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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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Join us for the Dennis Haskins Exhibit Opening!

You are cordially invited to an exhibit opening with University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alumnus Dennis Haskins, best known for his role of Mr. Belding on the groundbreaking show Saved by the Bell. Haskins has generously donated his personal working script collection from every episode of the popular Saturday morning sitcom to the University. Selected highlights from these scripts and memorabilia from the actor’s personal Saved by the Bell

Local Author Susan Gregg Gilmore Speaks About Women in Writing

In honor of Women’s History Month, the UTC Library and the UTC Women’s Center presented celebrated southern author Susan Gregg Gilmore on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in the Library’s Southern Writers Room. Learn about Susan Gregg Gilmore’s history of writing, both as a female journalist working around the country and as a celebrated novelist sharing unforgettable stories of Southern female characters. 

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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