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Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy.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.
Papers of research nutritionist and clinician Mary Goodloe, known for her work with atherosclerosis. Series includes: manuscripts; reprints; nutrition publications; materials related to a conference on the feasibility of establishing a dietary information center in Georgia; notebook with material related to the Five State Nutrition Program, 1974 ("A competency-based approach to nutrition education for school food service managers and elementary school teachers, grades 3-5").
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.
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.
- Dietetics -- history 3
- Cookery 2
- Military Medicine 2
- Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine 2
- Women in Medicine 2
- Anatomy 1
- Arteriosclerosis 1
- Biochemistry 1
- Epidemiology/Public Health 1
- Georgia. Dept. of Human Resources 1
- History of Medicine 1
- Infectious Diseases 1
- Mason, Karl E. 1
- Medical Education 1
- Muscular Dystrophies 1
- Nutrition -- history 1
- Physical Examination 1
- Scurvy 1
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1
- Syphilis 1
- Vitamins 1 ∧ less
- Kampmeier, Rudolph H. (Rudolph Herman) 2
- Youmans, John B. (John Barlow) 2
- Beeuwkes, Adelia M. (Adelia Marie) 1
- Blalock, Alfred 1
- Branscomb, Harvie 1
- Bryan, Mary de Garmo 1
- Chick, Harriette, Dame 1
- Clark, Sam Lillard 1
- Copping, Alice Mary 1
- Cullen, Glenn Ernest 1
- Cunningham, R. S. (Robert Sydney) 1
- Darby, William J. (WIlliam Jefferson) 1
- Frye, William W. (William Wesley) 1
- Goodloe, Mary Helen 1
- Leathers, Waller S. (Waller Smith) 1
- Mason, Karl Ernest 1
- McCay, Clive Maine 1
- McCollum, Elmer Verner 1
- Mendel , Lafayette B. (Lafayette Benedict) 1
- Riley, Harris D. 1
- Robinson, George Canby 1
- Todhunter, E. Neige (Elizabeth Neige) 1
- Whipple, Allen Oldfather 1 ∧ less
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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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