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James Hampton Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0877
Scope and Content Note The Papers of James Hampton Kirkland, the second chancellor of Vanderbilt University, are composed of eighteen cubic feet of material that represent Kirkland’s life, particularly his tenure at Vanderbilt (Professor of Latin, 1886 - 1893, Chancellor, 1893 - 1937, Chancellor Emeritus 1937 - 1939). The collection is organized into these series: Correspondence, Writings, Personal and Biographical, Academic Career, Organizations/Institutions, Newspaper...
Dates: 1859 - 1939

Avery Leiserson Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0256
Scope and Content Note This collection is 3.34 linear feet, 8 Hollinger boxes which consist of correspondence, articles and book reviews by Avery Leiserson as well as materials relating to his academic career at the University of Chicago (1946 -1952) and at Vanderbilt University (1952 -1978). Other series in this collection include reprints, book reviews, magazine and newspaper articles written by others. The materials cover the years 1936 until his death in 2004.
Dates: 1936-2004

Louise LeQuire Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0887
Scope and Content Note The Louise LeQuire Papers are composed of 11.7 linear feet of research, writings, correspondence and photographs from her career as an artist, curator, writer and teacher. The dates of the collection range from the 1950s to the early 2000s and contain much of LeQuire’s own work as well as extensive research on notable artists of the time LeQuire was also a tireless advocate for individual artists in the Nashville community, and her collection reflects that interest through its...
Dates: 1950s-2000s

John Berrien Lindsley Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0041
Abstract Small collection of correspondence that belonged to John Berrien Lindsley (1822-1897), author, educator and professor at the University of Nashville, whose greatest contribution was the advancement of public health, public education, and medical education in Tennessee and the South. The collection includes letters to J.B. Lindsely, his wife, and Louise Lindsley, from various sources; one letter by Dr. Lindsley; eulogy of Dr. Lindsley by D.C. Smith; manuscript on history of Nashville medicine....
Dates: 1860 - 1906

Charles Edgar Little Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0260
Overview The Charles E. Little Papers are comprised of .84 linear feet and mostly relate to Peabody College and Vanderbilt University.
Dates: circa 1885-1945

Dorothy Bethurum Loomis Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0266
Scope and Content Note The Dorothy Bethurum Loomis papers range from material collected at the beginning of the 20th century to those collected in the late 1980s. The first box of the collection consists of Loomis's biographical and academic materials such as personal correspondences, newspaper clippings, photographs, and handwritten notes found in her papers. Also included are her academic writings/published articles. The next box consists of teaching tools such as handouts, transparencies, and translated works....
Dates: circa 1918-1983

Louis Leroy biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-1148
Abstract Dr. Louis Leroy was on the faculty of the Medical Department of Vanderbilt University as Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology from 1899-1905.
Dates: 1903 - 1944

Lucius Edward Burch biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-1086
Abstract Biographical file includes many photographs and reprints, academic articles and sketches profiling Dr. Burch, several news clippings, an obituary, correspondence, and a summary of the contents of Dr. Burch's diaries, 1921-1959.
Dates: 1939 - 1959

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0267
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: Inclusive: 1873-1988; Bulk: 1920-1960

Otis McBride Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0270
Dates: multiple

Charles McMurry Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0279
Dates: multiple

Adam Moore Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0050
Abstract Medical school class notes of American physician Adam Moore (1931- ). The collection consists of Moore's medical school notebooks made at Vanderbilt and Aberdeen universities. Also includes lab reports, exam books, and related material. Subjects include: Microbiology, Neurology, Obstetrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Preventative Medicine and Public Health, Medical Statistics, Respiration/Metabolism, Role of Platelets in Maintenance of Vascular Integrity. Professors include A. Minot.
Dates: 1959 - 1960

Hugh Jackson Morgan Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0051
Abstract Personal papers of Hugh Jackson Morgan (1893-1961), Vanderbilt professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine, and Brigadier General in the Surgeon General's office during World War II. Materials include: personal papers (including letters written home during WWI), photographs, World War II army records, newspaper clippings, speeches, reprints, memoranda, and correspondence. Correspondents include: George Baehr, E. A. Park, Morris Fishbein, Thomas M. Rivers, George K. Strode, Arden Freer,...
Dates: 1921 - 1961

Nashville University Women's Council Records

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Identifier: MSS.0727
Scope and Contents The Nashville University Women’s Council Collection is ½ Hollinger box or .21 linear feet and contains records of the council from 1973 to 1979. Financial records, correspondence, membership information and meeting minutes comprise the bulk of the records.
Dates: 1973 - 1979

J. Robert Newbrough Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0655
Dates: multiple

George Marion O’Donnell Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0316
Scope and Content Note The papers of George Marion O’Donnell date from approximately the 1870s to 1982. The bulk of the collection, however, dates from the 1940s and 1950s. It includes O’Donnell’s correspondence, journals, and daybooks, which reflect his interest in modern literature and the influence of several Vanderbilt and other Southern literary figures over his own work. His correspondence includes one letter each from Allen Tate, John Peale Bishop, and Harriet Owsley, and a brief scribbled note from John Crowe...
Dates: Inclusive: c.1870s - 1982; Bulk: 1940s-1950s

Harry L. Page, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: EBL-1205
Abstract This collection is largely a grouping selected correspondence and reports compiled by Dr. Page to assist in the preparation of his autobiographical memoir One Heart at a Time: Thanks for the Memories published in 2007. The collection primarily documents the establishment and development of a Cardiac catheterization lab at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville from its inception in 1966 to 1977. The collection also contains a copy of the memoir, as well as later...
Dates: 1966 - 2012

Bruce R. Payne Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0325
Overview The Bruce R. Payne Papers are comprised of nine boxes (3.78 linear feet) of correspondence and subject files related to Payne's tenure as President of Peabody College. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence.
Dates: 1912 - 1937

William H. Payne Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0326
Dates: multiple

Peabody Education Fund Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0327
Overview The Peabody Education Fund Collection includes correspondence (1881-1918), subject files pertaining to the establishment and growth of the fund, pamphlets on education, and the proceedings of the trustees (1870-1907). The collection is 5 linear feet, and about half of the collection is correspondence. Major topics of interest include the establishment of the Peabody Education Fund, the early years of the Peabody Normal College/George Peabody College, education, and rural elementary schools.
Dates: 1870 - 1918

 

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