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Essin, Emmett M., 1940-


Emmett M. Essin, III, was born in Sherman, Texas, in 1940. A 1964 graduate of Austin College, Sherman, Texas, he earned advanced degrees at Texas Christian University (M.A., 1965; Ph.D., 1968). Since 1967, he has served as professor of history at East Tennessee State University, and in 1985 he became director of the university's division of developmental studies.

Essin's 'Shavetails and Bell Sharps: The History of the U.S. Army Mule' was published in 1997 by the University of Nebraska Press.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Emmett Essin Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 506
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically in a single series.

An accrual of three linear feet of research material for Shavetails and Bell Sharps and correspondence has not been processed. Please contact the Archives of Appalachia if you are interested in accessing this material.
Dates: 1996-1997