Wilbur Foster Creighton, Jr. [1906-2004], a Nashville native graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1929, as an Engineering major. During his matriculation at Vanderbilt University he like his father was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Foster & Creighton, his family-owned construction company has been in Nashville since 1885, constructing several of the buildings on the Vanderbilt University Campus, and many buildings in the city of Nashville, including a replica of the Parthenon that was built for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897. Wilbur Foster Creighton, Jr. died on February 7, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Scope and Contents
This .21 linear feet collection contains 6 items related to the history of Foster & Creighton Company, the story of the Parthenon, and other construction projects in Nashville. There are two photographs: one of theParthenon, and the other of the Athena Sculpture in the Parthenon.
File 1 - Binder - Foster and Creighton Company
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