Statue of Commodore, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., between 1907 and 1914
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- between 1907 and 1914
A postcard of the statue of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt in front of Kirkland Hall on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The university is named for shipping and rail tycoon "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt. He was 79 years old when he decided to donate a one million dollar endowment gift that founded Vanderbilt University in the spring of 1873. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt had a vision of a university that would "contribute to strengthening the ties that should exist between all sections of our common country." Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Digital Library of Tennessee
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- Nashville Public Library
- R. M. Mills Book Store (Publisher)
- Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1794-1877--Statues
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Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
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- Statue of Commodore, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., between 1907 and 1914. between 1907 and 1914. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/2298. (Accessed October 17, 2019.)
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- (between 1907 and 1914) Statue of Commodore, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., between 1907 and 1914. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/2298
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/2298>.