National Geographic : 1939 May
TENNESSEE TABLEAUX © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by J. Baylor Roberts SEWANEE'S AIR-CONDITIONED LIBRARY HAS 60,000 VOLUMES High up in the southern reaches of the Cumberlands the University of the South (Sewanee), controlled by the Protestant Episcopal Church, has been training young men for 82 years. During the War between the States it was destroyed down to its cornerstone and was rebuilt largely by funds from Great Britain. Within fifteen minutes' drive is Monteagle, for more than fifty years a mountain resort and cultural center. The largest Chautauqua in the South is held here in a huge auditorium during the summer months.