Earl Fee Cruickshank Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0094

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one handwritten letter, in Spanish, from Aurelio Vina to Earl F. Cruickshank.


  • 1939 June 15

Conditions Governing Access

This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.

Biographical Note - Earl Fee Cruickshank

Earl Fee Cruickshank was born on August 30, 1901 in Hallowell, Kansas to George William Cruickshank and Florence Fee. He held a PhD in history from the University of Pennsylvania and was appointed as a professor of European history at Vanderbilt in 1932. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He eventually would become Dean of History at Vanderbilt. In 1935 he wrote "Morocco at the Parting of the Ways," The Story of Native Protection to 1885.

He took a leave of absense from Vanderbilt in 1942 to serve in WWII as an officer at the Pentagon. He would resign his position from Vanderbilt in 1945. He later worked for the United States Chamber of Commerce at the United Nations building in New York City. Cruickshank retired to Joplin, Missouri a few years before he died. He died on December 30, 1979.


.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one handwritten letter dated 1939, in Spanish, from Aurelio Vina to Earl F. Cruickshank.

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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