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Benjamin Hubbard Caldwell biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0401
Abstract

File contains an article and correspondence relating to the Caldwell collection of medical instruments and artifacts.

Dates: 1997 - 2006

Richard Overton Cannon (1918-2006) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0403
Abstract

Biographical file includes newspaper clippings, a copy of the Tennessee Hospital Association 50th Anniversary Oral History Collection (which includes Cannon), correspondence, an obituary from VUMC Reporter, and miscellaneous anecdotes.

Dates: 1958 - 2006

Sam Lillard Clark (1898-1960) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1097
Abstract

Biographical file includes articles, several obituaries, many newspaper clippings, numerous photographs, negatives, correspondence, poetry, notes, and other biographical and family information. Correspondence from Vanderbilt Alum. Dr. Robert Gotcher regarding being a student of Dr. Clark's.

Dates: 1990 - 1990

Paul Dewitt (1878-1952) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0461
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs, matriculation card, report cards, receipts, news clippings, correspondence, commencement program, and other biographical materials.

Dates: 1901 - 1995

Richard 'Dixie' Douglas (1860-1908) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-467
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs, negatives, memoirs, magazine article, biographical accounts, correspondence, notes, and other information.

Dates: 1891 - 1994

John Kennerly Farris biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0489
Abstract

File includes genealogical and biographical information.

Dates: 2002 - 2002

Thomas Fearn Frist, Sr. (1913-1998) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0514
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs (including slides of Dr. Frist and Dr. John A. Oates) numerous news clippings, press release, speech, and other biographical information.

Dates: 1978 - 1998

J. Lynwood Herrington (1919-2004) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0564
Abstract

Biographical file includes several articles on the history of surgery, especially gastro-intestinal surgery, authored by Dr. Herrington; material on the history of medicine in Nashville; CV; original drawing by A. Rees, medical illustrator used to illustrate one of Dr. Herrington's articles; and other biographical information.

Dates: 1953 - 1998

Frank Hollowell (1838-1891) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0578
Abstract

Biographical file includes a memorial entry from the Tennessee Medical Society Transaction, 1891.

Dates: 1891 - 1891

Van Sinderen Lindsley (b.1840) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0661
Abstract

Biographical file includes photographs and reprints of biographical entries.

Dates: 1878 - 1971

John Brown Thomison (1921-2013) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0896
Abstract

File contains biographical articles and tributes, as well as a compiliation entitled "But I Digress" of some of Dr. Thomison's editorials that appeared in the Southern Medical Journal during his tenure as editor 1977-1992. Also contains published obuturary that appeared in Tennessean Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Dates: 1977 - 12013; Majority of material found in 2013 - 2013

Robert O. Tucker (1863-1945) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0907
Abstract

Photocopy of biographical article published in Tennessee the Volunteer State vol IV 1923, and a copy of an address delivered to the graduating class of the medical department of the University of Tennessee in 1902.

Dates: 1923 - 1923

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

Olin West, Sr. (1874-1952) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0940
Abstract

File contains letters written to Olin West during the years of 1922,1924, 1947, photographs (including two anatomy lab pictures from when he was as student at Vanderbilt in the late 1800s) , newspaper clippings, and published article and obituary from JAMA.

Dates: 18900 - 1992

Harwell Wilson (1908-1977) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0958
Abstract

Medcom article on surgical chief resident receives Harwell Wilson Award for excellence and biographical sketch

Dates: 1988 - 1988

 

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