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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 papers of Lou Hackett Silberman, longtime Hillel Professor of Jewish Literature and Thought at Vanderbilt University. Silberman also participated throughout his career in a variety of Hillel Foundation and other B'nai B'rith activities and was especially active in lecturing to various Jewish groups as well as in interreligious dialogue.
The Kelly Miller Smith Collection complements the Divinity School's Kelly Miller Smith Institute on the Black Church. This collection contains primary materials related to one of the most significant periods in black American history, ca. 1945-1984. Both contemporary and future scholars will view the collection as a valuable resource for inquiring into the thought and practice of Kelly Miller Smith, who was a widely esteemed black leader.
This collection contains reprints of journal articles by Samuel Enoch Stumpf, who was a professor of ethics in the School of Religion
This collection contains a series of six lectures delivered before Vanderbilt University titled "The kingdom of God and problems of today" by Alexander Sutherland in 1898. These lectures are part of the larger Cole lecture series.
This collection contains four items, a Birthday Meditation, a Brochure, a Holiday Greeting and Verses. They will be housed in four file folders.
This.21 linear feet collection, in 23 file folders, contains family correspondence Wilbur Tillett received from several family members, postcards, poems, and a pamphlet. The correspondence is arranged in chronological order.
- Religion 10
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 8
- Civil rights--United States 4
- Activists 3
- African Americans--Civil rights 3
- Political activists 3
- First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill (Nashville, Tenn.) 2
- Sermons 2
- Cole Lectures (Vanderbilt University) 1
- Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Alumni 1
- Judaism--Doctrines 1
- Knights and Daughters of Tabor 1
- Lawson, James M., Jr., 1928- 1
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 1
- Nashville Christian Leadership Council 1
- National Conference of Black Churchmen 1
- Restorative justice 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Social justice 1
- Society for the Study of Black Religion 1
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 1
- Vanderbilt University--History 1
- family papers 1 ∧ less
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