The complete archive of Vanderbilt University’s flagship publication has been fully digitized and is now available online, making more than a century of university history accessible to the Vanderbilt community and others around the globe.
Gilded treasures belonging to university founder Cornelius Vanderbilt, a shipping and railroad magnate and one of the wealthiest Americans of the 19th century, are among the items featured in All That Glitters: Silver and Gold at Vanderbilt, currently on display at the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives.
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries are marking the 50th anniversary of hip-hop in 2023 with the acquisition of eight prints by celebrated hip-hop illustrator and documentarian André LeRoy Davis…. Keep reading
“Dante Behind Bars: Not Made to Live Like Brutes.” The Annual Dante Lecture the Vanderbilt editions the Divine Comedy Created in the Fall of 2022, the Annual Dante Lecture at… Keep reading
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have strengthened their commitment to preserving cultural heritage by joining the Digital Preservation Coalition, a prestigious U.K.-based nonprofit that works with global partners to… Keep reading
A Two-day Cultural Heritage Preservation Summit, July 19-20 You are invited to participate in four separate sessions over two days that are meant to inform and provide a forum for… Keep reading
This summer, the Special Collections and University Archives Library will move from the second floor of the Central Library Building to 1101 19th Avenue South, near the Wesley Parking Garage. … Keep reading
The Special Collections and University Archives Library will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th for an extended Fourth of July Holiday. Please contact us if you need… Keep reading
As Vanderbilt began renovating Kirkland Hall in 2022 in anticipation of the Sesquicentennial celebration this year, a tantalizing piece of history awaited construction crews. In its cornerstone was a time… Keep reading
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries and the Vanderbilt Television News Archive recognize Skip Pfeiffer for reaching the 50-year milestone at Vanderbilt University. Skip’s tenure with Vanderbilt actually stretches beyond… Keep reading