March-July 2019, Central Library (Fourth Floor Lobby)
Half of this exhibit, The Iconoclastic Marshall Chapman, features letters, photographs, posters, song lyrics, tour memorabilia, and other artifacts highlighting Marshall Chapman’s life and career as a working musician, songwriter, author, and more.
The rest of this exhibit focuses on Vanderbilt University alumna Mildred Haun. Growing up in Cocke County, Tennessee, she absorbed the culture and music of the southern Appalachian mountains. She was encouraged to write by The Fugitives writers, John Crowe Ransom and Donald Davidson and is known for her 1940 book The Hawk’s Done Gone.