Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:
Richard Malcolm Weaver Papers
Ann and Charles Wells Collection
Joe L. Wheeler Collection
Who Speaks for the Negro Collection
Jesse Ely Wills Papers
This collection contains literary correspondence, poems, and manuscripts of poet and businessman Jesse Ely Wills.
Matthew Wills Collection
This collection contains around 20 items by or about Fugitive poet Ridley Wills, dating from 1919 to 1957.
William Ridley Wills II Papers
P.G. Wodehouse Collection
This collection contains a typed letter dated February 7, 1933 on detective fiction signed by author and humorist P.G. Wodehouse.
The Wodehouse Society Collection
H. Bunker Wright Collection
Stuart Wright Collection
The .63 linear feet collection (2 boxes) contains correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and George Core, as well as correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and Stuart Wright. There is also correspondence from Eleanor Clark to Stuart Wright. Many of the letters refer to the publishing of books, but many are personal in nature. Some of the letters are typed and some handwritten.
Thomas Daniel Young Collection
Manuel Zapata Olivella Papers
This collection contains the papers of Zapata Olivella, noted Afro-Colombian novelist, anthropologist, folklorist, physician and playwright who was known throughout Latin America as the “Dean of Black Hispanic Writers.” The collection provides a unique window on the history and society of Colombia and on people of African descent in the Americas as a whole.
Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz Family Papers
This collection contains 10 letters dated 1880-1889 and an article written by Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz, Jr.
C. Franklyn Zeek Collection
This collection contains six journal articles written by C. Franklyn Zeek. They are arranged in alphabetical order, by title.
About this Site
This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.