Edith Augusta Jones (b.1919) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0609

Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, newsletters, reminiscences, program, notes, awards, and other biographical information.

Dates

  • 1938 - 1982

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Reproduction Rights

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Historical or Biographical Note

Edith Jones, M.S., R.D., obtained her B.S. degree in home economics and dietetics from the University of Alabama. She served a dietetic internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital and became a dietary staff member there. From 1943 to 1945, Jones served with distinction in the United States Army Medical Department at Moore General Hospital in North Carolina, and then as chief dietitian with the 158th General Hospital in Salisbury, England, in World War II. She returned to the dietary staff at Johns Hopkins in 1946. In 1949, Jones received her M.S. degree in Nutrition from the University of Tennessee and then entered the United States Public Health Service. She became Chief of the Nutrition Department at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health in 1953.

Extent

0 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Edith Augusta Jones (b.1919) biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2010-05-18
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

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