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This collection contains the papers of Honey Alexander, wife of Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. The finished portion of this collection documents her time serving as First Lady of Tennessee from 1979-1987. Access to this collection is restricted.
This collection contains the papers of former Governor of Tennessee, Secretary of Education, and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander. Currently, only the material predating Alexander's tenure as Senator (pre-2002) is processed for research use. Processing of the Senatorial Papers is expected to be completed in Fall 2023. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries related to Senate materials.
This .42 linear feet collection contains 51 items (of which 20 are photographs) relating to the lives of the Baxter and Jackson families, Nashville, and Vanderbilt University.
This collection consists of .63 linear feet of newspaper clippings Blount kept while doing research on Senator Joseph McCarthy.
This collection contains the papers of Robert Covington, Professor of Law at Vanderbilt from his graduation from Vanderbilt in 1961 until his retirement in 2007.
This collection is composed of one Hollinger box with seven folders. Within the collection is a biography of Dudney, her Kappa Delta initiation certificate, her notes from law school, her license to practice law in Florida, correspondence from both her and her family, and an article by Opal S. Dudney.
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.
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 contains the papers of John Leiper Freeman, Jr., professor of political science at Vanderbilt University in the 1960s-1980s.
The Hugh Davis Graham is a small collection of two Hollinger boxes (.83 linear feet) the biggest part of which are his published articles. Also in the collection are notes, programs from conferences, newspaper clippings, research, and emails. Most of the content in the Hugh Davis Graham Collection relates to his interests in Civil Rights and Policy History, more specifically the Civil Rights Act and Affirmative Action.
This collection is 3.34 linear feet, 8 Hollinger boxes which consist of correspondence, articles and book reviews by Avery Leiserson as well as materials relating to his academic career at the University of Chicago (1946 -1952) and at Vanderbilt University (1952 -1978). Other series in this collection include reprints, book reviews, magazine and newspaper articles written by others. The materials cover the years 1936 until his death in 2004.
- Tennessee--History 7
- Education 5
- Law 5
- Southern States--History 5
- politics 5
- Business 4
- Civil rights--United States 4
- Journalism 4
- Political activists 4
- Tennessee--Politics and government 4
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 4
- African Americans--Civil rights 3
- Economics 3
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 3
- Southern States--Politics and government 3
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 3
- Vanderbilt University--History 3
- family papers 3
- Activists 2
- Diaries 2
- Elections 2
- Elections--United States 2
- Governors' spouses 2
- Political cartoons 2
- Political parties--Southern States 2
- Radio 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Southern States--Culture 2
- Southern States--Politics and government--1951- 2
- Television 2
- United States--History 2
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 1
- Anti-communist movements 1
- Art 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Political and social views 1
- Authors, American -- Southern States -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Campaign literature 1
- Cartoonists--United States 1
- Civil rights 1
- College presidents 1
- College presidents' spouses 1
- Educational law and legislation--Tennessee 1
- Elections--Southern States 1
- Freedom Rides, 1961 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers 1
- Governors -- Tennessee -- History -- 20th century 1
- Governors--United States--Election 1
- Labor movement 1
- Latin America 1
- McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 1
- Military history 1
- Native American 1
- Newspaper publishing 1
- Newspapers 1
- Oral history 1
- Political campaigns--Law and legislation 1
- Political campaigns--United States--Case studies 1
- Political campaigns--United States--History 1
- Presidents--United States 1
- Presidents--United States--Election--1996 1
- Presidents--United States--Election--2000 1
- Public Health -- history -- Tennessee 1
- Pulitzer Prizes 1
- Religion 1
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
- Slavery 1
- Social justice 1
- Social movements 1
- Southern States 1
- Tennessee--Genealogy 1
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States. Congress--Elections 1
- United States. Department of Education. Office of the Secretary 1
- University of Tennessee (Knoxville campus) 1
- Vanderbilt family 1
- Women political activists 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- antebellum 1
- organizations (groups) 1 ∧ less
- Nixon, Herman Clarence 1
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