Walter McNairy Morgan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0052

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Walter McNairy Morgan, dentist and Vanderbilt graduate. Materials include: biographical material; and files relating to Meharry Medical College, Veteran's Administration Hospital, National Research Council Committee on Dentistry, Dental Education, notes on history of Vanderbilt Medical School, and history of dentistry.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1954

Creator

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Reproduction Rights

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.

Historical or Biographical Note

Walter McNairy Morgan was a dentist and Vanderbilt graduate. He graduated from the Vanderbilt School of Dentistry in 1916. He established a private practice in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as a Trustee for Meharry Medical College from 1945-1954. He also was a member of the National Research Council, Committee on Dentistry around 1940. Later he served as Chair of the NRC, Division of Medical Services, Subcommittee on Personnel, ca.1950. He was a consultant on dentistry at the VA Hospital, ca.1949.

Extent

1.85 Cubic Feet (5 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of Walter McNairy Morgan, dentist and Vanderbilt graduate. Materials include: biographical material; and files relating to Meharry Medical College, Veteran's Administration Hospital, National Research Council Committee on Dentistry, Dental Education, notes on history of Vanderbilt Medical School, and history of dentistry.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated in 1979 as reported in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Library Annual Report 1978-1979

Processing History

Collection was likely processed shortly after acquisition in 1979.
Title
Walter McNairy Morgan Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Date
2004-10-29
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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