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Chattanooga’s Sweet History on Display

Kick off the new semester by visiting a new display from Special Collections! Explore the Dynamo of Dixie’s storied history of all things sweet. We’re featuring the candy, soda, and pastries that call Chattanooga home! Chattanooga’s Sweet History is on display in the Andrew C. Roth Grand Reading Room and George Connor Special Collections Reading Room on the 4th floor of the UTC Library.    

Wintry Scenes from Special Collections

Enjoy the holiday season with chilly Chattanooga blasts from the pasts courtesy of the Herman Lamb Photographs collection. Herman Lamb (1917-2011) was a photographer native to Chattanooga, Tennessee. At the age of eight, Lamb discovered his passion for photography with his brother in their home darkroom. From that time, he began taking photos in and around his hometown. During World War II, Lamb was contracted by the military to

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Study Inspiration from Special Collections

Need a break from the throes of final projects and exams? Look no further! Peruse previous editions of the Moccasin yearbook and issues of the University Echo newspaper to learn a little something about UTC history, or just to see how campus has changed over time. Want to find something specific? These collections are also full-text searchable, so enter a keyword or two in the search bar for speedy retrieval of relevant items!

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Pop Up Display of World War I Posters in Special Collections

Special Collections is proud to partner with Dr. Aaron Shaheen, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga George C. Connor Professor of American Literature, to offer a pop up display. In honor of the centennial of the Great War, Professor Shaheen has chosen five items from the World War I Posters collection. Shaheen specializes in American literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and is currently working on a monograph that

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Welcome Back Class of 1967!

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library welcomes returning alumni back to campus for homecoming season 2017. We encourage you to reminisce about your college days by checking out the full run of Moccasin yearbooks and University Echo student newspapers 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