Featured Exhibits

Tracing the Movement of Populations in Latin America

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  Population movements have been a continuous part of Latin American history and remain instrumental in shaping the region to this...

Tracing the Movement of Populations: American Legacies of Expansion and Removal

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From the birth of the United States to modern times, many living on American soil migrated across the country either...

The Shadow of the Sun: E.E. Barnard and the Solar Eclipse

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In anticipation of the August 2017 solar eclipse, Vanderbilt University Libraries will host an exhibition curated by four astronomy students on...

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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...

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...

Syriac: Preserving an Endangered World Culture

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This exhibit is part of research at Vanderbilt seeking to shed light on the rich and far-reaching role of Syriac...

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 Campus Curates: Illumination, Enlightenment and Discovery

Book as Art: Medieval Necessity and Modern Invention

Discovery requires one to step off the path and take a few risks. As André Gide said, "One doesn't discover...

The Shadow of the Sun: E.E. Barnard and the Solar Eclipse

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In anticipation of the August 2017 solar eclipse, Vanderbilt University Libraries will host an exhibition curated by four astronomy students on...

Tracing the Movement of Populations in Latin America

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/travel/E_141_H59_1725_v2-West-Indies.jpg

  Population movements have been a continuous part of Latin American history and remain instrumental in shaping the region to this...

Tracing the Movement of Populations: American Legacies of Expansion and Removal

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/migration/MSS0489BOX01-Outcasts_magazine-1.jpg

From the birth of the United States to modern times, many living on American soil migrated across the country either...

Vanderbilt's Colombiana

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The J. León Helguera and Manuel Zapata Olivella collections, in addition to Vanderbilt’s Colombian travel accounts, are all invaluable resources...