Robert Quinn Papers
Collection Scope and Content Summary
Papers of Robert Quinn, Vanderbilt professor (1952-1978). The collection consists primarily of reprints, but includes one folder of material concerning the Vanderbilt Family Clinic including: correspondence, memos, statistics, reports, forms, questionnaires, patient lists, and administrative guidelines, more.
- 1932 - 1980
- Quinn, Robert W. (Person)
Notes about Access to this Collection
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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. Robert Quinn (1912-1999) made important contributions to the study of streptococcus, and he studied with John Shapiro immune reactions to differentiate rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic disease. He received his M.D., C.M., from McGill University in 1938. Dr. Quinn was Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1952-1978. He became Professor Emeritus at Vanderbilt in 1978. He died in Nashville on October 10, 1999.
0.56 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box, 1 Half Hollinger box)
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Papers of Robert Quinn, Vanderbilt professor (1952-1978). The collection consists primarily of reprints, but includes one folder of material concerning the Vanderbilt Family Clinic including: correspondence, memos, statistics, reports, forms, questionnaires, patient lists, and administrative guidelines.
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