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Valentine’s Day Blast from the Past

It’s a longstanding tradition to send your special someone a card to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but 20 years ago, UTC students took a different approach. Try some of the lines from the Personals section of the February 15, 1996 issue of the University Echo.

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New Digital Collections for 2016

Welcome Back! Over the past year, Special Collections has been busy creating new online resources for our faculty and students. Check them out! Chattanooga Postcards and Viewbooks Visit historic Chattanooga. Learn more about the Scenic City by exploring Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Cameron Hill, Moccasin Bend, the Walnut Street Bridge, and downtown in our collection of vintage postcards and souvenir booklets. George Connor Speeches Created in celebration of the naming

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Celebrate NaNoWriMo with Resources from Special Collections

November is National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo. If you’re participating in NaNoWriMo at UTC Library and looking for inspiration from some of your favorite Tennessee and Chattanooga authors, check out some of rare books housed in Special Collections including works authored and illustrated by renown university alumnus: Cherie Priest. Cherie Priest is an award winning novelist and blogger who earned her M.A. in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from

Welcome Back University of Chattanooga Class of 1965!

Take a walk down memory lane by leafing through the Moccasin or issues of the Echo student newspaper published by members of the class of 1965.

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Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, what is going on here?

Welcome back, Mocs! Over the summer, we’ve been hard at work acquiring new materials for Special Collections, including the papers of Dennis Haskins, AKA Principal Richard Belding from Saved by the Bell. Known for his catchphrase “Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, what is going on here?”, Haskins played the role of Mr. Belding in Good Morning Miss Bliss (19781989), Saved by the Bell (1989-1993), and Saved by the Bell: The New

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