Lester J. Teply Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0082

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).

Dates

  • 1973 - 1988

Creator

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Historical or Biographical Note

A native of Wisconsin, Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993) was a biochemist and nutritionist. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1945. He served as a Nutritionist and Biochemist for the US Public Health Service from 1945-1946. Then he worked as a Research Associate for the Chemistry Department at Columbia University from 1946-1948. He then became a Research Associate at the Wisconsin-Madison Enzyme Institute from 1948-1951. Then he served as Director of the Laboratory Project at Wisconsin-Madison from 1951-1960. He also worked as a Nutritionist for the Nutrition Survey (UN) in Ethiopia in 1958. He then became the Senior Nutritionist for the Office of the Executive Director of the United Nations (UNICEF) starting in 1960 and retiring in 1982. Dr. Tepley died in Larchmont, New York on November 12, 1993.

Extent

0.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Acquired on Unknown Date

Processing History

processed on Unknown Date

Title
Lester J. Teply 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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