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Alfred Leland Crabb Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0089
Overview 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.
Dates: 1910 - 1970

D.A.R.C.E.E. Library

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Identifier: MSS.0575
Dates: multiple

Michael Demiashkevich Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0106
Dates: multiple

Arthur W. Douthwaite biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0324
Abstract File includes the biography of Arthur William Douthwaite, as researched and written by John Owen and Diana C. Morgan. The file also contains correspondence and photographs as related to the biographical research.
Dates: 2004 - 2007

Herbert Drennon Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0119
Overview 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).
Dates: circa 1940s-1970s

Edgar Hill Duncan Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0124
Overview This collection contains the papers of Dr. Edgar Hill Duncan (1905-1980), longtime English professor at Vanderbilt.
Dates: circa 1930s-1980

George Dutch Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0126
Overview 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.
Dates: Undated

Edsel A. Ruddiman biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-1162
Abstract Biographical file includes obituary, Vanderbilt Directory information, bibliography, and other biographical information.
Dates: 1954 - 1954

Robert Burns Eleazer Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0129
Overview 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.
Dates: 1877 - 1973

Philip Wyatt Felts Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0023
Abstract Personal papers of Philip Wyatt Felts, endocrinologist, teacher, and administrator. Materials include: correspondence, certificates, monthly calendars, reprints, and group photographs of Vanderbilt medical students 1975-80's.
Dates: 1963 - 1992

Garret A. Fitzgerald biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0331
Abstract Biographical file includes negatives, correspondence, curriculum vitae, academic articles, news release, and several newspaper/magazine clippings.
Dates: 1983 - 1991

Denna Frank Fleming Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0142
Overview 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.
Dates: 1930 - 1974

Denna Frank Fleming Papers (Addition)

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Identifier: MSS.0706
Scope and Content Note for the Addition This Addition to the Denna Frank Fleming Papers came to Vanderbilt University Special Collections after the death of Mrs. Doris Fleming in 1989. It measures 4.26 linear feet and is contained in 7 full Hollinger boxes and one oversize box and covers the years 1893 - 1989. It completes the Denna Frank Fleming Papers which were given to Vanderbilt in February 1981, and which measure 7.55 cubic feet, 21 Hollinger boxes. These papers include materials from several areas of his life and...
Dates: 1893 - 1989

Flexner, Abraham (1866-1959)

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Identifier: 499
Abstract Biographical file includes speeches, correspondence, convocation program, lecture series information, and other biographical information.
Dates: 1922 - 1998

Flexner Family Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0024
Abstract Photos, letters, and publications about Abraham Flexner and other members of the Flexner Family including Morris Flexner, Marion Flexner, Jacob Flexner. and Simon Flexner. Dr. Flexner is best known for the highly influential Flexner Report on the state of medical education in the United States. The collection includes photographs, biographical material, correspondence, reprints, manuscripts, and a copy of the privately printed book: A...
Dates: 1898-2011; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1965

Frank Cole Spencer

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Identifier: EBL-1183
Abstract File contains photographs and biographical articles and transcript of an interview conducted on April 19, 1999
Dates: 1943 - 2010

Lucy Gage Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0162
Overview This small collection (.63 linear feet) contains papers written by Lucy Gage in manuscript, typescript, and carbon copy.
Dates: 1923 - 1967

Landon Cabell Garland Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0876
Overview 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.
Dates: 1830 - 1958

Augustin Gattinger Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0166
Overview The Augustin Gattinger Papers (1825-1903) are composed primarily of correspondence with some newspaper clippings and articles along with handwritten reminiscences of Dr. Gattinger by friends and associates. The bulk of the letters in the collection consist of Dr. Gattinger’s correspondence with prominent botanists of the day including Asa Gray of Harvard, Leo Lesquereux, and A.W. Chapman, the renowned collector of Southern plants. Much of the material involves the publication and distribution...
Dates: 1878 - 1903

Caroline Gordon Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0175
Overview This .21 linear foot collection consists of three file folders. It includes one folder of outgoing correspondence from 1942, 1972, and 1973. In addition, the collection contains two of Gordon’s manuscripts: “Old Mrs. Llewellyn” and “The Olive Garden,” both of which are not dated.
Dates: 1942 - 1973

 

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