C. Frank Consolazio Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0019

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of C. Frank Consolazio, biochemist nutritionist. Material includes: slides, reprints and subject files. The majority of the collection is made up of subject files pertaining to his wide range of interests. The largest group covers nutrition surveys of U.S. military related agencies including ICNND. The collection contains variety of visual materials about nutrition including: photographs, films, slides, negatives, and diagrams. Also the collection includes papers related to sports medicine, diet, and nutrition quackery, and it also contains C. Frank Consolazio's personal correspondence.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1980

Creator

Notes about Access to this Collection

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Reproduction Rights

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

Historical or Biographical Note

C. Frank Consolazio (1913-1976) was a biochemist, nutritionist, investigator, and author. His research involvement ranged very broadly including: environmental nutrition, nutritional requirements, performance evaluation, energy metabolism, evaluation of nutritional status, nutritional surveys, mineral metabolism, and body composition. He was involved with the wide-ranging studies of the U.S. Army's Nutrition Laboratory and the ICNND.

C. Frank Consolazio was the chief lab technician in the Fatigue Laboratory at Harvard University from 1929-1942, and later he was an Assistant in Physiology at Harvard from 1943-1947. He served as the chief biochemist of the Biochemistry Branch of the Medical Nutrition Lab from 1947-1951. Later he worked in the Bioenergetics Division of the Medical Research and Nutrition Lab from 1952-1975. He also served as a Special Consultant for the Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense, ICNND (1956-1976), and for the World Health Organization, WHO (1962). He was an affiliated professor at Colorado State University from 1964-1965. He was a member of the Subcommittee on Calories, Fat, Carbohydrates and Alcohol, NAS, NRC from 1965-1966. He also served as a member on the Committee on Population Biology of Altitude for the International Biology Program with the WHO in 1967. He was a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education at the University of Colorado from 1970-1976. He also worked as a consultant to the State Department Agency for International Development from 1971-1976 and as a consultant to the National Institute Child Health and Development in 1971. He served as a monitor for the Nutrition Research Information Systems and International Biology Program for the Section on Energy Requirements in 1971. He also worked as chief of the Bioenergetics Division of the U.S. Army at the Letterman Army Institute of Research, 1975-1976.

Extent

12.22 Cubic Feet (18 Hollinger Boxes, 2 half Hollinger boxes (1 legal 1 letter), and 4 Paige boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of C. Frank Consolazio, biochemist nutritionist. Material includes: slides, reprints and subject files. The majority of the collection is made up of subject files pertaining to his wide range of interests. The largest group covers nutrition surveys of U.S. military related agencies including ICNND.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated in 1986 by Dr. Consolazio as reported in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Library Annual Report 1985-1986

Processing History

processed on 07/01/2001
Title
C. Frank Consolazio Papers
Status
Partially Processed
Author
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Date
2004-10-28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

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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