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Peabody Education Fund Collection

Identifier: MSS.0327
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1870 - 1918

Peabody Women's Club Records

Identifier: MSS.0715

This collection includes records of the Peabody Women's Club from 1913-1977, and one cookbook published in 1996. These records include ledgers, club financial records, membership information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and notes between members, both handwritten and typed.

Dates: 1913 - 1996

Peace Corps Collection

Identifier: MSS.0328
Scope and Content Note In 1961 Dr. Nicholas Hobbs, Professor of Psychology at George Peabody College for Teachers, was appointed as the Director of Recruitment and in 1962 as the Director of Research for the Peace Corps. This collection consists of the correspondence these positions required as well as the materials related to the collaborative efforts of Dr. Hobbs and colleagues around the country to develop test materials and evaluation techniques in order to recruit, select, and retain the best candidates for...
Dates: multiple

Haskell Pruett Collection

Identifier: MSS.0346
Dates: multiple

E. G. Rogers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0368
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 49 items: 45 letters, two poems, one biographical sketch, and one newspaper clipping. These items have been placed in 27 acid-free file folders, and will be stored in one Hollinger box totaling .165 linear feet.

The majority of the correspondence includes a typed biographical notation about the writer, and his relationship to him/her. It includes a biographical sketch written by Donald Davidson as well as two of his unpublished poems.

Dates: 1932-1967

Bert Roller Collection

Identifier: MSS.0718

The Bert Roller Collection, 1870s-2005, consists of the artifacts, ephemera, papers, magazines, and letters of Peabody professor Bert A. Roller, 1893-1934.

Dates: 1872 - 2005

John Dale Russell Papers

Identifier: MSS.0377
Dates: multiple

T.S. Saunders Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0683

Contains a certificate from the University of Nashville granting T.S. Saunders a medical degree at the next commencement, an invitation to commencement, a Physician's Certificate, and a correspondence congratulating him on his becoming a doctor.

Dates: multiple

Sharon Shields Papers

Identifier: MSS.0909

This collection contains one manuscript, "Salary Arbitration in Professional Sports" by Robert Bruce Snow, HOD 2980.03 Readings & Research, Professor Sharon Shields.

Dates: circa 2010

James D. Squires Papers

Identifier: MSS.0588

The James D. Squires (1943-) papers were donated to Vanderbilt University in 2005 and encompass his careers as a journalist and editor, as a political adviser, and as an author. The Nashville native graduated from Peabody College in 1966 and started his journalism career at the Tennessean.

Dates: Inclusive: 1955-2004; Bulk: 1981-2002; Majority of material found within 1981 - 2002

Charles H. Stone Papers

Identifier: MSS.0421

This collection contains the professional correspondence relating to the career of Charles H. Stone, an educator in the field of librarianship. The majority of the correspondence relates to Stone’s tenure at George Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1919 - 1927

Minnie Elvie Sutcliff Collection

Identifier: MSS.0563
Dates: multiple

William Knox Tate Collection

Identifier: MSS.0755
Dates: multiple

F. Fagan Thompson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0448
Scope and Contents

This collection contains four items, a Birthday Meditation, a Brochure, a Holiday Greeting and Verses. They will be housed in four file folders.

Dates: 1934

Ovid Vickers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0478
Dates: multiple

Voices of Peabody

Identifier: MSS.0606
Scope and Content and History Note This Oral History Project was begun in the spring and summer of 2005 with the intention of making an archival record of diverse experiences of the Merger in 1979 of Vanderbilt University with George Peabody College for Teachers. This electronic archive and the transcriptions along with supporting materials include 27 interviews with faculty, staff, former students, and former Board Members both at Vanderbilt and Peabody and covers a range of questions including changes brought about at both...
Dates: multiple

Carolyn Whitaker Collection

Identifier: MSS.0671

This collection contains photographs and newspaper clippings from Carolyn Whitaker's time as a student at Peabody College between 1949-1953.

Dates: 1949 - 1953

Dick Whitworth Collection

Identifier: MSS.0776
Dates: multiple

Richard Asbury Whitworth Collection

Identifier: MSS.0792
Dates: multiple

James Dixon Witherspoon Collection

Identifier: MSS.0821
Dates: multiple

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