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Puryear-Rodes Family Letters

Identifier: MSS.0737
Scope and Content Note This small collection of letters and transcripts is comprised of 1.04 linear feet of manuscript material, ranging in date from 1892 until the death of Sara Puryear Rodes on August 21, 1997. Other important dates for this collection are the time around the wedding of Sara Puryear and Allan Battle Rodes on October 8, 1929. This collection of correspondence chronicles the everyday business and lives of Sara Puryear Rodes and her husband Allan Battle Rodes and their...
Dates: 1892-1997

Nancy A. Walker Papers

Identifier: MSS.0837
Scope and Content Note The collection is comprised of letters exchanged between Nancy A. Walker, the late Vanderbilt English Professor and the Director of the Women's Studies Center, and her childhood friend, Charles "Jeff" Howie date from 1959 to 1995. The vast majority of letters were exchanged during the 1960s as Walker studied English at Louisiana State University and completed her Ph.D. at Kent State. The collection solely comprises of her outgoing mail. The letters are deeply personal and...
Dates: multiple

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