Volunteer Moments

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Volunteer Moments is collection of sketches of the people and events that illuminate the two-hundred year history of the University of Tennessee from its beginnings as Blount College through its redesignations as East Tennessee College and East Tennessee University and its emergence in the twentieth century as the statewide University of Tennessee system.

Originally appearing over the past several years in Context, the faculty and staff newspaper at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these carefully researched essays, produced by former University Historian Milton M. Klein and his staff, which were then compiled by Klein and his research associate, Margaret Ellen Crawford, especially for this bicentennial volume.


In this second edition, several minor errors that appeared in the first edition have been corrected. There is no change, however, in the substance of the text.

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