Cartoon certifying that Col. John C. Burch survived the infiltration course at Ft. Sam Houston, January 28, 1944

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 01, item: 03
Identifier: 01

Collection Scope and Content Summary

From the Collection:

Personal papers of Lucius Burch, Vanderbilt alum, Dean of the Medical School and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This collection consists primarily of Burch's diaries covering the period 1921-1959, also includes some family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Also included are typescripts and notes on letters of the maternal grandparents of Sarah Polk Cooper Burch and the family letters of the paternal grandfather of Lucius E. Burch. Dates on these letters range from 1818-1897.


  • 1905 - 1944


Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable Vanderbilt University privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.


From the Collection: 2.22 Cubic Feet (6 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


About this Site

This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.

Requesting Materials

Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.