Bert Roller Children's Literature Collection

Identifier: PUB.0718

  • Staff Only


This collection contains 240 works of children's literature collected by Peabody College professor Bert Anderson Roller (1893-1934). Many of the books are by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888).


  • 1800 - 1976

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


240 Volumes

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

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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


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.