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College of Agriculture and Human Ecology records

Identifier: RG-0000-0115
Content Description

The College of Agriculture and Human Ecology houses 19 programs of study ranging from agribusiness management to housing and design, pre-veterinary science to food, nutrition and dietetics.

Dates: 1952 - 1974

Albert A. Cannella papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0078
Content Description

Documentation of Civil Engineering projects in the Upper Cumberland, consultancies, class notes and tests, articles, photographs and correspondence of Albert A. Cannella's career as teacher, engineer and community activist.

Dates: 1935 - 1995

Algood Family Collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0123

Henry Brooks Algood (1860-1934), a druggist who owned Algood Pharmacy in Cookeville, was the son of Joel Algood, for whom the town of Algood was named. His wife, Frances "Fannie" Crutcher Algood (1862-1936) traveled across the United States purchasing ladies' hats and accessories to sell to the women of Putnam County. This collection contains ledgers, financial records, receipts, and other materials that belonged to Henry and Fannie.

Dates: 1859-01-01 - 1934-12-29

Danny Allen Country Music Postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0182
Dates: 1900 - 1955

Allison Rash Ensor collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RG-0000-0117
Dates: 1920 - 1966

Alpha Lambda Delta records

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: RG-0000-0104

Alpha Lambda Delta, the National Academic Honor Society for Freshmen, founded its Tennessee Technological University chapter November 15, 1973. Comprised of textual records, the collection contains materials from various officer notebooks, past issues of the newsletter, The Flame, and a scrapbook made by members.

Dates: 1973 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1996 - 2015

Alpine, Tennessee photographs and clipping

Identifier: RG-0000-171
Dates: 1992, undated

American Association of University Professors: Tennessee Tech Chapter records

 Record Group — Box: 1-7
Identifier: RG-0000-0051
Scope and Contents

The American Association of University Professors: Tennessee Tech Chapter Papers contain materials relating to the local chapter at Tennessee Tech including meeting minutes, chapter newsletters, Tennessee Tech faculty handbooks, the chapter Constitution and By-Laws, faculty rosters, resolutions and both committee and general reports. Additionally, it includes several documents relating to AAUP Tennessee Conferences.

Dates: 1960 - 2008; 2022; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Appalachian Center for Craft records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0158
Content Description

Newsletters, pamphlets, website, student housing handbook, and social media of the Tennessee Tech University Appalachian Center for Craft. The website was originally published at The digital materials can be accessed at:

Dates: 2003, 2017-2021

College of Arts and Sciences records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0164
Scope and Contents Annual reports, self studies, newsletter, website, and opening speech typescript of the Tennessee Tech University College of Arts and Sciences. Annual reports describe changes in academic programs and curriculum, movement of departments into new facilities, enrollment numbers by department, major events, department news, and the Dean's recommendations. The annual reports also provides information on faculty by department, including lists of new hires, retirements, publications,...
Dates: 1965-2009, 2021

Backdoor Playhouse records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0168
Dates: 1954 - 2021

Herman E. Baggenstoss South Cumberland State Park records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0066
Content Description The Herman E. Baggenstoss Collection details the creation of the South Cumberland Recreation Area from its inception as the Grundy State Forest on April 10, 1935 after its purchase from the Tennessee Land Company. It also details the effort of the Grundy County Conservation Board to make the county more sustainable in ways such as lobbying for landfills and appropriate solid waste removal. Included in this collection are maps of the South Cumberland Recreation Area, photographs of the areas...
Dates: 1935 - 1992

Vivian Barnes collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0003

Vivian Barnes attended Tennessee Tech and graduated in 1949 with a degree in accounting. She married H.S. Barnes, who attended Tech from 1936 to 1939. The materials include clippings from the Oracle, Tech’s student newspaper, and programs from different events, such as operas, plays, choral events, and symphony performances from 1935 to 1980, with most of the material dating from 1938 to 1966.

Dates: 1935 - 1980

Michael "Birdie" Birdwell papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0183
Dates: 1900 - 2022

Board of Trustees records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0155
Content Description

Born-digital minutes, agendas, meeting materials, presentations, video, and website of the Tennessee Tech University Board of Trustees and its committees. The Board uses the word "materials" to describe documents presented to support the discussion of agenda items.

