Mary de Garmo Bryan Papers
Collection Scope and Content Summary
Collection also contains articles, pamphlets, and manuscripts created by other nutritionists. Materials pertaining to Mary Swartz Rose include a manuscript about Mary Swartz Rose by Dr. Bryan, reprints of articles by Rose, and photographs of Mary Swartz Rose.
Most of the collection relates to nutrition and the history of nutrition. However, there are typed notes about John Dudley's funeral expenses in 1580 taken from a manuscript roll in possession of the Earl of Liecester. Also unrelated to nutrition is a Xerox copy of the "Scheme of Instruction" from the first Vassar Catalog 1865-1866.
- 1865 - 1974
- Bryan, Mary de Garmo (Person)
Notes about Access to this Collection
Historical or Biographical Note
Mary de Garmo Bryan was born in Warrensburg, MO on August 28,1891. She graduated in 1912 from Newcomb College, and then earned a master's degree from Washington University in 1913. Dr. Bryan was professor of home economics at Agnes Scott College from 1913-1915 and an instructor in dietetics at the University of Illinois from 1915-1916. She then served as an Army dietitian in France during WWI from 1917-1919. From 1921-1924 she was editor of the Journal of Home Economics. She also was the President of the American Dietetic Association from 1920-1922. She earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Columbia University in 1931. Dr. Bryan was chairman of the department of institutional management of Columbia University Teachers College from 1934-1951. She died in Chicago on May 12, 1986.
.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger Box)
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- Description is in English.
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