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Honey Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734.1
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Honey Alexander, wife of Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. The finished portion of this collection documents her time serving as First Lady of Tennessee from 1979-1987. Access to this collection is restricted.

Dates: 1960 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986

Lamar Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of former Governor of Tennessee, Secretary of Education, and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander. Currently, only the material predating Alexander's tenure as Senator (pre-2002) is processed for research use. Processing of the Senatorial Papers is expected to be completed in Fall 2023. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries related to Senate materials.

Dates: 1939 - 2020

Roy Neel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0961
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Roy Neel, Democratic operative and longtime top assistant to Vice President Al Gore, Jr. and President Bill Clinton. He served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Gore and Deputy Chief of Staff to President Clinton.

Dates: circa 1960s-2010s

John Seigenthaler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0829
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of John Seigenthaler, journalist, writer, and longtime editor of The Tennessean. Seigenthaler was a prominent advocate for First Amendment rights and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. Seigenthaler also worked for Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and was a longtime friend of the Kennedy family.

Dates: 1920 - 2014

Southern Politics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0406
Abstract

The Southern Politics Collection, given by Alexander Heard in February 1982, consists of drafts and research materials for Southern Politics in State and Nation by V.O. Key, Jr., and A Two-Party South?, by Alexander Heard, together with transcripts of interviews on Southern politics used in the preparation of both these works.

Dates: 1946 - 1952

James D. Squires Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0588
Abstract

The James D. Squires (1943-) papers were donated to Vanderbilt University in 2005 and encompass his careers as a journalist and editor, as a political adviser, and as an author. The Nashville native graduated from Peabody College in 1966 and started his journalism career at the Tennessean.

Dates: Inclusive: 1955-2004; Bulk: 1981-2002; Majority of material found within 1981 - 2002

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