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Alpha Lambda Delta records

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

Alumni Affairs records

Identifier: RG-0000-0031
Scope and Contents Records include photographs and materials relating to homecoming, various events, and numerous graduating classes.
Dates: 1927 - 1983

American Association of University Professors: Tennessee Technological University Chapter records

Identifier: RG-0000-0051
Scope and Contents Records include reports, recruiting materials, meeting minutes, information regarding the Tennessee and National AAUP, and memoranda.
Dates: 1960 - 2001

Burnstand 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

College of Engineering

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0133
Dates: 1952 - 1984

College of Graduate Studies Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0019
Content Description Records relating to the creation and operation of teh 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
Abstract 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

Communications and Marketing records

Identifier: RG-0000-0052
Content Description Information Services records including files, press releases and photographs from the Press Services.
Dates: 1960 - 1990

William Everett Derryberry papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0027
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

Enrollment Management and Career Placement Records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0122
Content Description Records relating to Enrollment Management and Career Placement. These records include Admissions, Financial Aid, International Education, Military and Veterans Affairs, Records and Registration, and Student Success Center. Records include Challenge Coins from New Student and Family Programs (2010s), College Work Programs Manuals (1993, 1998), and In-State Residency Guidelines (c. 1975).
Dates: 1975 - 2020

Faculty Women's Club

Identifier: RG-0000-0090
Content Description Founded in 1937 as the Tech Faculty Women’s Club, the Tech Women’s Club assisted integrating new faculty members and their families into the Putnam County and Tech University community. Tech Women's Club reaches female staff, professional faculty and former employees and also hosts scholarships for female Tech students who are attending Tech. Included are a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1953 - 2003

Charles Golden photographs and papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0050
Abstract Charles Golden was an educator for 45 years and worked at Tennessee Tech University for 22 years. Golden joined the Tech administration in 1969 and was an advocate for education. His career started in White County as a supervisor, administrator and principal for nine years in and superintendent for eleven years in Sparta City schools. His love for education lead to his coordination of several education programs. After his many years of devotion to the education system and Tech he retired in...
Dates: 1960 - 1992

John Harris papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0091
Content Description Records of Tennessee Tech biology professor including course records and committee records. Retired in 2017.
Dates: 1968 - 2017

James M. Hatfield Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0069
Scope and Contents These records include corresponded with Hatfield from Tennessee Technological University’s second president regarding his application for the position at Tech and information regarding staff hiring choices. Records discuss Hatfield’s opposition to the governor’s ability to appoint the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and include reports of the Putnam County Superintendent regarding the success of the schools. Lastly, records include materials relating to the death of Garland A....
Dates: 1916 - 1931

School of Human Ecology

Identifier: RG-0115
Content Description 21 Scrapbooks from the School of Home Ecology. The scrapbooks document the experience of female students in Tech’s Home Management Residence course. The four-credit course began in the early 1950s under the direction of Esther Montgomery. The program offered students lessons in budgeting, preparing meals, caring for their home, and buying food all while they shared a home with other students in the course. Scrapbooks contain photographs, correspondence, clippings, notes, and ephemera.
Dates: 1952 - 1974

Information Technology Services records

Identifier: RG-0000-0100
Scope and Contents This record group currently includes Information Systems plans from the years 1990 to 1998, and information regarding the D.W. mattson computer Cetner including an annual report for 1994-1995 and a user's guide.
Dates: 1990 - 1998

Christine Spivey Jones subject files

Identifier: RG-0000-0116
Content Description These are materials acquired initially by Christine Jones during her course of work as a genealogist in Tennessee Tech archives. They include copies and originals of materials dealing with counties, notable families, and a variety of historical topics dealing with the Upper Cumberland. Subject files continue to be added from ongoing acquisitions. This collection also includes numerous scrapbooks from Thomas Jefferson Barnes relating to his family genealogy and dating from 1883-1986.
Dates: 1883 - 1986

