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Conduct research in Special Collections & University Archives with the tools and information below.

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Finding Aids

Student looking into the telescope in the Clarence T. Jones observatory.

Search finding aids for Manuscripts.

Need help? Visit Frequently Asked Questions for a video tutorial on searching our finding aids.

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A from The Scarlet Letter: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne, illustrated by University of Tenneesse at Chattanooga alumnua Barry Moser.

Browse Manuscripts, University Archives, and Rare Books collections by title.

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Note: most collections are indexed by the creator's last name. For example the John T. Wilder papers are indexed in the Ws.

Cite Primary Sources

Notes from A History of Hamilton County, Tennessee by James Weston LivingoodView examples of MLA and Chicago-style citations using Special Collections and University Archives primary and secondary sources for our collections.

Link to Resources

View of Chattanooga

When you link to Library Resources and Digital Collections, it is important to use a persistent URL. Persistent Links are URLs that connect researchers directly to a book or digital resource by clicking a link embedded in a webpage. Persistent links can be useful when creating syllabi, online reading lists or bibliographies, and other research tools. 

Read our instructions for finding and linking to our materials with persistent URLs.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Nature Questions manuscript by Robert Sparks Walker

Our FAQs are designed to help you learn more about planning your visit and conducting research in Special Collections & University Archives.

 

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