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Jack Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0650
Overview The Jack Allen Collection is an accumulation of Allen’s productive life as an educator at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The collection comprises five linear feet relating to Jack Allen’s career and writings.
Dates: 1941 - 2000

Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0004
Overview 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

John Daniel (1862-1950) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-446
Abstract Biographical file includes photographs, notes, book excerpts, obituary, and other biographical data.
Dates: 1896 - 1950

Max Delbruck (1906-1981) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-455
Abstract Biographical file includes presentation notes, academic journal articles, obituary, bibliography, magazine articles, event program, and other biographical information.
Dates: 1957 - 1995

Clarise DeQuasie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0108
Overview This collection largely contains material related to opera star Luciano Pavarotti collected by Clarise DeQuasie, a former University Librarian at Vanderbilt who retired in 1997. DeQuasie was a devoted fan and friend of Pavarotti. The collection also contains some materials related to the Heard Library at Vanderbilt.
Dates: 1960s-2001

Herbert Drennon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0119
Overview This is collection of papers of Herbert Drennon, Vanderbilt graduate (M.A. 1917) and professor of English. He was a longtime professor of English and Head of the English department at Mississippi State University (1938-1961).
Dates: circa 1940s-1970s

Edwin Sheffield Gleaves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0170
Dates: 1958 - 1987

Paul Francis Hahn (1908-1967) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1137
Abstract Biographical file includes obituary, academic article, and correspondence.
Dates: 1957 - 2003

Mary Anne Kernan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0238
Dates: multiple

Robert T. Lagemann (1912-1994) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1144
Abstract Biographical file includes obituary.
Dates: 1994 - 1994

George R. Meneely biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0244
Abstract Biographical file includes newspaper clippings about Dr. Meneely as well as obituaries.
Dates: 1943 - 1961

Richard Mills Pearce, Jr. (1874-1930) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0783
Abstract Biographical file includes a photograph and a Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research meeting program honoring Dr. Pearce.
Dates: 1930 - 1930

Harry Sanberg Shelley (1901-1991) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-356
Abstract Biographical material about Dr. Harry S. Shelley, material about the history of urology, and news stories about Dr. Shelley's retirement career as Honorary Curator of the Historical Collection in Vanderbilt's Medical Library. Photographs of Dr. and Mrs. Shelley, Dr. Shelley's father, Dr. Albert Shelley of Baltimore and History of Medicine Events at Vanderbilt during the 1970s and 1980s. Also several professional articles on urology written by Dr.Shelley and a file of congratulatory letters...
Dates: 1890 - 1991

Charles H. Stone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0421
Overview This collection contains the professional correspondence relating to the career of Charles H. Stone, an educator in the field of librarianship. The majority of the correspondence relates to Stone’s tenure at George Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dates: 1919 - 1927

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