Abraham Flexner Lecture Collection

 Collection — Container: Flexner Lecture Coll. Box 1
Identifier: EBL-0145

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Materials related to the Abraham Flexner Lectures that were established at Vanderbilt in 1927. Materials include photographic portraits of the lecturers, publicity, newspaper clippings, and related source material.

Dates

  • 1928-2010

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

Biographical / Historical

The Abraham Flexner Lecture was established in 1927 by Bernard Flexner to honor his brother's contribution to the advancement of medical education.

Extent

0.37 Cubic Feet (Collection contains materials related to the Abraham Flexner Lecture at Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Materials include photographic portraits of the lecturers, publicity, newspaper clippings, and related source material.)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Collection documenting the history of the Abraham Flexner Lecture that was established in 1927 by Bernard Flexner to honor his brother's contribution to the advancement of medical education.

Physical Location

EBL Vault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Originally part of the Vanderbilt Subject Files Series and Medical Artifact Collections.

Processing Information

Collection is partially processed with the photographs of the lecturers being described as part of the Medical Artifact Collection.
Title
Abraham Flexner Lecture Collection
Status
Unprocessed
Author
History of Medicine Collection Staff
Date
2021-08-30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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