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Lamar Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734
Overview 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

Ward Sykes Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0023
Overview 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

Alpha Omicron Pi Collection

 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

Robert H. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0713
Scope and Content These papers consist of the teaching and research of Robert H. Davis a scholar on Colombia and Latin America. Davis graduated from Vanderbilt University with a PhD in 1969 and went on to a career teaching in academia.
Dates: 1960s-2007

J. S. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0103
Overview This collection contains one diary of J. S. Davis from 1914, sparsely noted. It includes general information regarding matriculation at Vanderbilt and, relative to monies received and what was paid.
Dates: 1914

History of Undergraduate Desegregation at Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0590
Scope and Content The material in this collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by students in History 295-01, The History of Undergraduate Desegregation at Vanderbilt, taught by Dr. Peter Felten Fall 2004. The collection includes digital audio files of the interviews, interview transcripts, a class syllabus, and annotated bibliographies of select resources assigned to students for research. Interview questions focused on student experiences and perspectives on desegregation during the...
Dates: 2004

Michael A. Kaschak Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0558
Scope and Contents This .21 linear foot collection contains 49 photographs, in 31 folders, of sites around Tennessee; buildings in Nashville, Tennessee; and, buildings on the campuses of George Peabody College and Vanderbilt University.
Dates: 1928 - 1932

John Manly King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0240
Scope and Contents This collection contains three file folders with information relative to John Manly King’s matriculation at the Vanderbilt Dental School.
Dates: 1900 - 1901

Morton B. King Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0241
Scope and Contents This .21 linear feet collection of 14 file folders contains recollections, correspondence, newsletters, a newspaper, newspaper clippings, a satiric flyer, and materials related to the Student Christian Association.
Dates: 1930 - 1993

Devereux Lake Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0246
Dates: 1892-1964

Dorothy Bethurum Loomis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0266
Scope and Content Note The Dorothy Bethurum Loomis papers range from material collected at the beginning of the 20th century to those collected in the late 1980s. The first box of the collection consists of Loomis's biographical and academic materials such as personal correspondences, newspaper clippings, photographs, and handwritten notes found in her papers. Also included are her academic writings/published articles. The next box consists of teaching tools such as handouts, transparencies, and translated works....
Dates: circa 1918-1983

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0267
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: Inclusive: 1873-1988; Bulk: 1920-1960

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - 1988 Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0603
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: 1922 - 1988

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0599
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: 1853 - 1995

Delbert Mann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0007
Dates: multiple

Delbert Mann Papers - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0646
Dates: multiple

George Noel Mayhew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0289
Scope and Content Note The Papers of George Noel Mayhew date from approximately 1853 to 1965 and document his education and career as a religious scholar and businessman. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. Extensive correspondence document Mayhew’s career and his participation in the Disciples of Christ Church and his writings and business records provide insight into his many fields of interest. The papers are comprised of approximately thirteen cubic feet (40 boxes, 1 flat) of...
Dates: 1853-1965

Chase C. Mooney Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0298
Overview This collection includes a review written by Mooney of a biography written about Davy Crockett, a short biography of William Blount, a review written by Thomas B. Alexander on "Political Reconstruction in Tennessee", and an article titled "The Politics of Elites: Prominence and Party in Davidson County, Tennessee, 1835-1861" by Burton W. Folsom II, a former student of Mooney's.
Dates: multiple

Merrill Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0301
Overview This three-box collection contains materials relating to the life of Merrill Moore. Merrill Moore (1903-1957) was a native Tennessean, neurological physician, veteran, and poet. The collection is primarily comprised of his poetry, manuscripts, and letters (both incoming and outgoing) about and by Merrill Moore. It also includes photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, biographical materials, tape recordings, and miscellaneous documents all pertaining to Merrill Moore’s life.
Dates: 1929 - 1955

Nicholas Sneed Ogburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0317
Overview This collection contains scrapbooks related to Reverend Nicholas Sneed Ogburn’s 30 years as a missionary in Japan before the outbreak of WWII. Rev. Ogburn was a graduate of Vanderbilt (B.D. 1911).
Dates: 1912 - 1942

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