Vanderbilt University--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0468
Scope and Contents The Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Collection consists of material transferred to Vanderbilt University from the Manalapan, Florida, estate after the death of Vanderbilt's widow, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt. The collection spans the years from approximately 1910 to 1978. It contains linear feet of material, largely comprised of correspondence and scrapbooks on contract bridge, yacht racing, and Vanderbilt University. The collection covers only certain aspects of Harold Vanderbilt's...
Dates: circa 1910-1978

Vanderbilt Woman's Club Records

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Identifier: MSS.0475
Abstract

This collection consists of materials (1893-present) from the Vanderbilt Woman's Club. It contains correspondence, record books and notebooks, directories, newsletters, minutes and reports for board meetings, constitution and by- laws and revisions of those, photographs and photograph albums, and a few items of memorabilia.

Dates: 1893 - 2019

"Vandy Goes to War: World War II Remembered" Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0634
Abstract

This project records the histories and reminiscences of men and women who attended or had connections with Vanderbilt and Peabody during the war years and documents their experiences in the service and on the campus during that time and afterward when some came back to school and attended on the G.I. Bill.

Dates: 2006 - 2010

Jacques Voegli Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0770

Voices of Vanderbilt Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0480
Abstract

This collection contains oral history interview tapes and transcripts from the Voices of Vanderbilt project. For a full list of subjects, transcripts, and interviews, contact Special Collections.

Dates: 1990s-2000s

Charles W. Warterfield Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0491
Scope and Contents This .42 linear feet collection contains a total of 254 images. There are 142 [8x10] black and white images of student activities from the 1949-1950 academic year. There are 16 [8x10] numbered contact sheets of campus buildings, all identified, for a total of 65 images. And, there are four oversized contact sheets [10x12] of fraternity houses, reunion 1950, and commencement 1952, unidentified, for a total of 47 images. The images are arranged by subject, sleeved, placed in file folders, and...
Dates: 1949-1952

William Ridley Wills II Post Card Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0705
Abstract

This collection contains 117 postcards depicting scenes, buildings, and statues on Vanderbilt's campus from 1901 to 1980.

Dates: 1901 - 1980

Women At Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0527
Scope and Content Note

This is a small collection (0.42 linear feet) in two half size Hollinger boxes consisting primarily of papers written by women students in a history class taught by Professor Barbara Weinstein in Fall 1981 called Women at Vanderbilt. Altogether there are 13 research papers. This collection also includes a course syllabus and selected readings for the class, as well as newspaper articles relevant to the topics studied.

Dates: 1981

Women’s Organizations At Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0528
Historical Note and Scope and Content This small collection of 0.21 linear feet contains records of seven women’s organizations at Vanderbilt University operating during the middle 1970’s until the early 1980’s. The seven organizations are: Nashville University Women’s Council Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Staff Women’s Association Vanderbilt Professional Women Vanderbilt Women’s Faculty...
Dates: 1975-1985

 

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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.

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