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Nathaniel Baxter/Robert Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0036
Abstract

This .42 linear feet collection contains 51 items (of which 20 are photographs) relating to the lives of the Baxter and Jackson families, Nashville, and Vanderbilt University.

Dates: 1875 - 1969

Wilbur F. Creighton, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0092
Abstract

This .21 linear feet collection contains 6 items related to the history of Foster & Creighton Company, the story of the Parthenon, and other construction projects in Nashville. There are two photographs: one of the Parthenon, and the other of the Athena Sculpture in the Parthenon.

Dates: 1885 - 1985

Walter Durham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0881
Dates: multiple

Albert W. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0193
Scope and Content of Collection: The A.W. Harris Papers are contained within one Hollinger box of 25 folders. The collection is primarily composed of the financial transactions, various correspondences, newsletters and horse pedigree papers from the Trotting Horse Breeders Association. The collection holds eight folders of receipts from the years 1861-1874, those of his wife Fannie A. Wilson, his in-law relatives Thomas B. Wilson, and W.L. Wilson; showcasing the sale of domestic goods, real estate, labor and livestock. Some...
Dates: undated

Russell E. Hart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0781
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and information about an architectural project entitled "Cohn Junior High School Renovation."

Dates: circa 1915

Jack Hurst Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0630
Abstract

The Jack Hurst Collection contains hundreds of taped interviews of celebrities, country music artists, and music industry leaders. Jack Hurst was a reporter and author who used these recordings for articles on country music in The Tennessean and other publications.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Sims, Cecil Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0393
Dates: 1914-1967

 

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