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Personal papers of Amos Christie, pediatrician, child health advocate, professor, and administrator at Vanderbilt University Medical School. Dr. Christie is best known for his research in histoplasmosis, known as the "Vanderbilt disease." Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; manuscripts and speeches; reprints; and personal and professional subject files.
Papers correspondence and materials beloging to Dr. Harris D. Riley, Jr. documenting his research and teaching activities. Dr. Riley served as Professor and Chaiman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma from 1958 until his retirement in 1991 After retiring from Oklahoma, Dr. Riley returned to Vanderbilt as a professor of Pediatrics. He oversaw the Amos Christie Society's Summer Scholars Program and continued to teach and care for pediatric patients.
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