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Samuel Pope Black Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-1226
Abstract Collection consists of a student class notebook prepared by Samuel P. Black while a medical student at the Medical Department of the Univesity of Nashville during the 1856-1857 session. The notebook of 121 pages contains notes from lectures delivered by the faculty in November of 1856. The notes of faculty members include: Dr. Paul F. Eve, John Berrien Lindsley, Dr.Thomas R. Jennings, Dr. John M. Watson, Dr. William K. Bowling, Dr. A. H. Buchanan, and Dr. C. K. Winston.
Dates: 1856

Luther P. Christman papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0016
Abstract Personal papers of Luther P. Christman, nurse, sociologist, educator, and Dean of Vanderbilt Nursing School from 1967-1972. Materials include photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1939 - 1999

James Elias Dodson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1224
Abstract Collection conatins records pertaining to and created by Dr. James Elias Dodson who graduated from Vanderbilt Medical College in 1875 and practiced medicine in Tennessea and Oklahoma from the mid 19th century to early 20th century. Records include diplomas, certificates, familial and personal letters, biographical information, and family trees.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1865-2018

Frank Cole Spencer

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1183
Abstract File contains photographs and biographical articles and transcript of an interview conducted on April 19, 1999
Dates: 1943 - 2010

John Alexander Witherspoon (1864-1929) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0963
Abstract Medical Education Past and Present, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Proceedings of the American Medical College 1991, obituaries, photographs.
Dates: 1911 - 1929

Rudolph H. Kampmeier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0036
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor Rudolph H. Kampmeier, a leading authority on physical diagnosis and sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Kampmeier served as President of the American College of Physicians and in his retirement published books on the history of Vanderbilt Medical school and the Tennessee Medical Association. Materials include: correspondence; notebooks; manuscripts; lectures; research notes; clippings; photos and slides; reprints of Vanderbilt staff; biographical material;...
Dates: 1909 - 1990

Kampmeier, Rudolph Herman (1898-1990)

 Collection
Identifier: 613
Abstract Flie contains newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, C.V.
Dates: 1936 - 2004

Marcus Chesley Key Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1204
Abstract Collection contains records pertaining to and created by Dr. Marcus Chesley Key who practiced medicine in rural Tennessee during the early to mid 20th century. Records include diplomas, certificates, lecture notes, and ledger books that record patient visits and descrption of services rendered. The collection provides insight into the practice of medicine in a rural Southern community during the early to mid 20th century.
Dates: 1905 - 2012

Louis Leroy biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1148
Abstract Dr. Louis Leroy was on the faculty of the Medical Department of Vanderbilt University as Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology from 1899-1905.
Dates: 1903 - 1944

Menees, Thomas (1823-1905)

 Collection
Identifier: 713
Abstract Biographical file includes photographs, biographical reprints, articles, and obituaries.
Dates: 1875 - 1975

Olin West, Sr. (1874-1952) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0940
Abstract File contains letters written to Olin West during the years of 1922,1924, 1947, photographs, newspaper clippings, and published article and obituary from JAMA.
Dates: 18900 - 1992

James Overton biographical file

 File
Identifier: EBL-1218
Abstract Biographical file contains photocopy of article “Life O Dr. James Overton,” by Dr. William K. Bowling published in the Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 1 (New Series) July 1866 pp. 42-52.
Dates: 1866; Majority of material found in 1866 - 1866

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

Harry S. Shelley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0076
Abstract Personal papers of urologist, surgeon, and Vanderbilt professor Harry S. Shelley. Materials include: reprints, clippings, journals, manuscripts; notes; photographs. The material in the collection pertains primarily to the history of medicine.
Dates: 1870 - 1990

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

 

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