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Daniel Abbey Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0185

One folder of correspondence between Dr. Daniel Abbey's son (Stanton T. Abbey) and Rudolph Kampmeier regarding the donation to the Medical School of Dr. Abbey's University of Nashville diploma (Dr. of Medicine) granted in 1855 and signed by the Medical faculty. A copy of the diploma along with a translation are included in the folder.

Dates: 1855 - 1959

Benton Adkins Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0192

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.

Dates: 1977 - 2003

Lamar Alexander Papers

Identifier: MSS.0734

This collection contains the papers of former Governor of Tennessee, Secretary of Education, and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander. Currently, only the material predating Alexander's tenure as Senator (pre-2002) is processed for research use. Please contact Special Collections with access inquiries related to Senate materials.

Dates: 1939 - 2020

William C. Alford, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0257

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.

Dates: 1988 - 1994

Ward Sykes Allen Family Papers

Identifier: MSS.0023

This collection has two series. Series I contains correspondence written to Ward Allen from his family and friends during his college years. The correspondence is in the form of letters, postal cards, and greeting cards. Series II relates to Dr. James H. Joyner of Sumner County, Tennessee. It contains information on property ownership (tax receipts, insurance policies, mortgage), stock dividend receipts, and lists of medical debts owed to Dr. Joyner for his services.

Dates: 1857 - 1942

Fred Allison, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0258

Newspaper clipping, correspondence relating to Dr. Allison's appointment to Vanderbilt University staff, CV, convocation program.

Dates: 1987 - 2015

Alpha Omicron Pi Collection

Identifier: MSS.0746
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials relating to the Alpha Omicron Pi’s Nu Omicron chapter at Vanderbilt University. There are programs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia arranged by decade from the 1920s through the 1950s. Also included are photographs from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

Dates: undated

William Lewis Alsobrook Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0260

Obituary newspaper clippings for Dr. Alsobrook.

Dates: 1967 - 1967

William A. Altemeier, III Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0262

File contains a photo of William A. Altemier III from when he was a member of the faculty at Vanderbilt, CV, and a 1999 editorial memoir from Pediatric Annals regarding Mildred Stahlman and Sara Sell.

Dates: 1975 - 1999

James Erwin Anderson, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-1049

Obituary Notice of Dr. James E. Anderson, Jr.

Dates: 1934 - 2003

Alta Ashley Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0265

6 newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

Theodore Austin Papers

Identifier: EBL-0002

Personal papers of Dr. Theodore Austin, including letters, memorabilia, and photographs. The collection also includes biographical information about Dr. Austin.

Dates: 1915 - 1964

Theodore R. Austin Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0193

Photographs and biographical materials of Dr. Austin used for an exhibition about his life and career.

Dates: 1948 - 1965

Archibald Charles Bailey Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0220

Two obituary clippings.

Dates: 1867 - 1959

J. Mansfield Bailey Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0267

Three photograph clippings with captions.

Dates: 1927 - 1927

Fred Arthur Baker Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0221

Biographical file on Dr. Bailey, correspondence from Curtis M. Graves 1995-1997.

Dates: 1867 - 1959

Robert Young Barnhill Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0212

Biographical file on Dr. Barnhill, including reprints, newspaper clippings, obituaries, correspondence, and other biographical material.

Dates: 1867 - 1899

Richard Alexander Barr Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0217

Two photographs of Dr. Richard A. Barr, dated 1894. Biography from Vanderbilt University Alumni Directory published in 1923.

Dates: 1894 - 1923

Allan D. Bass Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0222

Biographical file on Dr. Bass, including reprints, newspaper clippings, obituaries, transcripts, press releases, photographs, and other biographical material.

Dates: 1959 - 2005

Allan D. Bass papers

Identifier: EBL-0003

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

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