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Louis Leroy Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1148
Abstract

Dr. Louis Leroy was on the faculty of the Medical Department of Vanderbilt University as Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology from 1899-1905.

Dates: 1903 - 1944

John Berrien Lindsley Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0659
Abstract

Biographical file includes numerous academic journal articles, programs, news clippings, a reprint photograph, Lindsley Family manuscript collection information, diary entries, family tree, and other biographical information.

Dates: 1852 - 2007

John Berrien Lindsley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0041
Abstract Small collection of correspondence that belonged to John Berrien Lindsley (1822-1897), author, educator and professor at the University of Nashville, whose greatest contribution was the advancement of public health, public education, and medical education in Tennessee and the South. The collection includes letters to J.B. Lindsely, his wife, and Louise Lindsley, from various sources; one letter by Dr. Lindsley; eulogy of Dr. Lindsley by D.C. Smith; manuscript on history of Nashville...
Dates: 1860 - 1906

Van Sinderen Lindsley Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0661
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs and reprints of biographical entries.

Dates: 1878 - 1971

Felix Grundy McGavock Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0679
Abstract

Biographical file includes content from the Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas and from Pen and Sword: the Life and Journals of Randal W. McGavock.

Dates: 1851 - 1889

Robert A. McGaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0275
Scope and Content Note

The Robert A. McGaw Papers are comprised of four series; Vanderbilt University, Designs, Writings and WWII. The papers follow closely McGaw’s career and are important to anyone interested in the history of the university. Of special note is the Design Series where McGaw assisted in re-designing the symbols of the university in the 1970s.

Dates: multiple

Henry McRaven Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0281
Scope and Content Note The Henry McRaven Papers are comprised of 6 folders of typescript on onionskin paper. The first folder contains lists of Nashville officials including Chamber of Commerce Presidents (1869-1947), Mayors (1806-1947), and Postmasters (1796-1947). The remaining folders contain accounts compiled from various newspapers by Mr. McRaven of Presidents’ visits to Nashville. An account exists for Presidents McKinley, F.D. Roosevelt, T. Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson. While there were no dates presented...
Dates: c.1934-c.1947

Gilbertine Moore Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0300
Abstract

Contains a small booklet titled "Tyree Springs- A Memory" by Gilbertine Moore describing her childhood in Tyree Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1972

Charles Morfoot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0975
Abstract

This collection contains 5 letters written by First Lieutenant Charles Morfoot, 101st Ohio Infantry Volunteers, to his wife, Elizabeth, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Nashville as Historical Laboratory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0311
Scope and Contents

This .42 linear feet collection contains 26 file folders arranged in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1977-1978

Betty Nixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0862
Dates: multiple

Henry Osterheld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1015
Abstract

This collection contains documents related to railroad defense by Union soldiers during the American Civil War. There is also a detailed report on 61 railroad bridges on lines in North Georgia, East Tennessee, and Central Tennessee. Finally, there are documents related to Lt. Henry Osterheld's service during the war.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

A.W. Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0322
Dates: multiple

James D. Porter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0341
Abstract

This collection contains one document.

This document was purchased in 1996 by Special Collections.

Dates: 1902

Otey James Porter Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0802
Abstract

Biographical file includes a medical paper that was delivered and dated 1900, a signature on a piece of brown paper sack, and academic journal reprints.

Dates: 1900 - 1925

Harley Winfield Qualls Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1056
Abstract

Biographical file contains photographs of Dr. Qualls, including two before-and-after group photographs with a dissection cadaver. The cadaver photographs are oversized and are separated from the main file.

Dates: 1912 - 1935

Felix Randolph Robertson Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0828
Abstract

Biographical file includes an article about Dr. Robertson being the first Nashville pediatrician, historical notes, personal bibliography, and medical journal reprints.

Dates: 1836 - 1976

James Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0366
Abstract

The James Robertson Papers are composed of original letters and documents of James Robertson for the dates 1784-1814 given by his son Dr. Felix Robertson to the University of Nashville. This entire collection has been digitized and is available at https://www.jstor.org/site/vanderbilt/manuscripts/jamesrobertsonpapers-29775068/.

Dates: 1784 - 1814

James Merrill Safford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0380
Abstract

This collection on James M. Safford includes biographical information, field notes on his geological work within the state of Tennessee, map etchings, financial expenses, and a diary. Also included are transcriptions and research on Safford.

Dates: 1850 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1893

Robert S. Sanders Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1044
Abstract

Biographical file includes newspaper clippings, article reprints, and a copy of the biography entitled, "Dr. Seat Belt," as written by Dr. Sander's son.

Dates: 2006 - 2008

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