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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
Overview 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
Dates: 1920 - 1966
Collection — Box: 1-4
Overview 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
Scope and Contents Records include photographs and materials relating to homecoming, various events, and numerous graduating classes.
Dates: 1927 - 1983
Scope and Contents Records include reports, recruiting materials, meeting minutes, information regarding the Tennessee and National AAUP, and memoranda.
Dates: 1960 - 1980
Content Description The Herman E. Baggenstoss Collection details the creation of the South Cumberland Recreation Area from its inception as the Grundy State Forest in 1935. Included in this collection are maps, photographs, contracts, reports, minutes, clippings, articles, brochures, studies, statistics, correspondence and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935 - 1992
Overview 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
Dates: 1989 - 2003
Dates: 1989 - 2003
Overview 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
Dates: 1890 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1965
Dates: 1971 - 1997
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
Dates: 1919 - 2009
Dates: 1952 - 1971
Dates: 1952 - 1984
Overview 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
Content Description Information Services records including files, press releases and photographs from the Press Services.
Dates: 1960 - 1990
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
Dates: 1986 - 2014
Abstract The collection documents William Everett Derryberry’s term as President of Tennessee Tech University (1940-1974) and his personal and professional life outside of the university. He managed the university through disruption during World War II, growth in enrollment after the war, physical expansion of the campus, integration and student movements during the 1960s and 1970s, and the university’s name change from Tennessee Polytechnic Institute in 1965.
Dates: 1912 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1974
Content Description Calvin Dickinson is professor emeritus at Tennessee Technological University having taught history for there for 30 years until his retirement in 2000. Born in Shreveport, La., and raised in East Texas, he attended Baylor University from which he received Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina and has also studied at the College of William and Mary and East Carolina University. Dickinson was Instructor and Department Chair at Chowan College from...
Dates: 1983 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985
Dates: 1964 - 1967
Content Description The Dyer Family Business Records date from 1879 to 1929, with the bulk of material dating from 1882 to 1905. The collection is mainly comprised of J. F. Dyer’s appointment books which list the payments made, dates visited, and who was visited. It also contains some of Lex Dyer’s appointment books. The minutes and members of the Board of Putnam County Medical Society is also included, dating from 1903 to 1917.
Dates: 1879 - 1929
Dates: 1593 - 2006
Content Description The Ann Evins papers contain materials related to her civic, religious, and business interests, including correspondence, speaches, directories, ephemera related to numerous clubs and organizations, numerous materials relating to her faith, and articles on topics of her interest. The collection also includes personal correspondence from friends and family, including birthday cards from her daughters.
Dates: 1953 - 1983
Scope and Contents The Evins papers included 100,000 pieces of correspondence, 2000 photographs, 1000 documents, 100 scrapbooks, speeches, and personal records, 300 artifacts, 400 volumes, and 150 maps and facsimiles. The core of the collection is the Congressional Papers. These papers span the years from l946 when Evins entered the U.S. House of Representatives as its youngest member to l976 when he retired as one of the most powerful men in Congress.The Congressional Papers, Series I,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1976
- Tennessee Tech University Special Collections 48
- Tennessee Tech University Archives 30
- Concert programs 4
- Correspondence 4
- Deeds 3
- Photographs 3
- Upper Cumberland Region (Tenn.) 3
- minutes (administrative records) 3
- Civil War 2
- College athletes 2
- College student newspapers and periodicals 2
- Committees 2
- Conference materials 2
- Cookeville (Tenn.) 2
- Families of military personnel -- United States -- Biography 2
- Football 2
- Homecoming 2
- Pharmacists 2
- Pharmacy 2
- Receipts (Acknowledgments) 2
- Teachers 2
- Tennessee Technological University 2 ∧ less
- English 77
- Tennessee Polytechnic Institute 5
- Derryberry, William Everett, 1906-1991 2
- Dickinson, W. Calvin, 1938- 2
- Algood, Frances (Fannie Crutcher), 1862-1936 1
- Algood, Henry (Henry Brooks), 1860-1934 1
- Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library & Media Center 1
- Bryan, Charles Faulkner 1
- Bushing, A. S., Mr. (Arthur Story), 1922-2008 1
- Caplenor, Donald (Charles Donald), 1922-1979 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Conry, Joe (Joseph), -1959 1
- Conry, Myrtis Leonard 1
- Derryberry, Joan (Gertrude Joan Pitt-Rew), 1906-1998 1
- Ensor, Allison Rash, Jr. 1
- Ensor, Rose Nell Johnson, 1900-1958 1
- Farr, Lottie, 1970-1986 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers 1
- Hensley, William A. , 1883-1951 1
- Houston, Herbert, Colonel, 1900-1989 1
- Johnson, Mancil 1 ∧ less