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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
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
Dates: 1919 - 2009
Dates: 1952 - 1971
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
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
Overview Lottie Farr (1907-1994) was an English professor at Tennessee Tech University and worked with the College of Education. She also was involved with the Putnam County Library and was treasurer for the Board of Trustees. Through the Department of English, she edited and copyrighted a collection of poetry by Clara Cox Epperson. The materials primarily date from 1970 to 1986, with the bulk of materials dating from 1970 to 1983. The materials consist of Putnam County Library records, book layouts and...
Dates: 1970 - 1986
Overview T.J. Farr (1902-1962) was a history professor at Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, and was chairperson of the English and Education Departments. He was also involved with the Tennessee Folklore Society and gathered folklore from across the Upper Cumberland region, along with some East Tennessee Folklore. The materials primarily date from 1926 to 1961, with the bulk of materials dating from 1935. The materials consist of Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletins, correspondences, and membership...
Dates: 1926 - 1961
Scope and Contents The Alfred H. Gill papers include numerous team photographs of the TPI football team and reunion photographs. There are four yearbooks, of which there is a letter from "Mary" and the others have a few messages from classmates. There is a photograph from his time at Camp Forrest, Tennessee during World War II and three postmaster declarations signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Dates: 1925 - 1944
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
Content Description The collection contains warranty deeds, leases, and agreements.
Dates: 1911 - 1940
Dates: 1957 - 1990
Dates: 1921 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1939
Scope and Contents The Robert E. Jager papers date from 1956 to 2018. Robert E. Jager, a composer, arranger, and educator, compiled the collection. The compilation includes sketchbooks, manuscripts, published musical scores, unpublished musical scores, publicity, programs, newspaper clippings, magazines, books, awards, correspondence, nametags, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, lectures, an interview, a speech, a thesis, compact discs, LP records, a DVD, a sound reel, and a VHS tape. The collection provides...
Dates: 1956 - 2018
- Repository: Tennessee Tech University Special Collections X
- Correspondence 4
- Concert programs 3
- Deeds 3
- Photographs 3
- Civil War 2
- Cookeville (Tenn.) 2
- Families of military personnel -- United States -- Biography 2
- Football 2
- Pharmacists 2
- Pharmacy 2
- Receipts (Acknowledgments) 2
- Tennessee. Board of Pharmacy 2
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- United States -- Biography 2
- certificates 2
- correspondence 2
- Account books 1
- African Americans -- Music 1
- Agriculture 1
- Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute 1
- American Library Association 1 ∧ less
- Tennessee Polytechnic Institute 3
- Dickinson, W. Calvin, 1938- 2
- Algood, Frances (Fannie Crutcher), 1862-1936 1
- Algood, Henry (Henry Brooks), 1860-1934 1
- Bryan, Charles Faulkner 1
- Bushing, A. S., Mr. (Arthur Story), 1922-2008 1
- Caplenor, Donald (Charles Donald), 1922-1979 1
- Clement, Frank G., 1949- 1
- Conry, Joe (Joseph), -1959 1
- Conry, Myrtis Leonard 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
- Lee, Jr. (John F.) 1
- McGee, Sidney Lamont, Dr. (Sidney Lamont), 1897-1976 1
- Shelton, June P. 1 ∧ less