Nursing School Centennial

Identifier: MSS.0752

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one flat box which holds the hardback centennial celebration history book, the paperback centennial event schedule, and two commemorative medallions.


  • 2008

Conditions Governing Access

This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact

Biographical / Historical

In 2008, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrated the centennial anniversary of its founding in 1908. This graduate program is highly regarded and ranked among the top 20 in U.S. News and World Report, and has continually produced well-trained and successful nurses. The items in this collection relate to the celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the school's founding.


2 Linear Feet (1 Flat box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Nursing School Centennial
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

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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