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Joe L. and Florine K. Worden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0814
Dates: multiple

Estelle Ansley Worrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0808
Scope & Contents Note This .21 linear foot collection contains twenty-two folders with original ink and pencil illustrations. The contents consist of 198 ink costume drawings (three of which are second versions), twenty-four pages of patterns and handwritten text, seven pages of pencil drawings, and two book jackets, all from her book Early American Costume. The scope is limited to the preparation and publication of this book. Many of her images are signed and dated 1974 and the...
Dates: 1970s

Eva Jean Wrather Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0530
Dates: multiple

Harmon Wray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0666
Dates: multiple

H. Bunker Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0531
Dates: multiple

Joseph E. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0532
Abstract

This collection contains material related to theatre, plays, George Bernard Shaw, and Donald Davidson and was donated by Joseph E. Wright.

Dates: 1931 - 1968

Stuart Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0533
Abstract

The .63 linear feet collection (2 boxes) contains correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and George Core, as well as correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and Stuart Wright. There is also correspondence from Eleanor Clark to Stuart Wright. Many of the letters refer to the publishing of books, but many are personal in nature. Some of the letters are typed and some handwritten.

Dates: 1896 - 1988

Wright, W. Whittier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0598
Abstract

Mr. W. Whittier Wright is a Vanderbilt Alumnus who graduated in 1943. His collection consists of correspondence between himself and Agrarian literary writer Andrew Nelson Lytle.

Dates: Inclusive: 1943-1968; Bulk: 1947-1954

William F. Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0534
Dates: multiple

WSM Radio and Television Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0535
Abstract

The WSM Radio & TV collection is composed of correspondence, photographs, scripts of radio programs, and promotional material. It is stored in thirteen manuscript boxes, eight of which contain scripts of radio programs. Dates of the collection range from 1928 to 1966 with a large portion of the material dated in the 1940s.

Dates: 1928 - 1966

WWII Homefront Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0970
Abstract

This collection contains a 5-Year diary written by a North Carolina woman in the Raleigh area at the outset of WWII. She details an active life marked by frequent car trips, bridge club meetings, and duties around the home.

Dates: 1939 - 1943

Alvin York Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0811
Abstract

The Alvin York Collection is comprised one linear feet of artifacts. The materials are some of York's personal household items as well as a New Testament and scrapbook.

Dates: circa 1910s-circa 1954

Anna Green Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0536
Abstract

A brief, two page history of Captain George Ridley and his family, early settlers in the Nashville area, and Fort Ridley, built between 1785-1790.

Dates: 1908 June 23

Bert Edward Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0537
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a 1913 paper delivered, by Bert Edward Young, before the Round Table of Nashville.

Dates: undated

Ed Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0703
Abstract

This collection contains autographed photographs of opera personalities.

Dates: circa 1956-1981

Thomas Daniel Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0538
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of Xerox copies and page proofs of Dr. Young’s books: The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate (1974); The New Criticism and After (1977); and Gentleman in a Dustcoat (1976). This section also contains the longhand copy of Dr. Young’s Gentleman in a Dustcoat: A Biography of John Crowe...
Dates: 1970s

Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0539
Abstract

This collection contains 10 letters dated 1880-1889 and an article written by Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz, Jr.

Dates: 1880 - 1889

C. Franklyn Zeek Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0540
Scope and Contents

This collection contains six journal articles written by C. Franklyn Zeek. They are arranged in alphabetical order, by title.

Dates: 1942 - 1951

Zeek Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0541
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one handwritten letter, with envelope, from Jack W. Ball to the Zeek Family, during World War II.

Dates: 1942 January 11

Serge A. Zenkovsky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0542
Dates: multiple

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