Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The John Curtis Higgs, Sr. Autobiography is a bound typescript of Higgs' memoirs. The manuscript covers a span of eighty-one years from May 12, 1902 to December 1983 and includes recollections of life on a farm in Marshall County, Tennessee, working in various roles for the Tennessee State Highway Department, the Great Depression, the Volstead Act, and raising his family.
The collection is arranged into three series, as follows: Series I, Genealogical Files, 1809-2006 and undated, Boxes 1-22 and oversized folders 1-5; Series II, Scrapbooks, 1929-1974 and undated, Boxes 23-31; and Series III, Photographs, 1903-2006 and undated, Boxes 32-34.