Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Louise C. Sheetz Papers

Identifier: MSS.0390
Overview This collection contains 4 scrapbooks of theatre clippings and announcements of productions at Nashville theatres, including the Vendome Theatre and Masonic Theatre. The scrapbooks are dated 1879-1916.
Dates: 1879 - 1916

James G. Stahlman Papers

Identifier: MSS.0413
Overview This collection contains the papers of James G. Stahlman, publisher of the Nashville Banner from 1930 to 1972 and member of the Board of Trust for Vanderbilt from 1927 until his death in 1976. As publisher, Stahlman and the conservative Banner carried on storied battles with the more liberal Tennessean until the Banner's sale to the Gannett Corporation in 1972.
Dates: 1915 - 1976

Cornelius Vanderbilt, IV Papers

Identifier: MSS.0467
Overview The Cornelius Vanderbilt IV Papers, 1897-1974, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, lecture materials, reviews of his books and film, personal papers, legal and business documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks of his various writing and lecture projects. The forty-five boxes of the collection cover approximately 26.03 linear feet.
Dates: 1897 - 1974

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection

Identifier: MSS.0468
Scope and Contents The Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection consists of material transferred to Vanderbilt University from the Manalapan, Florida, estate after the death of Vanderbilt's widow, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt. The collection spans the years from approximately 1910 to 1978. It contains linear feet of material, largely comprised of correspondence and scrapbooks on contract bridge, yacht racing, and Vanderbilt University. The collection covers only certain aspects of Harold Vanderbilt's...
Dates: circa 1910-1978

Joseph W. Wahl Collection

Identifier: MSS.0685

James E. Ward Papers

Identifier: MSS.0636
Scope and Contents Note This .21 linear foot collection spans the years from 1910-1980, with the bulk of the collection between the years 1923-1938. The James E. Ward Papers primarily document the 1923-1928 seasons of Vanderbilt football and key players during those seasons (Vanderbilt Football and University Materials Series). The Ward Papers also contain materials related to James Ward’s professional, collegiate, and personal activities and give a window into Nashville society during...
Dates: 1910-1980

Fannie A. Wilson Collection

Identifier: MSS.0513
Overview This collection contains an album from 1850 inscribed by Miss Fannie Wilson containing color illustrations, pressed flowers, and handwritten letters, poems, and notes.
Dates: 1850

Alvin York Collection

Identifier: MSS.0811
Overview The Alvin York Collection is comprised one linear feet of artifacts. The materials are some of York's personal household items as well as a New Testament and scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1910s-circa 1954


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