Correspondence about History of Nutrition
Collection Scope and Content Summary
The collection includes Bing's personal notebooks from high school, college, and graduate school, along with early reports by Bing and his dissertation. Manuscripts, speeches, notebooks, reports and other papers document Bing's nutritional work within academia, government, and industry from 1930 through the early 1980s. Also included are reprints of articles and biographical sketches by Bing.
Correspondence in this collection is primarily about nutrition and the history of nutrition. The collection contains letters exchanged by Bing with other eminent nutritionists. Also the correspondence includes letters with the Chicago Literary Club, family letters, and Christmas cards written and designed by Bing. The correspondence in this collection covers a wide time period from the late 1920s to 1987.
Bing's personal diaries from 1936-1976 are also contained in this collection. There are no diaries for the years: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1964, 1965, 1970 and 1974. Photographs in this collection range from pictures of Bing as a young boy to an older man. Also included are photographs of Bing with his contemporaries, and also pictures of other important nutritionists. Collection also contains poems and drawings by Bing.
- 1910 - 1988
Notes about Access to this Collection
From the Collection: 14.28 Cubic Feet (35 Hollinger boxes, 7 Half-Hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
General Physical Description note
Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232