Miriam McGaw Cowden Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Miriam McGaw Cowden Biographical File
Date
2008 - 2008
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Abstract
File contains a 2008 clipping from the "Vanderbilt View" publication.

Preferred Citation

Cowden, Miriam McGaw (1919-2008). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Miriam McGaw Cowden served on the Vanderbilt Borad of Trust for more than 30 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a B.A. in 1941 and was first elected to the board in 1974. Cowden served as its secretary from 1980 until 1991. In 2003, she was designated a Trustee Emerita. Cowden also chaired the Student Affairs Committee and received the Mary Jane Werthan Award in 1991 for outstanding contributions to women at Vanderbilt.

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Administrative Information

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Reproduction Rights

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • Vanderbilt History
  • VUMC History

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