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This collection consists of typescripts and records about spiritual philosophy. The typescripts are of Brown Landone (1847-1945) and include “What to Do In These Years” and “The 19 Means of Perfected Action” Parts 1 & 2, and “Ramie: Confidential Report” Parts 1-4.
The Perry H. Biddle, Jr. Collection contains eighteen book and pamphlet publications as well as a copy of a dissertation submitted to Union Theological Seminary in support of his Th.M. degree in 1960. Publication dates for the material range from 1960 to 2002. Topics covered by the publications include funeral management and counseling, health and healing, marriage ceremony management and counseling, hospital visitation manuals, preaching guides and lectionaries, and suicide counseling.
The James L. Clark Papers are composed of 1.25 linear feet of sermon typescripts, manuscripts, and writing tablets.
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.
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.
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.
The Nahum Glatzer Collection is a large collection (80 linear feet) containing 7 smaller constituent series/collections related to German-Jewish history and philosophy. The Glatzer Collection is composed of the Franz Rosenzweig Papers; Martin Buber Papers; Leopold Zunz-Samuel Ehrenberg Papers; Nahum N. Glatzer Papers; Schocken Press Collection; Glatzer Pamphlet Collection; and the Glatzer Offprint and Ephemera Collection.
This collection contains the papers of William K. Grobel, theological scholar and former faculty member of the School of Religion at Vanderbilt. This collection is composed of correspondence, class and lecture notes, articles, sermons, research notes, prayers, and reviews written by Grobel. It also contains committee notes, legal papers, news and magazine clippings, photographs, church bulltins, and pamphlets relating to or involving Grobel.
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 10
- Vanderbilt University. Divinity School 9
- Civil rights--United States 7
- Sermons 7
- Political activists 6
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 6
- Activists 5
- Family papers 5
- African Americans--Civil rights 4
- Diaries 3
- Postcards 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Civil rights 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
- First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill (Nashville, Tenn.) 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
- Presbyterian Church--United States 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
- United States--Religion--1901-1945 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
About this Site
This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
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