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Clarence E. Carter and James Dilg Collection

Identifier: MSS.0688
Dates: multiple

Allen S. Eskind World War II Papers

Identifier: MSS.0633
Scope and Content This Collection is .21 linear feet and includes Allen Eskind’s WWII Journal in fifteen chapters and his official correspondence during his time of service with the U.S. Navy. A photograph album in electronic digitized format that documents his Naval tour of duty during the second World War will be available online at the Vandy Goes to War: World War II Remembered website.
Dates: undated

Ernest W. Goodpasture Papers

Identifier: EBL-0029
Abstract Personal papers of pathologist Ernest Goodpasture, best known for his method of growing uncontaminated viruses in chick embryos. Dr. Goodpasture was Chair of Pathology at Vanderbilt from 1924-1955 and Dean of the School of Medicine from 1945-1949. Materials include: Chronological Correspondence 1915-60, Subject Correspondence, Alphabetical Correspondence, grants, committee work, reprints, research notes, typescripts and manuscripts of speeches and papers, photographs, audio recordings, and...
Dates: 1909 - 1988

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana

Identifier: MSS.0203
Overview This collection contains numerous manuscripts, legal documents, publications, and photographs collected by J. León Helguera about Latin America and Colombia, specifically. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1700s-1800s.
Dates: 1494 - circa 2000

W. R. Keener Collection

Identifier: MSS.0652
Dates: multiple

John B. Lomax Collection

Identifier: MSS.0964
Overview This collection contains 54 photographs documenting the African-American soldiers of the 3067 Quartermaster Salvage Collecting Company in training in Wyoming during WWII, with almost all of the photographs annotated with humorous remarks and identifications of the images. There is also a photostatic copy of discharge papers.
Dates: circa 1944 - 1946 April

World War I and World War II Pamphlet and Newspaper Collection

Identifier: MSS.0801
Overview The World War I and II Pamphlet Collection has been arranged chronologically. There are seven items published during the First World War with the bulk of the collection containing newspapers and magazines from World War II published in the United States by servicemen stationed at bases across the country.
Dates: 1912 - 1945

ROTC-Navy Photograph Collection

Identifier: MSS.0297
Overview This collection contains a deconstructed scrapbook of photographs of ROTC-Navy at Vanderbilt Univerity from the years 1966-1970.
Dates: 1966 - 1970

Albert S. Thompson, Collection

Identifier: MSS.0446
Scope and Contents This collection contains research reports that were funded by the National Research Council, during World War II.
Dates: 1943-1944

Joe Thompson, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MSS.0449
Scope and Contents Note: 4 folders of outgoing correspondence added, 10/6/69, at end of box 2, containing 27 letters and one undated Christmas card to Mrs. Sam Orr, Sept. 12, 1942 to July 8, 1945. Includes 14 V-mail letters (4 of which are holograph); the rest are typewritten. Subject Entries Berchtesgaden, Germany Coins Diaries Eisenhower, Dwight David Nashville, Tennessee - Description North Carolina...
Dates: 1940s


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