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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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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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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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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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