William Lofland Dudley Papers

Title

William Lofland Dudley Papers

Description

William Lofland Dudley, 1859-1914, was a long-time professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. His papers document his career as an academic as well as his civic appointments. He was heavily involved in the Tennessee Centennial in 1896 which is reflected in several scrapbooks he created about the events surrounding this anniversary.

Identifier

MSS0123

Items in the William Lofland Dudley Papers Collection

[Souvenir Lapel Pins]
The six-month Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition attracted over one-and-a-half-million tourists to see the “Athens of the South.” Despite extensive railway promotion by W.A. Henderson and other railroad executives, attendance was…

[Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition Postcard Main Entrance Gate]
The six-month Tennessee Centennial attracted over one-and-a-half-million tourists to see the “Athens of the South.” Despite extensive railway promotion, attendance was low due to an outbreak of Yellow Fever across the Gulf States. Like San…

[Parthenon Postcard]
The six-month Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition attracted over one-and-a-half-million tourists to see the “Athens of the South.” Despite extensive railway promotion, attendance was low due to an outbreak of Yellow Fever across the…

[Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition Postcard Auditorium and Ponte Rialto]
The six-month Tennessee Centennial attracted over one-and-a-half-million tourists to see the “Athens of the South.” Despite extensive railway promotion, attendance was low due to an outbreak of Yellow Fever across the Gulf States. Like San…