Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 1816

300th General Hospital Unit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0001
Abstract

Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes personal items such as scrapbooks from a few members of the unit. In addition, a few items found in the collection, primarily souvenirs, have no direct relation to the unit, but have some connection to Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1915 - 2008

1845 Diary of a Southern Educator

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0918
Abstract

This collection contains a daily, handwritten diary of a Southern educator from 1845. The author is unidentified, but taught in Nashville and later, during the inaugural year of the Natchez Institute, the first public school in Mississippi.

Dates: 1845

1897 Centennial Exposition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0959
Abstract

This collection contains a promotional pamphlet and 18 photographs from the 1897 Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition that opened May 1, 1897 and closed October 31, 1897 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1897

A. H. Buchanan Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-1246
Abstract

Includes photograph, negative.

Dates: 1808

"A Siqueiros, Al Partir" Poster

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1036
Abstract

This collection contains a poster created to protest the jailing of Painter David Alfaro Siqueiros, who was arrested in 1960 for openly criticizing the President of Mexico, Adolfo López Mateos. A nine-line poem by Pablo Neruda is printed below the image.

Dates: 1961

Daniel Abbey Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0185
Abstract

One folder of correspondence between Dr. Daniel Abbey's son (Stanton T. Abbey) and Rudolph Kampmeier regarding the donation to the Medical School of Dr. Abbey's University of Nashville diploma (Dr. of Medicine) granted in 1855 and signed by the Medical faculty. A copy of the diploma along with a translation are included in the folder.

Dates: 1855 - 1959

Abraham Flexner Lecture Collection

 Collection — Container: Flexner Lecture Coll. Box 1
Identifier: EBL-0145
Abstract

Collection documenting the history of the Abraham Flexner Lecture that was established in 1927 by Bernard Flexner to honor his brother's contribution to the advancement of medical education.

Dates: 1928-2010

Harry Shore Abram Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0186
Abstract

Obituary for Dr. Abram and a brochure for the 1979 "Harry S. Abram Medical Symposium."

Dates: 1977 - 1979

Naji N. Abumrad Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0204
Abstract

Biographical file contains a photograph and clippings about Dr. Abumrad.

Dates: 1979 - 2005

Sidney H. Acker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0664
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, poems, and other items related to WWI and the Sidney Acker.

Dates: 1917 - 1925

Alf Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0018
Abstract

This collection contains newspaper clippings related to WWI and the 1915-1919 Vanderbilt football teams that Alfred Adams played for. Also included are telegrams and miscellaneous materials related to Alf Adams dating from 1917-1923.

Dates: circa 1915-1925; 1965-1967; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1923

Crawford W. Adams Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0206
Abstract

Photos, newspaper clippings, published article about medical fore-edge decorations and paintings, CV.

Dates: 1947 - 2003

J. Louis Adams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0019
Abstract

The J. Louis Adams Collection, 1946-1947, consists of notes taken during law classes at Vanderbilt University by James Louis Adams, Jr., 1905-1964

Dates: 1946 - 1947

Benton Adkins Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0192
Abstract

Many photographs, newspaper clippings, faculty information form, CV, news releases from Vanderbilt University Office of Public Information, reprints of articles on surgery authored by Dr. Adkins.

Dates: 1977 - 2003

"The Advocates" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0020
Abstract

The Advocates Collection, 1969-1975, consists of program schedules, discussion topics, transcripts, photographs, and other documents related to the Advocates television debate program.

Dates: 1969 - 1975

Agrarian Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0021
Abstract

This collection of 3 Hollinger boxes (1.26 linear feet) contains reel to reel audio tapes and transcripts (original and photocopies) of the proceedings of the Agrarian Reunion at the Southern Literary Festival which took place at the University of Dallas in Texas on April 19, 20, 21 1968. Participants in the Reunion were Agrarians Andrew Lytle, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren.

Dates: 1968

Alfredo Lozano Agudelo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0983
Abstract

This collection contains news articles, manuscripts, and other documents regarding the work of Alfredo Lozano Agudelo, Colombian diplomat, especially centered around his role in the UNCIP.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Joseph H. Akeroyd Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0214
Abstract

One photograph circa 1934, taken when Dr. Akeroyd was at Vanderbilt, and an obituary.

Dates: 1909 - 1963

Honey Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734.1
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Honey Alexander, wife of Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. The majority of this collection documents her time serving as First Lady of Tennessee from 1979-1987.

Dates: 1960 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986

Lamar Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of former Governor of Tennessee, Secretary of Education, and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander. Currently, only the material predating Alexander's tenure as Senator (pre-2002) is processed for research use. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries related to Senate materials.

Dates: 1939 - 2020

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