Richard P. Daniel Papers

Identifier: EBL-0140

  • Staff Only

Content Description

Three letters from Dr. Hugh Jackson Morgan to Richard P. Daniel, and a copy of one from Daniel to Morgan--from April 1926, concerning the treatment and hospitalization of Mr. Daniel's wife, Mary Goff Palmer Daniel.The letters chiefly concern the hospitalization of Mrs. Daniel and Dr. Morgan's recommendations concerning her care. The Daniels lived in Jacksonville, Florida, but Mrs. Daniel was hospitalized at Vanderbilt.


  • 1926

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University

Biographical / Historical

Richard P. Daniel (1881-1968) was an attorney and a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He atendeded the University of the South at Sewanee, received his law degree from Washington and Lee School of Law, and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1902. His married his wife Mary Goff Palmer Daniel (1889-1951) in 1911. Mrs. Danel was a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and was very active in Jacksonville social activities including the National Society for Colonial Dames, and the Daniel Memorial Home for Children.

Dr. Hugh Jackson Morgan (1893-1961) was a well regarded physician and served as Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1935 to 1959.


0.19 Linear Feet (One acid-free folder contained in one half-Hollinger box.) ; 12 1/4" x 10 1/4" x 2 1/2"

Language of Materials



Collection of correspondence between Dr. Hugh Jackson Morgan and Richard P. Daniel regarding the treatment of his wife Mary Goff Palmer Daniel.

Physical Location

EBL Vault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ophelia Paine, June 6, 2020.

Condition Description

All materials are in good condition.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2021.

Richard P. Daniel Papers
History of Medicine Collections Staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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