Minot, Ann Stone (1894-1980)

 Collection
Identifier: 719

Abstract

Biographical file includes numerous photographs, correspondence, obituaries, biographical articles, several academic journal articles, and other biographical information.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1985

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Historical or Biographical Note

Ann Stone Minot grew up on a family farm in New Hampshire and graduated from Smith College in 1915. She carried out her doctoral work at Harvard Medical School, but since she was female, her degree was awarded by Radcliffe College. As a graduate student, Ann Minot began research on lead poisoning, and eighteen of her nearly seventy papers were published before 1920.

Arriving at Vanderbilt in 1926, Minot served initially in Pharmacology and Pediatrics. Later, the Vanderbilt Blood Bank was established under her direction. Her greatest impact was that of a teacher. Minot held appointments at Meharry and often led discussions at the Nashville Academy of Medicine.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Minot, Ann Stone (1894-1980)
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2005-08-24
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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