Harry S. Shelley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0076

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of urologist, surgeon, and Vanderbilt professor Harry S. Shelley. Materials include: reprints, clippings, journals, manuscripts; notes; photographs. The material in the collection pertains primarily to the history of medicine.

Dates

  • 1870 - 1990

Creator

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable Vanderbilt University privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.

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

Harry S. Shelly (1901-1991) was a surgeon, urologist, Colonel, and medical historian. He was considered to be an authority on the history of urology. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in 1931. He had a private practice from 1935-1941. During World War II he was a Colonel and Chief of Surgery for the U.S. Army's 101st Evacuation Hospital from 1941-1945. He was the Chief of Urology at the V.A. Hospital (Nashville) from 1945-1966. He also served as a Clinical Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University's School of Medicine from 1946-1966. Later he became the Honorary Curator of the History of Medicine Collection at the Vanderbilt Medical Center Library from 1967-1991.

Extent

7.90 Cubic Feet (13 Hollinger boxes, 3 half Hollinger box, 1 Paige box, 2 oversize flat storage boxes (17"x21"x3").)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of urologist, surgeon, and Vanderbilt professor Harry S. Shelley. Materials include: reprints, clippings, journals, manuscripts; notes; photographs. The material in the collection pertains primarily to the history of medicine.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Acquired on Unknown Date

Processing History

processed on Unknown Date
Title
Harry S. Shelley Papers
Status
Partially Processed
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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