William Lofland Dudley accepted the Chair in Chemistry at Vanderbilt University in 1886. While at Vanderbilt, Dudley established the Vanderbilt Athletic Association; formed the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (precursor of the Southeastern Conference); reorganized the Medical Department at the request of Chancellor Kirkland; served on the executive committee of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition; and was a fellow and vice-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The following images are memorbilia of the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition which were kept by Dr. Dudley. They can be found in the scrapbooks in the William Lofland Dudley Papers in Special Collections. Click on the thumbnail images to view a larger version of the photo.
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