Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Gordon Papers

Identifier: MSS.0175
Overview This .21 linear foot collection consists of three file folders. It includes one folder of outgoing correspondence from 1942, 1972, and 1973. In addition, the collection contains two of Gordon’s manuscripts: “Old Mrs. Llewellyn” and “The Olive Garden,” both of which are not dated.
Dates: 1942 - 1973

Hugh Davis Graham Collection

Identifier: MSS.0543
Overview The Hugh Davis Graham is a small collection of two Hollinger boxes (.83 linear feet) the biggest part of which are his published articles. Also in the collection are notes, programs from conferences, newspaper clippings, research, and emails. Most of the content in the Hugh Davis Graham Collection relates to his interests in Civil Rights and Policy History, more specifically the Civil Rights Act and Affirmative Action.
Dates: 1987 - 2002

William J. Griffin Papers

Identifier: MSS.0182
Scope and Content Note This collection is composed of one Hollinger box with thirteen folders contained within. The collection is primarily composed of research papers from Griffin’s peers in other universities, as well as research cards to said papers. Additionally, there is research on Peabody College by Griffin himself. Finally, correspondence to Griffin can also be found.
Dates: undated

Paul Hardacre Papers

Identifier: MSS.0669
Scope and Contents The 14 cubic feet collection includes Paul Hardacre’s research materials, teaching materials, correspondence, maps, student papers and dissertations, grade books, and assorted news publications related to the Vanderbilt history department and historical associations. The materials in the collection reflect his specialization in British history. The collection also contains Paul Hardacre’s dissertation The Royalists during the Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660....
Dates: multiple

Andrew and Mattie Haun Papers

Identifier: MSS.0197
Scope and Content Note This small collection of two Hollinger boxes (.84 linear feet) contains correspondence and personal and biographical materials relating to Andrew Jacob Haun and Mattie Francis Oliver Haun, aunt and uncle of the southern writer Mildred E. Haun, whose papers are also held by Special Collections in the Vanderbilt University Library
Dates: multiple

Willis D. Hawley Papers

Identifier: MSS.0578

Nicholas Hobbs Papers

Identifier: MSS.0210

Sara Holroyd World War II and George Peabody College for Teachers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0654
Scope and Content Note This small collection (.42 linear feet ) contains letters, programs, and newspaper clippings collected by Sara Holroyd, a 1946 graduate of George Peabody College for Teachers. (Peabody merged Vanderbilt University in 1979.). Ms. Holroyd was a student leader and a musician while at Peabody, and many of the programs feature her as a student musician. This collection also chronicles the end of WWII and activities at Peabody College during that time.
Dates: multiple

Doris Lyons Hoover Papers

Identifier: MSS.0761
Scope and Content Note The papers are contained in five Hollinger boxes and measures 1.66 linear feet. They are comprised of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles about Doris Hoover, a CD of hundreds of photos of her creative works, as well as copies of the books she wrote. Her personal correspondence includes letters and postcards from other well-known artists such as Bets Ramsey and Jean Ray Laury. Bets Ramsey is an award-winning quilter, lecturer, and author. She was the founder and director of...
Dates: multiple

R. D. Jamison Papers

Identifier: MSS.0228
Overview This collection contains two letters from the Civil War era to "Camilla" and some school ephemera from the 1890s.
Dates: 1858 - 1896

Edith Lillian Jones Collection

Identifier: MSS.0580
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine photographs and seven postcards.
Dates: 1898 - 1903

James Hampton Kirkland Papers

Identifier: MSS.0877
Scope and Content Note The Papers of James Hampton Kirkland, the second chancellor of Vanderbilt University, are composed of eighteen cubic feet of material that represent Kirkland’s life, particularly his tenure at Vanderbilt (Professor of Latin, 1886 - 1893, Chancellor, 1893 - 1937, Chancellor Emeritus 1937 - 1939). The collection is organized into these series: Correspondence, Writings, Personal and Biographical, Academic Career, Organizations/Institutions, Newspaper...
Dates: 1859 - 1939

Avery Leiserson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0256
Scope and Content Note This collection is 3.34 linear feet, 8 Hollinger boxes which consist of correspondence, articles and book reviews by Avery Leiserson as well as materials relating to his academic career at the University of Chicago (1946 -1952) and at Vanderbilt University (1952 -1978). Other series in this collection include reprints, book reviews, magazine and newspaper articles written by others. The materials cover the years 1936 until his death in 2004.
Dates: 1936-2004

Louise LeQuire Papers

Identifier: MSS.0887
Scope and Content Note The Louise LeQuire Papers are composed of 11.7 linear feet of research, writings, correspondence and photographs from her career as an artist, curator, writer and teacher. The dates of the collection range from the 1950s to the early 2000s and contain much of LeQuire’s own work as well as extensive research on notable artists of the time LeQuire was also a tireless advocate for individual artists in the Nashville community, and her collection reflects that interest through its...
Dates: 1950s-2000s

Charles Edgar Little Papers

Identifier: MSS.0260
Overview The Charles E. Little Papers are comprised of .84 linear feet and mostly relate to Peabody College and Vanderbilt University.
Dates: circa 1885-1945

Dorothy Bethurum Loomis Papers

Identifier: MSS.0266
Scope and Content Note The Dorothy Bethurum Loomis papers range from material collected at the beginning of the 20th century to those collected in the late 1980s. The first box of the collection consists of Loomis's biographical and academic materials such as personal correspondences, newspaper clippings, photographs, and handwritten notes found in her papers. Also included are her academic writings/published articles. The next box consists of teaching tools such as handouts, transparencies, and translated works....
Dates: circa 1918-1983

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

Identifier: MSS.0267
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: Inclusive: 1873-1988; Bulk: 1920-1960

Otis McBride Collection

Identifier: MSS.0270

Charles McMurry Papers

Identifier: MSS.0279


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