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New Podcast Features Research Conducted in Special Collections

Researchers make use of the rich materials in Special Collections for a myriad of reasons, including a new podcast entitled Project SSA. Listen to archival research in action in an investigation into Chattanooga’s “secret, sinister activity,” and see if you can identify references to our unique cultural heritage resources.

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Intern Perspectives: Kayle Freeman

This blog post was authored by Kayle Freeman, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Spring 2018. Being presented with the opportunity to intern with Special Collections at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has provided me with valuable knowledge and hands on experience. Having the chance to experience, first hand, the job duties of an archivist has helped me put

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Intern Perspectives: Caroline Floyd

This blog post was authored by Caroline Floyd, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Spring 2018. Working for Special Collections at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has provided me with the opportunity to work in a professional and academic environment. This was important to me, as it gave me the chance to have a feel for the professional world,

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Early Commencement Ceremonies

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga celebrates many traditions, but perhaps none as firmly rooted in our school’s history as commencement. During the first commencement, Chattanooga University awarded eight degrees during their first graduation ceremony, including one honorary master’s degree. Early graduation festivities included a weeklong series of events culminating in commencement. The festivities often kicked off with musical events, which were followed by trips to Lookout Mountain,  baccalaureate

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Work in Special Collections this Summer!

This position has closed. We are no longer accepting applications. Special Collections is currently hiring UTC students to work part time in the repository this summer. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Special Collections is responsible for acquiring, processing, digitizing, and preserving unique, cultural heritage materials. In particular, the materials focus on the university, Chattanooga, the state of Tennessee, and the American South. Student Assistants play critical roles

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