Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

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The mission of the McClung Museum is to advance understanding and appreciation of the earth and its peoples through the collection, preservation, study, interpretation, and exhibition of objects and data. As a part of the University of Tennessee, the museum works to support academic programs and provide educational programming. The museum also participates in implementing the university’s central mission: to cultivate and enrich the human mind and spirit through teaching, scholarship, artistic creation, public service, and professional practice.


Strengths:
Anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history
Parent Institution:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location:
1327 Circle Park Drive Knoxville, TN
Email:
museum@utk.edu
Phone:
+1-865-974-2144

Collections

Name Description
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842 Over 2,000 documents and images dating from 1730 to 1842 on the history of Native Americans in the Southeastern U.S., letters, legal proceedings, military orders, and more.