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Lamar Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0734
Overview This collection contains the papers of former Governor of Tennessee, Secretary of Education, and current U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander. Currently, only the material predating Alexander's tenure as Senator (pre-2002) is processed for research use, and access is limited to approved researchers. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries.
Dates: 1953 - 2017

Jack Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0650
Overview The Jack Allen Collection is an accumulation of Allen’s productive life as an educator at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The collection comprises five linear feet relating to Jack Allen’s career and writings.
Dates: 1941 - 2000

Archibald Charles Bailey biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0220
Abstract Two obituary clippings.
Dates: 1867 - 1959

Allan D. Bass Biographical File

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0222
Abstract Biographical file on Dr. Bass, including reprints, newspaper clippings, obituaries, transcripts, press releases, photographs, and other biographical material.
Dates: 1959 - 2005

Humphrey Howell Bate biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0219
Abstract Biographical file on Dr. Bate, including newspaper clippings, certificates, receipts, correspondence, class tickets and notes from the University of Nashville.
Dates: 1844 - 1911

William O. Batts Jr. Feeder School Project

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0686
Dates: multiple

Frederic T. (Josh) Billings, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0006
Abstract Personal papers of long-time Vanderbilt Department of Medicine faculty member Frederic Tremaine "Josh" Billings. Materials include: correspondence; reports and dissertation; tapes; committee and administrative work; and material relating to the Center for Health Services; Student Health Coalition; the Vanderbilt medical library; and geriatrics.
Dates: 1925 - 1990

Alan L. Bisno biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: 301
Abstract Biographical file includes curriculum vitae.
Dates: 1961 - 1985

Black Foxe Military Institute Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0044
Overview This collection is composed of one 1/2 Hollinger box containing six folders. Within the collection is Black-Foxe's yearbook, The Adjutant, from 1936 and 1937, the school's newspaper, Kaydet, volumes 15, 16, and 18, and a brochure detailing the school. Additionally, there are some promotional items relating to Vanderbilt University.
Dates: circa 1930s

Bennett Harvie Branscomb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0879
Dates: 1894 - 1998

Brigham, Kenneth Larry (1940-

 Collection
Identifier: 292
Abstract File includes two photographs and a news clipping of biographical information.
Dates: 1995 - 1995

Edith Brodie biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0298
Abstract File contains biographical information.
Dates: 1982 - 1984

Arthur L. Brooks biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0300
Abstract File includes photographs, curriculum vitae, programs, and other biographical information.
Dates: 1983 - 1985

Oliver Cromwell Carmichael Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0878
Overview The papers of O.C. Carmichael, 3rd Chancellor of Vanderbilt, are comprised of correspondence, his writings including addresses, articles, book manuscripts and institutional reports, and other materials relating to Oliver Carmichael’s long and distinguished career in teaching, university administration, and educational consulting.
Dates: 1920s-1966

Chapman, John E. (1931-2004)

 Collection
Identifier: 415
Abstract Biographical file includes photographs, articles, speeches, talks re: American presidents and other world leaders, pamphlets for special lectures, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, invitations, and many formal and informal photographs of Dr. Chapman.
Dates: 1966 - 2004

Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0004
Overview This collection contains the papers of Brainard Bartwell Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney. Major topics of interest include multiple versions of Brainard Cheney’s novels, the Pine Barrens and Rivers of Southeastern Georgia, materials relating to the Cheney’s friendships with many of the Fugitive/Agrarian writers, Brainard Cheney’s interest in Catholicism, Tennessee Politics in the late 1940’s and 1950’s, race relations and civil rights, Library Science and reference services.
Dates: 1841 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1940s-1970s

Amos Christie Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0015
Abstract Personal papers of Amos Christie, pediatrician, child health advocate, beloved Vanderbilt professor, and humanitarian. Dr. Christie is best known for his research in histoplasmosis, known as the "Vanderbilt disease," but he was also instrumental in integrating Vanderbilt's pediatrics ward in the late 1940s. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; manuscripts and speeches; reprints; and personal and professional subject files.
Dates: 1930 - 1984

Luther P. Christman papers

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Identifier: EBL-0016
Abstract Personal papers of Luther P. Christman, nurse, sociologist, educator, and Dean of Vanderbilt Nursing School from 1967-1972. Materials include photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1939 - 1999

Collins, Robert Deaver (1928-2013)

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Identifier: 418
Abstract Biographical file includes photographs, negatives, two tribute/awards programs on compact disc, programs, curriculum vitae, numerous news clippings, notes, speeches, receipts, and several academic articles and book reviews authored by Dr. Collins.
Dates: 1947 - 2013

Alfred Leland Crabb/William Rodney Cline Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0090
Overview This collection consists primarily of the correspondence from 1933-1979 between Alfred Leland Crabb and William Rodney Cline, his former doctoral student at George Peabody College for Teachers. Found within this collection are letters from Mildred Cline to Bertha Crabb and a few miscellaneous letters from the Crabbs and Clines to others. Rodney Cline’s autobiography and his family history are a part of the collection as well as some Cline family photos and mementoes.
Dates: 1933 - 1979

 

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