1911 student yearbook. Learn More Take a look at the 1911 Moccasin in our Digital Collections or stop by Special Collections and University Archives in room 205 to view the full run of yearbooks, student newspapers, or more UTC history resources.

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New Finding Aids!

Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce our new and improved finding aids! Search or browse our finding aids for primary sources in our collections of Manuscripts and University Archives. What are finding aids? Finding aids are detailed inventories of collections that provide information about the creation, historical context, and contents of primary source materials. They are used to determine manuscript and archival collections useful for your research. Need help? This new system

Welcome back class of 1964!

In honor of the 50th reunion of the University of Chattanooga class of 1964, the Library invites you to enjoy a few selections from Special Collections and University Archives on display on the first floor of Lupton Library.   Remember to cheer on our Mocs as they face the VMI Keydets in the annual Homecoming game on Saturday, October 14. Kickoff is at 4 PM at Finley Stadium. Learn

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