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Roy Crowdy Avery Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0028
Overview This .21 linear feet collection contains four reel-to-reel tapes, a transcript of the tapes, transcript from a diary kept by Roy Crowdy Avery during World War I, newspaper clippings, and a manuscript titled, “The Background on the Discovery of Histoplasmosis”.
Dates: 1918 - 1971

Barney Brooks papers

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Identifier: EBL-0009
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor and surgeon Barney Brooks. Materials include: correspondence, photographs,scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, speeches, manuscripts, reprints, and teaching clinics.
Dates: 1914 - 1952

Lucius E. Burch Papers

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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

John E. Chapman Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0094
Overview Papers and materials beloging to Dr. John E. Chapman documenting his service as as Dean of Vanderbilt Medical School from 1975-2001.
Dates: 1970-2004

Amos Christie Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0015
Abstract Personal papers of Amos Christie, pediatrician, child health advocate, beloved Vanderbilt professor, and humanitarian. Dr. Christie is best known for his research in histoplasmosis, known as the "Vanderbilt disease," but he was also instrumental in integrating Vanderbilt's pediatrics ward in the late 1940s. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; manuscripts and speeches; reprints; and personal and professional subject files.
Dates: 1930 - 1984

Sam Lillard Clark Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0095
Overview Papers beloging to Dr. Sam Lilliard Clark documenting his research, teaching and administrative activities. Dr. Clark served on the faculty in the Department of Anatomy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from his appointment in 1930 until his death in 1960.
Dates: 1930-1960

Eileen Roach Cunningham Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0020
Abstract Personal papers of medical librarian Eileen Roach Cunningham, who was best known for developing the Cunningham Classification for Medical Literature in 1929. Ms. Cunningham was librarian at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1929-1956 and was elected president of the Medical Library Association in 1947. The collection is arranged by subject, including various professional organizations, particularly the MLA. Other organizations include: American Library Association, Council of...
Dates: 1915 - 1965

James Elias Dodson Collection

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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

Beverly Douglas Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0121
Overview Personal papers, publications, and related materials belonging to Dr. Beverly Douglas well-known plastic surgeon and member of both the faculty and later the clinical faculty of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Materials doucment both his reserch interests and activities as a plastic surgeon and a member of the faculty.
Dates: 1925-1960

Philip Wyatt Felts Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0023
Abstract Personal papers of Philip Wyatt Felts, endocrinologist, teacher, and administrator. Materials include: correspondence, certificates, monthly calendars, reprints, and group photographs of Vanderbilt medical students 1975-80's.
Dates: 1963 - 1992

Gottlieb C. Friesinger Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0090
Overview This is a collection of transcripts of interviews conducted by Dr. Friesinger in preparation for book exploring the connectons between Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt Univesity School of Medicine. Additionlly, there is a first draft manuscript of the first two chapters of the work.
Dates: 1979-2006

Byron E. Green, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: EBL-0124
Overview Collection of medical school class notes of Dr. Byron E. Green, Jr.(VMS Class of 1954) prepared during his time as as a student from 1950 to 1954.
Dates: 1950-1954

Marc H. Hollender Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0034
Abstract Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor (1969-1983) and chair of the department of Psychiatry, Marc H. Hollender, best known for his research in sexual behavior and psychosomatic disorders. Materials include: military publications Hollender collected during service in World War II; an extensive correspondence file, biographical material, and a bibliography relating to Dr. Denslow Lewis.
Dates: 1890 - 1945

Frank Luton Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0042
Abstract Personal papers of psychiatrist and Vanderbilt professor Frank Luton (1898-1979). Materials include: correspondence, biographical material, manuscripts, lectures, notes, grant applications, reprints, clippings, programs, brochures, photographs, and subject files on alcoholism and professional organizations. Correspondents include: Merrill Moore, Smiley Blanton, William F. Roth, and Marc H. Hollender.
Dates: 1925 - 1979

Karl Mason Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EBL-0043
Abstract Personal papers of nutritionist, anatomist, and biochemist Karl Mason (1900-1978), who was a professor of anatomy at Vanderbilt from 1926-1940. Materials include: correspondence, reprints, and photographs. Correspondents include: Glenn Cullen, Alfred Blalock, Sam Clark, Robert S. Cunningham, W.S. Leathers, Canby Robinson, Rudolph Kampmeier, and Lafayette B. Mendel.
Dates: 1911 - 1978

Hugh Jackson Morgan Papers

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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

John A. Oates Papers

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Identifier: EBL-0107
Overview Papers and materials beloging to Dr. John A. Oates documenting his research and teaching activities. Dr. Oates served as Chair of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt in 1963 as a joint division of the Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, and he chaired the Department of Medicine from 1983 until his retirement in 1997.
Dates: 1963-1998

Harris D. Riley, Jr. Papers

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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

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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