William J. Griffin Papers

Identifier: MSS.0182

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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.


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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.


0.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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