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Verley Archer Collection

 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

Nathaniel Baxter/Robert Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0036
Abstract

This .42 linear feet collection contains 51 items (of which 20 are photographs) relating to the lives of the Baxter and Jackson families, Nashville, and Vanderbilt University.

Dates: 1875 - 1969

Landon Cabell Garland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0876
Abstract

The Landon Cabell Garland Papers (1830-1958) includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, sermons, a report to the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and personal and biographical materials. These are personal papers of Chancellor Garland and are not to be confused with his university papers. This collection is a small snapshot of Chancellor Garland's personal life, with the family correspondence providing the main interest.

Dates: 1830 - 1958

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

Mctyeire-Baskervill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0283
Dates: 1848 - 1963

Newton Ford Raines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0354
Abstract

The collection contains materials related to Newton Ford Raines' admission to Vanderbilt University.

Dates: 1875 - 1876

Christophe Schmidt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0645
Dates: multiple

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0468
Scope and Contents The Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection consists of material transferred to Vanderbilt University from the Manalapan, Florida, estate after the death of Vanderbilt's widow, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt. The collection spans the years from approximately 1910 to 1978. It contains linear feet of material, largely comprised of correspondence and scrapbooks on contract bridge, yacht racing, and Vanderbilt University. The collection covers only certain aspects of Harold Vanderbilt's...
Dates: circa 1910-1978

Stella and William Vaughn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0477
Dates: multiple

 

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