George Peabody College for Teachers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Successor: |a Vanderbilt University. |b George Peabody College for Teachers

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Craig Anne Heflinger Papers

Identifier: MSS.0791

Nicholas Hobbs Papers

Identifier: MSS.0210

Clifford Hofwolt Collection

Identifier: MSS.0867

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

Ira Payne Jones Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS.0678

Charles Edgar Little Papers

Identifier: MSS.0260

The Charles E. Little Papers are comprised of .84 linear feet and mostly relate to Peabody College and Vanderbilt University.

Dates: circa 1885-1945

Nashville University Women's Council Records

Identifier: MSS.0727
Scope and Contents

The Nashville University Women’s Council Collection is ½ Hollinger box or .21 linear feet and contains records of the council from 1973 to 1979. Financial records, correspondence, membership information and meeting minutes comprise the bulk of the records.

Dates: 1973 - 1979

Louis Thurston Nicholas Papers

Identifier: MSS.0314
Abstract The Papers of Louis Thurston Nicholas, which cover the years 1894-2006, consist of 208 linear feet of material and are concerned with Nicholas’s personal and professional life. Major series in the papers include Personal and Professional Correspondence; material relating to his activities in the National Association of the Teachers of Singing (NATS); Personal and Biographical papers; his Musical and Academic Career and programs from the George Peabody College Concert Series; ...
Dates: 1894 - 2006

Franklin Parker Papers

Identifier: MSS.0324

Bruce R. Payne Papers

Identifier: MSS.0325

The Bruce R. Payne Papers are comprised of nine boxes (3.78 linear feet) of correspondence and subject files related to Payne's tenure as President of Peabody College. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence.

Dates: 1912 - 1937

William H. Payne Papers

Identifier: MSS.0326

Peabody Aid Society Records

Identifier: MSS.0714

This collection consists of 2.25 linear feet of materials related to the Peabody Aid Society an offshoot of the Peabody Woman's Club. The collection is made up of two Hollinger boxes and one flat box. It contains correspondences, membership lists, invitations to meetings, a guest book, constitution and revisions, and one small and one large scrapbook.

Dates: 1935 - 1981

Peabody Dames Collection

Identifier: MSS.0551
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a miscellany of records (historical, financial, membership, press, and other) from this social club connected to George Peabody College for Teachers.

The collection is .84 linear feet and covers the years 1917 until 1974. In addition there is a scrapbook containing photographs, reports, yearbooks, and programs and which includes materials from the years 1953-1957.

Dates: 1917 - 1974

Peabody Education Fund Collection

Identifier: MSS.0327
Abstract The Peabody Education Fund Collection includes correspondence (1881-1918), subject files pertaining to the establishment and growth of the fund, pamphlets on education, and the proceedings of the trustees (1870-1907). The collection is 5 linear feet, and about half of the collection is correspondence. Major topics of interest include the establishment of the Peabody Education Fund, the early years of the Peabody Normal College/George Peabody College, education, and rural elementary...
Dates: 1870 - 1918

Peabody Women's Club Records

Identifier: MSS.0715

This collection includes records of the Peabody Women's Club from 1913-1977, and one cookbook published in 1996. These records include ledgers, club financial records, membership information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and notes between members, both handwritten and typed.

Dates: 1913 - 1996

Peace Corps Collection

Identifier: MSS.0328
Scope and Content Note In 1961 Dr. Nicholas Hobbs, Professor of Psychology at George Peabody College for Teachers, was appointed as the Director of Recruitment and in 1962 as the Director of Research for the Peace Corps. This collection consists of the correspondence these positions required as well as the materials related to the collaborative efforts of Dr. Hobbs and colleagues around the country to develop test materials and evaluation techniques in order to recruit, select, and retain the best candidates for...
Dates: multiple

Haskell Pruett Collection

Identifier: MSS.0346

John Dale Russell Papers

Identifier: MSS.0377


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