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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.
The Jack Allen Collection is an accumulation of Allen’s productive life as an educator at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The collection comprises five linear feet relating to Jack Allen’s career and writings.
This collection is composed of one 1/2 Hollinger box containing six folders. Within the collection is Black-Foxe's yearbook, The Adjutant, from 1936 and 1937, the school's newspaper, Kaydet, volumes 15, 16, and 18, and a brochure detailing the school. Additionally, there are some promotional items relating to Vanderbilt University.
The papers of O.C. Carmichael, 3rd Chancellor of Vanderbilt, are comprised of correspondence, his writings including addresses, articles, book manuscripts and institutional reports, and other materials relating to Oliver Carmichael’s long and distinguished career in teaching, university administration, and educational consulting.
This collection contains the papers of Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney. Major topics of interest include multiple versions of Brainard Cheney’s novels, the Pine Barrens and Rivers of Southeastern Georgia, materials relating to the Cheney’s friendships with many of the Fugitive/Agrarian writers, Brainard Cheney’s interest in Catholicism, Tennessee Politics in the late 1940’s and 1950’s, race relations and civil rights, Library Science and reference services.
This collection consists primarily of the correspondence from 1933-1979 between Alfred Leland Crabb and William Rodney Cline, his former doctoral student at George Peabody College for Teachers. Found within this collection are letters from Mildred Cline to Bertha Crabb and a few miscellaneous letters from the Crabbs and Clines to others. Rodney Cline’s autobiography and his family history are a part of the collection as well as some Cline family photos and mementoes.
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.
This is collection of papers of Herbert Drennon, Vanderbilt graduate (M.A. 1917) and professor of English. He was a longtime professor of English and Head of the English department at Mississippi State University (1938-1961).
This collection contains the papers of Dr. Edgar Hill Duncan (1905-1980), longtime English professor at Vanderbilt.
The papers contain handwritten and typed letters, publications by the Western Arts Association, and minutes from meetings as well as a copy of the constitution. There is also a folder pertaining to the finances of the Western Arts Association and a few publications from the Western Arts Association and one folder pertaining to the Southern Arts Association.
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 small collection (.63 linear feet) contains papers written by Lucy Gage in manuscript, typescript, and carbon copy.
The Landon Cabell Garland Papers (1830-1958) includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, sermons, a report to the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and personal and biographical materials. These are personal papers of Chancellor Garland and are not to be confused with his university papers. This collection is a small snapshot of Chancellor Garland's personal life, with the family correspondence providing the main interest.
- Education 58
- George Peabody College for Teachers 20
- Literature 7
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 7
- Vanderbilt University--History 7
- United States--Politics and government 6
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Faculty 5
- Tennessee--History 5
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 5
- Women in higher education 5
- Journalism 4
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 4
- educational institutions 4
- African Americans--Civil rights 3
- Civil rights--United States 3
- Diaries 3
- Library science 3
- Southern States--In literature 3
- Women’s rights 3
- family papers 3
- Activists 2
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 2
- Art 2
- Fugitives (Group) 2
- Literature, Medieval 2
- Nashville University Women's Council 2
- Poetry 2
- Political activists 2
- Psychology 2
- Radio 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Southern States--Culture 2
- Southern States--History 2
- Southern States--Social life and customs 2
- Television 2
- Tennessee--Politics and government 2
- Vanderbilt University 2
- Alchemy 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Political and social views 1
- Authors, American -- Southern States -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Botany 1
- Branham & Hughes Military Academy (Spring Hill, Tenn.) 1
- Branham & Hughes School for Boys (Spring Hill, Tenn.) 1
- Business 1
- Classes (Groups of students) 1
- Classical studies (Vanderbilt University) 1
- College presidents 1
- Confederate States of America 1
- Economics 1
- Educational law and legislation--Tennessee 1
- Elections 1
- Elections--Southern States 1
- Elections--United States 1
- Fabric arts 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--Alumni 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers--History 1
- Governors -- Tennessee -- History -- 20th century 1
- Governors' spouses 1
- Governors--United States--Election 1
- Homosexuality 1
- Linguistics 1
- Microbiology 1
- Music 1
- Mycology 1
- Newspapers 1
- Oral history 1
- Peabody Education Fund 1
- Performing arts 1
- Philosophy 1
- Photographs 1
- Political campaigns--Law and legislation 1
- Political campaigns--United States--Case studies 1
- Political campaigns--United States--History 1
- Political parties--Southern States 1
- Presidents--United States--Election--1996 1
- Presidents--United States--Election--2000 1
- Quiltmakers 1
- Sexual minorities 1
- Social movements 1
- Social science teachers 1
- Social sciences--Study and teaching 1
- Social sciences--Study and teaching (Secondary) 1
- Sociology 1
- Southeastern Women’s Studies Association 1
- Southern States--Politics and government 1
- Southern States--Politics and government--1951- 1
- Staff Women's Association 1
- Tennessee--Genealogy 1
- United States--History 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 Nashville 1
- University of Tennessee (Knoxville campus) 1
- Vanderbilt History 1
- Vanderbilt Professional Women 1
- Vanderbilt University. Law School 1
- Vanderbilt Women's Center 1
- Vanderbilt Women's Faculty Organization 1
- Wallace University School (Nashville, Tenn.) 1 ∧ less
- English 63
- Russian 1
- Cheney, Brainard 1
- Cheney, Frances Neel 1
- Weaver, Richard Malcolm 1
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