Kappa Sigma records

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0140
Content Description The collection includes records of the original fraternity before its merger with Kapa Sigma in 1969. Records include original minutes, rosters, and 2014 history of the first approved fraternity at Tennedsee Tech prior to its approval.
Dates: 1963 - 1969; 2014

Library records

Identifier: RG-0000-0029
Content Description Library records date from 1918 to 2015, with the bulk of the records dating from 1950 to 2010. These records were acquisitioned and accessioned several times over those years. These records contain the many changes that occurred during the one hundred plus years of the library. The records range from handwritten ledgers, financial data, annual reports, surveys, goals, missions, policies, and procedures, committee meetings, new and upgraded building plans, personnel and staff...
Dates: 1918 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2015

Mastersingers Inc. Records

Identifier: RG-0000-0101
Abstract The Mastersingers was a choral group that was formed in 1977 by Mr. and Mrs. David Urness and Alice Derryberry in Cookeville, Tennessee. David Urness served as the Mastersingers first choral director. Although based at Tennessee Technological University, members are not required to be students. Many members come from Cookeville and surrounding areas. The records date from 1978 to 2014 and include ephemera, memorabilia, and the official records of the Mastersingers such as information on...
Dates: 1978 - 2014

Mortar Board Records

Identifier: RG-0000-0105
Abstract The Mortar Board Honor Society started at Tennessee Tech University in 1968, being officially recognized as the Gold Circle chapter on April 12, 1975. As a National College Senior Honor Society, they honor those who exemplify scholarship, leadership, and service. This collection contains photographs and textual records relating to activities and volunteer work of the chapter throughout Putnam County.
Dates: 1968 - 2008

David Narrie Rugby Team collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0076
Dates: 1978 - 1995

Newsletters and Publications

Identifier: RG-0000-0143
Abstract The Newsletters and Publications collection is an accumulation of various publications made by Tennessee Tech University and other institutions relevant to the region dating from 1951 through 2020. The records are files of text arranged in alphabetical order by title of publication.
Dates: 1951 - 2020

Omicron Delta Kappa records

Identifier: RG-0000-0106
Abstract Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, founded its Tennessee Tech University chapter in 1975. Comprised of textual records and photographs, the collection contains materials from the both the president and treasurers’ folders, along with various awards and recognitions of the Tennessee Tech chapter.
Dates: 1991 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1996 - 1997

Photo Services photographs

Identifier: RG-0000-0112
Content Description Images of events on campus, scenery, special happenings, students, and faculty from Tech.
Dates: 1950 - 2015

Planning and Finance Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0024
Content Description Audit reports from 1951-1957, bonds, budgets 1951-2019, financial reports, and revisions, and plans for Center Hill Lake (Tech Aqua?)
Dates: 1951 - 2019

Records of the President

Identifier: RG-0000-0009
Scope and Contents Preprocessing notes: The folder titled "teacher load and enrollment" is the class schedule before it was printed from 1960-1968. See bulletins for inforamtion regarding this after.

The THEC index and minutes give details on faculty hiring and leave, building construction and naming.

American Council on Education folders hold a breadth of information regarding disabled veterans on campus.
Dates: 1927 - 1993

Programs, Pamphlets, Fliers, and Ephemera

Identifier: RG-0000-144
Dates: 1960 - 2020-12-16

Social Movements Collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0141
Content Description Documents protests against police brutality of Black communities and responses to protests in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Content warning: some responses to protests contain white supremacist, anti-Black racist, and antisemitic language and images. Some responses also call for and glorify violence against protesters. The Black Voters Matter signs are from a campus event hosted by the Student Chapter of the NAACP initiated by the local NAACP chapter. The Archive worked as a liason...
Dates: 2017 - 2020

Hix Stubblefield photographs

Identifier: RG-0000-0082
Content Description This collection contains photographs of people, buildings, and events at Tennessee Technological University. Some of the photographs are originals and others are copies of photographs from an earlier period. The photographs were used in various publications and announcements. There are numerous pictures of alumni printed in the Alumnus.
Dates: 1960s-1990s