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Franklin C. Bing Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0007
Abstract

Personal papers of nutritionist and chemist Franklin Bing, a leading food scientist as well as a poet and member of the Chicago Literary Club. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; manuscripts and speeches; reports; notes; notebooks; diaries; curricula vitae; correspondence, including extensive communication with his mentor L. B. Mendel concerning his dissertation and subsequent manuscripts; and files relating to the Chicago Literary Club and church.

Dates: 1910 - 1988

Stanley Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1005
Abstract

Professional and personal papers of Dr. Stanley Cohen, professor of biochemistry at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. These papers include laboratory notebooks, personal and professional correspondence, grant records, travel and conference records, publication manuscripts, awards, and laboratory artifacts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2008

Sidney P. Colowick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0018
Abstract

Personal papers of biochemist, microbiologist, Vanderbilt professor, and editor Sidney P. Colowick, who was known principally for his work on the hexokinase enzyme and the regulations on hexose transport in cultured animal cells. The collection includes: professional correspondence; publication, editorial and review correspondence; research notes, photographs, and reprints. Correspondents include: Herman Kalakar, Nathan O. Kaplan, Kurt Jacoby, Rollo Park, and Victor A. Najjar.

Dates: 1959 - 1984

William Jefferson Darby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0240
Abstract Personal and professional papers of biochemist and nutrition leader William Jefferson Darby (1913-2001). Collection includes large section about The Nutrition Foundation. Collection is divided into three major series, Nutrition Foundation years, Vanderbilt University, and post-retirement years which includes Dr. Darby's extensive consulting for the H. J. Heinz Foundation.The collection has been digitized and is available at...
Dates: 1944 - 2001

Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0033
Abstract

Personal papers of biochemist and Vanderbilt professor (1975-1986) Lubomir S. Hnilica, who was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins. The collection consists of 191 reprints, and photocopies of articles and book contributions published by Dr. Hnilica.

Dates: 1948 - 1986

Max Kenneth Horwitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0035
Abstract

Personal papers of nutrition researcher Max Kenneth Horwitt, best known for his work with vitamins B and E. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; curricula vitae; and photographs.

Dates: 1927 - 1962

Karl Mason Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EBL-0043
Abstract

Personal papers of nutritionist, anatomist, and biochemist Karl Mason (1900-1978), who was a professor of anatomy at Vanderbilt from 1926-1940. Materials include: correspondence, reprints, and photographs. Correspondents include: Glenn Cullen, Alfred Blalock, Sam Clark, Robert S. Cunningham, W.S. Leathers, Canby Robinson, Rudolph Kampmeier, and Lafayette B. Mendel.

Dates: 1911 - 1978

Ann S. Minot Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0047
Abstract

Personal papers of Ann S. Minot (1894-1980), biochemist and Vanderbilt professor who established the first blood bank at Vanderbilt. Materials include: personal and biographical material; manuscripts; lectures; notes and notebooks; correspondence; reprints; case histories; experimental data; subject files; note card bibliographies; drawings, photos, and slides.

Dates: 1946 - 1975

Harold Hanson Mitchell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0048
Abstract

Personal papers of Harold Hanson Mitchell (1886-1966) nutritionist and pioneer in the use of statistics in nutrition experimentation. Materials include: correspondence with Marjorie Edman; interviews with Edman and Marguerite Mitchell; portions of dissertation; reprints, 1909-1924; and inventory of collection at UI-Urbana.

Dates: 1906 - 1979

Alvin L. Moxon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0053
Abstract

Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.

Dates: 1934 - 1947

Bernard Oser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0058
Abstract

Personal papers of noted toxicologist, nutritionist, and President of Food Research Laboratories, Inc., Bernard Oser (1899-1995). The collection consists primarily of reprints but also also includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts, brochures, and lab data.

Dates: 1920 - 1970

William D. Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0066
Abstract

Papers of nutritionist William D. Robinson (1911-1988), consisting of materials related to a Nutrition Survey of the American Zone of Occupation in Germany. The collection contains: orders; summary report; reports on various cities, including Berlin; data collection materials; reports on certain population groups.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Arnold Schaefer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0070
Abstract

Papers of nutrition scientist Arnold Schaefer (1917-1992) consists of seven feet of films and slides, primarily related to nutrition education and international nutrition surveys. Two feet of documents from various nutrition surveys. Shaefer made important contributions to the study of folic acid.

Dates: 1940 - 1980

William Henry Sebrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0073
Abstract

Personal papers of nutritionist William Henry Sebrell (1901-1992). Subjects covered include biography, awards, pellagra, NIH, Columbia University, Weight Watchers International. Located within the Goldberger - Sebrell Collection.

Dates: 1940 - 1993

Earl W. Sutherland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0995
Abstract

Correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, scientific prizes and awards, newspaper clippings, and other publications of Dr. Earl Sutherland, 1971 Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology. Most of the material dates from after Dr. Sutherland won the Nobel Prize, and much of it was organized by family members.

Dates: 1969 - 1986

Lester J. Teply Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0082
Abstract

Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).

Dates: 1973 - 1988

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