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Jesse L. Cuninggim Collection

Identifier: MSS.0095
Abstract The following material is a collection of letter, newspaper clippings, poems, dedications, pamphlets, and a typescript. The main personages in this collection are Jesse L. Cuninggim, Wilbur F. Tillett and Oswald Eugene Brown. Accompanying papers concerning the persons mentioned above are also a collection of documents concerning Vanderbilt University’s School of Religion. There are also two large scrapbooks; one in particular follows the life of Jesse L. Cuninggim through newspaper clippings...
Dates: Undated

Walter Clyde Curry Papers

Identifier: MSS.0097

Walter Clyde Curry (1887-1967), a long-time member of the Department of English at Vanderbilt, was a scholar of Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton. He was one of the initial members of the Fugitive literary movement.

Dates: Inclusive: 1933-1967; Majority of material found within Bulk: 1955-1963

Curtze-Stiftung Papers

Identifier: MSS.0096

Emma Marie Cutter Diaries

Identifier: MSS.0938
Dates: 1875 - 1890

Dewey Daane Papers

Identifier: MSS.0098
Dates: multiple

Sidney Dalton/Stephen Foster Collection

Identifier: MSS.0736
Dates: multiple

Cyrus Daniel Papers

Identifier: MSS.0099

The Cyrus Daniel Papers include compositions and arrangements by Daniel; miscellaneous programs 1944-1951; a bound copy of Vanderbilt University A Cappella Choir History, 1937-1967; and a selection of A Cappella Choir records, 1944-1965.

Dates: 1937 - 1967

Richard Danielpour Music Manuscript

Identifier: MSS.0926

This collection consists of two autographed music manuscripts by Richard Danielpour. The manuscripts are titled "An American Requiem for Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor and Baritone, Chorus (SATB), and Orchestra".

Dates: 2000 - 2001

D.A.R.C.E.E. Library

Identifier: MSS.0575
Dates: multiple

Donald Davidson Early Poems Collection

Identifier: MSS.0698

This small collection of 11 typescript poems with some holograph notes by Donald Davidson dating from 1916. These poems were never published in the Fugitive or in any other collection. They were written just as Davidson was joining members of what was to be the Nashville Fugitive poet group in discussions of poetry, philosophy, literature, and political ideas, and so are an important addition to an understanding of his early work.

Dates: 1916; 1971-1978

Donald Davidson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0002

The Donald Davidson Papers, 1906-1968, consist of the correspondence, research files, and writings of poet Donald Davidson, 1893-1968.

Dates: 1906 - 1968

George Davidson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0100

This collection contains 2 items, relating to the return of an enslaved person, George Davidson, to Hiram A. Hunter.

Dates: 1865

Theresa S. Davidson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0995

This collection contains seven original engravings by Theresa Sherrer Davidson for her husband Donald Davidson's The Long Street; Poems, published in 1961.

Dates: 1961

Donald Davie Papers

Identifier: MSS.0101

The papers of author, educator, poet, and critic Donald Davie consist of his writings, published and unpublished, printed and in draft form, both manuscripts and typescripts, literary correspondence, personal and biographical data, materials pertaining to his academic career and other professional activities, works of his associates and colleagues, and writings by other twentieth century poets and authors, some of them Davie’s students.

Dates: 1942 - 1995

Douglas P. Davis Collection

Identifier: MSS.0102

This collection contains two typed copies of the essay Recollections of the Early History of Peabody College by Douglas P. Davis, and two cassette tapes of the same essay. It also contains an appendix to the essay, a magazine ad, and correspondence.

Dates: 1926; 1980-1981

Robert H. Davis Papers

Identifier: MSS.0713
Scope and Content

These papers consist of the teaching and research of Robert H. Davis a scholar on Colombia and Latin America. Davis graduated from Vanderbilt University with a PhD in 1969 and went on to a career teaching in academia.

Dates: 1960s-2007

Howell Tatum Davis Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0856
Scope and Content The Howell Tatum Davis collection, 1835-1859, is comprised of 123 letters both to and from Davis, 4 account receipts, 4 sheets of classroom notes and poetry, 8 miscellaneous envelopes, and 1 address card. The majority of the collection consists of incoming correspondence from Davis’ friends, family, and business partners in Matagorda County in Caney, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee. Many letters also have notes scribbled on the envelope or reverse sides that appear to have been written by...
Dates: 1835 - 1859

J. S. Davis Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0103

This collection contains one diary of J. S. Davis from 1914, sparsely noted. It includes general information regarding matriculation at Vanderbilt and, relative to monies received and what was paid.

Dates: 1914

John Davis Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0858

This collection provides information on the life and career of an early settler in Nashville, John Elisha Davis. Much of this collection consists of land documents and early survey records. Researchers interested in the Davis family history will also find rich material in a short family booklet.

Dates: 1792 - 1899

Sarah Dawson Autograph Collection

Identifier: MSS.0104

This collection contains autographs on performance programs, and restaurant menus, of persons involved in the areas Opera and Symphony Orchestras, from 1936-1950.

Dates: 1936 - 1950

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