Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Personal papers of Amos Christie, pediatrician, child health advocate, professor, and administrator at Vanderbilt University Medical School. Dr. Christie is best known for his research in histoplasmosis, known as the "Vanderbilt disease." Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; manuscripts and speeches; reprints; and personal and professional subject files.
Personal papers of epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Joseph Goldberger, Materials include correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, reports and reprints. Correspondents include: C.H. Lavinder, Fayette Dunlap, Carl Voegtlin, William P. Jacobs, W.F. Tanner, G.A. Wheeler, Mary Farrar Goldberger, Seale Harris, W.H. Sebrell, Tom D. Spies, William De Kleine, O.S. Rask, H. Jackson Davis. This collection pertains primarily to Goldberger's studies of pellagra.
Biographical file contains a book on Gorgas' contributions to the creation of the Panama Canal, a booklet from the Memorial Services held in honor of Gorgas by the Southern Society of Washington D.C., an invitation to his memorial service, and a postcard featuring the Gorgas Home.
Biographical file includes a Tennessee Historical Quarterly biographical article by Dr. Robert W. Ikard entitled "The Short and Stormy Nashville Career of Joseph Jones, Tennessee's First Public Health Officer.'
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