Mary S. Rose Collection

Identifier: EBL-0067

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Mary S. Rose

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Contains a bibliography of nutritionist Mary S. Rose (1874-1941) and 21 reprints by Rose.


  • 1920 - 1940


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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

Mary Swartz Rose (1874-1941) was a nutritionist, teacher, author, and researcher. She wrote two classic texts, Feeding the Family and Foundations of Nutrition. Her research interests included: basal metabolism, iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B, and cereals and bran.

Rose received her Ph.D. from Yale in 1909 and became the first full-time faculty in nutrition and dietetics at the Teacher's College of Columbia University, from 1909-1941. Rose also served as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Food Conservation of the Federal Food Board from 1917-1918. She was a member of the Council of Foods of the American Medical Association from 1933-1940 and the League of Nations, Technical Commission on Nutrition from 1935-1937. Rose was president of the American Institute of Nutrition from 1937-1938. Dr. Rose died in Edgewater, New Jersey on February 1, 1941.


0.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

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Contains a bibliography of nutritionist Mary S. Rose (1874-1941) and 21 reprints by Rose.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Acquired on Unknown Date

Processing History

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Mary S. Rose Collection
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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