The Archives and Special Collections of Lincoln Memorial University are located in the Carnegie-Vincent Library, on the 2nd Floor at the back of the stacks area. The Archives is open by appointment only. Walk-in hours may be available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm. To schedule an appointment please contact the Archivist at 423-869-6304.
Scope of Collections
The University Archive holds the paper collections of a number of important Lincoln Memorial University People as well as an extensive photograph collection. University records such as Catalogs, Yearbooks, The Blue and Gray paper, etc. See the complete listing of all the University Archives holdings.
The Mission of the Archives and Special Collections
The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is dedicated to identifying, preserving and making available the university records, as well as the bibliographic, photographic, and manuscript collections of enduring cultural and historical legacy of Lincoln Memorial University. The UASC serves the missions of the Carnegie-Vincent Library in a collaboration of archival preservation, conservation, cataloging, digitization, collection development, and the provision of access and support for reference and research. The UASC promotes public awareness and appreciation of Lincoln Memorial University’s historical legacy of resources relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War era, and regional Appalachian history. The UASC supports the research needs of LMU faculty, staff, students as well as the community and general researchers.
How to search for Archival Items
Many of the items in the Archival collection have accession numbers. These function in the same way that call numbers do for books. To search Piper by accession number go to the simple search and click the ‘call number browse’ option. Enter the accession number into the search box and click ‘search’. The results list will include items located at the museum as well as the archives. If you are interested in viewing any of these items please contact the Archivist at email@example.com or 423-869-6304 to set up an appointment.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: finding aids for collections relating to LMU
Are you a history buff? then check out some of the interesting people and history of Lincoln Memorial University.
- Collections Held in the Archive
- B. Frank “Tex” Turner Finding Aid
- Bert Vincent Collection Finding Aid
- Clay Cunningham Collection Finding Aid
- Jesse Stuart Correspondence Finding Aid
- Oral History Transcripts Finding Aid
- The Four Seasons Hotel and Sanitarium Finding Aid
- The Grace Nettleton Home Collection Find Aid
- The Herman Y Hughes Papers Finding Aid
- The LMU Medical Department (Tennessee Medical College) Finding Aid
- History Of…
- LMU Literary Hall of Fame
- NHPS Hensley Settlement Collection
- NHPS Resource Management Record Collection
- NHPS Robert Kincaid Papers
- Procedures Manual for the University Archives and Special Collection
- Railsplitter yearbooks held in the University Archives
- Railsplitter Yearbooks in the Reference Room
- Student Literary Publications