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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
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
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 and...
Dates: 1970 - 1986
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
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
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
Content Description Records of Tennessee Tech biology professor including course records and committee records. Retired in 2017.
Dates: 1968 - 2017
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
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
Content Description The majority of the materials are published documents from the Tennessee Department of Labor. The political and business correspondence are of interest due to the presence of many local prominnant Putnam County citizens.
Dates: 1921 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1939
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
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
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
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
File — Box: 1
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
Dates: 2004 - 2013
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
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract Robert W. Lowe and his wife, Mary Alice Whitson Lowe, were residents of Cookeville. Robert W. Lowe ran for U.S. Senator in 1938 as Executive Committeeman. He was a member of the Upper Cumberland Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, and his wife was a member of the Old Walton Road Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.). This collection contains family letters, including some from World War I, D. A. R. correspondence, bulletins, and 1938 campaign advertisements, dating from...
Dates: 1873 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1936
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
Dates: 1960 - 2019
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
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Frazier Moss Collection dates from 1977 to 1987 and contains ten audio recordings of The Frazier Moss String-Band, in addition to other various players. . The Frazier Moss Collection also contains a small number of newspaper articles, programs, and photographs ranging from 1984-1991.
Dates: 1977 - 1991
Dates: 1978 - 1995
Dates: 1978 - 1995
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
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
Content Description Deeds and other legal documents, letters, photographs, tintypes, other textual records, and weaving patterns belonging to the Pangle family of Overton County, Tennessee.
Dates: 1824-06-15 - 1945-11-16
- Tennessee Tech University Special Collections 49
- Tennessee Tech University Archives 35
- Concert programs 4
- Correspondence 4
- Photographs 4
- Conference materials 3
- Deeds 3
- Upper Cumberland Region (Tenn.) 3
- minutes (administrative records) 3
- Brochures 2
- Civil War 2
- Civil rights movements 2
- College athletes 2
- College student newspapers and periodicals 2
- College students 2
- College students -- Societies and Clubs 2
- Committees 2
- Cookeville (Tenn.) 2
- Families of military personnel -- United States -- Biography 2
- Football 2
- Guidebooks 2
- Homecoming 2 ∧ less
- English 83
- Tennessee Polytechnic Institute 5
- Bryan, Charles Faulkner 2
- Derryberry, William Everett, 1906-1991 2
- Dickinson, W. Calvin, 1938- 2
- Algood, Frances (Fannie Crutcher), 1862-1936 1
- Algood, Henry (Henry Brooks), 1860-1934 1
- Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library & Media Center 1
- Bushing, A. S., Mr. (Arthur Story), 1922-2008 1
- Caplenor, Donald (Charles Donald), 1922-1979 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Conry, Joe (Joseph), -1959 1
- Conry, Myrtis Leonard 1
- Derryberry, Joan (Gertrude Joan Pitt-Rew), 1906-1998 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 ∧ less