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Oliver Cromwell Carmichael Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0878
Abstract

The papers of O.C. Carmichael, 3rd Chancellor of Vanderbilt, are comprised of correspondence, his writings including addresses, articles, book manuscripts and institutional reports, and other materials relating to Oliver Carmichael’s long and distinguished career in teaching, university administration, and educational consulting.

Dates: 1920s-1966

James Hampton Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0877
Scope and Content Note The Papers of James Hampton Kirkland, the second chancellor of Vanderbilt University, are composed of eighteen cubic feet of material that represent Kirkland’s life, particularly his tenure at Vanderbilt (Professor of Latin, 1886 - 1893, Chancellor, 1893 - 1937, Chancellor Emeritus 1937 - 1939). The collection is organized into these series: Correspondence, Writings, Personal and Biographical, Academic Career, Organizations/Institutions, Newspaper...
Dates: 1859 - 1939

George Mayfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0288
Scope and Content Note

The George Mayfield Papers, 1900-1966, contain correspondence, music, theatre, language, and science programs, newspaper clippings, a calendar, and personal writings that touch on the many associations and organizations in which Dr. Mayfield held membership or interest.

Dates: 1900 - 1966

John Thomas McGill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0276
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of John Thomas McGill (1851-1946), longtime faculty member and Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Vanderbilt. He also served as Secretary and Treasurer of the Tennessee Academy of Science for 15 years.

Dates: multiple

Frederick Wightman Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0299
Scope and Content The Frederick Wightman Moore Papers consist primarily of correspondence, research and lecture notes, and various writings from his career as Professor and Dean at Vanderbilt University. The collection contains 0.834 linear feet of materials. The correspondence, notes, and writings found in the collection provide a summary of Dr. Moore’s interests, specifically the teaching of History. Many of the letters are inquiries to other universities about the teaching of History in each respective...
Dates: 1899-1909

John Poindexter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0789
Dates: multiple

Charles E. Roos Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS.0371
Abstract

This collection contains a single 6 page manuscript titled "Forty-Eight Hours at Vanderbilt" written by Charles Roos in 1985. The essay documents Roos's involvement in the 1960 James Lawson case at Vanderbilt. The '48 hours' document June 7-8, 1960.

Dates: 1985 October 22

Charles Madison Sarratt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0383
Dates: 1940 - 1976

Henry Lee Swint Papers

 Collection
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

"Vandy Goes to War: World War II Remembered" Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0634
Abstract

This project records the histories and reminiscences of men and women who attended or had connections with Vanderbilt and Peabody during the war years and documents their experiences in the service and on the campus during that time and afterward when some came back to school and attended on the G.I. Bill.

Dates: 2006 - 2010

Stella and William Vaughn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0477
Dates: multiple

Jacques Voegli Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0770
Dates: 1980s-1990s

Voices of Vanderbilt Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0480
Abstract

This collection contains oral history interview tapes and transcripts from the Voices of Vanderbilt project. For a full list of subjects, transcripts, and interviews, contact Special Collections.

Dates: 1990s-2000s

Herbert and Blanche Henry Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0494
Dates: multiple

 

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