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Special Collections & University Archives

We acquire, preserve, and provide open access to rich cultural heritage resources that document Chattanooga, the state of Tennessee, and the South including the history of the University.

As Special Collections and University Archives prepares to move into the New Library over the holiday break, you must Make an Appointment to view our resources. Also note that we will be closed from Saturday, December 13 until Monday, December 29, 2014. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. 

Lupton Library card catalog, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga photographs, University Archives

Finding Aids

Search or browse our finding aids to discover the creation, historical context, and contents of our primary source materials.

Student using a new computer in Lupton Library, 1970s.

Digital Collections

Get searchable, full text access to some of our most popular resources, including the first 36 volumes of the Moccasin, UTC's student yearbook.

Illustration from he Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home by Charles Dickens.

Hours and Location

We're open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Sorry, we're closed on Saturday and Sunday.