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Sol Biderman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0041
Overview The Sol Biderman Collection consists of the following categories: Brazilian posters; Brazilian art and architecture exhibition catalogs; posters, engravings, woodcuts and illustrations from other countries (e.g., France, Spain); other ephemera (e.g., Brazilian post card art, gift cards, invitations to art exhibitions, handbills, programs, photographs, Brazilian chapbooks or literatura de cordel). The poster collection consists primarily of art posters of exhibitions, and a selected number of...
Dates: multiple

Fletcher and Mary Brockman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0271
Dates: multiple

Jason Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0833
Scope and Contents The collection of works came first from a call to participate in a Mail Art project “Reinvention.” The curator, Jason Brown, asked for works on a global and local scale with the theme of “Reinvention.” Brown’s project outline stated that his blog would display the received mail art, which the works would eventually go on exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, and it gave no inhibitions. The technique of art was “free,” meaning, not limited to any media and the size was “free,” expressing no...
Dates: 2014 - 2015

Karl and Jill Brussel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0832
Dates: multiple

Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0088
Dates: multiple

William Darby Collection – Ray Harm Prints

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0772
Dates: multiple

Marvin Eisenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0584
Scope and Content Note The Marvin Eisenberg Collection is a research photographic archive of primarily Italian paintings of the 12th through 15th centuries. This collection contains photographs, postcards, museum catalogs, art journal articles, correspondence, and research notes. The photographs were assembled for art history lecture presentations and research for journal and book publications about Italy’s late Gothic and early Renaissance painting. This collection was donated to complement the Contini-Volterra...
Dates: multiple

Don Evans Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0913
Overview This collection contains the papers of Professor Donald H. Evans, a professor of art and art history, emeritus, at Vanderbilt University.
Dates: 1970s-2000s

Sam Fleming Illuminated Medieval Manuscript and Early Printing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0640
Scope and Content Note This Collection of Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts and Early Printed Leaves is 1.04 linear feet and is comprised of 91 vellum leaves from a Latin Manuscript Bible of the late 13th century and 80 pages from a Missal printed in the first part of the 16th century. The illuminated leaves from the Latin Bible have been damaged and repaired. Reproductions of six of these leaves from the Illuminated Latin Bible are framed and hang in the...
Dates: circa 1290-circa early 1500s

The Norman and Roselea Goldberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0172
Overview This collection contains the papers of Dr. Norman Goldberg and span from the 1950s-1982. The main subjects are as follows: his notes and drafts on the catalogue raisonné, John Crome the Elder; Goldberg’s notes and drafts on “The Norwich School: Birth and Growth;” notes and preparatory documents for an exhibition on the Norwich School; notes from an unpublished manuscript on John Sell Cotman; various prints and illustrations; photographs from a trip to the United...
Dates: 1950s-1982

Howard Gottlieb and William H. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0827
Dates: multiple

Patricia Hetzler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0716
Dates: multiple

Doris Lyons Hoover Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0761
Scope and Content Note The papers are contained in five Hollinger boxes and measures 1.66 linear feet. They are comprised of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles about Doris Hoover, a CD of hundreds of photos of her creative works, as well as copies of the books she wrote. Her personal correspondence includes letters and postcards from other well-known artists such as Bets Ramsey and Jean Ray Laury. Bets Ramsey is an award-winning quilter, lecturer, and author. She was the founder and director of...
Dates: multiple

Connie Lembark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0709
Scope and Content The Connie Lembark Papers consist of 11 boxes (3.75 linear feet) of photographs and notes accumulated through the lives of Daniel and Connie Lembark and date from 1970 to 2008. The majority of the papers are color photographs from the couple’s trips in the United States and abroad. Included in these papers are the drafts and proofs of the 2008 book the Art Adventures of Connie Lembark and a few video tapes and DVDs of artists and events from the 1990s and 2000s.
Dates: 1970 - 2008

Louise LeQuire Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0887
Scope and Content Note The Louise LeQuire Papers are composed of 11.7 linear feet of research, writings, correspondence and photographs from her career as an artist, curator, writer and teacher. The dates of the collection range from the 1950s to the early 2000s and contain much of LeQuire’s own work as well as extensive research on notable artists of the time LeQuire was also a tireless advocate for individual artists in the Nashville community, and her collection reflects that interest through its...
Dates: 1950s-2000s

Tom Little Political Cartoons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0261
Dates: 1930s-1972

Lesley Patterson-Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0870
Dates: multiple

Eduardo Rosenzvaig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0372
Scope and Contents The following material is a collection of comics from the cartoonists: Quino and Caloi. As a whole, the collection is composed of copies of their artwork and newspaper clippings. There is also an interview of Quino from the magazine Clarin and a clipping about Al Hirschfeld accompanied with some of his work.
Dates: multiple

Holden Bovie Schermerhorn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0610
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 items: an address, three drawings, and two handwritten manuscripts.
Dates: 1919-1931

Belle Kinney and Leopold Scholz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0639
Scope and Contents The collection will be divided into the following series: Series I- Outgoing correspondence (includes copybooks) Series II - Incoming correspondence Series III- Newspaper clippings Series IV -Programs/Flyers Series V - Sketchbooks Series VI- Sketches Series VII - Blue-line drawings Series VIII - Photographs Series IX- Literary Soul-Maker, 1922...
Dates: multiple

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