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profile-icon Deborah Babb

Listen to the Brothers sing during one of the Tercentenary Concerts by Brother Vincent Malham and Brother Lawrence Walther.

Watch Brother Terence honor Allegra Turner with her Peace & Justice award.

See CBC Homecoming floats from 1966.

Hear the dedication ceremony for the Christian Brothers College historic marker on Adams Avenue.

These are just some of the 102 moving image and sound recordings now available in the Christian Brothers University History Collection - Audiovisual! Digitized in spring 2023 from items found in the Brother I. Leo O’Donnell Archives and posted online by Plough Library staff, these historic recordings include interviews, basketball games, award ceremonies, dedications, anniversary and presidential inauguration masses, gala events and recognition dinners, president's meetings and workshops, musical performances, and more.

This project was funded under a Federal Grant through the National Historical Publications & Records Commission, distributed through the Tennessee Historical Records Advisory Board.





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profile-icon Kay Cunningham

    Brother Louis READ                        A De La Salle Christian Brother for 72 years, Brother Louis Althaus spent 45 of those years serving as a professor of electrical engineering and an administrator at Christian Brothers College and University. Among his titles were Assistant Director of the Computer Center (he was also one of the founders of the Computer Center), Chair of the Electrical Engineering department, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Special Assistant to the President. 

He was also a good friend to the library, as shown by his willingness to be featured in a promotional READ poster for Plough Library in 2007.

Learn more about Brother Louis from the CBU's news article on his life.




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