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This collection contains 9 items in 9 file folders that reveal the life of Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont, snippets regarding the Smith family, and the Vanderbilt family during the later part of the 19th century, and the first part of the 20th century.
The Dorothy K. MacDowell Collection, 1934-1988, consists of Vanderbilt family research materials collected by genealogist Dorothy K. MacDowell Wood, 1917-2013.
The John J. Tigert IV Collection consists of the papers of college administrator John James Tigert IV (1882-1965), the papers of philosophy professor and Methodist Bishop John James Tigert III (1856-1906), and the papers of Vanderbilt University co-founder and Methodist Bishop Holland Nimmons McTyeire (1824-1889).
The Cornelius Vanderbilt IV Papers, 1897-1974, include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, lecture materials, reviews of his books and film, personal papers, legal and business documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks of his various writing and lecture projects. The forty-five boxes of the collection cover approximately 26.03 linear feet.
- Subject: Vanderbilt family X
- Family papers 7
- Scrapbooks 3
- Vanderbilt University--Board of Trust 2
- Vanderbilt University--History 2
- Contract bridge--History 1
- Genealogy 1
- Journalism 1
- Religion 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- University of Florida--Presidents 1
- Vanderbilt Family Reunion (1973) -- Archival resources 1
- Vanderbilt University Centennial Celebration -- Archival resources 1
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 1
- Yacht racing 1 + ∧ less
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.
Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.