Wilbur Carson Sensing Collection

Identifier: MSS.0387

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Contains an autobiographical booklet by Wilbur Carson Sensing.


  • undated

Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

Wilbur Carson Sensing (1901-1984) was born in Dickson County, Tennessee. He attended Montgomery Bell Academy, and in 1923 recevied a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He was chairman of the board of Enco Materials, a distributor of reinforcing steel and construction materials. In 1944 he became president of the Nashville Engineering Association and in 1949 was president of the local chapter of the Association for the Society of Civil Engineers. He was also one of the founders of the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association.


.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


Contains an autobiographical booklet by Wilbur Carson Sensing.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Wilbur Carson Sensing Collection
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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