Browse Collections (72 total)

Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive

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The Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive was created by Florentine art connoisseur Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi to supplement his own knowledge…

Curtis Howe Walker Papers

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Curtis Howe Walker, Ph.D. was on the faculty of Vanderbilt University as a Professor of European History, 1927-1947; Director of Social Science…

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,…

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…

George O. Boswell Papers

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George Worley Boswell, 1919-1995, was Tennessee’s foremost collector of folksongs. He was first exposed to the possibility of studying folksongs…

George Peabody Collection

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The George Peabody Collection is comprised of artifacts and memorabilia collected and brought together because of their association with George…

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Papers

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The collection spans the years from approximately 1910 to 1978. It is comprised largely of correspondence and scrapbooks on contract bridge, yacht…