Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Gerald Henderson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0767
Overview This collection contains one scrapbook of photographs detailing the construction of buildings for the Vanderbilt hospital and Medical School in 1936-1938.
Dates: 1936 - 1938

Frank K. Houston Collection

Identifier: MSS.0215
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings about WWII from 1941-1945.
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Samuel B. Langham Collection

Identifier: MSS.0250
Overview This collection contains 1 scrapbook of newspaper clippings and notes from World War I.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Delbert Mann Papers

Identifier: MSS.0007

Amy Morel Collection

Identifier: MSS.0741

David Morton Collection

Identifier: MSS.0608

John Robert Nelson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0313
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of Dean J. Robert Nelson’s materials relating to the events at Vanderbilt University that were known as “the Lawson affair.” In 1960, a graduate student in the Divinity School was dismissed from the University, despite the Dean’s objections, for his participation in local lunch-counter sit-ins. In protest Nelson resigned as Dean of the Divinity School. Most of this collection is comprised of correspondence ranging from before Nelson’s appointment as Dean in 1957 until...
Dates: 1952 - 1976

Louis Thurston Nicholas Papers

Identifier: MSS.0314
Overview 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

Nicholas Sneed Ogburn Papers

Identifier: MSS.0317
Overview This collection contains scrapbooks related to Reverend Nicholas Sneed Ogburn’s 30 years as a missionary in Japan before the outbreak of WWII. Rev. Ogburn was a graduate of Vanderbilt (B.D. 1911).
Dates: 1912 - 1942

Ogden Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0690

Alexander Perry Collection

Identifier: MSS.0768

R. Knox Pitts, III Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS.0744

George Porter Collection

Identifier: MSS.0775

Francis Robinson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0367

ROTC-Navy Photograph Collection

Identifier: MSS.0297
Overview This collection contains a deconstructed scrapbook of photographs of ROTC-Navy at Vanderbilt Univerity from the years 1966-1970.
Dates: 1966 - 1970

James R. Sasser Papers

Identifier: MSS.0810
Overview This collection contains the political papers of former U.S. Senator and Ambassador to China, James R. “Jim” Sasser. The Sasser Papers (1976-2010) include personal files belonging to both him and his wife Mary Sasser, campaign materials, U.S. Senate files and materials encompassing constituent and non-constituent correspondence, invitations and schedules, office administration files, legislative, subject, and staff files, press clippings, committee work, and speeches, ambassador files and...
Dates: 1936 - 2013

Harvey L.B. Sheetz Papers

Identifier: MSS.0389


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