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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colin F. Baxter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 592
Arrangement The posters are arranged alphabetically by title first within Box 1 and then within the six oversized map folders.

World War II in East Tennessee Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 268
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Photographic Prints; and Series 2, Other Materials. All the photographic prints are included in Series 1, with the balance of the materials included in Series 2. Two oversize posters have been placed in oversize folders in the map cabinets according to accession number.