Worcester Allen Bryan (1873-1940) collection

Identifier: EBL-1000

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Bryan, Worcester Allen (1873-1940)


Biographical file contains numerous photographs, correspondence, several telegrams, and certificates.


  • 1918 - 1940

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Worcester Allen Bryan was born in Alexandria, Tennessee, on September 1, 1873. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee and taught French and German while attending Vanderbilt Medical School. He graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1899 and joined the Eve Clinic. Dr. Bryan was a skilled surgeon and an excellent teacher. He developed a large surgical practice in Nashville and served as a professor of surgery at Vanderbilt throughout his career. Dr. Bryan was also a collector of old medical books and willed his excellent historical library to Vanderbilt.


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Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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