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Adelia M. Beeuwkes Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0004
Abstract Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy. Adelia Beeuwkes was a dietitian, teacher, and author of books on dietetics and the history of nutrition. She was a professor at the University of Michigan from 1940-1966.
Dates: 1955 - 1966

Bertlyn Bosley Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0008
Abstract Personal papers of Bertlyn Bosley, dietitian and nutritionist active in the United States Public Health Service, especially with respect to Native Americans. Materials include: correspondence, biographical material, diaries, photographs, slides, manuscripts, reprints, and dissertations. Major topics include: Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition of American Indians, Pan American Health Organization, North Carolina Board of Health, and Division of Indian Health. Correspondents include: George...
Dates: 1922 - 1988

Mary de Garmo Bryan Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0011
Abstract Personal papers of editor, dietitian, and nutrition advisor Mary de Garmo Bryan. She served as an Army dietitian in France during WWI and was a pioneer in the development of the school lunch program in the United States. Materials include: manuscripts, reprints, correspondence, pamphlets, and notes. Two copies of Dr. Bryan's dissertation are contained in the collection.
Dates: 1865 - 1974

Helen Swift Mitchell Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0049
Abstract Personal papers of Helen Swift Mitchell 1895-1984), nutritionist and physiologist. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; clippings; reprints; nutrition survey materials; and subject files on Pavlov and Mendel.
Dates: 1920 - 1978

Mary S. Rose Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0067
Abstract Contains a bibliography of nutritionist Mary S. Rose (1874-1941) and 21 reprints by Rose.
Dates: 1920 - 1940

Arnold Schaefer Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0070
Abstract Papers of nutrition scientist Arnold Schaefer (1917-1992) consists of seven feet of films and slides, primarily related to nutrition education and international nutrition surveys. Two feet of documents from various nutrition surveys. Shaefer made important contributions to the study of folic acid.
Dates: 1940 - 1980

Nevin S. Scrimshaw Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0072
Abstract Personal papers of epidemiologist and nutritionist Nevin S. Scrimshaw (b. 1918). Materials include: associations; committees; meetings and symposiums. Association materials consist of reports, minutes, correspondence, and other materials related to nutrition. Committees include various United Nations and WHO organizations and committees, and others. Majority of the collection's materials are from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Dates: 1959 - 1987

William Henry Sebrell Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0073
Abstract Personal papers of nutritionist William Henry Sebrell (1901-1992). Subjects covered include biography, awards, pellagra, NIH, Columbia University, Weight Watchers International. Located within the Goldberger - Sebrell Collection.
Dates: 1940 - 1993

Elizabeth Neige Todhunter Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0083
Abstract Personal papers of nutritionist and Vanderbilt professor E. Neige Todhunter (1901-1991). Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; writings and publications (ENT); student notebooks; class and lecture material; brochures; writings and publications (others); dietary studies; miscellaneous. subject files; photos and slides; reel-to-reel tapes; postcard collection; menu Collection; cookbook collection; RDA reprints; AIN material; and biographical files of prominent nutritionists,...
Dates: 1874 - 1990

 

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