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Frederic T. (Josh) Billings, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0006
Abstract Personal papers of long-time Vanderbilt Department of Medicine faculty member Frederic Tremaine "Josh" Billings. Materials include: correspondence; reports and dissertation; tapes; committee and administrative work; and material relating to the Center for Health Services; Student Health Coalition; the Vanderbilt medical library; and geriatrics.
Dates: 1925 - 1990

Amos Christie Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0015
Abstract Personal papers of Amos Christie, pediatrician, child health advocate, beloved Vanderbilt professor, and humanitarian. Dr. Christie is best known for his research in histoplasmosis, known as the "Vanderbilt disease," but he was also instrumental in integrating Vanderbilt's pediatrics ward in the late 1940s. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; manuscripts and speeches; reprints; and personal and professional subject files.
Dates: 1930 - 1984

Luther P. Christman papers

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Identifier: EBL-0016
Abstract Personal papers of Luther P. Christman, nurse, sociologist, educator, and Dean of Vanderbilt Nursing School from 1967-1972. Materials include photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1939 - 1999

Philip Wyatt Felts Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0023
Abstract Personal papers of Philip Wyatt Felts, endocrinologist, teacher, and administrator. Materials include: correspondence, certificates, monthly calendars, reprints, and group photographs of Vanderbilt medical students 1975-80's.
Dates: 1963 - 1992

Flexner Family Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0024
Abstract Photos, letters, and publications about Abraham Flexner and other members of the Flexner Family including Morris Flexner, Marion Flexner, Jacob Flexner. and Simon Flexner. Dr. Flexner is best known for the highly influential Flexner Report on the state of medical education in the United States. The collection includes photographs, biographical material, correspondence, reprints, manuscripts, and a copy of the privately printed book: A...
Dates: 1898-2011; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1965

John Berrien Lindsley Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0041
Abstract Small collection of correspondence that belonged to John Berrien Lindsley (1822-1897), author, educator and professor at the University of Nashville, whose greatest contribution was the advancement of public health, public education, and medical education in Tennessee and the South. The collection includes letters to J.B. Lindsely, his wife, and Louise Lindsley, from various sources; one letter by Dr. Lindsley; eulogy of Dr. Lindsley by D.C. Smith; manuscript on history of Nashville medicine....
Dates: 1860 - 1906

Adam Moore Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0050
Abstract Medical school class notes of American physician Adam Moore (1931- ). The collection consists of Moore's medical school notebooks made at Vanderbilt and Aberdeen universities. Also includes lab reports, exam books, and related material. Subjects include: Microbiology, Neurology, Obstetrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Preventative Medicine and Public Health, Medical Statistics, Respiration/Metabolism, Role of Platelets in Maintenance of Vascular Integrity. Professors include A. Minot.
Dates: 1959 - 1960

Hugh Jackson Morgan Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0051
Abstract Personal papers of Hugh Jackson Morgan (1893-1961), Vanderbilt professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine, and Brigadier General in the Surgeon General's office during World War II. Materials include: personal papers (including letters written home during WWI), photographs, World War II army records, newspaper clippings, speeches, reprints, memoranda, and correspondence. Correspondents include: George Baehr, E. A. Park, Morris Fishbein, Thomas M. Rivers, George K. Strode, Arden Freer,...
Dates: 1921 - 1961

Harry L. Page, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: EBL-1205
Abstract This collection is largely a grouping selected correspondence and reports compiled by Dr. Page to assist in the preparation of his autobiographical memoir One Heart at a Time: Thanks for the Memories published in 2007. The collection primarily documents the establishment and development of a Cardiac catheterization lab at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville from its inception in 1966 to 1977. The collection also contains a copy of the memoir, as well as later...
Dates: 1966 - 2012

William Anderson Spickard, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: EBL-1020
Abstract Professional papers in electronic format of W. Anderson Spickard Jr., MD, physician and medical educator of Nashville, TN. Also print copyies of his journal publications, and books are contained in the colletion.
Dates: 2004 - 2009

John B. Youmans Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0089
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor of medicine and nutritionist John B. Youmans (1893-1979). Materials include: correspondence, biographical material; financial records; student notebooks; manuscripts; reports; reprints; and files concerning Surgeon General's Office, Rockefeller Foundation Nutrition Surveys, Far East Nutrition Surveys, and ICNND Surveys.
Dates: 1914 - 1979

 

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