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This collection of 3 Hollinger boxes (1.26 linear feet) contains reel to reel audio tapes and transcripts (original and photocopies) of the proceedings of the Agrarian Reunion at the Southern Literary Festival which took place at the University of Dallas in Texas on April 19, 20, 21 1968. Participants in the Reunion were Agrarians Andrew Lytle, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren.
This collection contains the papers of William Campbell Binkley, chair of the Department of History at Vanderbilt University from 1930-1953. Binkley's research interests involved the history of the American West, especially the early history of Texas.
This collection is comprised of documents related to the history of Texas and Tennessee from 1817-1865. It comprises four parts: documents of the Republic of Texas, 1837-1845; the early documents of Tennessee, 1817-1862; Senate and House broadsides from 1835-1848; Scrapbooks relative to the American Civil War, 1860-1865.
This collection contains 13 rare 19th Century imprints relating to the State of Tennessee.
The Correspondence of various members of the Clark family of Campbell County, Virginia, originally Quakers, but later scattered to other denominations. Members of the family settled in Franklin, KY and Russellville, KY.
The Donald Davidson Papers (1906 - 1968) include correspondence and writings by Davidson as well as reviews, research materials, publications materials, publicity for books, legal and financial documents, family records, newspaper clippings and photographs, segregation materials, and manuscripts of writings by others. The bulk of the materials come from the 1920's through the 1960's.
The John Egerton Papers, 1950s-2003, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research materials, publication materials, publicity for books, reviews, legal and financial documents, memorabilia, clippings and photographs, programs from cultural events, scrapbooks and periodicals on race relations and school desegregation, and audio and video tapes.
This collection contains 2 items by the Honorable William H. Fleming.
This collection, donated in 1967 by Jesse Wills, is composed of a wide variety of items of historical and musical interest, including songbooks, correspondence, photographs, and other unique items. As president of National Life and Accident Insurance Company, the parent company of WSM, Inc. and the Grand Ole Opry, Wills had access to a wide variety of material associated with country music in general and the Grand Ole Opry in particular.
This collection contains the papers of Dewey Grantham, longtime professor of history at Vanderbilt from 1952-1991. Grantham was a preeminent scholar of the twentieth century South. This collection is mostly processed with a small (7 linear feet) unprocessed addition.
This collection contains copies of letters written by Alfred T. Hamilton to his father, 1858 and 1859. He was a doctor in Franklin County, and his letters discuss the medical conditions of this patients as well as living conditions in the South. Copies of 2 letters from James B. Childs to Mrs. Noble in 1961 regarding the location of the town.
This collection contains the papers of Vanderbilt graduate Mildred Haun, who wrote a number of short stories, songs, articles, and more, including the book The Hawk's Done Gone.
- Subject: Southern States--Culture X
- Southern States--History 33
- Tennessee--History 11
- Literature 10
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 9
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 8
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 8
- Agrarians (Group of writers) 7
- Journalism 5
- Music 5
- African Americans--Civil rights 4
- Business 4
- Civil rights--United States 4
- family papers 4
- Fugitives (Group) 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Slavery 3
- Southern States--In literature 3
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 3
- Country music 2
- Education 2
- Law 2
- Radio 2
- Sociology 2
- Television 2
- United States--History 2
- United States--Politics and government 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- antebellum 2
- fraternities (associations) 2
- Activists 1
- Agrarianism 1
- Agrarians (Group of writers) -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Agrarians (Group of writers) -- History -- Sources 1
- Art 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Political and social views 1
- Authors, American -- Southern States -- Biography -- Sources 1
- Brazil--Social life and customs 1
- Colombia--Social life and customs 1
- Diaries 1
- Economics 1
- El Salvador--Social life and customs 1
- Engineering 1
- Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
- Folk music--Tennessee 1
- Folk songs 1
- Geology 1
- History--Study and teaching--United States 1
- I'll take my stand 1
- Lytle, Andrew Nelson, 1902-1995 Interviews 1
- Maps 1
- Oral history 1
- Owsley, Frank Lawrence, 1890-1956 Interviews 1
- Performing arts 1
- Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity 1
- Physicians 1
- Plantations 1
- Political activists 1
- Political cartoons 1
- Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974 Interviews 1
- Religion 1
- Sigma Chi Fraternity. Alpha Psi Chapter (Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.)) 1
- Southern Sociological Congress 1
- Southern States 1
- Southern States--Civilization 1
- Southern States--Economic conditions 1
- Southern States--Intellectual life 1
- Southern States--Politics and government 1
- Southern States--Race relations 1
- Southern States--Social conditions 1
- Southern States--Social life and customs 1
- Sports 1
- Tate, Allen, 1899-1979 Interviews 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 1
- Texas--History 1
- Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846 1
- Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836--Campaigns 1
- Vanderbilt University--Football 1
- Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 Interviews 1
- politics 1 ∧ less
- Lytle, Andrew Nelson 2
- Davidson, Donald 1
- Owsley, Frank Lawrence 1
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