Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr. (1886-1963) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-360

Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs, a 'Who's Who' listing, American Medical Association information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1956

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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. Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr., served as the 100th president of the American Medical Association in 1946. He graduated from the University of Nashville Medical School and interned at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Shoulders served several surgical residencies at prestigious New York hospitals before serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Upon his return to Nashville, Shoulders began a private surgical practice, which he held for 40 years. Dr. Shoulders retired in 1956 and passed away in 1963.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr. (1886-1963) biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2006-02-28
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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