Dewey Thomas Papers

Identifier: EBL-0135

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Papers and materials created by orthopedic surgeon and 1959 Vanderbilt School of Medicine graduate Dr. Dewey Thomas. Need to prepared a more complete description once collection is processed.


  • 1956-1961

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University or is retained by the authors of specific published items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Emil Dewey Thomas was born in Knoxville, Tennessee son of Dr. Daniel Rees and Kathrine Sjoblom Thomas. He received his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt in 1956 and his MD in 1959. While at Vanderbilt, he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and was on the 1954 Vanderbilt Commodore basketball team. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1961-1963 and was stationed at National Naval Hospital in Bethesda, MD. Following his service in the Navy, he practiced orthopedic surgery in Nashville for 32 years. He died in Nashville on January 28, 2014.


1.28 Cubic Feet (1 Paige box.)

Language of Materials



Papers and materials related to orthopedic surgeon and Vanderbilt School of Medicine graduate Dr. Dewey Thomas. Materials include...

Physical Location

EBL Vault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown, need to investigate.

Dewey Thomas Papers
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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