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Alfred Schweitzer Collection

Identifier: MSS.0788
Scope and Contents The Albert Schweitzer Collection (6.25 linear feet) consists of magazines, pamphlets, newsletters, letters, correspondences, calendars, postcards, cards, stamps, medallions, posters, vinyl records, printed music, sculptures, a paperweight, a decorative dish, bookmarks, a drawing—all of which reflect Schweitzer’s life as Alsatian-born theologian, organist and Bach-enthusiast, missionary-doctor at Lambaréné, Gabon, and a Nobel Peace Prize humanitarian. Many of the materials came from Tennessee...
Dates: multiple

Dinah Shore Collection

Identifier: MSS.1020
Abstract The Dinah Shore collection consists of the personal and professional materials of Dinah Shore, an award-winning singer and television host. The collection spans the 1920s through the 2010s, with the bulk of the materials from 1960-1989, coinciding with the peak of Dinah’s television career. Materials include photographs (both professional and personal), newspaper clippings, limited correspondence, books and booklets, and manuscripts. Highlights include the professional photographs, which are...
Dates: 1920s-2010s

Phillip Slates Collection

Identifier: MSS.0396
Scope and Contents

The Philip Slates Collection (3.36 linear feet) consists of autographs, music scores, sketches, essays, writings, letters, notes, drawings, newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and various administrative documents. The materials reflect the teaching and composition work of Slates during his time as a faculty member at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: multiple

Irving Wolfe Collection

Identifier: MSS.0525
Scope and Contents The Irving Wolfe Collection (7.5 linear feet) consists of materials related to music pedagogy for children including songbooks, music scores, lyric sheets, pamphlets, sound recordings, and letters and correspondence. The materials reflect the work of Wolfe as a former Head of Division of Music at George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tennessee. Many songbooks and lyric sheets came from various nations across the world which Wolfe collected via collaborating with colleagues in...
Dates: multiple

WSM Radio and Television Collection

Identifier: MSS.0535

The WSM Radio & TV collection is composed of correspondence, photographs, scripts of radio programs, and promotional material. It is stored in thirteen manuscript boxes, eight of which contain scripts of radio programs. Dates of the collection range from 1928 to 1966 with a large portion of the material dated in the 1940s.

Dates: 1928 - 1966

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