Special Collections, located on the first floor in Hodges Library, preserves and provides access to rare and unique materials that support instruction and research at the University of Tennessee. Available formats include rare books, manuscripts, letters, diaries, photographs, and digital collections.
Tennessee has been home to many notable writers, including James Agee, Nikki Giovanni, Evelyn Scott, and Allen Tate. This research guide identifies special collections materials by prominent poets, authors, historians, and essayists that lived in Tennessee or wrote wrote about the region.
The guide is not a comprehensive list but, instead, an introduction to selected authors whose works are available in our collections. To find more materials:
Visit the Special Collections finding aid database at http://dlc.lib.utk.edu/spc/search
Visit the library catalog at http://www.lib.utk.edu
American literature -- Southern States
American literature -- Southern States – Bibliography
Authors, American – Tennessee
Authors, American – Tennessee -- Biography
Poets, American -- Tennessee
Poets, American -- Tennessee -- Biography
Tennessee, East -- In literature
Boyle, Virginia Frazer
Cable, George Washington
Caldwell, Mary French
Ford, Jesse Hill
Fort, John Porter
Harris, George Washington
Krutch, Joseph Wood
Milton, George Fort
Steele, William O.
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