This collection includes audio of student-conducted interviews with people involved in the communications field in the Tri-Cities area; student-authored biographical reports on people connected to East Tennessee State University; and photographs of campus, students, and faculty in the 1980s.
The biographical sketches about the people for whom campus buildings are named were given to the University Archives by Jerry Hilliard on May 15, 1985. The material was opened for research in September 1986.
Additional material was donated by Dr. Jack Mooney on June 28, 2010 (Acc. 246.01) and by Dr. Mary Alice Basconi on May 8, 2012 (Acc. 246.02).
J. Shelton processed the folder of biographical sketches in 1986. Nathaniel Skaggs processed the audio and photographs in October 2015.