Southern States--Culture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition by Twelve Southerners - Original Manuscript

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Identifier: MSS.0222
Overview This small collection contains the original manuscript of I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition that belonged to Donald Davidson, one of the authors. There are eleven chapters, each by a different Agrarian.
Dates: 1930

James C. Kelly Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0711

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0267
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: Inclusive: 1873-1988; Bulk: 1920-1960

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - 1988 Addition

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Identifier: MSS.0603
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: 1922 - 1988

Andrew Nelson Lytle Papers - Addition

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Identifier: MSS.0599
Overview The Papers of Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-1995), author, educator, editor, critic and Vanderbilt University alumnus (B.A. 1925), were acquired from Mr. Lytle in three segments. Lytle was a member of the Agrarian literary movement and was close colleagues with Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, and Allen Tate.
Dates: 1853 - 1995

Vivian Marsh Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0287
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters written to Vivian Marsh from Mabel Mobley in Johnston, South Carolina. Mrs. Mobley was born in slavery. In 1967, when these letters were written, Mabel lived on the Marsh Plantation.

The letters are not dated, but one of the envelopes has a postmark.
Dates: undated

Robert Manson Myers Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0308

Frank Lawrence Owsley Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0003
Overview The papers of Frank Lawrence Owsley (1913-1959) consist of ten cubic feet of materials and are primarily concerned with the professional life and career of this historian, author, and teacher. The major series in the papers include the Correspondence, the Writings, Personal and Biographical Materials, Agrarians, Publication Material, Academic Career, Professional Activities, and Research Materials.
Dates: 1913 - 1959

William B. Ricks Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0771
Scope and Content Note The William B. Ricks Collection is an archive of personal letters, photographs and other effects belonging to Rev. Dr. William B. Ricks. Most of the collection’s contents are from the 1930s to the 1950s. “Daddy” Ricks worked endlessly to promote the Sigma Chi fraternity in the South. A notable part of the collection is a 1948 presentation album of correspondence with fellow Sigma Chi’s celebrating Rev. Dr. Ricks’ contributions to the fraternity. The album includes correspondence from prominent...
Dates: multiple

Sims, Cecil Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0393

Wilson Sims Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0679

Smith, Thomas Lynn Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0402
Scope and Contents The collection contains journal articles, in pamphlet form, written by Thomas Lynn Smith, a Sociology Professor. The topics range from studies of Southern Culture to social structures in the countries of Brazil, Colombia, and El Salvador..
Dates: 1934-1948

Southern Politics Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0406
Overview The Southern Politics Collection, given by Alexander Heard in February 1982, consists of drafts and research materials for Southern Politics in State and Nation by V.O. Key, Jr., and A Two-Party South?, by Alexander Heard, together with transcripts of interviews on Southern politics used in the preparation of both these works.
Dates: 1946 - 1952

Southern Sociological Congress

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Identifier: MSS.0407
Scope and Content Note The Southern Sociological Congress Photographic Collection, 1912-1920, contains eighty- nine pictures of participants and attendents of the annual meetings held by the organization. Most of the photographs identify individuals by name, but do not reveal whether the person spoke at a meeting or merely attended. Dates are also largely absent from many of the pictures. The photographs appear to have been collected by Maxwell H. Swain of Atlanta, Georgia who probably handled publicity for the...
Dates: 1912-1920

John Thompson Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0450
Scope and Contents This .21 linear feet collection contains 63 letters, two postcards, and one V-Mail Christmas Card from John Thompson to several family members while serving in the United States Navy during World War II. The letters are arranged in file folders chronologically by year, then month.
Dates: 1941-1945

Cecelia Tichi Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0722

Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0476
Overview This collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann (1884 Jan. 7 - 1977 March 20). Elizabeth Vann was a Vanderbilt graduate (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1905) and New Jersey State Director of the Women's and Professional Division of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s, among many other jobs. She was also involved in a number of civic organizations, including the Leonia Women's Club, the Civic Conference, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dates: 1890 - 1977

The Waller Project

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Identifier: MSS.0486
Scope and Contents A description of the series contained within each box: Box 1 Reports on the Waller Project, Source Cards for the Johnson Report, Interviews (taped) Done by Donald Davidson and Carole Shelton, Name Index to Interview Cards. Box 2 Interview Cards, Narratives of Interviews (typed), Anderson - Moore. Box 3 Narratives of Interviews (typed), Polk - Wilson, Narratives of Interviews,- drafts with...
Dates: 1853 - 1954

 

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