The Dixie College and Tennessee Polytechnic Institute (TPI) Collection captures parts of the history of University of Dixie and TPI in Cookeville, Tennessee with numerous photographs and documents. Also known as Dixie College, University of Dixie was founded in 1909 by Jeremiah (Jere) Whitson and others. It became Tennessee Polytechnic Institute in 1915 and Tennessee Technological University in 1965. This digital collection includes approximately 70 items for Dixie College and the rest for TPI, covering Cookeville, Putnam County, and Upper Cumberland Region in Tennessee. This is a small sample from that collection. If you would like to see more please contact Volpe Library Archives at Tennessee Technological University for information (931-372-3537).
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