Special Collections

Important Information

Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives builds collections of manuscripts, rare books, and other unique primary research materials, primarily in support of the scholarly community of the University of Tennessee and the residents of Tennessee.

Special Collections focuses on topics of global interest with regional significance. Materials are acquired in all formats, including print, audiovisual, and born digital materials.   Special Collections seeks to create and provide broad access to collections for scholars in regional, national and international communities, as well as the general public.

Visiting Special Collections

Special Collections is located on the first floor of Hodges Library, one floor below Circulation and the Commons, and one floor above the Volunteer Blvd entrance. Special Collections is open to all interested researchers.