Ruth P. Brown Collection

Identifier: MSS.0907

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

The contents within this collection are three folders of Vanderbilt brochures, documents and correspondence from Brown’s time as a student.


  • 1971 - 1973

Language of Materials


Biographical Note

Ruth Poindexter Brown was a resident of Franklin, Tennessee and died July 27, 2003. From 1970 to the spring of 1972 Brown attended the University of Oklahoma. In the fall of 1972 she was admitted as an undergraduate transfer student to Vanderbilt University.


.21 Linear Feet (1 Half Hollinger box)

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Ruth P. Brown Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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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