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Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North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

Allan D. Bass papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0003
Abstract

Personal papers of Vanderbilt alum 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

 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

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

Robert D. Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0017
Abstract Manuscript and research materials gathered by Dr. Robert D. Collins for his book on Ernest W. Goodpasture and his book entitled, Ahmic Lake Connections; the Founding Leadership of Vanderbilt University, which explores the friendship between Abraham Flexner, James Kirkland, and Canby Robinson. Included are copies of original correspondence from the James Kirkland Papers. Materials related to his editing of the memoirs of Dr. Roscoe R. Robinson, and the...
Dates: 1920 - 2000

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

William Jefferson Darby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0240
Abstract Personal and professional papers of biochemist and nutrition leader William Jefferson Darby (1913-2001). Collection includes large section about The Nutrition Foundation. Collection is divided into three major series, Nutrition Foundation years, Vanderbilt University, and post-retirement years which includes Dr. Darby's extensive consulting for the H. J. Heinz Foundation.The collection has been digitized and is available at...
Dates: 1944 - 2001

Ernest W. Goodpasture Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0029
Abstract Personal papers of pathologist Ernest Goodpasture, best known for his method of growing uncontaminated viruses in chick embryos. Dr. Goodpasture was Chair of Pathology at Vanderbilt from 1924-1955 and Dean of the School of Medicine from 1945-1949. Materials include: Chronological Correspondence 1915-60, Subject Correspondence, Alphabetical Correspondence, grants, committee work, reprints, research notes, typescripts and manuscripts of speeches and papers, photographs, audio recordings, and...
Dates: 1909 - 1988

William D. Haggard, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0032
Abstract

Personal papers of surgeon and Vanderbilt professor William D. Haggard, Jr. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; Senate testimony; clippings; photographs; brochures and pamphlets; reprints; manuscripts; speeches; case studies; awards and certificates; and scrapbooks. Correspondents include: Max Thorek, W. W. Keen, Charles H. Mayo. Dr. Haggard was president of the American Medical Association and the Southern Surgical Association.

Dates: 1918 - 1940

John Berrien Lindsley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0041
Abstract Small collection of correspondence that belonged to John Berrien Lindsley (1822-1897), author, educator and professor at the University of Nashville, whose greatest contribution was the advancement of public health, public education, and medical education in Tennessee and the South. The collection includes letters to J.B. Lindsely, his wife, and Louise Lindsley, from various sources; one letter by Dr. Lindsley; eulogy of Dr. Lindsley by D.C. Smith; manuscript on history of Nashville...
Dates: 1860 - 1906

Hugh J. Morgan Visiting Professorship Photographic Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0151
Abstract

The collection consists of portraits of the visiting professors who presented series of lectures at Vanderbilt School of Medicine in honor of Dr. Morgan.

Dates: 1959-1988; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1988

Harry L. Page, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1205
Abstract This collection is largely a grouping selected correspondence and reports compiled by Dr. Page to assist in the preparation of his autobiographical memoir One Heart at a Time: Thanks for the Memories published in 2007. The collection primarily documents the establishment and development of a Cardiac catheterization lab at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville from its inception in 1966 to 1977. The collection also contains a copy of the memoir, as well as later...
Dates: 1966 - 2012

Charles Bernard Pittinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0062
Abstract Personal papers of Charles Bernard Pittinger (1913-1990), chair of the Vanderbilt Department of Anesthesiology, anesthesiologist and pharmacologist known for new methods of obstetrical anesthesia. Materials include: biographical material on James Tayloe Gwathmey, Crawford W. Long, Dennis Jackson, et al.; research on acupuncture; photographs; reprints; correspondence; manuscripts; curriculum vitae; slides. Correspondents include Barney Brooks, Mary Ross Gillespie, Bruno Haid, Dennis Jackson,...
Dates: 1878 - 1989

H. William Scott, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0071
Abstract Personal papers of surgeon H. William Scott, Jr. (1916-1998). Material includes: Correspondence (arranged alphabetically), Manuscripts, Drafts and Source Material for articles & books (including a history of the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt), files pertaining to Lectures and Symposiums given by Dr. Scott, Reprints of Dr. Scott's articles, Biographical & Bibliographical files, Letters of Recommendation written for former students and residents (arranged chronologically), and...
Dates: 1943 - 1998

William Anderson Spickard, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1020
Abstract

Professional papers in electronic format of W. Anderson Spickard Jr., MD, physician and medical educator of Nashville, TN. Also print copyies of his journal publications, and books are contained in the colletion.

Dates: 2004 - 2009

Earl W. Sutherland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0995
Abstract

Correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, scientific prizes and awards, newspaper clippings, and other publications of Dr. Earl Sutherland, 1971 Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology. Most of the material dates from after Dr. Sutherland won the Nobel Prize, and much of it was organized by family members.

Dates: 1969 - 1986

Olin West Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0086
Abstract

Personal papers of Vanderbilt alum and epidemiologist Olin West, a primary figure in the development of the Tennessee State Department of Public Health. The collection contains manuscripts on public health and one photograph.

Dates: 1898 - 1922

David Wiegand Papers

 Collection
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

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