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Alfred H. Bartles

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This exhibit contains items related to the Blair School of Music's Alfred H. Bartles Papers special collection. This exhibit includes...

Graphing Artists’ Books: Visualizing Connections within Vanderbilt’s Collection of Southern Presses

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This exhibition highlights a selection of artists' books pubulished in southern states from the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Library in...

Picturing Our World: 2015 Exhibit

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From explorers measuring a pre-industrial world to virtual worlds built with code, technological advances and human ingenuity have heightened our...

Saluti Al Grande Tenore!- Enrico Caruso Postcards

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Renowned Italian Operatic Tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) toured widely visiting exotic locales and developing relationships around the world during his...

Science & the Subject's Perspective

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Between 1954 and 1995, thousands of healthy American citizens volunteered to serve as “guinea pigs” in medical experiments at the...

Sensuality and Textuality: Experiencing the 18th Century Book

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The French Enlightenment is often labeled as the period where the novel developed as a distinct genre. The wide and...

The Book as Art: Medieval Necessity and Modern Invention

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Illuminated manuscript (literally “hand written”) books are arguably the most characteristic objects of the European middle ages. Contemporary artists, working...

The Robert A. McGaw Collection of Tennessee Historical Maps

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The goal of the project is to look at the many different ways in which the perceptions of Tennessee have...