Reminder: Cecelia Tichi Reading and Book Signing on March 13

March 13, 3:00-4:00 pm Special Collections Reading Room Join Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and Professor of American Studies at Vanderbilt University Cecelia Tichi as she takes us through the many “do’s” and “don’ts” of Mrs. William Astor’s rules of manners in her latest book, What Would Mrs. Astor Do? The Essential Guide to the… Keep reading

High School Interns find opportunity in the Libraries

Three high school interns worked in Special Collections this summer as part of  Opportunity Now, a job readiness program organized by Mayor Megan Barry’s office.  Kathy Smith, associate director of Special Collections, and Celia Walker, director of special projects, mentored the students who learned how to use the library databases, how to work in a library setting,… Keep reading