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Harriette Chick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0014
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948 - 1977

H.C. Raymond Meng Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0046
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948 - 2002

Hsien Chang Meng (1917-2002) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0711
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs, newspaper clippings, obituary, memorial program, reprints, CV, and other biographical information.

Dates: 1957 - 2002

Helen Swift Mitchell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0049
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920 - 1978

John R. Murlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0054
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1927 - 1956

 

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