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Mary Helen Clark Papers

Identifier: MSS.0082

This collection contains correspondence from Mary Helen Clark to her family from 1928-1946 when she lived in Brazil. It also contains correspondence from Blanche Henry Clark to her family during her visit to Brazil in 1932 to visit her sister. The letters are arranged chronologically, and give detailed accounts of Mary Helen’s days in Brazil. The letters provide first-hand accounts of Latin-American foods, behaviors, language and customs of the people and the politics of the times.

Dates: 1928 - 1946

E. H. Clayton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0083

This collection contains 2 typescript documents, in 2 file folders. The letters describe E. H. Clayton’s missionary work in China, the sufferings of the Chinese people, and the Chinese-Japanese War.

Dates: 1938 - 1941

Clothes Line Project Collection

Identifier: MSS.0816
Dates: multiple

George Clulow and U.S. Playing Card Company Gaming Collection

Identifier: MSS.0904

This collection contains manuscript material related to the larger George Clulow-United States Playing Card Company Gaming Collection of rare books on gaming, cards, and gaming history. One such manuscript is a collection of sermons dated circa 1450-circa 1500 on the subject of gaming that includes the first written reference to tarot cards.

Dates: circa 1450 - circa 1950

Isaac Coale, Jr. Manuscripts

Identifier: MSS.0928

This collection contains an 1898 copy of The Sambo Book, a collection of racist dialect manuscripts by Isaac Coale, Jr.

Dates: 1898

James W. Cocke Collection

Identifier: MSS.0567

This collection contains 33 items in seven file folders, related to the Army ROTC at Vanderbilt University, and includes certificates, correspondence, a faculty appointment list, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a publication.

Dates: 1954 - 1957

Christine Sadler Coe Papers

Identifier: MSS.0084
Abstract This collection consists of a wealth of material relating to Christine Sadler Coe’s life long career in journalism and to that of her husband, Richard Coe, who was the longtime theater critic for The Washington Post. The papers are comprised of seven series which document her life as well as the mid-century events and crises of America and the world. A leader in the field of journalism, her papers follow her career trajectory and experiences as a female...
Dates: 1902 - 1981

Coelebs Club Collection

Identifier: MSS.0085

This collection contains 3 invitations from the Coelebs Club. The invitations list the names of the members. It also includes 1 invitation to a banquet in honor of Joseph Toy Howell.

Dates: 1874 - 1910

Simon Collier Collection

Identifier: MSS.0219
Dates: 1858 - 2003

Colombian Gold and Silver Mining Accounts Records

Identifier: MSS.0891
Dates: multiple

Colombian Liquor Trade Records

Identifier: MSS.0892
Dates: multiple

Colombian Marriage Manuscript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0921

Colombian Paper Production Records

Identifier: MSS.0893
Dates: multiple

Colombian Slave Sale Manuscript

Identifier: MSS.0955

This collection contains a manuscript dated 1680 documenting the sale of slave named "Mauricia", a young girl aged 10 or 11 in Colombia.

Dates: 1680

Colombian Trade and Taxation Records

Identifier: MSS.0894
Dates: multiple

Colville Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0086
Dates: 1900 - 1929

Paul K. Conkin Papers

Identifier: MSS.0794
Dates: multiple

Mary Bang Connell Collection

Identifier: MSS.0087

This collection contains two flat boxes of sheet music, mostly from the turn of the twentieth century, collected by Mary Bang Connell of Nashville while she was attending Belmont College.

Dates: circa 1840-circa 1910

Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive

Identifier: MSS.0088

The Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive, 1930-1970, consists of photographs of art objects created in Europe during the 13th through 20th centuries. The collection was assembled by Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, 1878-1955, and Gualtiero Volterra, 1901–1967.

Dates: 1930 - 1967

Ann Jennalie Cook Papers

Identifier: MSS.0649
Dates: multiple

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