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300th General Hospital Unit Collection

Identifier: EBL-0001

Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes personal items such as scrapbooks from a few members of the unit. In addition, a few items found in the collection, primarily souvenirs, have no direct relation to the unit, but have some connection to Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1915 - 2008

Daniel Abbey Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0185

One folder of correspondence between Dr. Daniel Abbey's son (Stanton T. Abbey) and Rudolph Kampmeier regarding the donation to the Medical School of Dr. Abbey's University of Nashville diploma (Dr. of Medicine) granted in 1855 and signed by the Medical faculty. A copy of the diploma along with a translation are included in the folder.

Dates: 1855 - 1959

Alf Adams Papers

Identifier: MSS.0018

This collection contains newspaper clippings related to WWI and the 1915-1919 Vanderbilt football teams that Alfred Adams played for. Also included are telegrams and miscellaneous materials related to Alf Adams dating from 1917-1923.

Dates: circa 1915-1925; 1965-1967; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1923

Benton Adkins Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0192

Many photographs, newspaper clippings, faculty information form, CV, news releases from Vanderbilt University Office of Public Information, reprints of articles on surgery authored by Dr. Adkins.

Dates: 1977 - 2003

Lamar Alexander Papers

Identifier: MSS.0734

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. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries related to Senate materials.

Dates: 1939 - 2020

William C. Alford, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0257

File contains a typescript of Dr. Alford's presidential Address entitled "A Brief History of the H. William Scott, Jr. Society, 1972-1994: Twenty-Three Years and Counting" delivered April 16, 1994. Also contains a reprint of Vol.81, no. 5 May 1988 Southern Medical Journal article entitled "Great Men Among Us" in which Dr. Alford recounts the history of the Nashville Surgical Society.

Dates: 1988 - 1994

William Alford Collection

Identifier: MSS.0762

This collection dating from 1923-1932 documents Mr. William Alford’s association with the Vanderbilt Glee Club and his time as a student of Vanderbilt University.

Dates: 1923 - 1932

Ward Sykes Allen Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0023

This collection has two series. Series I contains correspondence written to Ward Allen from his family and friends during his college years. The correspondence is in the form of letters, postal cards, and greeting cards. Series II relates to Dr. James H. Joyner of Sumner County, Tennessee. It contains information on property ownership (tax receipts, insurance policies, mortgage), stock dividend receipts, and lists of medical debts owed to Dr. Joyner for his services.

Dates: 1857 - 1942

Fred Allison, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0258

Newspaper clipping, correspondence relating to Dr. Allison's appointment to Vanderbilt University staff, CV, convocation program.

Dates: 1987 - 2015

Alpha Omicron Pi Collection

Identifier: MSS.0746
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials relating to the Alpha Omicron Pi’s Nu Omicron chapter at Vanderbilt University. There are programs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia arranged by decade from the 1920s through the 1950s. Also included are photographs from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

Dates: undated

William Lewis Alsobrook Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0260

Obituary newspaper clippings for Dr. Alsobrook.

Dates: 1967 - 1967

William A. Altemeier, III Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0262

File contains a photo of William A. Altemier III from when he was a member of the faculty at Vanderbilt, CV, and a 1999 editorial memoir from Pediatric Annals regarding Mildred Stahlman and Sara Sell.

Dates: 1975 - 1999

James Erwin Anderson, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-1049

Obituary Notice of Dr. James E. Anderson, Jr.

Dates: 1934 - 2003

Sara Katherine Layton Archer Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0248

This file includes several newspaper clippings about Dr. Archer's time at Vanderbilt, especially focusing on her position as Dean of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

Dates: 1969 - 1982

Verley Archer Collection

Identifier: MSS.0254
Abstract This collection consists of materials relating to the Vanderbilt Family Reunion held in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of Vanderbilt University, March 16-17, 1973. Ms. Archer conducted extensive research into the genealogy of the Vanderbilt family and located descendants of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt living in 1973. Included in the Verley Archer Collection are research notes and materials, completed questionnaires from family members, correspondence, publicity materials, and...
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Mary Ann Thompson Arildsen Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0897

File contains article from the VUMC Reporter on the nerve reseach growth factor and the photograph of Dr. Arildsen used in the article

Dates: 1991 - 1991

Josiah J. Ashby Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0263

One photographic negative.

Dates: 2005 - 2005

Emma L. Ashford Papers

Identifier: MSS.0027

The Emma L. Ashford collection is comprised mostly of music composed by Mrs. Ashford, as well as by others. Mrs. Ashford’s music is in both manuscript and printed form. Most of her works contained in this collection pertain to Vanderbilt University. All the printed works of other composers in the collection relate to Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1890s-1930

Alta Ashley Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0265

6 newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

Thomas Atchison Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0264

Two photographs, one negative, and his obituary.

Dates: ----00 - 1900

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