Showing Collections: 1 - 19 of 19

Theodore Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0002
Abstract Personal papers of Dr. Theodore Austin, including letters, memorabilia, and photographs. The collection also includes biographical information about Dr. Austin.
Dates: 1915 - 1964

Allan D. Bass papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0003
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus 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

Lucius E. Burch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0012
Abstract Personal papers of Lucius Burch, Vanderbilt alumnus, 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.
Dates: 1818 - 1959

Alice Drew Chenoweth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0013
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1942 - 1977

William Andrew Demonbreun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0021
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1930 - 1960

John Clinton Foshee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0025
Abstract Personal papers of John Clinton Foshee, surgeon and Vanderbilt alumnus and professor who practiced in Grand Rapids Michigan. Materials include: reprints, correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, biographical material, and laboratory data.
Dates: 1918 - 1990

Joe W. Grisham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0030
Abstract Personal papers of pathologist and Vanderbilt alumnus 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.
Dates: 1953 - 1997

Hugh Jackson Morgan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0051
Abstract Personal papers of Hugh Jackson Morgan (1893-1961), Vanderbilt professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine, and Brigadier General in the Surgeon General's office during World War II. Materials include: personal papers (including letters written home during WWI), photographs, World War II army records, newspaper clippings, speeches, reprints, memoranda, and correspondence. Correspondents include: George Baehr, E. A. Park, Morris Fishbein, Thomas M. Rivers, George K. Strode, Arden Freer,...
Dates: 1921 - 1961

Walter McNairy Morgan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0052
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1930 - 1954

James M. Oliver Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0057
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt graduate James M. Oliver. Materials include: ledgerbooks, prescription books; handwritten report on Davidson County Tuberculosis Hospital, 1914; photographs.
Dates: 1910 - 1926

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

William Pearson, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EBL-0060
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1960 - 1968

Harris D. Riley, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0108
Overview 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.
Dates: 1944-2005

Sarah H. Sell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0074
Abstract Personal papers of pediatrician, Vanderbilt alumna, 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.
Dates: 1958 - 1982

John L. Shapiro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0075
Abstract Personal papers of pathologist, Vanderbilt alumnus 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.
Dates: 1951 - 1971

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

James W. Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0085
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus, 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.
Dates: 1929 - 1973

Olin West Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0086
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus 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

William H. Witt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0088
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt alumnus, professor, and military physician William H. Witt. Materials include:correspondence; diary (WWI); manuscripts; speeches; clippings, memorial material.
Dates: 1898 - 1952

 

About this Site

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.

Requesting Materials

Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.