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Tom Little Political Cartoons Collection

Identifier: MSS.0261
Dates: 1930s-1972

Roy Neel Papers

Identifier: MSS.0961

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

Betty Nixon Papers

Identifier: MSS.0862
Dates: multiple

Herman Clarence Nixon Papers

Identifier: MSS.0315
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, diaries, journals where articles were published, etc. Series I contains incoming correspondence that is arranged alphabetically, then by date in the folders. A few pieces of correspondence are written in French and Spanish. Series II contains publications.

Books received with the collection were removed and catalogued.

Dates: multiple

Political Buttons Collection

Identifier: MSS.0863

Collection of 10-15 political buttons from 1960-1990s including Clinton/Gore and Kennedy/Johnson.

Dates: 1959 - 1993

Walter R. Pope Collection

Identifier: MSS.0340
Scope and Contents

This .42 linear foot collection in 34 file folders contains various memorabilia of Walter R. Pope. It consists of biographical sketches, political campaign literature for the Republican Party (both national and local), military maps and reports, political newsletters, and letters. The collection is arranged by subject, in acid-free file folders, and housed in a manuscript box.

Dates: 1918-1960

Harry H. Ransom Collection

Identifier: MSS.0357
Dates: multiple

Round Table Collection

Identifier: MSS.0374
Dates: multiple

James R. Sasser Papers

Identifier: MSS.0810
Abstract This collection contains the political papers of former U.S. Senator and Ambassador to China, James R. “Jim” Sasser. The Sasser Papers (1976-2010) include personal files belonging to both him and his wife Mary Sasser, campaign materials, U.S. Senate files and materials encompassing constituent and non-constituent correspondence, invitations and schedules, office administration files, legislative, subject, and staff files, press clippings, committee work, and speeches, ambassador files and...
Dates: 1936 - 2013

Fred O. Seibel Papers

Identifier: MSS.0385
Dates: multiple

John Seigenthaler Papers

Identifier: MSS.0829

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

Tipton Stringer Collection

Identifier: MSS.0759
Dates: multiple

Henry Lee Swint Papers

Identifier: MSS.0429
Abstract The Henry Lee Swint Papers date from 1933 to 1978 and are comprised primarily of correspondence, writings, and research notes. Swint carried on an extensive correspondence with students, former students, and colleagues at other institutions, mainly discussing research interests and personal concerns. A more limited correspondence with faculty and other colleagues at Vanderbilt contains information regarding administrative matters, including controversial subjects such as the 1960 dismissal...
Dates: 1933 - 1978

Martha Sue Thrasher Papers

Identifier: MSS.0453
Dates: multiple

Kemp Tolley and James Stahlman Collection

Identifier: MSS.0460

This collection contains copies of correspondence between Kemp Tolley and James Stahlman. It also contains an essay, and 2 copies of newsletters edited by Kemp Tolley. The letters discuss a wide range of topics: World War II, Cuba, China, Russia, Roberts Commission, Kennedy Assassination, and the Warren Commission.

Dates: 1973 - 1986

William H. Vanderbilt, III Papers

Identifier: MSS.0469
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

John W. Wade Collection

Identifier: MSS.0619
Dates: multiple

Clanton W. Williams Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0505

This collection contains a 1949 address given by Clanton W. Williams in Panama City, Florida.

Dates: 1949 August 24

Henry N. Williams Collection

Identifier: MSS.0507

This collection contains one 1942 journal article written by Henry N. Williams.

Dates: 1942 November

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