Activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Those that advocate or engage in vigorous action, persuasion, or campaigning related to political or social causes.

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Larry Romans Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0859

Charles E. Roos Papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [30081048300713]
Identifier: MSS.0371
Overview This collection contains a single 6 page manuscript titled "Forty-Eight Hours at Vanderbilt" written by Charles Roos in 1985. The essay documents Roos's involvement in the 1960 James Lawson case at Vanderbilt. The '48 hours' document June 7-8, 1960.
Dates: 1985 October 22

Paul Slentz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0397
Scope and Content Note This small collection 0.42 linear feet (1 Hollinger box) contains materials relating to South Africa and Apartheid and in particular to The Davis Cup tennis championship that was held in Nashville at Vanderbilt in the spring of 1978. These papers were collected by Paul L. Slentz while he was a graduate student at Vanderbilt during the years 1977-1979.
Dates: multiple

Kelly Miller Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0400
Overview The Kelly Miller Smith Collection complements the Divinity School's Kelly Miller Smith Institute on the Black Church. Kelly Miller Smith was a great religious leader but, and this collection contains primary materials related to one of the most significant periods in black American history, ca. 1945-1984. Both contemporary and future scholars will view the collection as a valuable resource for inquiring into the thought and practice of a widely esteemed black leader.
Dates: 1920 - 1985

Mary Anne Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0401
Overview Comprised of 17 boxes and 1 flat box (8.6 lin. feet) and includes subjects on China, nuclear war and weapons, women’s rights, worker’s rights, socialism, and diaries and correspondence.
Dates: 1964 - 1985

Catherine Snow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0656

Eugene TeSelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0444

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

Victoria Webb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0496
Overview This collection contains photographs taken by Victoria Webb as the result of her involvement with the women’s liberation movement in Nashville during the 1970s and with the publication titled “Women’s Free Express”.
Dates: 1970s

Mary Jane Werthan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0497

Women's Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0820

Harmon Wray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0666

 

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