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This collection contains 1 document of 21 pages compiled by Adam G. Adams in 1974. It is a listing of the descendants of Adam Gillespie Adams, son of David and Jane Gillespie Adams of Ballyfatton, Ireland who emigrated to Tennessee in 1839.
This collection dating from 1923-1932 documents Mr. William Alford’s association with the Vanderbilt Glee Club and his time as a student of Vanderbilt University.
This collection contains materials relating to the Alpha Omicron Pi’s Nu Omicron chapter at Vanderbilt University. There are programs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia arranged by decade from the 1920s through the 1950s. Also included are photographs from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.
This collection contains a scrapbook from 1931 compiled by Ida Baxter for Mary Sue Mooney. It contains clippings from the Nashville Banner of "The Erskine Honeymoon" by Charles Egbert Craddock.
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 Sidney Boutwell Collection is contained within a single, flat box with the vast majority of it being photographs. Also in the collection is a more detailed biography, fraternity certificates, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook.
This collection is comprised of documents related to the history of Texas and Tennessee from 1817-1865. It comprises four parts: documents of the Republic of Texas, 1837-1845; the early documents of Tennessee, 1817-1862; Senate and House broadsides from 1835-1848; Scrapbooks relative to the American Civil War, 1860-1865.
This small collection of .21 linear feet contains articles, papers, and newspaper photographs of Vanderbilt University in its early days. It also includes maps and articles from the Vanderbilt Alumnus magazine.
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 Alfred Leland Crabb’s works and correspondences from 1910 to 1970. The first part covers correspondences with faculty, friends and publishing companies from 1925 to 1970. Crabb mainly worked with the Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company and the Johnson Publishing Company.
The Francis Craig Collection contains material ranging in date from 1919 to 1994 and makes up 2.51 linear feet. The papers include personal and biographical information, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs. The major portion of the collection, however, dates from the 1930’s and 1940’s and consists of clippings, sheet music, and recordings.
The papers of Denna F. Fleming include material from several areas of his life and work - those of teacher, writer, political scientist, and concerned citizen. They cover the years 1930-1974.
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).
- Vanderbilt University--History 11
- family papers 8
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 7
- Journalism 6
- Music 5
- Performing arts 5
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 4
- Postcards 4
- Radio 4
- Television 4
- Tennessee--History 4
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
- World War, 1939-1945 4
- Religion 3
- Southern States--Culture 3
- Vanderbilt University--Board of Trust 3
- Vanderbilt family 3
- Activists 2
- African Americans--Civil rights 2
- Civil rights--United States 2
- Education 2
- George Peabody College for Teachers 2
- Political activists 2
- Southern States--History 2
- United States--Politics and government 2
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 2
- World War, 1914-1918 2
- sororities 2
- Adams, Adam Gillespie, 1820-1895 -- Family 1
- Adams, Adam Gillespie, 1887- -- Family 1
- Adams, Adam Gillespie, 1887- Archives 1
- Armed Forces 1
- Art 1
- Art History 1
- Bryson College 1
- Contract bridge--History 1
- Diaries 1
- Erskine College 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Alumni 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Faculty 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--History 1
- Greek letter societies 1
- Greek letter societies -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Photographs 1
- Ireland--Genealogy 1
- Kappa Alpha Theta--History 1
- Latin America 1
- Lawson, James M., Jr., 1928- 1
- Literature 1
- Live television programs 1
- Methodist Church 1
- Missionaries 1
- Motion picture producers and directors 1
- National Broadcasting Company--History 1
- Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Playbills 1
- Sculpture 1
- Social movements 1
- Southern States--Social life and customs 1
- Sports 1
- Tennessee--Genealogy 1
- Tennessee--Politics and government 1
- Theater 1
- United States. Army. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 1
- University of Nashville 1
- Vanderbilt University -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Vanderbilt University--Football 1
- Vanderbilt University. Divinity School 1
- Women political activists 1
- Yacht racing 1
- fraternities (associations) 1
- organizations (groups) 1 ∧ less
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