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300th General Hospital Unit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0001
Abstract Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes personal items such as scrapbooks from a few members of the unit. In addition, a few items found in the collection, primarily souvenirs, have no direct relation to the unit, but have some connection to Vanderbilt.
Dates: 1915 - 2008

Theodore Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0002
Abstract Personal papers of Dr. Theodore Austin, including letters, memorabilia, and photographs. The collection also includes biographical information about Dr. Austin.
Dates: 1915 - 1964

Allan D. Bass papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0003
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus and Professor Allan D. Bass, who was chair of the Department of Pharmacology for two decades. This collection includes correspondence, Department of Pharmacology related materials, personal memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1930 - 1996

Adelia M. Beeuwkes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0004
Abstract Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy.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.
Dates: 1955 - 1966

Frederic T. (Josh) Billings, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Samuel Pope Black Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-1226
Abstract Collection consists of a student class notebook prepared by Samuel P. Black while a medical student at the Medical Department of the Univesity of Nashville during the 1856-1857 session. The notebook of 121 pages contains notes from lectures delivered by the faculty in November of 1856. The notes of faculty members include: Dr. Paul F. Eve, John Berrien Lindsley, Dr.Thomas R. Jennings, Dr. John M. Watson, Dr. William K. Bowling, Dr. A. H. Buchanan, and Dr. C. K. Winston.
Dates: 1856

Barney Brooks papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0009
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor and surgeon Barney Brooks. Materials include: correspondence, photographs,scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, speeches, manuscripts, reprints, and teaching clinics.
Dates: 1914 - 1952

Mary de Garmo Bryan Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0011
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1865 - 1974

Alice Huffman Bugel Collection

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Identifier: EBL-1213
Abstract Collection of personal recollections of Alice Huffman Bugel about her service in the 8th Evacuation Hospital during World War II Collection includes personal artifacts and memorabilia including her nurse’s uniform and accoutrements worn during her time of service in North Africa and Italy, as well as photographs, and certificates.
Dates: 1938 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1942-1950

Lucius E. Burch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0012
Abstract Personal papers of Lucius Burch, Vanderbilt alumnus, Dean of the Medical School and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This collection consists primarily of Burch's diaries covering the period 1921-1959, also includes some family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1818 - 1959

John E. Chapman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0094
Overview Papers and materials beloging to Dr. John E. Chapman documenting his service as as Dean of Vanderbilt Medical School from 1975-2001.
Dates: 1970-2004

Amos Christie Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Sam Lillard Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0095
Overview Papers beloging to Dr. Sam Lilliard Clark documenting his research, teaching and administrative activities. Dr. Clark served on the faculty in the Department of Anatomy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from his appointment in 1930 until his death in 1960.
Dates: 1930-1960

Eileen Roach Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0020
Abstract Personal papers of medical librarian Eileen Roach Cunningham, who was best known for developing the Cunningham Classification for Medical Literature in 1929. Ms. Cunningham was librarian at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1929-1956 and was elected president of the Medical Library Association in 1947. The collection is arranged by subject, including various professional organizations, particularly the MLA. Other organizations include: American Library Association, Council of...
Dates: 1915 - 1965

Department of Orthopedic Surgery Guest Lecturers photographic collection

 Collection — Container: Dept. of Orthopedic Surg. Guest Lecturers Coll. Box 1
Identifier: EBL-0146
Abstract This photographic collection is a group of portraits of guest lecturers in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dates: 1959-1983; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1983

James Elias Dodson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1224
Abstract Collection conatins records pertaining to and created by Dr. James Elias Dodson who graduated from Vanderbilt Medical College in 1875 and practiced medicine in Tennessea and Oklahoma from the mid 19th century to early 20th century. Records include diplomas, certificates, familial and personal letters, biographical information, and family trees.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1865-2018

Beverly Douglas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0121
Overview Personal papers, publications, and related materials belonging to Dr. Beverly Douglas well-known plastic surgeon and member of both the faculty and later the clinical faculty of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Materials doucment both his reserch interests and activities as a plastic surgeon and member of the faculty, as well as his interest in developing inventions.
Dates: 1919-1980

Philip Wyatt Felts Papers

 Collection
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

John Clinton Foshee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0025
Abstract Personal papers of John Clinton Foshee, surgeon and Vanderbilt alumnus and professor who practiced in Grand Rapids Michigan. Materials include: reprints, correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, biographical material, and laboratory data.
Dates: 1918 - 1990

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