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The Walter J. Harrelson Papers (bulk 1970s-1980s) include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research and publication materials, teaching notes, grant proposals and background information, and personal and biographical materials. Major topics of interest include Professor Harrelson's work on the EMML (Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library), the Revised Standard Bible, and his career at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
This collection contains the original manuscript “The Patriarchs of Israel” (1963) by John Marshall Holt. It also includes the retyped pages.
This .04 linear feet collection contains five items, in four folders: a bound, handwritten copy of a 1928 unpublished manuscript, two diplomas [in German], a biographical sketch, and, a translation sheet.
This .21 linear feet collection of 14 file folders contains recollections, correspondence, newsletters, a newspaper, newspaper clippings, a satiric flyer, and materials related to the Student Christian Association.
This collection contains the papers of Sister Mary Peter McCusker, a Sister of Mercy who served the communities in the Peruvian Altiplano. Most of the collection contains correspondence dated 1978-1990 documenting her journey serving these communities, but there are also some photograph slides, cards, newsletters, and news clippings.
The 3 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains news items and publications related to activities at First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill; Series II relates to the Ennix-Jones Center; Series Series III is related to other churches and/or religious bodies; and, Series IV contains one rolled panoramic photograph from the 1930 National Baptist Convention. The collection is organized to correspond to the church fiscal year that runs from October to September.
This collection contains 1 diary written by Alfred Roland Pittman, a minister in Robeson County, North Carolina, from 1864 through 1865. It chronicles his activities, including number of baptisms performed, which scriptures were read at church, and the weather.
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 11
- Vanderbilt University. Divinity School 10
- Civil rights--United States 8
- Sermons 8
- Political activists 7
- Activists 6
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 6
- African Americans--Civil rights 5
- family papers 5
- Diaries 3
- Postcards 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Civil rights 2
- First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill (Nashville, Tenn.) 2
- Latin America 2
- Literature 2
- Social movements 2
- African American preaching 1
- African Americans 1
- African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States 1
- Archaeology 1
- Art 1
- Art History 1
- Bible. Old Testament 1
- Business 1
- Cole Lectures (Vanderbilt University) 1
- Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Alumni 1
- History, Ancient 1
- Illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages 1
- Israel 1
- Jewish authors--Germany 1
- Judaism--Doctrines 1
- Knights and Daughters of Tabor 1
- Missions--China 1
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 1
- Nashville Christian Leadership Council 1
- National Conference of Black Churchmen 1
- North Carolina--Robeson County. 1
- Pastoral counseling 1
- Poetry 1
- Preaching 1
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of National Missions 1
- Restorative justice 1
- Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895 1
- Society for the Study of Black Religion 1
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
- Southern States--Culture 1
- Southern States--History 1
- Southern States--Religion 1
- Southern States--Religious life and customs 1
- Student Christian Association (Vanderbilt University) 1
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- University of Florida--Presidents 1
- Vanderbilt University--Board of Trust 1
- Vanderbilt University--History 1
- Vanderbilt family 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1 ∧ less
- German 1
- Hebrew 1
- Yiddish 1
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