The majority of this collection involves Kay Baker Gaston's research of Chattanooga writer and artist Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919). Included is correspondence with Miles’ daughter, Jean Miles Catino (1903-2000), documents concerning Chattanooga writers Grace McGowan Cooke and Alice McGowan, and drafts of her biography of Emma Bell Miles.
Papers, manuscripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of Dr. David Lockmiller, president of the University of Chattanooga from 1942 until 1959. Among letters, addresses, and honors, this collection includes a letter to the UC Class of 2049 and a scrapbook documenting the university’s 70th anniversary celebration.
Papers and newspaper clippings collected by Dr. James Livingood during his tenure as professor and dean at the University of Chattanooga/UTC. Includes research materials related to institutional history, especially the UC/UT merger. Materials date primarily from the 1960's and 1970's.
Personal papers, photos, music, and related documents from Isa McIlwraith and Arthur Plettner (husband and wife), professors of music at the University of Chattanooga and UTC. Includes concert programs, sheet music, photographs, taped recordings and class notes.
Papers, manuscripts, and research material and notes of Dr. Culver Smith (1896-1979), history professor at the University of Chattanooga from 1932-1966. Includes notes, manuscripts and drafts of his book, Press, Politics and Patronage (University of Georgia Press, 1977).