Skip to main content

Baxter, Colin F., 1942-



  • Existence: 1942-


Dr. Colin F. Baxter is a native of Harrow, England. He received his undergraduate degree in history from East Tennessee State University in 1961 and earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in history from the University of Georgia in 1963 and 1965, respectively . He returned to teach history at his alma mater in 1971, becoming chairman of ETSU’s history department in 2002. He specialized in teaching British history and expanded his research and teaching interest into World War II history. He is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the national History Medal of the DAR, ETSU’s Distinguished Faculty Award, the East Tennessee Historical Society’s Teaching Excellence Award, and the Samuel Cole Williams Award from the Washington County Historical Association. He retired as chairman of ETSU’s Department of History in June 2008. He is married to Tamara Baxter and has one son, Andrew.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Colin F. Baxter Collection

Identifier: UnivRec-0592
Scope and Contents

The Colin F. Baxter Collection consists of 36 undated illustrated posters (mounted) documenting events during World War II such as the attack on Pearl Harbor, the war in Europe, the war in North Africa, and the war in the Pacific.

Dates: undated


 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-008

Colin Baxter accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-009
Dates: circa 1915-2004

Mathes accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2022-002
Dates: 1944, undated

War in the Modern World accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-033
Dates: 1986-2009, undated

War in the Modern World accrual

 Unprocessed Material — Other Box 1 (376.02)
Identifier: 2013-061
Dates: 1980s-2000s

War in the Modern World accrual

 Unprocessed Material — Other 11 boxes (376.01)
Identifier: 2004-041
Dates: 1986-2000

World War II in East Tennessee Collection

Identifier: AppMs-0268
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection relate to the World War II (1941-45) work of the Holston Ordnance Works, Kingsport, Tennessee. Included in the collection are photographic prints of the works, photo exhibit captions from the ETSU history department exhibit on Holston, informational materials and posters.

Dates: 1985

Additional filters:

Unprocessed Material 6
Collection 2
Publications (document genre) 2
Kingsport (Tenn.)--Industries 1
Oral histories 1
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Veterans--Interviews 1
Photographs 1