Later Years

Travel Itinerary

Travel itinerary, January 17-29, 1978.

Haiti Travel Diary

Chancellor Heard's handwritten travel diary of a trip to Haiti, January 25, 1978.

Bangkok, Thailand

Photograph of Wat Thongnopakhan in Bangkok, Thailand taken during a trip the Heards took in September 1978.

Heard at the Ford Foundation

Chancellor Heard at the Ford Foundation, 1982.

Litter-Gitter Proclamation

Glen W. McMillan, Director of Plant Operations, reads the great litter-gitter proclamation at a White Bean Soup Luncheon for Chancellor Heard, May 20, 1982. L to R: Chancellor Heard, Elizabeth McGaw, Felicity Peck, and Cecil Jones.

Litter-Gitter Presentation

Presentation of the gilded litter-gitter to retiring Chancellor Heard by Glen W. McMillan, Director of Plant Operations, and staff, May 20, 1982. L to R: Carole Runyeon, Glen W. McMillan, Chancellor Heard, Elizabeth McGaw.

Chancellor Heard Using Gilded Litter-Gitter

Chancellor Heard using the gilded litter-gitter presented to him at the White Bean Soup Luncheon in Plant Operations, May 20, 1982.

Jean and Alexander Heard at Home

Jean and Alexander Heard at home in 1984.

Board of Trust Tribute to the Heards

Vanderbilt University Board of Trust statement on the renaming of the library after Jean and Alexander Heard, May 24, 1984.

Heard Library Dedication Invitation

Invitation for the dedication ceremony for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, May 3, 1984.

Heard Library Dedication Program

Program for the dedication ceremony for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, May 3, 1984.

Heard Library Dedication

Jean and Alexander Heard at the dedication of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, May 3, 1984.

Alexander Heard, 1985

Chancellor Emeritus Alexander Heard, May 1985.

Chancellor Joe B. Wyatt and Alexander Heard

Chancellor Joe B. Wyatt and Chancellor Emeritus Heard at an event held at Cheekwood, August 17, 1985.

Memorial Service Program

Program for a memorial service honoring Chancellor Heard, July 29, 2009.

Cover of Vanderbilt View

Cover of the Vanderbilt View, August 2009, which featured a story on the life and achievements of Chancellor Heard.