Materials can be accessed online at:

Dates: 2017 March-2021 June

Brinker, Dr. William J. papers

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0074
Abstract The collection primarily documents William John "Bill" Brinker's interviews with Cookeville veterans who served either in the Vietnam War or the 109th Cavalry as well as interviews with their families and his research on such topics. Brinker (1935-2021) was a history professor at Tennessee Tech University and eventually the chairman of the History Department. Having served in the military himself, he was an avid researcher of war studies, specifically of the Vietnam War. Using the research...
Dates: 1988 - 2009

Brooks, Joe D. collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0080

Charles Faulkner Bryan collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0042
Abstract The papers and tapes of Charles Faulkner Bryan. Bryan was born on July 26, 1911, near McMinnville, Tennessee. His music education began at the age of ten when he started studying piano. In 1934 he graduated from the Nashville Conservatory School of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree. In 1935 Bryan was appointed director of the Tennessee Polytechnic Institute's Music Department in Cookeville, Tennessee. While in Cookeville, Bryan began an extensive study of folk music with his wife, Edith...
Dates: 1790 - 1956

Bryan Symphony Orchestra Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0145
Content Description

Programs, calendars of events and other ephemera from the Bryan Symphony Orchestra. These are not records of the Orchestra, just records from the Orchestra maintained/collected by the Archives.

Dates: 1970 - 1990

Linnie M. Bullington records

Identifier: RG-0000-0016
Content Description

Legal papers related to land puchases and transfers possibly for property affiliated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction of Center Hill Lake.

Dates: 1890 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1965

Tommy Burks papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0065
Scope and Contents

Papers of politician Fred Thomas "Tommy" Burks.

Dates: 1971 - 1997

Burntstand Cemetery records

Identifier: RG-0000-0005
Scope and Contents The Burnstand Cemetery Collection includes maps, photographs, business correspondence, and legal correspondence regarding the relocation of Burntstand Cemetery. The photographs illustrate the former location of Burntstand Cemetery which was behind the east side of the stadium. The maps show the plots that were on Tennessee Tech property and the intended relocation plots at Shipley Cemetery where approximately 170 bodies were moved. The business correspondence necessary for relocating the...
Dates: 1921-10 - 1969-10

Bushing, Arthur Story papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RG-0000-0125
Dates: 1919 - 2009

Donald Caplenor Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0044
Content Description

Collection includes monographs, field notes from from various plant surveys in Tennessee, and studeies.

Dates: 1952 - 1971

College of Business records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0174
Dates: 1967 - 1974; 1988 - 2009

College of Graduate Studies Records

 Record Group — Box: 1-6
Identifier: RG-0000-0019
Content Description

Records relating to the creation and operation of the College of Graduate Studies. The records include minutes, publications, and photographs.

Dates: 1965 - 1977

Commission on the Status of Women Records

Identifier: RG-0000-0089

In 1987, Tennessee Technological University formed the Commission on the Status of Women to promote and provide for women on Tennessee Technological University’s campus in terms of safety, hiring and promotion, and educational offerings. Records include the founding documents and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1987 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1999

Office of Communications and Marketing records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0052
Content Description

Information Services records including files, press releases and photographs from the Press Services.

Dates: 1960 - 1990

Department of Computer Science records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0169
Scope and Contents

Records of the Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Tech University. Includes ephemera, accreditation self-studies, academic program proposals and curriculum, correspondence, university-wide policies, Mary Patterson Scholarship administration files, and new faculty orientation materials.

See also: College of Arts and Sciences records

Dates: 1985 - 2020

Myrtis Leonard Conry ledger and diaries

Identifier: RG-0000-0075
Content Description The diary and accounts ledger gives a brief look at the daily life of Myrtis and Joseph (Joe) Conry and their two young children in the late 1920's and 1930's Cookeville Tennessee. Written by Myrtis, the diary begins in March of 1928 and shares stories about what is happening in the Cookeville area and at T.P.I (Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, now Tennessee Technological University) and in the world. In her writings she mentions the cost of the T.P.I. President's house, the Presidential...
Dates: 1921 - 1954

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