Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Verley Archer Collection

Identifier: MSS.0254
Abstract This collection consists of materials relating to the Vanderbilt Family Reunion held in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of Vanderbilt University, March 16-17, 1973. Ms. Archer conducted extensive research into the genealogy of the Vanderbilt family and located descendants of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt living in 1973. Included in the Verley Archer Collection are research notes and materials, completed questionnaires from family members, correspondence, publicity materials, and...
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Morton Boyte Howell Papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 30081048294965]
Identifier: MSS.0217
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 document of 44 pages. It lists the descendants of Morton Boyte Howell, son of Robert Boyte Crawford Howell and Mary Ann Morton Toy.

Compiled by Adam G. Adams – 1974

Dates: 1974

Samuel Jackson Keith Collection

Identifier: MSS.0236
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three file folders with information regarding the family tree of Samuel Jackson Keith.

Dates: 1986

William Jesse Prichard Collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 30081048299287]
Identifier: MSS.0345

This collection contains one bound volume on the legacy of William Jesse Prichard and his descendants titled, “The Prichards of Mississippi and Tennessee”. The volume traces and documents the story of the Prichard clan who migrated from North Carolina to Kentucky to Louisiana and then on to Mississippi and middle Tennessee from 1786 to 1999.

Dates: 2001


About this Site

This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.

Requesting Materials

Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.