Nashville as Historical Laboratory Collection

Identifier: MSS.0311

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This .42 linear feet collection contains 26 file folders arranged in alphabetical order.


  • 1977-1978

Language of Materials



The research and subsequent manuscripts in this collection were completed by students enrolled in Vanderbilt University, History 295 (Nashville and the Urban South), in Spring Semester 1977 and Fall Semester 1978. The summary of the course and discussion of the papers, in the context of Nashville history, was written by Professor Don Harrison Doyle. The 26 student papers cover the time period of 1870-1940.


.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Nashville as Historical Laboratory Collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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