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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

The John M. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0209
Description of Series Correspondence - Incoming. Incoming correspondence of 2 letters and 5 post cards, dating from 1916 to 1931. The correspondence is alphabetically arranged: Cabre, Ramon, Jan. 25, 1916; Faudo, Jose Manuel Lope, Aug., 1916; The Hispanic Society of America, Oct. 8, 1931; Sarpy, Melletta, Apr. 4, 1922; 2 illegible signatures, May 4, 1922, Apr. 8, 1929. Memorial Resolution. There is a xeroxed copy of this resolution, marked “Fac. Counc. Doc. No. 13 1966-1967”, which was prepared by...
Dates: multiple

Sidney M. Hirsch Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0556
Dates: multiple

Frances Horovitz Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0214
Dates: multiple

I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition by Twelve Southerners - Original Manuscript

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Identifier: MSS.0222
Abstract

This small collection contains the original manuscript of I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition that belonged to Donald Davidson, one of the authors. There are eleven chapters, each by a different Agrarian.

Dates: 1930

William Inge Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0623
Scope and Content The William Inge Collection consists of 17 folders is contained in one archival box (.42 linear feet.) There are three series. The Independence Collection series contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and one item of correspondence related to the addition of the Collection to Independence Community College and its Dedication even which took place October 25, 1981. The News Clippings series includes selections from...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

James F. Kilroy Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0868
Dates: 1982 - 1983

Jon Krampner Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0882
Abstract

The Jon Krampner Papers (created from 1992-1997) are comprised of research materials pertaining to his published biography of Fred Coe. The papers include notes (both written and highlighted photocopies), clippings, photocopies of clippings, photographs, cassette tapes with interviews (recorded from 1992-1995), typed transcripts of these interviews, notes prior to the interviews and post interview notes, occasionally with follow up questions.

Dates: 1992 - 1997

Lockert, Charles Lacy, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0263
Dates: 1903 - 1969

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

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - 1988 Addition

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Identifier: MSS.0603
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: 1922 - 1988

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - Addition

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Identifier: MSS.0599
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: 1853 - 1995

Maya Medical Manuscripts

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Identifier: MSS.0008
Abstract

This manuscript contains two manuscripts in one, which consists of a book of medical remedies, with illnesses cross-referenced to plants and various curing recipes. In Maya and Spanish, the two constitute respectively, the original Recetario de los Indios, and the Cuaderno de Teabo. This volume offers insights into the ailments that plagued inhabitants of Mexico in the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1803

David McDowell Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0272
Scope and Content Note The papers of David McDowell, editor, were acquired by Speical Collections in 1983. The collection, consisting mostly of incoming correspondence, covers a period of 1939-1980. While attending St. Andrew's in Sewanee, Vanderbilt, and Kenyon College, McDowell became acquainted with many of the laureates of Southern literature whose letters can be found in this collection. David McDowell strengthened these ties when he served as an editor for several of the writers at Random House and...
Dates: undated; 1939-1980

Arthur Mizener Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0295
Abstract

This collection is an exchange of letters between Arthur Mizener and John Crowe Ransom, Mizener and Robert Penn Warren, and Mizener and Allen Tate. It covers the years 1938 through 1974. Literature, criticism, research, publishing, and employment possibilities are the major subjects of the letters.

Dates: 1938 - 1974

Margaret Moore Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0717
Abstract

This collection contains mostly original poetry by Margaret Moore dating from the 1930s to 1990s.

Dates: circa 1933-1990s

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

Merrill Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0301
Abstract

This three-box collection contains materials relating to the life of Merrill Moore. Merrill Moore (1903-1957) was a native Tennessean, neurological physician, veteran, and poet. The collection is primarily comprised of his poetry, manuscripts, and letters (both incoming and outgoing) about and by Merrill Moore. It also includes photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, biographical materials, tape recordings, and miscellaneous documents all pertaining to Merrill Moore’s life.

Dates: 1929 - 1955

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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