Gerd Fraenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0155

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material from Dr. Gerd Fraenkel, professor of English and Linguistics at George Peabody College in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of the materials concern Fraenkel's research into linguistics and various world languages.

Dates

  • circa 1950s-1980s

Language of Materials

Materials are in various world languages.

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 specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.

Extent

23.75 Linear Feet (19 Paige boxes) : Boxes 18-19 stored in cold room

Abstract

This collection contains material from Dr. Gerd Fraenkel, professor of English and Linguistics at George Peabody College in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of the materials concern Fraenkel's research into linguistics and various world languages.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

Alternate Name

Fraenkel is also sometimes spelled Frankel in the collection.

Title
Finding Aid for the Gerd Fraenkel Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

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


 

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