Browse Collections (72 total)

Edward East Barthell Collection

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Edward E. Barthell was born in East Nashville, Tennessee, on April 1866. Barthell went to Vanderbilt Law School – graduating class of 1888. As a…

Edward Emerson Barnard Papers

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Edward Emerson Barnard, 1857-1923 grew from a life of poverty to become a well-known astronomer. He made a name for himself in Nashville by…

Ernest Goodpasture Papers

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Ernest William Goodpasture, 1886-1960, was a pathologist best known for his method of growing uncontaminated viruses in chick embryos. During his…

Francis Robinson Collection of Music, Theatre and Dance

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Francis Robinson, 1910-1980, is best remembered as the longtime spokesman for the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Before he moved to New York,…

Fred Russell Papers

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Contributors: Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Garland Collection of Classical Physics Apparatus

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The selection and purchase of the pieces in the collection was undertaken in 1875 by Landon C. Garland, the first Professor of Physics and Astronomy…