William D. Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0066

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Papers of nutritionist William D. Robinson (1911-1988), consisting of materials related to a Nutrition Survey of the American Zone of Occupation in Germany. The collection contains: orders; summary report; reports on various cities, including Berlin; data collection materials; reports on certain population groups.

Dates

  • 1945 - 1946

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. William D. Robinson (1911-1988) was a professor and nutritionist who conducted research in Vitamin B complex; nutrition demographics; protein nutrition in disease; arthritis and rheumatism; and purine metabolism and gout. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan in 1934. Robinson was a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at Vanderbilt from 1940-1941 and from 1943-1944 served as an instructor and director of the Investigative Section of the TN-Vanderbilt Nutrition Project from 1943-1944. He returned to the University of Michigan as a Professor of Internal Medicine in 1944. From 1944-1953, Robinson was head of the Arthritis Research Unit at the Rackham School of Graduate Studies at Michigan. Robinson served as president of the American Rheumatism Association from 1956-57, and also as Professor of Chemistry at Michigan in 1958. He died in Ann Arbor, Michigan on September 11, 1988.

Extent

0.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers of nutritionist William D. Robinson (1911-1988), consisting of materials related to a Nutrition Survey of the American Zone of Occupation in Germany. The collection contains: orders; summary report; reports on various cities, including Berlin; data collection materials; reports on certain population groups.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Acquired on March 18, 1980. Unknown Likely through the agency of Dr. Rudolph H. Kampmeier.

Processing History

processed on Unknown Date

Title
William D. Robinson 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
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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