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// summer 2010

Summer 2010 Issue


A Tradition of Innovation

W­­­­­­­­­hen Vanderbilt’s Central Library opened in 1941, it was progressive in concept and design. The concept—bringing together the resources of Vanderbilt, George Peabody College for Teachers and Scarritt College to create a facility for all three institutions—created a library far better than each could do alone.

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Pascal Pia selections in the Surrealism exhibition

Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris, an exhibition that premiered at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, included books loaned from the Pascal Pia collection in the W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies. The most notable loan is Pia’s copy of Nadja by Andre Breton, signed by the author, […]

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Of the news, by the news, for the news

Longtime NBC President and Chairman of the Board Julian Goodman, whose accomplished news career includes the Huntley/Brinkley years and the Nixon/Kennedy debates and beyond, has deposited his papers in the Vanderbilt Libraries Special Collections.

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Connecting Scholars Across Ages

Plans for a renovation of the Central Library are now in place to address changes in teaching and learning, providing improved access to the facility and its collections, increased services for visitors, and expanded study spaces.

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