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William A. Hensley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0136
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents reflecting the academic, business, political, and personal aspects of William A. Hensley's (1883-1951) life. Documents include teaching contracts, pharmacy permits, newspaper clippings regarding his business and political life and aspirations, a speech on the failure of a Tennessee Senate bill for the funding of a technical school, a commission certificate to serve on the staffs of Tennessee's Governors Peay and Horton, correspondence, travel notes, a speech...
Dates: 1902-07-01 - 1997-05-25

Sidney [Doc] McGee papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0008
Content Description During his tenure at Tennessee Tech University, he made a number of trips to Europe, from which he collected extensive tourist memorabilia and unused postcards, and kept hundreds of photos, which also grace this collection. McGee was a sports enthusiast and columnist who, as Tech’s unofficial director of sports information for many years, wrote press releases for the Tennessee Tech basketball team, and kept journals, notes and statistics—these along with newspaper clippings of his weekly...
Dates: 1894 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1977