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Browse collections from Manuscripts and Personal Papers and University Archives with titles that begin with the letter B.

Craig Barron and Gladys Swan correspondence

Correspondence to Dr. Craig Barrow (retired UTC English professor) from author Gladys Swan. Also included are book reviews written by Dr. Barrow and a few biographies of Ms. Swan.

  • Call Number: MS 118
  • Extent: 0.5 linear feet
  • Finding Aid

David Lewis Beebe correspondence

David Lewis Beebe was Minister of the Pilgrim Congregational Church (1972- 1987), Chattanooga, and an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The collection contains correspondence (1972-1978) between Beebe and T. Ralph Morton, Scottish theologian, author, and sometimes Deputy Leader of the Iona Community. There is also correspondence (late 1970′s) between Beebe and Elizabeth Goudge, English author of Green Dolphin Country plus other novels, anthologies, and devotional materials.

  • Call Number: MS 005
  • Extent: 0.5 linear feet
  • Date: 1972-1978

John Boydell prints

Over one hundred rare 18th and 19th century etchings, engravings, and gravures of various scenes from the plays of William Shakespeare. Many of the engravings are the result of the efforts of John Boydell (1719-1804) who established a London gallery in 1789 featuring paintings of scenes from Shakespeare’s plays by many of the most eminent artists in Great Britain. Many of these were subsequently turned into engravings for folio editions published in the early 1800s.

  • Call Number: MS 095
  • Extent: 2 linear feet

Mildred Brashear yearbooks and memory book

Two university yearbooks and a memory book, from Ms. Brashear’s years as a student at the University of Chattanooga, 1919-1923.

  • Call Number: MS 117
  • Extent: 3 linear feet
  • Finding Aid

British Indentured document

An 1806 indentured British document, on parchment, concerning land.

  • Call Number: MS 056
  • Extent: 1 linear foot
  • Date: 1806

John H. Bullard papers

Photographs, letters, documents and books relating mainly to President Harry S. Truman. Mr. Bullard served in World War I in President Truman’s regiment and maintained photos, documents and letters relating to the president, their association, and to their military reunions.

  • Call Number: MS 084
  • Extent: 2 linear feet
  • Date: 1917-1952
  • Finding Aid

Alfred C. Burrill papers

Papers and documents of Alfred C. Burrill, former instructor at the University of Chattanooga Evening College and authority on conservation and natural resources. Includes personal photographs of Mr. Burrill and family, Grant University material and photos, certificates, newspaper clippings, and other university-related items.

  • Call Number: MS 071
  • Extent: 1 linear foot
  • Date: circa 1920-1957