UT Libraries News

Special Collections Reopens in Hodges Library August 3

The UT Libraries’ Special Collections have relocated to Hodges Library and will reopen on Monday, Aug. 3. Special Collections will be open to the campus community and the general public in room 121 of Hodges Library from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Once-Stolen Civil War Diary Sheds Light on Time Period

The News Sentinel ran this front-page story on a UT Libraries project to scan, digitize and post online the Civil War diary of Henry Pippitt, who was in a Union Army regiment that fought battles around Nashville as well as in other states.

UT Libraries Holds Faculty Focus Group June 18

UT Libraries invites faculty to participate in a focus group to assist in improving the Libraries’ main Web page. The focus group discussion session will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in Hodges Library.

UT Libraries Digitizes Union Soldier’s Civil War Diary

The latest addition to the University of Tennessee Libraries’ digital collections provides an intimate look into the daily life of a Civil War soldier. Three journals kept by Union soldier Henry Pippitt describe life in Company G of the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, which fought in battles in Nashville and Franklin, Tenn., during the American Civil War.

UT Libraries Special Collections to Close May 6 for Move to Hodges Library

UT Libraries’ Special Collections will close for several months and reopen in a new location within the John C. Hodges Library. Services and collections will be unavailable from May 6 through August 2. During the move, manuscript collections, rare books, and the university’s archives all will be inaccessible.

UT Knoxville Faculty Authors Recognized with Reception, New Web Site

UT Knoxville faculty have written nearly 90 books over the last year, on topics ranging from textbooks on analytical statistics to the history of American cinema. The university recently recognized and celebrated that accomplishment with a reception held at Hodges Library, and with a new Web page featuring their books.

See Writer in Residence Kali Meister’s Play “Exposed” April 8

The University of Tennessee Women’s Coordinating Council and UT Libraries are co-sponsoring a performance of “Exposed,” a play by Jack E. Reese Writer in Residence Kali Meister, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Hodges Library auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.