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Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0004
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1841 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1940s-1970s

Alfred Leland Crabb Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0089
Abstract

This collection contains Alfred Leland Crabb’s works and correspondences from 1910 to 1970. The first part covers correspondences with faculty, friends and publishing companies from 1925 to 1970. Crabb mainly worked with the Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company and the Johnson Publishing Company.

Dates: 1910 - 1970

Edgar Hill Duncan Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0124
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Dr. Edgar Hill Duncan (1905-1980), longtime English professor at Vanderbilt.

Dates: circa 1930s-1980

Caroline Gordon Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0175
Abstract

This .21 linear foot collection consists of three file folders. It includes one folder of outgoing correspondence from 1942, 1972, and 1973. In addition, the collection contains two of Gordon’s manuscripts: “Old Mrs. Llewellyn” and “The Olive Garden,” both of which are not dated.

Dates: 1942 - 1973

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

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0267
Abstract

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

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...
Dates: Inclusive: c.1870s - 1982; Bulk: 1940s-1950s

Richard Malcolm Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0495
Dates: 1940s - 1960s

 

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