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Tennessee Survey of Higher Education Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-7
Identifier: UnivRec-0021

Scope and Contents

The Tennessee Survey of Higher Education Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, and survey material compiled during a campus-wide study of the state's higher education program as it related to East Tennessee State College. material covers the period 1955-1972 but is predominately for studies during the period 1955-58 and 1960-62.


  • 1955-1972
  • Majority of material found in 1955-58 and 1960-62


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


3.50 linear feet

7.00 Boxes

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The collection is arranged into four series, as follows: Series 1, Correspondence and Memoranda, 1955-68; Series 2, ETSC Survey Committee Operations, 1955-58; Series 3, Reports of the ETSC Survey Committee to TSHEC, 1955-58 and 1962; and Series 4, Survey Reports of ETSC Survey Committee, 1955-58 and 1960-62. In some cases, these series are further arranged into sub-series as noted under Series Description.

Method of Acquisition

The Tennessee Survey of Higher Education Collection was deposited in the University Archives November 1978. Prior to this date, the collection had been stored in the Special Collections Department of the Sherrod Library of East Tennessee State University.

Processing Information

The University Archives Staff completed processing the collection and Scott Schwartz revised the guide in 1989.

University Archives Staff; Scott Schwartz
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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