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Ralph G. Morrissey Collection

Identifier: MSS.0305
Scope and Contents Series II contains photographs mainly of authors who were written about during his tenure as a literary critic for the Nashville Tennessean newspaper, and the Nashville Tennessean Magazine. Ralph Morrissey took some of the photographs while others were acquired through the book publishers. The majority of photographs are identified, but not dated with the actual date taken. Date references are...
Dates: multiple

Louis Thurston Nicholas Papers

Identifier: MSS.0314
Abstract The Papers of Louis Thurston Nicholas, which cover the years 1894-2006, consist of 208 linear feet of material and are concerned with Nicholas’s personal and professional life. Major series in the papers include Personal and Professional Correspondence; material relating to his activities in the National Association of the Teachers of Singing (NATS); Personal and Biographical papers; his Musical and Academic Career and programs from the George Peabody College Concert Series; ...
Dates: 1894 - 2006

Grantland Rice Papers

Identifier: MSS.0364
Scope and Content Note

The Papers of Grantland Rice (1905-1966) are comprised of 19.26 linear feet and include his Writings, Correspondence, Personal and Biographical Materials, Photographs, Subject Files, Souvenirs, and Memorabilia.

Dates: 1905 - 1966

Francis Robinson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0367
Dates: 1913 - 1979

Ruling Stooge Newspaper

Identifier: MSS.0375
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the first issue of the ‘Ruling Stooge’ newspaper which is dated October 3, 1948.

Note that people, letters, articles, and advertisements relate to the year 1968.

Dates: 1948; 1968

Fred Russell Papers

Identifier: MSS.0376
Dates: multiple

Kathy Sawyer Papers

Identifier: MSS.0885
Scope and Contents The Kathy Sawyer Papers are composed of 23.3 linear feet of research, writings, interviews, correspondence and photographs from her career in journalism. The dates of the collection are from 1965 to 2007 and contain most of the writings Sawyer produced during that period.Personal Information: Includes notes, photos, and clippings from newspaper coverage of Sawyers life events including marriage, injury, and awards....
Dates: 1965 - 2007

John Seigenthaler Papers

Identifier: MSS.0829

This collection contains the papers of John Seigenthaler, journalist, writer, and longtime editor of The Tennessean. Seigenthaler was a prominent advocate for First Amendment rights and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. Seigenthaler also worked for Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and was a longtime friend of the Kennedy family.

Dates: 1920 - 2014

Paul Simpson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0550
Dates: multiple

Southern Education Reporting Service

Identifier: MSS.0405
Dates: multiple

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

James G. Stahlman Papers

Identifier: MSS.0413
Abstract This collection contains the papers of James G. Stahlman, publisher of the Nashville Banner from 1930 to 1972 and member of the Board of Trust for Vanderbilt from 1927 until his death in 1976. As publisher, Stahlman and the conservative Banner carried on storied battles with the more liberal Tennessean until the Banner's sale to the Gannett Corporation in...
Dates: 1915 - 1976

James G. Stahlman Papers - Addition

Identifier: MSS.0886
Dates: 1915 - 1976

Tipton Stringer Collection

Identifier: MSS.0759
Dates: multiple

Ernest Franklin Sutherland, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MSS.0515
Dates: multiple

Cornelius Vanderbilt, IV Papers

Identifier: MSS.0467

The Cornelius Vanderbilt IV Papers, 1897-1974, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, lecture materials, reviews of his books and film, personal papers, legal and business documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks of his various writing and lecture projects. The forty-five boxes of the collection cover approximately 26.03 linear feet.

Dates: 1897 - 1974

George B. Winton Collection

Identifier: MSS.0519
Dates: multiple

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