University of Nashville Catalogue Collection

Identifier: EBL-1053

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

A collection of catalogues from the University of Nashville medical department. Also includes materials from Tennessee State Hospital, Vanderbilt University, University of Louisville, Nashville Medical College, and the Nashville Medical Journal.


  • 1851-1935

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

Biographical / Historical

The medical department of the University of Nashville was founded in 1851 and shared faculty and facilities with Vanderbilt University's medical department from 1874-1895. In 1909, the University of Nashville medical department merged with the University of Tennessee's medical school, which moved to Memphis in 1911 following the publication of the Flexner Report.


.74 Cubic Feet (2 Hollinger Boxes.)

Language of Materials



A collection of catalogues and other materials relating to the University of Nashville. Also includes materials from other schools and publications.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Processing Information

Partially process and added as a collection in 2023

University of Nashville Catalogue Collection
Annalise O. Edwards and History of Medicine Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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

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