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Lisa Aron Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0651
Scope and Contents

This .42 linear foot collection contains one original, handwritten, family history about World War II, Nazi Germany, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, and the Aftermath of the War. The collection is divided by chapters.

Dates: 1932-1965

Donald G. Beisswenger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0040
Dates: multiple

John Egerton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0128
Abstract

The John Egerton Papers, 1950s-2003, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research materials, publication materials, publicity for books, reviews, legal and financial documents, memorabilia, clippings and photographs, programs from cultural events, scrapbooks and periodicals on race relations and school desegregation, and audio and video tapes.

Dates: 1950’s–2003

John Egerton Papers, Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0695
Scope and Content Note Most of this addition to John Egerton Papers (MSS128) consists of freelance articles Egerton wrote between 1966 and 2006. There are also additional materials relating to his books: A Mind to Stay Here (1970); The Americanization of Dixie (1973); and Nashville: The Faces of Two Centuries (1979). Other materials include speeches, book reviews, and planning for Nashville’s first Southern Festival...
Dates: multiple

John Egerton Papers - Estate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0849
Scope and Contents The Estate Papers of John Egerton make up this second addition to his papers already held in the Special Collections and Archives of Vanderbilt University. These thirty-five boxes cover a wide range of topics pertaining to his career from 1960 to 2014.There are seven boxes of correspondence, ranging in date from 1963 to 2014. Some of the correspondence is personal, but most of it concerns his work as a writer.Other material pertains to Egerton’s speeches and...
Dates: 1960 - 2014

Robert Burns Eleazer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0129
Abstract

The Robert Burns Eleazer Papers (1877–1973) include correspondence and writings by Eleazer as well as newspaper clippings, course and program outlines, press releases and pamphlets. There are several autobiographical writings as well as a transcription of Mr. Eleazer being interviewed by historian John Egerton shortly before Mr. Eleazer’s death in 1973. Writings by others include reviews, articles, pamphlets and student papers.

Dates: 1877 - 1973

Nelson and Marian Fuson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0161
Dates: 1944 - 1990

Herbert J. Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0784
Dates: multiple

Hugh Davis Graham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0543
Abstract

The Hugh Davis Graham is a small collection of two Hollinger boxes (.83 linear feet) the biggest part of which are his published articles. Also in the collection are notes, programs from conferences, newspaper clippings, research, and emails. Most of the content in the Hugh Davis Graham Collection relates to his interests in Civil Rights and Policy History, more specifically the Civil Rights Act and Affirmative Action.

Dates: 1987 - 2002

Edwin Hamlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0188
Scope and Content Note The Edwin Hamlett Papers contain a variety of material pertaining to Ed Hamlett’s life, acquaintances, and materials from the impressive number of organizations in which he participated. The collection spans 39.62 linear feet in total, and covers the years from 1954 to 1988. Most of the material, however, is concentrated between the 1960’s to 1975, and his involvement in civil rights and psychiatric nursing. The papers include correspondence, large numbers of notes, photographs, reports,...
Dates: 1954 - 1988

Edwin Hamlett Papers - 2016, 2019 Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0908
Dates: multiple

Edwin Hamlett Papers - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0642
Dates: multiple

Nancy Hendrix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0206
Scope and Contents The Nancy Hendrix collection consists of one box, or .21 linear feet, of photocopied documents. Ms. Hendrix, a Vanderbilt alumnus (Masters Degrees 1967 and 1973; PhD 1974), was active in the establishment and development of the Nashville women’s movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Topics covered in the collection include articles and clipping on the national women’s movement as well as other socio-political issues of the time period including southern history issues and...
Dates: multiple

Nancy Hendrix Collection - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0757
Dates: multiple

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...
Dates: 2004

Everett Long Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0265
Scope and Contents

Preliminary inventory of contents (very general and approximate)

Dates: multiple

Bill Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0672
Dates: multiple

Salynn McCollum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0699
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence and writings by Salynn McCollum, as well as newspaper clippings, journal and magazine articles, and photographs. The majority of the material represents McCollum’s participation with the Civil Rights Movement during the first half of the 1960s. Many items were generated while she was a field secretary for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Dates: bulk 1960s

Nashville Peace Action Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0547
Dates: multiple

Nashville Peace and Justice Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0560
Dates: multiple

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