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COVID-19 Pandemic collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0157
Scope and Contents

Webpages, social media, emails, photographs, posters, newsletters, personal essays, and digital ephemera related to the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee.

Dates: 2020 - 2021

William Everett Derryberry papers

 Collection
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

Deuel's Photograph Studio collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0113
Dates: 1970 - 2014

Development Council records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0147
Scope and Contents The Tennessee Tech University Development Council was established as a non-profit corporation in 1976 with Tech President Arliss S. Roaden as Chairman, Dr. William H. Baker as Vice-Chairman and representatives from the Tech Alumni Associate and representatives of the following foundations: The Agriculture Foundation for Tennessee Tech, Inc.; The Athletic Foundation; The College of Business Administration Foundation; The Tennessee Tech Education Foundation; The Tennessee Tech Engineering...
Dates: 1979 - 1984

Calvin Dickinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0120
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

The Dispatch photographs

 Record Group — Box: 1-4
Identifier: RG-0000-0126
Dates: 1971 - 1982

Dixie College collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: RG-0000-0173
Scope and Contents Many of the records relate to the establishment of the college including publications, minutes, receipts, histories, contracts, catalogs, donations, lawsuits, by laws, committees, and the charter. The college was supposed to have a School of the Bible, which never came to fruition. Lawsuits against Jere Whitson’s estate regarding donations for the proposed bible school building are included in the collection. Petitioners complained that Whitson schemed their money and then sold the proposed...
Dates: 1909 - 1930

Harold Ward Draper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0043
Content Description State publications and photographs of Ward, Cordell Hull Dam, and numerous political meetings. There are also numerous prominent politician's signatures include in the contents of two scrapbooks, one on an Appalachian Scenic Highway with signatures of David Pack, Joe L. Evins, Harlan Mathews, Henry Ward, Frank Stubblefield, Edward Breathitt, Thurston Morton, Frank Clement, Annette Belle Clement, and a second scrapbook on Economic resources development which has the signatures of Albert...
Dates: 1964 - 1967

Dyer Family Business Records

 Series
Identifier: RG-0000-0102
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

Eads collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0132
Dates: 1593 - 2006

College of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0170
Dates: 1964 - 2021

College of Engineering records

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

Enrollment Management and Career Placement Records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0122
Content Description Records relating to the Tennessee Tech University Division of Enrollment Management and Career Placement. The division includes 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), in-state residency guidelines (c. 1975), recruitement promotional publications and information...
Dates: circa 1940s-2020

Ann Evins papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0017
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

Joe L. Evins papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0001
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 1976

Office of Extended Programs and Regional Development records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-176
Scope and Contents

The records of the Tennessee Tech University Office of Extended Programs and Regional Development includes websites, newsletters, brochures, and other publications for marketing the Office's programming.

Dates: circa 1965-2021

Faculty Senate records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0030
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents created by the Faculty Senate including: Agendas and Minutes, Committee Policies and Correspondence, Faculty Handbooks, and various Other Handbooks and Manuals. The first three series (accordingly as listed) are arranged chronologically. Other Handbooks and Manuals are arranged according to their source department. The records range from 1982 to 2019 and consist of 14 boxes.

Dates: 1961 - 2019

Faculty Women's Club

 Collection
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

Lottie Farr papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0058
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1970 - 1986

T.J. Farr papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0059
Abstract 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

Ric Finch papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0124
Content Description Ric Finch was a geology faculty member at Tennessee Technological University. He began in 1975. Ric Finch's papers include numerous slides from his thesis, a geology field trip he took with University of Texas, field trips taken with Tennessee Tech, and the Geology Club. This record group also contains records from Ric Finch regarding the building of PSR-451 Corridor J, including records regarding community action against it and records relating to its construction. When Finch...
Dates: 2000 - 2004

Department of Foreign Languages records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-0000-0163
Content Description Tennessee Tech University Department of Foreign Languages annual report, brochures, correspondence, newsletters, photographs scrapbook, reading files, self-studies, syllabi, website, and foreign language student organization flyers. The reading files were organized by Phillip J. Campana while he was chair of the department and were intended to contain a copy of everything created by his office as chair. The reading files are incomplete.Digital materials can be accessed online at:...
Dates: 1947 - 2021

Frances Byrne scrapbook and school papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0172
Dates: 1922 - 1933

General Faculty Meeting records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-0000-0148
Scope and Contents The General Faculty Meeting usually occurred three to five times a year and was generally presided over by the university president. Reports would be presented from the University Assembly, the Academic Council, the Administrative Council, the Faculty Senate, along with comments from the president. It was customary for new faculty to be welcomed. Faculty earning service pins, or other awards and retiring faculty would be acknowledged. This collection consists of agendas and minutes of these...
Dates: 1980 - 2007

Alfred H. Gill papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0062
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

Charles Golden photographs and papers

 Collection
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

Harding Studio Photographs and Logs

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0010
Dates: 1924 - 1957

John Harris papers

 Collection
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

Hector Black papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists of documentation of the family and public life of Hector Black, who lived from 1925 to 2020. Documents include notebooks, journals, log books, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, Christian songbooks, correspondence, and notably a copy of an FBI file on him for his activism on behalf of the African-American community. Igniting his advocacy and activism was his underlying love of peace and justice, and remarkable forgiveness of a man, Ivan Simpson, who murdered his...
Dates: 1930 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2017

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