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300th General Hospital Unit Collection
Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North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.
Benton Adkins biographical file
Many photographs, newspaper clippings, faculty information form, CV, news releases from Vanderbilt University Office of Public Information, reprints of articles on surgery authored by Dr. Adkins.
William C. Alford, Jr. biographical file
File contains a typescript of Dr. Alford's presidential Address entitled "A Brief History of the H. William Scott, Jr. Society, 1972-1994: Twenty-Three Years and Counting" delivered April 16, 1994. Also contains a reprint of Vol.81, no. 5 May 1988 Southern Medical Journal article entitled "Great Men Among Us" in which Dr. Alford recounts the history of the Nashville Surgical Society.
Thomas Atchison (1818-1900) biographical file
Two photographs, one negative, and his obituary.
Harvey W. Bender biographical file
Biographical file includes a curriculum vitae from 1999. This file also includes many photographs of Dr. Bender and other prominent surgeons. Included are reprints and several newspaper clippings about Dr. Bender, and a program from a Symposium Weekend held in his honor at Vanderbilt in September 1996.
Robert C. Berson (b.1922) biographical file
One newspaper article, biographical information.
Smiley Blanton (1882-1966) biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, family correspondence, an obituary, a scholarly article by Blanton, a Blanton manuscripts collection guide (collection is housed by the University of Tennessee), and other biographical data.
Scott B. Boyd biographical file
Biographical file includes one news clipping.
Hubert B. Bradburn biographical file
Biographical file includes three photographs.
Cloyce Flowers Bradley (1909-1994) biographical file
Biographical file includes two obituaries.
James Lowry Bray (1903-1986) biographical file
File includes one sheet of biographical information.
John C. Burch biographical file
Biographical file contains numerous photographs and reprints, a news clippings, brochures, and other biographical information.
George Burrus biographical file
Biographical file includes four photographs, curriculum vitae, and a newspaper article.
Jack A. Coleman biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, slides, and news clippings.
Charles Norris Cowden (1864-1933) biographical file
File contains one biographical journal entry.
Thomas Stephen Cullen (1868-1953) biographical file
Biographical file contains several photographs and some correspodence regarding former Chancellor James H. Kirkland and Vanderbilt School of Medicine.
W. Andrew Dale (1920-1990) biographical file
Biographical file includes an obituary notice from the Surgical Science Quarterly (Spring 1993).
Rollin Augustus Daniel, Jr. (1908-1978) biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, newspaper clippings, curriculum vitae, academic journal articles, unpublished speech about Dr. Daniel written by Dr. Bill Stoney in 2005, reprints, and obituaries.
Dennis P. Devito biographical file
Biographical file includes several photographs, curriculum vitae, press releases, and numerous news clippings.
Paul Dewitt (1878-1952) biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, matriculation card, report cards, receipts, news clippings, correspondence, commencement program, and other biographical materials.
- VUMC Historical Images and Biographies 62
- Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection 3
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 34
- Military Medicine 16
- Professional Associations 11
- Obstetrics/Gynecology 7
- Tennessee History 6
- Orthopedics 5
- Cardiology 4
- Meharry Medical College 4
- Neurology 3
- Physiology 3
- Urology 3
- Vanderbilt History 3
- Anatomy 2
- Pathology 2
- Pediatrics 2
- African Americans in Medicine 1
- Anesthesiology 1
- Geriatrics 1
- Library and Information Technology 1
- Nursing 1
- Nutrition 1
- Oncology 1
- Ophthalmology 1
- Pharmacology/Toxicology 1
- Psychiatry 1
- Science 1
- Surgery -- history 1 + ∧ less
- Adkins, R. Benton, Jr. 1
- Haggard, WIlliam D. (William David) 1
- Keen, William W. (William Williams) 1
- Mayo, Charles H. (Charles Horace) 1
- Scott, H. William (Henry William) 1
- Stoney WS 1
- Thorek, Max 1 + ∧ less
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This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
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