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This collection contains correspondence, photographs, poems, and other items related to WWI and the Sidney Acker.
This collection contains newspaper clippings related to WWI and the 1915-1919 Vanderbilt football teams that Alfred Adams played for. Also included are telegrams and miscellaneous materials related to Alf Adams dating from 1917-1923.
This .21 linear feet collection contains four reel-to-reel tapes, a transcript of the tapes, transcript from a diary kept by Roy Crowdy Avery during World War I, newspaper clippings, and a manuscript titled, “The Background on the Discovery of Histoplasmosis”.
The collection contains four letters, one typed and three handwritten, dated from 1945 to 1946. Two of the letters discuss military life in World War I and World War II. Also included is a discussion regarding the Vanderbilt University athletic program and the upcoming football season.
This .21 linear feet collection of 28 items contains 18 pieces of correspondence written to family members primarily during World War I pertaining to army life and health. The collection also contains a booklet, map, pamphlet, and roster from the late 19th century. The collection is arranged in 14 file folders.
This collection contains copies of the World War I letters of Captain Stanley Fisk Bryan to his mother, father, and brother. Most of the letters are typed, but several are handwritten. The collection also contains 3 newspaper clippings, 2 pamphlets, and song lyrics all relating to World War I.
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 contains one handwritten diary describing experiences while assigned to a hospital group from Camp Funston during World War I. There are some sketches in the notebook. The entries are dated June 4, 1918 travelling France to July 2, 1919 back to New York.
The E.D. Hicks Family Papers collection contains the personal and buisness records of the Hicks family. The collection spans the life of four generations of the Hicks family. The Hicks family was a prominent cattle farm owning family in Nashville, Tennessee. The majority of this collection's materials focus on the 2nd and 4th generations of the family.
This collection contains 1 scrapbook of newspaper clippings and notes from World War I.
The World War I and II Pamphlet Collection has been arranged chronologically. There are seven items published during the First World War with the bulk of the collection containing newspapers and magazines from World War II published in the United States by servicemen stationed at bases across the country.
The Alvin York Collection is comprised one linear feet of artifacts. The materials are some of York's personal household items as well as a New Testament and scrapbook.
- Vanderbilt University Special Collections 16
- Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection 1
- family papers 6
- Scrapbooks 2
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Vanderbilt University--Football 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Activists 1
- African Americans--Civil rights 1
- Armed Forces 1
- Business 1
- Civil rights--United States 1
- Cookery 1
- Diaries 1
- Economics 1
- Education 1
- Fugitives (Group) 1
- Histoplasmosis 1
- Journalism 1
- Medical Education 1
- Music 1
- Oral history 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Photographs 1
- Physicians -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Political activists 1
- Religion 1
- Social movements 1
- Sports 1
- Tennessee History 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine -- Faculty -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Vanderbilt University--History 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
- antebellum 1 ∧ less
- Flexner, Abraham 1
- Flexner, Jacob A. 1
- Flexner, Jean Atherton 1
- Flexner, Jennie Maas 1
- Flexner, John Morris 1
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