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John Thompson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0450
Scope and Contents

This .21 linear feet collection contains 63 letters, two postcards, and one V-Mail Christmas Card from John Thompson to several family members while serving in the United States Navy during World War II. The letters are arranged in file folders chronologically by year, then month.

Dates: 1941-1945

General Gates P. Thruston Collection

Identifier: MSS.0454
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an address, biographical and collection details, journal articles, and a manuscript relating to General Gates P. Thruston.

Please note that additional information regarding ‘The Thruston Collection’ is located in the Secretary of the University Records, RG 900, under Robert McGaw.

Dates: 1900 - 1910

Cecelia Tichi Papers

Identifier: MSS.0722
Dates: multiple

Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann Papers

Identifier: MSS.0476

This collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann (1884 Jan. 7 - 1977 March 20). Elizabeth Vann was a Vanderbilt graduate (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1905) and New Jersey State Director of the Women's and Professional Division of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s, among many other jobs. She was also involved in a number of civic organizations, including the Leonia Women's Club, the Civic Conference, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Dates: 1890 - 1977

The Waller Project

Identifier: MSS.0486
Scope and Contents A description of the series contained within each box: Box 1 Reports on the Waller Project, Source Cards for the Johnson Report, Interviews (taped) Done by Donald Davidson and Carole Shelton, Name Index to Interview Cards. Box 2 Interview Cards, Narratives of Interviews (typed), Anderson - Moore. Box 3 Narratives of Interviews (typed), Polk - Wilson, Narratives of Interviews,- drafts with...
Dates: 1853 - 1954

Samuel Anderson Weakley Papers

Identifier: MSS.0493
Dates: multiple

Who Speaks for the Negro Collection

Identifier: MSS.0667
Dates: multiple

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