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brief history of Vanderbilt University

Robert A. McGaw

brief history of Vanderbilt University

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Published by Vanderbilt University in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanderbilt University -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert A. McGaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD5588 .M32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5080814M
    LC Control Number74151800


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