Archives Exhibits

Current Exhibits

World War I and Tennessee Tech University: The Wartime Experience at Tech

As part of Tennessee’s World War I Centennial, Tennessee Tech University Archives and Special Collections is hosting an exhibit featuring the life of Tennessee Tech’s campus during and immediately after World War I.World War I Tennessee Tech Exhibit flyer

 

Joe L. Evins Office

The Joe L. Evins Office exhibit can be viewed in room 104 of the library. Joseph Landon Evins (October 24, 1910 - March 31, 1984) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1947 to 1977.

Photo of Joe L. Evins Office

 

Lost Spaces

Did you know there used to be a cemetery on campus? Visit the newly designed Crawford Alumni Center and see the Lost Spaces exhibit to learn more about this and other places that used to be on campus but are no longer here. This exhibit is brought to you by University Archives and the Crawford Alumni Center.Lost Spaces Exhibit flyer

 


Digital Exhibits

Virtual History Tour

Visit the Virtual History Tour of Tennessee Tech Campus!  The Tennessee Tech Archives & Special Collections History Tour was created by Chasely Goodman and Kellie Price and allows viewers to tour Tennessee Tech's beautiful campus and learn the history behind the buildings on the Quad.  The Quad is the original location of Tech's campus and the location of the land deed establishing the school in 1915.  Special thanks for this project goes to the Provost Micro-Grant for Digital Humanities in the Archives.  Photo of Henderson Hall in 1974

 


Past Exhibits

Medical Artifacts and Archives

Come and check out some of the medical objects and archives held in Special Collections. This is exhibit is brought to you by collections donated to the University by Gary Dyer, donor of the Dyer Family Business papers; Dr. Sam Barnes, the donor of numerous artifacts in the exhibit; and Jeff Roberts, the donor the C. B. Roberts and E. L. Mooneyham Medical Collection.

Medical Artifacts Exhibit flyer

 

From Portraiture to Selfies

In Fall 2016 the Volpe Library presented an exhibit titled "From Portraiture to Selfie: A Brief History of the Social Significance of Photographs and the Techniques to Preserve them for the Future" in room 104 of the library.

From Portraiture to Selfies flyer

 

Joe L. Evins Desk Conceptual Exhibit

The Joe L. Evins Desk Conceptual Exhibit was in the iCube in the Volpe Library! This experimental exhibit incorporates the virtual reality and 3D printed objects into traditional museum collections. This was a collaborative effort of the iCube, MakerSpace, and the Archives and Special Collections departments.

Joe Evins desk exhibit photo

 

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