Mozelle Adams Core Collection
Scope and Content:
This .21 linear foot collection consists mostly of papers written by Mozelle Adams Core while she was a student of Donald Davidson. The papers include reports, analysis of major works as well as many short stories. Some papers are typed while others are hand written. Many of these papers also include handwritten comments from Donald Davidson. Also, this collection includes a letter written by Davidson to the Vanderbilt University Press urging them to consider publishing students which he regards as the future writers and publishers of the country. Finally, the collection includes a transcript of an oral story of Dorothy Boykin.
Language of Materials
Mozelle Adams Core was a student at Vanderbilt University in the 1940’s. During her Vanderbilt career, she was a student of Professor Donald Davidson. Davidson taught English at Vanderbilt University through his entire professional career (1920-1968). He was also a poet, novelist, and critic. Davidson was a key figure at Vanderbilt during his time, and he played a role in The Fugitive and Agrarian groups which were centered at the university in the 1920s and 1930s.
Mozelle Adams Core donated this collection pertaining to Donald Davidson on January 25, 2010.
.42 Linear Feet
Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Mozelle Adams Core Collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository
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