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Many photographs, including photos of important medals won by Dr. Avery; register for Oswald Avery Papers which are held by the Tennessee State Library and Archives; obituaries; memorial tributes; CV; professional articles; correspondence with his brother,Roy Avery; unpublished article about Dr. Avery authored by Robert Collins, MD.
File includes copy of letter written by Roy Avery's brother, Oswald T. Avery, in which he describes his discovery of DNA. Letter is dated May 13, 1943. Also two unpublished manuscripts by Roy Avery: one on histoplasmosis and the other World War I memoirs. Also included in file are photos, newspaper clippings, Vanderbilt Faculty Biographical data sheet, obituary, one newspaper article about Mrs. Roy Avery, dated 1904.
Biographical file includes curriculum vitae, extensive correspondence, academic articles, numerous newspaper clippings, photographs, and press releases.
Biographical file includes presentation notes, academic journal articles, obituary, bibliography, magazine articles, event program, and other biographical information.
Biographical file includes an obituary.
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This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
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