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James Livingood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-024

Scope and Contents

This collection includes research materials related to institutional history, especially the UC/UT merger. Materials date primarily from the 1960s and 1970s. Papers and newspaper clippings collected by Dr. James Livingood during his tenure as professor and dean at the University of Chattanooga/UTC.


  • Creation: 1937-1975


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

James Livingood (1910-2005) was a member of the University of Chattanooga history faculty from 1937 to 1975. He served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 1937-1966, then as dean of the university 1966-1969. He was recognized with the designation Guerry Professor of History, the highest award for faculty achievement at UC. Livingood was born in Birdsboro, PA. He graduated from Gettysburg College in 1934 and earned the Ph.D. in history from Princeton in 1937. Livingood was a civil war historian who also had a keen interest in Chattanooga’s local history.


0.84 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

James Livingood donated this collection to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1975 July 17.

Processing Information

Processing of this collection is complete.

James Livingood papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States