Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Talley-Brady Hall

Marker ID: THC 3A 155
Location: 18th Street North near Jackson Street, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 10.031    W 086° 48.303
  36.16718333    -86.80505
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Talley-Brady Hall was named for well-known African-American chemists Thomas Talley and Saint Elmo Brady, both graduates of Fisk University. Talley was chairman of the chemistry department from 1902 to 1927. In 1916 Saint Elmo Brady was one of the first African Americans to receive a Ph.D. degree in chemistry. An internationally recognized authority in the field of alkaloids, Brady was chairman of the chemistry department from 1927 to 1952.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.