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Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy.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.
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").
Biographical file contains newspaper clippings, reprints, articles, correspondence and photographs.
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