Allen, George S.

 Digital Record
Identifier: 208
Allen, George S.


  • 1985 - 2005

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies.

Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. George S. Allen graduated from Wesleyan University and from Washington University School of Medicine. He served an internship at Duke University and completed his training at the University of Minnesota, where he also earned a Ph.D. He then taught at Johns Hopkins and came to Vanderbilt in 1984 as Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Allen is the first holder of the William F. Meacham Chair in Neurological Surgery.

Language of Materials



File contains photographs and clippings of news stories about Dr. Allen.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


About this Site

This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.

Requesting Materials

Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.