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This collection contains 22 items comprised of 11 photograph copy prints and 11 negatives documenting the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Beta Lambda Chapter, at Vanderbilt University. The formal portraits are arranged by year, dating 1895-1928, with only some members identified.
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.
The Rendigs Fels Papers consist of one Hollinger box( .417 linear feet) is comprised of correspondence with his peers and former students regarding the field of economics. His papers are broken into two series; the first series Correspondence comprises eleven folders of letters and email date from 1967 to 2008 the second series Writings is made up of seven folders of articles written by Rendigs Fels over the course of his career.
This collection contains the papers of John Leiper Freeman, Jr., professor of political science at Vanderbilt University in the 1960s-1980s.
This .21 linear ft. collection contains correspondence, some handwritten, written by Julius Jacobsen while he worked in Colombia, South America. Most date from 1936-1941. The majority of the letters describe his time in Colombia and business activities.
This collection contains a personal accounting diary kept for a Mexican household from 1858-1863, covering all ordinary household expenditures - most of which are grocery items.
Contains an autobiographical booklet by Wilbur Carson Sensing.
- Subject: Economics X
- Economics 15
- Business 13
- United States--Politics and government 3
- family papers 2
- Activists 1
- African Americans--Civil rights 1
- Civil rights--United States 1
- Colombia--Social life and customs 1
- Education 1
- Grocery shopping 1
- Home economics 1
- Households 1
- Housekeeping 1
- Journalism 1
- Labor movement 1
- Latin America 1
- Law 1
- Mexico 1
- Music 1
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 1
- Oral history 1
- Political activists 1
- Political parties--Southern States 1
- Social movements 1
- Sociology 1
- Southern States--Culture 1
- Southern States--History 1
- Tennessee--History 1
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 1
- Vanderbilt University--History 1
- World Bank 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- politics 1 ∧ less
- English 15
- Spanish; Castilian 1
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This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
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