Elliott Voss Newman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EBL-0056

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of cardiologist Elliott Voss Newman, (1914-1973), who was also a pioneer in the field of biomedical informatics. Materials include: correspondence; appointment calendars; speeches; manuscripts; publications; files on organizations and clubs, and Vanderbilt Clinical Research Center; syllabi; and laboratory records. Correspondents include: Bruce C. Sinclair-Smith, Charles Colter, Oscar Crofford, Philip Felts, Paul D. White, and Albert Weinstein.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1972

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

Dr. Elliot Voss Newman (1914-1973) was a cardiologist, researcher, and professor. He was a pioneer in the development of medical engineering and the use of applied mathematics and computer sciences for clinical problems. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1939. He then interned at Newton Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital from 1939-1941. He then was a Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1941-1942. Then he went from Instructor to Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine during the years 1942-1952. Then he became the Joe and Morris Werthan Professor of Experimental Medicine, Head of Clinical Physiology Laboratories and Director for Clinical Research Center at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Hospital from 1952- 1973.

Extent

15.57 Cubic Feet (42 Hollinger Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of cardiologist Elliott Voss Newman, (1914-1973), who was also a pioneer in the field of biomedical informatics. Materials include: correspondence; appointment calendars; speeches; manuscripts; publications; files on organizations and clubs, and Vanderbilt Clinical Research Center; syllabi; and laboratory records. Correspondents include: Bruce C. Sinclair-Smith, Charles Colter, Oscar Crofford, Philip Felts, Paul D. White, and Albert Weinstein.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated in 1978 as reported in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Library Annual Report 1977-1978.

Processing History

Collection likely processed shortly after acquisition in 1977.
Title
Elliott Voss Newman 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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