William J. Griffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0182

Scope and Content Note

This collection is composed of one Hollinger box with thirteen folders contained within. The collection is primarily composed of research papers from Griffin’s peers in other universities, as well as research cards to said papers. Additionally, there is research on Peabody College by Griffin himself. Finally, correspondence to Griffin can also be found.

Dates

  • undated

Language of Materials

English

Biographical Note

William J. Griffin received his undergraduate degree from Park University in 1929. He then received his master's and doctorate degree from Iowa University in 1930 and 1939 respectively. Griffin later served as a professor at Peabody College before it merged with Vanderbilt University.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Title
Finding Aid for the William J. Griffin Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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