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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.
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 Louise LeQuire Papers document her career as an artist, curator, writer and teacher. It contains much of LeQuire’s own work, including documents and correspondence related to her service with the Metro Nashville Arts Commission and the Visual Arts Alliance of Nashville, as well her extensive research on notable artists of the time, such as William Edmonson, Red Grooms, and Frederic Remington.
- Activists 2
- African Americans--Civil rights 2
- Civil rights--United States 2
- Political activists 2
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 1
- Art 1
- Business 1
- Economics 1
- Fugitives (Group) 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers 1
- Library science 1
- Literature 1
- Oral history 1
- Social movements 1
- Southern States--Culture 1
- Southern States--History 1
- Southern States--Social life and customs 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1 + ∧ less
- Cheney, Brainard 1
- Cheney, Frances Neel 1
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