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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

Christine Sadler Coe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0084
Abstract This collection consists of a wealth of material relating to Christine Sadler Coe’s life long career in journalism and to that of her husband, Richard Coe, who was the longtime theater critic for The Washington Post. The papers are comprised of seven series which document her life as well as the mid-century events and crises of America and the world. A leader in the field of journalism, her papers follow her career trajectory and experiences as a female...
Dates: 1902 - 1981

Donald Davidson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0002
Abstract

The Donald Davidson Papers (1906 - 1968) include correspondence and writings by Davidson as well as reviews, research materials, publications materials, publicity for books, legal and financial documents, family records, newspaper clippings and photographs, segregation materials, and manuscripts of writings by others. The bulk of the materials come from the 1920's through the 1960's.

Dates: 1906 - 1968

George Washington Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0194
Scope and Content Note

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

Dates: multiple

Merrill Moore and Louise Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0302
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943 - 1956

Ralph G. Morrissey Collection

 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

 

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