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Personal papers of Dr. Theodore Austin, including letters, memorabilia, and photographs. The collection also includes biographical information about Dr. Austin.
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.
Personal papers of Lucius Burch, Vanderbilt alum, Dean of the Medical School and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This collection consists primarily of Burch's diaries covering the period 1921-1959, also includes some family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Personal papers of Alice Drew Chenoweth, pediatrician and public health professional who graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1932. Materials include: curriculum vita, correspondence, awards, reprints; programs/proceedings, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Personal papers of William Andrew Demonbreun, pathologist and Vanderbilt professor from 1930-1965. Dr. Demonbreun is best known for his research on histoplasmosis. Material includes: correspondence, reprints, slides and photographs. Subject files focus on court testimony, the American College of Pathology, sulfanilamides, histoplasmosis, and toxoplasmosis.
Personal papers of John Clinton Foshee, surgeon and Vanderbilt alum and professor who practiced in Grand Rapids Michigan. Materials include: reprints, correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, biographical material, and laboratory data.
Personal papers of pathologist and Vanderbilt alum Joe W. Grisham. These materials consist of lecture notes taken from VUSM Pathology courses, correspondence with Dr. E. W. Goodpasture and Dr. Robert Collins, and a copy of Dr. Grisham's curriculum vitae.
Personal papers of Walter McNairy Morgan, dentist and Vanderbilt graduate. Materials include: biographical material; and files relating to Meharry Medical College, Veteran's Administration Hospital, National Research Council Committee on Dentistry, Dental Education, notes on history of Vanderbilt Medical School, and history of dentistry.
Personal papers of Vanderbilt graduate James M. Oliver. Materials include: ledgerbooks, prescription books; handwritten report on Davidson County Tuberculosis Hospital, 1914; photographs.
Personal papers of nutritionist William Pearson, Jr. The collection includes: correspondence; manuscripts; lectures; abstracts; grant applications; photographs; slides; reprints; and files on Selenium Project, Zinc Deficiency Project, and Iron Project.
Papers correspondence and materials beloging to Dr. Harris D. Riley, Jr. documenting his research and teaching activities. Dr. Riley served as Professor and Chaiman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma from 1958 until his retirement in 1991 After retiring from Oklahoma, Dr. Riley returned to Vanderbilt as a professor of Pediatrics. He oversaw the Amos Christie Society's Summer Scholars Program and continued to teach and care for pediatric patients.
Personal papers of pediatrician, Vanderbilt alum and Vanderbilt professor Sarah H. Sell (b. 1913). Materials include: correspondence; reprints; reports; grant applications; manuscripts; personal and biographical material; medical illustrations and photographs; and files on laboratory procedures, Tennessee Medical Association; Private Practice Program, H. Influenza, pneumococcal vaccine, Abbot Laboratories, and Hartford Study.
Personal papers of pathologist, Vanderbilt alum and Vanderbilt professor John L. Shapiro. The collection consists of notebooks containing material (case histories) from Clinico-Pathology conferences (CPC) at VUMC, some with Shapiro's handwritten notes. The CPCs were one of Dr. Shapiro's major instructional techniques. The cases usually precede the conference dates by three to fifteen years. These dates are for the conferences.
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.
Personal papers of Vanderbilt alum, professor, anatomist and neurologist James W. Ward (1909-1993). Materials include: correspondence; biographical material, lecture material; manuscripts and notes; catalogs; subject files on equipment; lab material; and photographs.
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.
Personal papers of Vanderbilt alum, professor, and military physician William H. Witt. Materials include:correspondence; diary (WWI); manuscripts; speeches; clippings, memorial material.
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 18
- Epidemiology/Public Health 6
- Military Medicine 5
- VUMC History 4
- Medical Education 3
- Pathology 3
- Pediatrics 3
- Anatomy 2
- History of Medicine 2
- Meharry Medical College 2
- Pathology -- history 2
- Surgery 2
- Surgery -- history 2
- Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine 2
- Anatomy -- history 1
- Cardiology 1
- Cardiology/history 1
- Child Health Services -- United States 1
- Communicable Diseases -- in infancy 1
- Dentistry 1
- Education, Medical -- Tennessee 1
- Electroencephalography -- history 1
- Fascia 1
- Haemophilus Influenzae -- history 1
- Heart Catheterization/history 1
- Histoplasmosis 1
- Immunization -- in infancy 1
- Infectious Diseases 1
- Internal Medicine 1
- Maternal Health Services -- United States 1
- Neurology 1
- Nutrition 1
- Nutrition -- history 1
- Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital 1
- Obstetrics/Gynecology 1
- Pediatrics -- history 1
- Pharmacology/Toxicology 1
- Public Health -- history -- Tennessee 1
- Selenium 1
- Sulfanilamides 1
- Tennessee History 1
- Tennessee. Dept. of Health and Environment -- history 1
- Toxoplasmosis 1
- Trace Elements 1
- United States. Office for Maternal and Child Health 1
- United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General 1
- Vanderbilt History 1
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni Association 1
- Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine -- history 1
- Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine. Dept. of Pediatrics 1
- Women's Health 1 ∧ less
- Austin, Theodore Roe 1
- Baehr, George 1
- Bass, Allan D. 1
- Burch, Lucius E. 1
- Chenoweth, Alice D. 1
- Demonbreun, William Andrew 1
- Fishbein, Morris 1
- Foshee, J. Clinton (John Clinton) 1
- Freer, Arden 1
- Goodpasture, Ernest William 1
- Grisham, Joe W. 1
- Hunt, John Scott 1
- Morgan, Hugh Jackson 1
- Morgan, Walter McNairy 1
- Oliver, James Matthew 1
- Page, Harry L., Jr. (Harry Lee) (1934-2022) 1
- Park, Edwards A. (Edwards Albert) 1
- Patwardhan, Vinayak Narayan 1
- Pearson, William Noorman 1
- Riley, Harris D. 1
- Rivers, Thomas M. (Thomas Milton) 1
- Sell, Sarah H. 1
- Shapiro, John Lawton 1
- Spickard, Anderson 1
- Strode, George K. 1
- Ward, James W. (James Wilson) 1
- West, Olin 1
- Witt, W. H. (William Henry) 1 ∧ less
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