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LeRoy A. Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-04-01-10

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of LeRoy A. Martin, president of the University of Chattanooga from 1959 through 1966. The dates of the files within this collection range from 1944-1969, though the bulk of the files relate to LeRoy A. Martin's years as the president of the University of Chattanooga. He employed an alphabetical filing system using alphabetical office files, combining a wide range of subjects. This collection contains office files, correspondence, reports, schedules, leaflets, newspapers, photographs, memorandum and other material pertaining to the University of Chattanooga and Martin's presidency. LeRoy A. Martin focused on revamping the strategy of the development offices at the University of Chattanooga through the Development and Executive committees, which most notably accomplished the planning, building and dedication of the Maclellan gymnasium. During his presidency, the University of Chattanooga had its 75th anniversary celebration. A substantial topic represented in these files is the desegregation of the University of Chattanooga in 1964, which LeRoy A. Martin significantly promoted.

Dates

  • 1959 - 1966

Creator

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Language

English

Status
Under Revision
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collection Area Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Archives Collection Area

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA
423-425-4503