Reginald Passmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0059

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of nutritionist Reginald Passmore. The Collection consists of correspondence from 77 international nutritionists, alphabetically arranged by correspondent. Correspondents include: E. H. Arhens, K. Arimoto, J. Brozek, R.C. Burgess, H. Chick, C.F. Consolazio, O. G. (Otto Gustaf) Edholm , C. Gopalan, S.B. Halstead, J. Hirsch, D.B. Jelliffe, H.A. Krebs, C. McCay, D.S. McLaren, E.D. Mason, J Mayer, R.A. Peters, C.P. Stewart, J. Waterlow, J. Yudkin.

Dates

  • 1947 - 1980

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

Reginald Passmore (1910-1999) was a nutritionist and author. He was an expert on energy metabolism and he was the co-author of the text Human Nutrition and Dietetics. He served at the Usher Institute's Department of Public Health and Social Medicine from 1947-1952. Then he worked in the Department of Physiology at the University of Edinburgh from 1952 until his retirement. He also served on the Expert Advisory Panel on Nutrition for the WHO from 1951-1956.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 Half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of nutritionist Reginald Passmore. The Collection consists of correspondence from 77 international nutritionists, alphabetically arranged by correspondent. Correspondents include: E. H. Arhens, K. Arimoto, J. Brozek, R.C. Burgess, H. Chick, C.F. Consolazio, O. G. (Otto Gustaf) Edholm, C. Gopalan, S.B. Halstead, J. Hirsch, D.B. Jelliffe, H.A. Krebs, C. McCay, D.S. McLaren, E.D. Mason, J Mayer, R.A. Peters, C.P. Stewart, J. Waterlow, J. Yudkin.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Per letter from Dr. Passmore to William J. Darby, collection was donated on October 24, 1980

Processing History

Collection was likely processed shortly after acquisition.
Title
Reginald Passmore Papers
Status
Completed
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
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