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Ties which Should Exist

Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Born in 1914, Robert A. McGaw was one of Vanderbilt’s most prominent administrators. During the 1970s, he was instrumental in re-designing many of Vanderbilt’s symbols. In addition, he was a notable leader within Vanderbilt and Nashville circles. Found in McGaw’s papers, this booklet uses images and pictures to connect with audiences, communicating multiple aspects of the Vanderbilt experience. From academics to social interactions to the mentorship students receive, readers are able to get a wide-lens perspective of the Vanderbilt experience.