Frank Luton Papers
Collection Scope and Content Summary
- 1925 - 1979
- Luton, Frank Harper (Person)
Notes about Access to this Collection
Historical or Biographical Note
He received his MD from Vanderbilt University in 1927. He worked as staff at the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1927-1931. He also was an instructor in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins from 1930-1931. Then he returned to Vanderbilt, first as an Assistant Professor then as a Professor of Psychiatry from 1930-1964. He also served as a Neurologist and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Vanderbilt Hospital from 1942-1956. Dr. Luton also served as a Consulting Psychiatrist (1944-1960), and Clinical Director (1960-1979) for the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute. From 1969-1974 he served as Commissioner of Mental Health for the State of Tennessee. In 1969, he was the President of the American College of Psychiatrists.
9.46 Cubic Feet : 24 Hollinger boxes, 3 Half Hollinger box
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- Description is in English.
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