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Welcome Back Class of 1966!

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library welcomes all alumni back for homecoming season 2016. We encourage you to reminisce about your college days by checking out the full run of Moccasin yearbooks and University Echo student newspaper in our Digital Collections. Alternatively, stop by the Special Collections reading room in room 439 of the Library to view print copies of these and other historical UTC materials. In honor of the 50th anniversary

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World War I on Display in Special Collections and Roth Reading Room

View World War I resources available from Special Collection on display in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room (LIB 439) and the Andrew C. Roth Grand Reading Room (LIB 402) through December 2016. In honor of the centennial of the Great War, enjoy a display of materials from the Anne Bachman Hyde correspondence and research notes, Cyrus Griffin Martin diaries and military records, Frank Prescott papers and records,  World War I

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd

Celebrate the recent primary elections and Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd’s papers and correspondence housed in Special Collections. Congresswoman Lloyd became the first woman ever elected to Congress from Tennessee for a full term. Marilyn Lloyd’s collection documents her 20 years of service as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee’s third Congressional District from 1974 to 1994. The collection includes congressional records, copies of speeches, campaign flyers, and letters from constituents

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Botanical Display in Special Collections

In recognition of Plant Natives 2016, an annual native plant symposium presented by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones in partnership with the UTC Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, check out a colorful exhibit of rare books and paintings on display in Special Collections. The exhibit includes botany books that highlight area wildflowers and landscapes, along with works by local artists William Crutchfield and Emma Bell Miles.  

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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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