Native American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Stanley F. Horn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0213
Overview The Stanley F. Horn Collection of Tennessee Manuscripts contains more than six hundred individual pieces. Although they range in date from 1782 to the 1870s, most are concentrated in the first four decades of the nineteenth century. Virtually all of the early governors of Tennessee are represented by one or more documents. There are also papers of Sam Houston, John Sevier, JohnQuincy Adams, James Robertson, Davy Crockett, and others; there is one legal writ bearing the unique signature mark of...
Dates: 1780 - 1905

Robert A. McGaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0275
Scope and Content Note The Robert A. McGaw Papers are comprised of four series; Vanderbilt University, Designs, Writings and WWII. The papers follow closely McGaw’s career and are important to anyone interested in the history of the university. Of special note is the Design Series where McGaw assisted in re-designing the symbols of the university in the 1970s.
Dates: multiple

James Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0366
Overview The James Robertson Papers are composed of original letters and documents of James Robertson for the dates 1784-1814 given by his son Dr. Felix Robertson to the University of Nashville. This entire collection has been digitized and is available at https://www.jstor.org/site/vanderbilt/manuscripts/jamesrobertsonpapers-29775068/.
Dates: 1784 - 1814

General Gates P. Thruston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0454
Scope and Contents This collection contains an address, biographical and collection details, journal articles, and a manuscript relating to General Gates P. Thruston.

Please note that additional information regarding ‘The Thruston Collection’ is located in the Secretary of the University Records, RG 900, under Robert McGaw.
Dates: 1900 - 1910

Anna Green Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0536
Overview A brief, two page history of Captain George Ridley and his family, early settlers in the Nashville area, and Fort Ridley, built between 1785-1790.
Dates: 1908 June 23

 

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