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An archive of twenty (20)-plus items related to Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Includes one circa 1860 carte de visite of Bishop Holland N. McTyeire (1824-1889), co-founder of Vanderbilty University, with backstamp for Joseph Saltsman Photography Studio, Nashville (dark spot in background center right, toning); 2 copies of the Vanderbilt University Dedication and Inauguration dated Oct. 3-4, 1875 (both with significant spine wear and chipping, cover wear and staining); 1940s Scrapbook dedicated to the Memorial Gymnasium Campaign including committee correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, etc. (wear, water damage to cover, toning and fading); Hardcover textbook THE MANUAL OF BANDAGING by C. Henri Leonard, 1875, with previous owner inscription inside cover reading "W.P. Alexander - Vanderbilt University Med. Dept. Nashville Tenn. Jan 1884"; Hardcover book: THE VANDERBILT CAMPUS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY by Robert A. McGaw, 1979; Hardcover book: THE 40 YEAR CYCLE: THE VANDERBILT DIARIES by Ben Austin, 1980 (signed by author); and a number of pieces of ephemera including commencement programs for 1911 (Medical Dept.) and 1939; 3 Vanderbilt vs. Auburn football tickets from 1949; 25th anniversary (1900) "Autumn Ode to Vanderbilt" sheet music; listing of bronzes by Bill Doak, Tom Griscom and Lonnie Highley on exhibit at the University Club, 1971; 1961-1962 Vanderbilt Phone Directory; 1984 Reunion Grand Luncheon fan; Chi Omega yearbook 1987-79; Vanderbilt Forever Fight Song sheet music (wear and losses); 1962 Vanderbilt Commodore football brochure, etc. Also included with this lot are two genealogy related books on the Vanderbilt Family: hardback book COMMODORE VANDERBILT AND HIS FAMILY privately published by Dorothy McDowell, Hendersonville, NC 1989, previous owner inscription Ruth S. Woods Nov. 1995 on frontispiece (with letter from author to Mrs. Wood partially glued inside front cover); and softcover book, COMMODORE CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, SOPHIA JOHNSON VANDERBILT AND THEIR DESCENDANTS COMPILED THROUGH 1972 by Verley Archer, containing several fold out genealogy charts (edge wear to covers). (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)


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Vanderbilt University Archive, inc. CDV of McTyeire

Estimate $350 - $450Aug 5, 2017