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Simón Bolívar Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0835
Abstract

This collection contains a commission naming Jose Duran as Captain of the Escuadron on July 22, 1824. The commission is signed by Simón Bolívar.

Dates: 1824 July 22

Napoléon Bonaparte Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1027
Abstract

This collection contains one letter sent by Napoleon Bonaparte regarding a military matter dated May 4, 1796. There is also a single woodcut print of Napoleon.

Dates: 1796 May 4

Howard Boorman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0047
Dates: 1908 - 2000

John E. Boos Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0048
Abstract The John E. Boos Collection is a collection of books of that contain letters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other ephemera pertaining to the Civil War, more specifically Abraham Lincoln and the legacy he has left. The letters are of special interest to historians, as they come from people who lived during the Civil War and may have encountered Lincoln. Over the span of several decades, John E. Boos contacted thousands of people who lived during the Civil War, asking for their written...
Dates: 1917 - 1968

Carl Booth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1014
Abstract

This collection contains 97 letters written by Carl Booth to his wife of 18 years, Betty, while serving in the Vietnam War from 1967-1968. The letters discuss Carl's work, Vietnam as a country, problems with the army, and missing his family back home.

Dates: 1967 - 1968

Bertlyn Bosley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0008
Abstract Personal papers of Bertlyn Bosley, dietitian and nutritionist active in the United States Public Health Service, especially with respect to Native Americans. Materials include: correspondence, biographical material, diaries, photographs, slides, manuscripts, reprints, and dissertations. Major topics include: Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition of American Indians, Pan American Health Organization, North Carolina Board of Health, and Division of Indian Health. Correspondents include: George...
Dates: 1922 - 1988

George Boswell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0049
Abstract

George Boswell was a Vanderbilt graduate, author, professor, and folklorist. The heart of the George Boswell collection consists of transcriptions of 1200 folk songs and ballads collected throughout Middle Tennessee between 1948 and 1952. Personal papers, commercial sheet music, choral arrangements, and student research papers round out the rest of the collection.

Dates: circa 1800s-1990s; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1953

Robert J. Boucek Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0307
Abstract

Biographical file includes curriculum vitae, news clippings, academic article and correspondence.

Dates: 1979 - 1991

Margaret Bourke-White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0939
Dates: multiple

Sidney Boutwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0725
Scope and Content Note

The Sidney Boutwell Collection is contained within a single, flat box with the vast majority of it being photographs. Also in the collection is a more detailed biography, fraternity certificates, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook.

Dates: Undated

Anna Mary Bowie Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0284
Abstract

Biographical file includes Vanderbilt School of Medicine student records, an obituary, receipts, and an academic article reprint.

Dates: 1925 - 1980

William King Bowling Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0249
Abstract

Biographical file includes several old photographs, a photo of a portrait, negatives, scholarly biographical article, and obituaries for both Dr. Bowling and his wife, Melissa Saunders Bowling.

Dates: 1850 - 1885

William Henry Boyce Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0294
Abstract

Biographical file includes photgraphs and news clippings.

Dates: 1989 - 1989

Scott B. Boyd Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0285
Abstract

Biographical file includes one news clipping.

Dates: 1997 - 1997

Hubert B. Bradburn Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0286
Abstract

Biographical file includes three photographs.

Dates: 1929 - 1930

Cloyce Flowers Bradley Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0287
Abstract

Biographical file includes two obituaries.

Dates: 1994 - 1994

Hearn Bradley Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0288
Abstract

Biographical file includes two obituaries.

Dates: 1989 - 1989

Robert A. Branch Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0305
Abstract

Biographical file includes a photograph, news clippings, adademic articles, and other biographical data.

Dates: 1984 - 1988

Branham and Hughes Military Academy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1022
Abstract

This collection contains a metal pin and 5 yearbooks dated 1907-1910 from the Branham and Hughes Military Academy. The yearbooks are titled "Quips and Chips".

Dates: 1907 - 1910

Ben V. Branscomb Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0295
Abstract

Biographical file includes one photograph of Dr. Branscomb when he was Resident Physician, 1952-1953.

Dates: 1952 - 1953

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