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Biographical material relating to British nutritionist Harriette Chick. Dr. Chick was best known for her research on vitamins and rickets during the first half of the twentieth century. Material includes: correspondence with E. Neige Todhunter; reprints, obituaries, and photographs.
Personal papers of nutritionist and China native H.C. Raymond Meng (1917-2002) who was professor at Vanderbilt from 1946-1988. Materials include slides, reference material, correspondence, manuscripts, research.
Biographical file includes photographs, newspaper clippings, obituary, memorial program, reprints, CV, and other biographical information.
Personal papers of Helen Swift Mitchell 1895-1984), nutritionist and physiologist. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; clippings; reprints; nutrition survey materials; and subject files on Pavlov and Mendel.
Personal papers of John R. Murlin (1874-1960), nutritionist and pioneer in insulin research. Materials include: Correspondence 1927-1955. Correspondents include Charles C. Thomas, Grace Vincent, George Cargill, H.S. Mitchell, H.C. Sherman, and H.H. Mitchell. Material on history of AIN; manuscripts; speeches; AIN minutes, by-laws, membership and applicant lists; bibliography of Murlin. This collection is part of the AIN Archives.
- Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection 4
- VUMC Historical Images and Biographies 1
- Dietetics -- history 1
- Nutrition -- history 1
- Pharmacology/Toxicology 1
- Professional Associations 1
- Ricketts 1
- Chick, Harriette, Dame 1
- Cooper, Lenna F. (Lenna Frances) 1
- Grenfell, Wilfred Thamason, Sir 1
- Kellogg, John Harvey 1
- Mendel , Lafayette B. (Lafayette Benedict) 1
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