Davidson, Donald

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 8 August 1893 - 25 April 1968

Biography

Donald Davidson was a member of both the Fugitive and Agrarian groups at Vanderbilt University. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Vanderbilt University and remained at the University his entire professional career (1920 - 1968) teaching English. In addition to being a teacher, Davidson enjoyed an international reputation as a poet, essayist, novelist, and critic. His first book of poems, The Outland Piper

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Donald Davidson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0002
Abstract

The Donald Davidson Papers (1906 - 1968) include correspondence and writings by Davidson as well as reviews, research materials, publications materials, publicity for books, legal and financial documents, family records, newspaper clippings and photographs, segregation materials, and manuscripts of writings by others. The bulk of the materials come from the 1920's through the 1960's.

Dates: 1906 - 1968

Filtered By

  • Subject: Southern States--Culture X

 

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