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Sam Fleming Papers

Identifier: MSS.0143
Abstract These papers are made up primarily of materials relating to Sam Fleming and Vanderbilt and include items from his time as an undergraduate (1924-1928), his tenure on the Board of Trust (1952-1981), the Athletic program, and building of the new stadium, speeches and remarks by Fleming and others, and the Merger of Vanderbilt with Peabody College in 1979, when Fleming was chairman of the Board of Trust. This collection also includes nine items, historic documents or concerning historic...
Dates: 1924 - 1981

Walter Lynwood Fleming Papers

Identifier: MSS.0144
Dates: 1900 - 1932

William H. Fleming Collection

Identifier: MSS.0145

This collection contains 2 items by the Honorable William H. Fleming.

Dates: 1906

M. E. Fletcher Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0146

This collection contains two handwritten diaries, one each for the years 1907 and 1911. The writer, M. E. Fletcher, seems to be the wife of George Fletcher of Arno, Williamson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1907 - 1911

H. Fort Flowers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0147
Dates: 1915 - 1970

Father James Harold Flye Papers

Identifier: MSS.0148

The Papers of James Harold Flye (1884-1985) date from 1904 to 1983, with the bulk of the collections dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. The collection includes Flye’s correspondence with over two hundred individuals (primarily letters received), journals kept in scattered years during the 1920s and 1930s and almost daily journals kept from 1957 to 1981, Flye’s own writings, and information regarding James Agee.

Dates: 1904 - 1983

Mary Ella Calhoun Foote Estate Papers

Identifier: MSS.0149

This collection contains the papers of Mary Ella Calhoun Foote. Upon her death in 1918, she left her entire estate to Vanderbilt University to erect a building in memory of her father, William Henry Calhoun, a Nashville jeweler. The bulk of this collection contains correspondence, with other miscellaneous estate papers at the end.

Dates: 1844 - 1929

Jesse Hill Ford Papers

Identifier: MSS.0150

This collection contains a selection of short stories and materials related to the play "The Conversion of Buster Drumwright" by Jesse Hill Ford.

Dates: 1954 - 2000

Randy Ford Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0607
Dates: multiple

H. Jackson Forstman Collection

Identifier: MSS.0576

The H. Jackson Forstman Collection, 1951-1999, consists of the lectures, syllabi, notes, and articles of theology professor H. Jackson Forstman, 1929-2012.

Dates: multiple

Founder's Capers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0151

This collection contains four boxes related to the original musical “Founder’s Capers” performed at the Vanderbilt Faculty Club, specifically related to their 1961 performance. The complete cast was comprised of Vanderbilt professors, family members, and students.

Dates: 1961 - 1962

Gerd Fraenkel Collection

Identifier: MSS.0155

This collection contains material from Dr. Gerd Fraenkel, professor of English and Linguistics at George Peabody College in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of the materials concern Fraenkel's research into linguistics and various world languages.

Dates: circa 1950s-1980s

Louisa F. France Collection

Identifier: MSS.0152

The Louisa F. France Collection documents over six decades of musical performances staged in the United States and Europe. Measuring 4.2 linear feet, the collection is organized chronologically and represents a wide spectrum of classical performers and musical styles.

Dates: 1922 - 1985

James Marshall Frank Papers

Identifier: MSS.0153
Abstract These papers consist primarily of correspondence and manuscript material that Fugitive poet James Marshall Frank collected. Also included here are items that came from him and other Fugitive poets and which were donated to Special Collections by his daughter Helen Frank. Donald Davidson, Laura Riding Gottshcalk, Sidney Hirsch, Merrill Moore, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren are among the Fugitive poets whose work is represented, and there are also letters to and from various members of the...
Dates: 1902 - 1981

Morris Frank Collection

Identifier: MSS.0154
Dates: 1933 - 1980

Sekou Franklin Papers

Identifier: MSS.0935
Dates: multiple

Franklin Vespervian Society Papers

Identifier: MSS.0156
Abstract The Franklin Vesperian Society was a literary society created by the students of the University of Nashville in the early to middle 19th century. This all male group of writers would meet to discuss an interesting broad range of topics and write essays give speeches about them. The collection covers a series of essays starting from 1828 to 1831 which were created by some of its members. Topics range from contemporary issues to religion and nature. This collection is .21 linear feet and...
Dates: 1828 - 1831

J. Leiper Freeman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0157

This collection contains the papers of John Leiper Freeman, Jr., professor of political science at Vanderbilt University in the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: circa 1950s-1988

Freolac Club Collection

Identifier: MSS.0158

This collection contains correspondence, meeting announcements, newspaper clippings, biographical material, program schedules, reports, rosters of members, copies of delivered speeches, lecture notes for presentations, and miscellaneous material. Dates of the material range from 1968 to 2006.

Dates: 1968 - 2006

Fugitive and Agrarian Collection

Identifier: MSS.0160

This collection contains 1.67 linear feet of materials on the Fugitive Poets and the Nashville Agrarians. Most of the materials have to do with the years in the 1920’s when the Fugitive poet group was formed and the resulting poems, manuscripts, and correspondence. In addition there are a few items, mostly articles, that concern the Agrarian group.

Dates: 1922 - 1979

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