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300th General Hospital Unit Collection

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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Abstract Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North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

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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

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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

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

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

John Clinton Foshee Papers

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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

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

David Wiegand Papers

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Identifier: EBL-1192
Abstract Papers of David Wiegand, staff member of the 300th General Hospital (the "Vanderbilt Unit"), stationed in Naples, Italy during WWII. Colelction includes three pencil drawings of 300th officers, a "Pomes and Poems" booklet, a Christmas 1942 Camp Forrest booklet, a soldier's guide to Naples, a European Victory Day celebration pamphlet, and a postcard depicting the hospital. 8 items in all.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

William H. Witt Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0088
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus, professor, and military physician William H. Witt. Materials include:correspondence; diary (WWI); manuscripts; speeches; clippings, memorial material.
Dates: 1898 - 1952

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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