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Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy. Adelia Beeuwkes was a dietitian, teacher, and author of books on dietetics and the history of nutrition. She was a professor at the University of Michigan from 1940-1966.
Personal papers of editor, dietitian, and nutrition advisor Mary de Garmo Bryan. She served as an Army dietitian in France during WWI and was a pioneer in the development of the school lunch program in the United States. Materials include: manuscripts, reprints, correspondence, pamphlets, and notes. Two copies of Dr. Bryan's dissertation are contained in the collection.
Personal papers of Helen Swift Mitchell 1895-1984), nutritionist and physiologist. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; clippings; reprints; nutrition survey materials; and subject files on Pavlov and Mendel.
Contains a bibliography of nutritionist Mary S. Rose (1874-1941) and 21 reprints by Rose.
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.
Personal papers of epidemiologist and nutritionist Nevin S. Scrimshaw (b. 1918). Materials include: associations; committees; meetings and symposiums. Association materials consist of reports, minutes, correspondence, and other materials related to nutrition. Committees include various United Nations and WHO organizations and committees, and others. Majority of the collection's materials are from the 1960s through the 1980s.
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.
- Subject: Dietetics -- history X
- Nutrition -- history 4
- Biochemistry 2
- Cookery 2
- Epidemiology/Public Health 2
- Military Medicine 1
- Nutrition Surveys 1
- Physiology 1
- Scurvy 1
- United States. Indian Health Service 1
- United States. Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense 1
- Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine 1
- Vitamins 1
- Women in Medicine 1 + ∧ less
- Rose, Mary Swartz 2
- Todhunter, E. Neige (Elizabeth Neige) 2
- Beeuwkes, Adelia M. (Adelia Marie) 1
- Bosley, Bertlyn 1
- Bryan, Mary de Garmo 1
- Carver, George Washington 1
- Chick, Harriette, Dame 1
- Cooper, Lenna F. (Lenna Frances) 1
- Copping, Alice Mary 1
- Grenfell, Wilfred Thamason, Sir 1
- Jacocks, William Picard 1
- Kellogg, John Harvey 1
- MacLeod, Grace 1
- McCay, Clive Maine 1
- McCollum, Elmer Verner 1
- Mendel , Lafayette B. (Lafayette Benedict) 1
- Mitchell, Helen S. (Helen Swift) 1
- Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich 1
- Schaefer, Arnold Edward 1
- Scrimshaw, Nevin S. 1
- Sebrell, W.H. (William Henry) 1
- Taylor, Clara Mae 1 + ∧ less
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