Thomas Elmor Dilworth Papers

Identifier: EBL-0152

  • Staff Only

Content Description

Bound record book (ledger type) containing class notes taken by Thomas Elmor Dilworth who was a student and 1925 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Two images; one being a digital scan of a newspaper clipping containg a photograph of the the hospital in Corona, Alabama where he first practiced , and the second being a group photograh taken in front of the Hillman Hospital in Birmingham where Dr. Dilworth served his residency in 1925-26.


  • 1924-1926

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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

Thomas Elmore Dilworth was born Jan. 1, 1900, in New Hope, Alabama. He went to college at David Lipscomb College in Nashville and then to Medical School at Vanderbilt University where he graduated in 1925. He completed his residency training at Hillman Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama in 1926. Dr. Dilworth practiced medicine in Alabama for his entire career, first in Corona and later Coal Valley before settling in Huntsville where he practiced with a cousin Ezekiel Whittaker, and remained for the remainder of his career. He died in Huntsville January 30, 1985.


0.42 Linear Feet (One Legal sized Hollinger Box.)

Language of Materials



Class notes taken by Thomas Elmor Dilworth who was a student and 1925 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Additional material is releated to his residency training at Hillman Hospital in Birmigham, Alabama, and early medical practice in Corona, Alabama.

Physical Location

EBL Vault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated in 2022 by the Thomas Dilworth Family through the agency of Julie Dilworth.

Condition Description

Fair condition, some loose pages and binding is a bit loose but otherwise good.

Processing Information

Collection was processed in 2022 shortly after its acquisition.

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Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

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