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The paper contain two scrapbooks, one limited to only clippings, the other scrapbook has newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, pamphlets, booklets, itineraries, newsletters, Navy Day event-related papers, bulletins, a poem, and a resume. Also included is a publication titled: “Men Make the Navy,” a series of 20 articles.
The Richmond Croom Beatty Papers (1905-1961) include correspondence and writings by Beatty as well as reviews, newspaper clippings, photographs, journal and magazine articles, class notes, index cards and manuscripts of writings by others.
This collection contains over 2800 original cartoons by Charles Bissell, longtime art director and cartoonist for The Tennessean. The collection spans from the 1940s to the 1970s.
This collection contains the papers of Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney. Major topics of interest include multiple versions of Brainard Cheney’s novels, the Pine Barrens and Rivers of Southeastern Georgia, materials relating to the Cheney’s friendships with many of the Fugitive/Agrarian writers, Brainard Cheney’s interest in Catholicism, Tennessee Politics in the late 1940’s and 1950’s, race relations and civil rights, Library Science and reference services.
The Donald Davidson Papers (1906 - 1968) include correspondence and writings by Davidson as well as reviews, research materials, publications materials, publicity for books, legal and financial documents, family records, newspaper clippings and photographs, segregation materials, and manuscripts of writings by others. The bulk of the materials come from the 1920's through the 1960's.
The John Egerton Papers, 1950s-2003, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research materials, publication materials, publicity for books, reviews, legal and financial documents, memorabilia, clippings and photographs, programs from cultural events, scrapbooks and periodicals on race relations and school desegregation, and audio and video tapes.
The Robert Burns Eleazer Papers (1877–1973) include correspondence and writings by Eleazer as well as newspaper clippings, course and program outlines, press releases and pamphlets. There are several autobiographical writings as well as a transcription of Mr. Eleazer being interviewed by historian John Egerton shortly before Mr. Eleazer’s death in 1973. Writings by others include reviews, articles, pamphlets and student papers.
This collection is comprised of the personal and corporate papers including photographs, audio visual material, and memorabilia of Julian Goodman who was both President and Chairman of the Board of NBC (the National Broadcasting Company) from 1966 until his retirement in May of 1979. The dates of these papers range from 1941-1996, with the majority of the material in the 34 year period that Goodman worked for NBC (1945-1979).
The George W. Harris papers contains correspondence, a bound volume of stories, including letters to editor and Sut Lovingood Yarns. Also included is the dissertation “The Life and Works of George Washington Harris” – by Donald Day, March 1942 and a typescript of the manuscript “High Times and Hard Times. Sketches and Tales” by George W. Harris – by M. Thomas Inge. © 2012 Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives
The Coleman Harwell Papers consist of six folders. Researchers will find photographs of Coleman Harwell; correspondence between him and his peers from 1953 – 1958; notes Harwell collected; and a 1954 article concerning an attack on a reporter of The Nashville Tennessean.
The Merrill Moore and Louise Davis Collection, 1943-1956, includes an Autobiographical sketch of Merrill Moore, correspondence, poetry, bibliography and articles, publication materials, articles about Merrill Moore, and personal and biographical materials. The collection is small, only 1/3 of a cubic foot. The majority of this collection is focused on the person of Merrill Moore, both as a doctor and a poet.
- Southern States--History 7
- Civil rights--United States 6
- Literature 6
- Scrapbooks 6
- Tennessee--History 6
- African Americans--Civil rights 5
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 5
- Southern States--Culture 5
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 5
- Education 4
- United States--Politics and government 4
- Fugitives (Group) 3
- Music 3
- Performing arts 3
- Political activists 3
- Sports 3
- Activists 2
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 2
- Art 2
- George Peabody College for Teachers 2
- Newspaper publishing 2
- Newspapers 2
- Political cartoons 2
- Radio 2
- Southern States--Politics and government 2
- Southern States--Social life and customs 2
- Television 2
- Tennessee--Politics and government 2
- Vanderbilt University--Board of Trust 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Astronomy 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Business 1
- Civil rights 1
- Climatic changes 1
- Diaries 1
- Economics 1
- Elections 1
- Elections--United States 1
- Freedom Rides, 1961 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Alumni 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Faculty 1
- Library science 1
- National Broadcasting Company--History 1
- Oral history 1
- Postcards 1
- Pulitzer Prizes 1
- Social justice 1
- Social movements 1
- Southern States 1
- Southern States--In literature 1
- Space flight 1
- Space sciences 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 1
- Vanderbilt University--History 1
- Vanderbilt family 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- family papers 1
- politics 1 ∧ less
- Cheney, Brainard 1
- Cheney, Frances Neel 1
- Davidson, Donald 1
- Moore, Merrill (Austin Merrill Moore) 1
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