James W. Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0085

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus, professor, anatomist and neurologist James W. Ward (1909-1993). Materials include: correspondence; biographical material, lecture material; manuscripts and notes; catalogs; subject files on equipment; lab material; and photographs.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1973

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

James W. Ward (1909-1993) was a researcher, author, and professor. He received both his Ph.D. (1935) and M.D. (1940) from Vanderbilt. He held many positions during his career at Vanderbilt including going from Assistant Professor to Professor of Anatomy (1940-1974); Acting Head of the Department of Anatomy (1960-1963); and Professor of Neurology (1970-1974). He was also President of the Southern Society of Electroencephalography from 1955-1956. He was a member of the following: American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Anatomists, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Tennessee Academy of Science (President, 1963-1966), and the Southern Society of Anatomists (President, 1965-1966).

Extent

3.88 Cubic Feet (9 Hollinger boxes, 1 Half Hollinger box, 1 oversize flat storage box (17"x21"x1.5"))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus, professor, anatomist and neurologist James W. Ward (1909-1993). Materials include: correspondence; biographical material, lecture material; manuscripts and notes; catalogs; subject files on equipment; lab material; and photographs.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Acquired on Unknown Date

Processing History

Processed on Unknown Date
Title
James W. Ward 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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