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Dates: 1992, undated
Dates: 1970 - 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...
Dates: 1983 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985
Content Description The Driver Family Collection consists of various materials gathered by James Gray “Bobo” Driver (1916-1992) and Ruby Nell Haas Driver (1920-2012). The materials in the collection range from 1968 to 2001. Multiple items are ephemeral, and some are handmade. Differing forms of recorded music are also present amongst the materials. The collection’s primary subjects revolve around events and people of Smithville, Tennessee, including the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree, the Smithville-DeKalb...
Dates: 1968 - 2001
Dates: 1952 - 1984
Collection — Box: 1
Dates: 1922 - 1933
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
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...
Dates: 1902-07-01 - 1997-05-25
Content Description During Sidney McGee's 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...
Dates: 1894 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1977
Content Description The dates of the Smithville Jamboree Collection range from 1952 to 2021. There are multiple records creators to this collection, including Berry C. Williams, Mickey Driver, Neil Dudney, Nolan Turner, Maureen Jameson, and Roger Estes. The bulk of the collection, however, is composed of materials preserved by the Smithville Jamboree Board. The collection contains event programs, photographs, ephemera, correspondence, and documents pertaining to the Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree and Crafts...
Dates: 1952 - 2022
Content Description Records include photographs, certificates, scrapbooks, and event programs that relate to the activities of Tech Training School Parent Teacher Association. Of note are fourteen scrapbooks from 1942 to 1966 and two Founder’s Day program volumes. The scrapbooks document events from individual school years including newspaper clippings, student artwork, programs, and photographs. The purpose of the scrapbooks was to record the accomplishments of the PTA for the school year. The...
Dates: 1942 - 1966
- Subject: photographs X
- Tennessee Tech University Special Collections 7
- Tennessee Tech University Archives 5
- Photographs 6
- photographs 6
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
- black-and-white photographs 3
- Basketball for women 2
- Brochures 2
- Concert programs 2
- Correspondence 2
- Fiddlers 2
- Fiddling -- Competitions 2
- Public architecture 2
- Smithville, Tennessee 2
- Alpine (Tenn.) 1
- Anniversaries 1
- Annual reports 1
- Architecture, Domestic 1
- Awards 1
- Baxter (Tenn.) 1
- Bowed stringed instruments 1
- Charters and articles of incorporation 1 + ∧ less
- Evins, Joe L. (Joe Landon), 1910-1984 2
- Tennessee Polytechnic Institute 2
- Byrne, Frances (Ada Frances Byrne Hensley), 1913-1934 1
- Derryberry, Joan (Gertrude Joan Pitt-Rew), 1906-1998 1
- Dickinson, W. Calvin, 1938-2021 1
- Driver, Nell H. (Ruby Nell Haas), 1920-2012 1
- First National Bank (Cookeville, Tenn.) 1
- Hensley, William A. , 1883-1951 1
- McGee, Sidney Lamont, Dr. (Sidney Lamont), 1897-1976 1
- Tennessee Technological University. College of Engineering 1
- Tennessee Technological University. Whitson-Hester School of Nursing 1 + ∧ less