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Lupton Library Says Farewell

At forty years of age, Lupton Library has begun its last semester as heart of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus. Opened on January 21, 1974, the library was one of the first campus buildings planned after the merger of the university into the University of Tennessee system in 1969. The library cost $5.4 million to build and spans 116,000 square feet. When it opened, the library served

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The Civil War in Tennessee: Looking Back 150 Years

One hundred and fifty years ago this fall, Union and Confederate forces fought several battles in and around Chattanooga, Tennessee during the American Civil War.  Union forces, under command of General William Rosecrans, had taken control of Chattanooga in August of 1863, driving Confederate troops, under command of General Braxton Bragg, south into north Georgia.  The resulting bloody battle of Chickamauga, approximately fifteen miles south of Chattanooga, would claim

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October Is American Archives Month!

Celebrate American Archives Month by stopping by Special Collections & University Archives located on the 2nd floor of Lupton Library in room 205. Check out our new exhibit, The Civil War in Tennessee: Looking Back 150 Years or take a trip down memory lane with photos from the University Archives. Just stop by and ask to see them. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4:30pm.    

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