Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works both on cards sold by post offices with stamps already printed on them, usually mailable at rates lower than those for letters in envelopes, as well as on commercially printed cards, usually having a picture printed on one side, to which a stamp must be affixed for mailing.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Scales Benedict Papers

Identifier: MSS.0039
Abstract This 1.05 linear feet collection, 4 boxes, has two series: Series I contains materials related to the activities of the Vanderbilt Alumnae Council, especially their efforts to persuade the University to hire a Dean of Women, build a women’s dormitory, and to raise money toward these ends. Series II contains materials unrelated to Vanderbilt Alumnae Council and includes some personal correspondence, ephemeral items, a Bible, pamphlets, a postcard album with 155 cards plus 5 individual...
Dates: 1896 - 1951

Reynold Carlson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0070

Mary Helen Clark Papers

Identifier: MSS.0082

This collection contains correspondence from Mary Helen Clark to her family from 1928-1946 when she lived in Brazil. It also contains correspondence from Blanche Henry Clark to her family during her visit to Brazil in 1932 to visit her sister. The letters are arranged chronologically, and give detailed accounts of Mary Helen’s days in Brazil. The letters provide first-hand accounts of Latin-American foods, behaviors, language and customs of the people and the politics of the times.

Dates: 1928 - 1946

Simon Collier Collection

Identifier: MSS.0219

Marvin Eisenberg Collection

Identifier: MSS.0584

The Marvin Eisenberg Collection is a research photographic archive of primarily Italian paintings of the 12th through 15th centuries. This collection contains photographs, postcards, museum catalogs, art journal articles, correspondence, and research notes. The photographs were assembled for art history lecture presentations and research for journal and book publications about Italy’s late Gothic and early Renaissance painting.

Dates: multiple

The John M. Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0209
Description of Series Correspondence - Incoming. Incoming correspondence of 2 letters and 5 post cards, dating from 1916 to 1931. The correspondence is alphabetically arranged: Cabre, Ramon, Jan. 25, 1916; Faudo, Jose Manuel Lope, Aug., 1916; The Hispanic Society of America, Oct. 8, 1931; Sarpy, Melletta, Apr. 4, 1922; 2 illegible signatures, May 4, 1922, Apr. 8, 1929. Memorial Resolution. There is a xeroxed copy of this resolution, marked “Fac. Counc. Doc. No. 13 1966-1967”, which was prepared by...
Dates: multiple

John Phillip Hyatt Papers

Identifier: MSS.0220
Scope and Content Note The J. Philip Hyatt papers comprise material dating from Hyatt’s student days to his death in 1972. Correspondence files contain letters from 1936 to 1972 and are not at all complete with certain years much more fully represented than others. Important correspondents include W.F. Albright, Nelson Glueck, George E. Mendenhall, Bruce Metzger, H.H. Rowley, Samuel Sandmel, Claus Westerman, and G. Ernest Wright. Manuscript or print copies of most of Hyatt’s...
Dates: c. 1927-1972

Alexander Marchant Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0286

Office of LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex) Life

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.0303

The Office of LGBTQI Life collection, 1963-2022, consists of the papers, correspondence, and notes of the Office of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1963 - 2022

Ogden Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0690

Joanne Rayfield Collection

Identifier: MSS.0782

This collection contains approximately 110 postcards with pictures from around Colombia. Some were sent from approximately 1966-1975. An inventory exists in the box.

Dates: 1966 - 1975

Francis Robinson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0367
Abstract Francis Robinson Collection represents materials related to the life and work of Francis Arthur Robinson, (1910-1980), who is most known as the longtime spokesman for the Metropolitan Opera in New York. This extensive collection comprises a diverse range of materials that Robinson both received and collected during his tenure at the Met. The collection encompasses correspondence with Geraldine Farrar, family correspondence, gramophone records, photographs, newspaper clippings, playbills, as...
Dates: 1913 - 1979

Sekerak Family Collection

Identifier: MSS.0582
Scope and Contents This .21 linear feet collection contains 60 individual travel postcards and four souvenir booklets, in 27 file folders. Some of the postcards were mailed and others are blank. The majority of the mailed cards were addressed to Mary, Anna, or George Sekerak in Cleveland, Ohio. The cards are arranged alphabetically by state, then by location within the state. The years that are indicated in the finding aid are from the postmarked date on the mailed cards. These postcards were...
Dates: 1943-1956

Joe Thompson, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MSS.0449
Scope and Contents Note: 4 folders of outgoing correspondence added, 10/6/69, at end of box 2, containing 27 letters and one undated Christmas card to Mrs. Sam Orr, Sept. 12, 1942 to July 8, 1945. Includes 14 V-mail letters (4 of which are holograph); the rest are typewritten. Subject Entries Berchtesgaden, Germany Coins Diaries Eisenhower, Dwight David Nashville, Tennessee - Description North...
Dates: 1940s

Curtis Howe Walker Papers

Identifier: MSS.0483
Scope and Contents The collection contains his 1905 thesis from Yale University, outgoing/incoming correspondence, a manuscript, some class notes, 70 photographs, a postcard collection [related to European travel depicting medieval architecture and religious themes], and 47 lantern slides.In addition, the collection contains the correspondence between members of his mother’s family, the Johnston’s, during the Civil War; a scrapbook , and Turkish pictures presented to his mother when she came to...
Dates: 1853 - 1960

William Ridley Wills II Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0510

William Ridley Wills II Post Card Collection

Identifier: MSS.0705

This collection contains 117 postcards depicting scenes, buildings, and statues on Vanderbilt's campus from 1901 to 1980.

Dates: 1901 - 1980


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