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Jack Hurst interviewed country music star Eddy Arnold (1918-2008) in 1977. Arnold is known as the progenitor of what is called “The Nashville Sound” in country music. This tape is one of the hundreds of audio cassettes that comprise the Jack…

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In 2012, Jack Hurst donated his interviews with celebrities and industry leaders from the 1970s and 1980s to Vanderbilt University's Special Collections. These are a rich treasure trove of insider information from the people who made country music.…

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Jack Hurst was the first full-time music writer for The Tennessean, the first Nashville contributing editor for Country Music Magazine and originated the country music beats at the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Chicago Tribune. In 1981, the…

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In this arguably disingenuous letter addressed to the citizenry of Colombia, Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera (1798-1878) disclaims any interest in serving as president for an additional term, and praises the qualities of another prominent figure. Despite…

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A passport created for Tomas Cipriano de Mosquera.

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James M. Lawson, Jr. (1928- ) is a Methodist minister, activist and academic. During the escalation of the Korean Conflict, he declared himself a conscientious objector and refused to report for the draft in 1951. He served fourteen months in prison…

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This early manuscript serves as a manual for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments. Here, for example is a remedy for an earache (dolor de oído). The suggested mixtures often involve the use of herbs and body parts of a remarkable selection of…

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John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) was a founding member of the Fugitives, a southern literary group of sixteen writers that was started at Vanderbilt University. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school. In 1924, Chills and Fever was…
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