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Edgar Hill Duncan Papers

 Collection
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

O.B. Emerson Collection (William Faulkner)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0131
Dates: multiple

Xavier A. Fernández Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0137
Abstract

This collection contains research materials from Xavier A. Fernández on Tirso de Molina. He was the author of Las comedias de Tirso de Molina.

Dates: multiple

Claude Lee Finney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0139
Dates: multiple

Doris Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0692
Scope and Content Note This collection of papers is contained in 13 Hollinger boxes and measures 5.42 linear feet. The papers are comprised of personal and biographical materials that include genealogical research materials, legal documents and related correspondence, and photographs. The collection also includes Doris Fleming’s writings, mostly poems, written during the 1920’s when she lived in New York City. The Music Collection is the most significant series and is comprised of sheet music, programs,...
Dates: multiple

Father James Harold Flye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0148
Abstract

The Papers of James Harold Flye (1884-1985) date from 1904 to 1983, with the bulk of the collections dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. The collection includes Flye’s correspondence with over two hundred individuals (primarily letters received), journals kept in scattered years during the 1920s and 1930s and almost daily journals kept from 1957 to 1981, Flye’s own writings, and information regarding James Agee.

Dates: 1904 - 1983

Jesse Hill Ford Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0150
Abstract

This collection contains a selection of short stories and materials related to the play "The Conversion of Buster Drumwright" by Jesse Hill Ford.

Dates: 1954 - 2000

James Marshall Frank Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0153
Abstract These papers consist primarily of correspondence and manuscript material that Fugitive poet James Marshall Frank collected. Also included here are items that came from him and other Fugitive poets and which were donated to Special Collections by his daughter Helen Frank. Donald Davidson, Laura Riding Gottshcalk, Sidney Hirsch, Merrill Moore, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren are among the Fugitive poets whose work is represented, and there are also letters to and from various members of the...
Dates: 1902 - 1981

Freolac Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0158
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, meeting announcements, newspaper clippings, biographical material, program schedules, reports, rosters of members, copies of delivered speeches, lecture notes for presentations, and miscellaneous material. Dates of the material range from 1968 to 2006.

Dates: 1968 - 2006

Fugitive and Agrarian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0160
Abstract

This collection contains 1.67 linear feet of materials on the Fugitive Poets and the Nashville Agrarians. Most of the materials have to do with the years in the 1920’s when the Fugitive poet group was formed and the resulting poems, manuscripts, and correspondence. In addition there are a few items, mostly articles, that concern the Agrarian group.

Dates: 1922 - 1979

Fugitive and Agrarian Collection Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0622
Scope and Content Note

This collection, 3.34 linear feet, is an addition to the Fugitive and Agrarian Collection MSS 160. It includes a wide range of items relating to the Fugitive and Agrarian groups and is especially valuable in the holdings of items from the 1980’s and 1990’s including correspondence, articles, book reviews, and other materials. In addition to the Fugitives and Agrarians themselves, whose biographical notes follow below, associates represented in this collection include:

Dates: 2012

The Fugitive Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0693
Scope and Content Note This small collection (2.33 linear feet) consists of the recordings and transcripts of the proceedings of the sessions of the Fugitive Poets Reunion held in Nashville, Tennessee and at Vanderbilt University on May 3, 4, 5 in 1956. The recordings were originally made on reel to reel tape, and have been transferred to audio cassettes and in 2010 to compact disc format. The 26 reel to reel tapes, audio cassettes and compact discs are included here. The transcriptions are bound in...
Dates: 1956

Charles Kelsey Gaines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0743
Dates: multiple

Ernest J. Gaines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0163
Abstract

This small collection consists of one uncorrected proof copy of In My Father’s House by Ernest J. Gaines and a holograph manuscript fragment of 32 pages front and back of the same title.

Dates: circa 1970s

Frantisek W. Galan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0164
Abstract

The Frantisek W. Galan Collection contains a series of Galan’s undergraduate and graduate school syllabi, personal notes, graded academic materials, various newspaper clippings, excerpts from his research projects, as well as student projects and evaluations. The majority of the Frantisek W. Galan Collection pertains directly to Galan’s academic career at Princeton University from the years 1971 to 1974.

Dates: 1967 - 1990

Caroline Gordon Papers

 Collection
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

Herschel Gower Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0176
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily comprised of 7.51 linear feet of manuscript materials, which include drafts of an unpublished novel with its title and text changes in various versions. The papers also include manuscripts of his novel Faces in a Nashville Arcade and of his biography of Charles Dahlgren, Charles Dahlgren of Natchez: The Civil War and Dynastic Decline. Professor Gower was a...
Dates: 1954 - 2019

Herschel Gower Papers - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0851

Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0183
Scope and Content Note The Rufus Wilmot Griswold Collection (1815 – 1857) consists of one Hollinger box (0.417 linear feet) and includes holograph letters, photographs, articles and photostats of letters written by and to Rufus Wilmot Griswold. The collection was formed in the 1930’s by Joy Bayless of Nashville, Tennessee while researching her biography of Rufus Wilmot Griswold which was published by Vanderbilt University Press in 1943. No records have survived as to when or how the Collection was...
Dates: 1812-1857

Handwritten Book of Poetry

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1004
Abstract

This collection contains a bound volume of poems, sonnets, and songs collected from the writings of many famous poetic figures, and handwritten onto the pages of this journal. Written in two separate hands, this journal appears to have been exchanged among two friends who alternately scribed favorite poems.

Dates: circa 1818

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