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Tristian Call Collection (Occupy Nashville)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0819
Dates: multiple

Clothes Line Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0816
Dates: multiple

Robert Burns Eleazer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0129
Overview 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 Marion Fuson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0161
Dates: 1944 - 1990

Herbert J. Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0784
Dates: multiple

Susie Daniel Kirtland Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0180
Scope and Contents The collection documents Green's professional life as a birth control advocate.

For more information on Susie Daniel Kirtland Green and birth control in Tennessee see article “Class, Controversy, and Contraceptives: Birth Control Advocacy in Nashville, 1932-1944” by William B. Turner in Tennessee Historical Quarterly. Fall, 1994.
Dates: 1932 - 1967

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

James R. Hawk and Robert Anthony Teal Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS.0818
Overview This small collection is comprised of objects and photographs assembled by James R. Hawk and Robert Anthony Teal from their participation in the March on Washington on April 25, 1993. On that day hundreds of thousands of gay and lesbian Americans and their supporters rallied in the capital to celebrate the right to be homosexual and to demand freedom from discrimination.
Dates: 1993 April 25

Kathleen Kamphoefner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0233
Dates: multiple

Salynn McCollum Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0699
Scope and Content Note The Salynn McCollum Papers consist of 2.085 linear feet of materials. The collection includes correspondence and writings by 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). The collection is...
Dates: bulk 1960s

Ogden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0690
Dates: 1890s-1990s

Rainbow Community Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0352
Dates: multiple

Howard Romaine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0883
Dates: multiple

Mary Anne Smith Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0401
Scope and Content Note Comprised of 17 boxes (7.5 lin. feet) and includes subjects on China, nuclear war and weapons, women’s rights, worker’s rights, socialism, and diaries and correspondence. The China records contain information about the U.S. – China People’s Friendship Association. This section also contains records from the group’s trip to China, led by Smith, in 1976. The documents in this section range in dates from 1975-1977. Another series contains information about nuclear war and...
Dates: 1964-1985

Molly H. Todd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0459
Overview This collection contains the papers of Mary Hart "Molly" Todd, first president of the reconstituted League of Women Voters of Nashville. Todd was a strong advocate for voting rights, racial integration, and women's rights.
Dates: 1943 - 1993

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