Vanderbilt School of Medicine Centennial Celebration Collection

Identifier: EBL-0150

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Papers and materials relating to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Centennial Celebration. The series on the exhibit includes original and copied documents of minutes of Advisory Council and Board of Trust meetings discussing the development of the university; professors' tickets, lecture tickets, and matricultation tickets; and photographs of the Medical School. The series on the lecture slides includes lantern and 2x2 slides of materials used in the exhibit. The series on the Centennial Celebration includes publications recording and promoting the centennial celebration, featuring the Alumni Magazine,photographs from the celebration, and a log of visiors who attended the celebration.


  • 1878-1976

Conditions Governing Access

All collections are subject to applicable Vanderbilt University privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University

Historical Note

The Centennial Celebration reflected on the last 100 years of the medical school and how it developed over time.


1.49 Cubic Feet (2 Hollinger Letter Boxes, 1 Hollinger Half Letter Box, and 1 Hollinger Tall Legal Box.)

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Papers and materials relating to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Centennial Celebration. Includes documents, pictures, and other material following the development of the School of Medicine, as well as presentation slides on the exhibit and publications and photographs of the celebration itself.

Physical Location

EBL Vault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were collected by the library, and additional materials were depsited by various departments of the School of Medicine.

Processing Information

Collection likely processed shortly after acquisition in 1975 or 1976.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Centennial Celebration Collection
History of Medicine Collections Staff
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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