The World War II correspondence of PFC Thomas R. Jones, Sr. while serving in the U.S. Army from December 1943-December 1945. The letters from Jones are to his wife, Mary Mildred Jones, living in Cleveland, TN. The letters deal with day-to-day war-time activities as Private Jones goes through basic training, and after he is shipped to Europe in 1944.
School papers of William Green Hope (Billy Hope), while a student at the University of Chattanooga, 1932-1936. Papers reflect his course work in French, Spanish, History, and other humanities courses, taken under professors Edwin Lindsey, Maxwell Smith, Terrell Tatum, and Culver Smith. There is also some post UC material, including course work at the University of Wisconsin (1937-1938) and teaching material from the University of Chattanooga and Middle Georgia College (1939-1940).
Documents, research material, and correspondence with notable archaeologists of the day related to Mr. Salem Hyde’s archaeological hobbies. Also included in the collection are many slides of South and Central American archaeological sites as well as a variety of artifacts from those regions.
The Irvine Grote collection is comprised of various items from Grote’s life. Irvine Grote was Chemistry Professor at the University of Chattanooga. The artifacts in this collection give a brief glimpse into Grote’s professional work as portrayed in his work notes and publications as well as his personal life as seen through photographs and travel mementos.
The Chattanooga Area Historical Association Collection is comprised of materials collected by the Chattanooga Area Historical Association over a number of years. Items represent different aspects of Chattanooga history.
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