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Frank B. Williams, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0345

Scope and Contents

The Frank B. Williams, Jr. Papers contain documents relating to Williams' graduate school years, to his career at East Tennessee State, and to his post-retirement years. Included are correspondence, lecture notes, research notes and articles used in research projects, and drafts of A University's History.


  • 1941-1942


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. In accordance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the Tennessee Code, Section 10-7-504, records containing student grades have been removed from the collection and may not be consulted by researchers.


17.50 linear feet (36 Boxes; 3 Oversize folders)

37.00 Boxes

1.00 folder(s)

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The collection is divided into the following series: Series 1, Graduate School Coursework, 1939-49; Series 2, Office Files, 1949-79; Series 3, Teaching, 1949-88; Series 4, Research, 1949-89; Series 5, A University's Story, 1911-1980; Series 6, Professional Service, 1949-88; and Series 7, Other Materials, 1941-92.

Method of Acquisition

The Frank B. Williams, Jr. Papers were donated to the University Archives by Frank B. Williams, Jr. in separate installments in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1995.

Processing Information

A.Cunningham, A.Kilgore, M.Garant, S.Schwartz completed processing the collection in 1991.

A.Cunningham, A.Kilgore, M.Garant, S.Schwartz; M.Tedesco
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA