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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 Donald Davidson Papers, 1906-1968, consist of the correspondence, research files, and writings of poet Donald Davidson, 1893-1968.
The George W. Harris papers contains correspondence, a bound volume of stories, including letters to editor and Sut Lovingood Yarns. Also included is the dissertation “The Life and Works of George Washington Harris” – by Donald Day, March 1942 and a typescript of the manuscript “High Times and Hard Times. Sketches and Tales” by George W. Harris – by M. Thomas Inge. © 2012 Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives
The Merrill Moore and Louise Davis Collection, 1943-1956, includes an Autobiographical sketch of Merrill Moore, correspondence, poetry, bibliography and articles, publication materials, articles about Merrill Moore, and personal and biographical materials. The collection is small, only 1/3 of a cubic foot. The majority of this collection is focused on the person of Merrill Moore, both as a doctor and a poet.
- Fugitives (Group) 3
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 2
- Autobiographies 1
- Education 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers 1
- Library science 1
- Music 1
- Southern States--Culture 1
- Southern States--History 1
- Southern States--In literature 1
- Southern States--Social life and customs 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 1
- Tennessee--History 1 + ∧ less
- Cheney, Brainard 1
- Cheney, Frances Neel 1
- Davidson, Donald 1
- Moore, Merrill (Austin Merrill Moore) 1
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