Vanderbilt History

 Subject
Subject Source: Scdl

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Kelly Van Zandt III biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1195
Abstract File contains a transcription of a letter from Thomas Van Zandt to Mr. Adolph B. Hill, Jr. of the Hill Hentschel Company, St. Louis, outlining his service in the 300th General Hospial. File also contains a CD of photographic images of Capt. Van Zandt and the 300th General Hospital Unit.
Dates: 2006 - 2006

Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0912
Abstract File contains photocopies of photographs, and newspapers clipping from the January 9, 1877 Nashville Daily American issue describing the funeral services for Cornelius Vanderbilt. Also a photograph and article about his wife Frank Crawford Vanderbilt.
Dates: 1877 - 2009

Robert Vantrease (1928-2016) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-915
Abstract File contains newspaper clippings including House Organ article about 40 years of service, several prints of artwork by Vantrease, The Childrens's Garden card designed by Vantrease, , and numerous photo prints and negatives of lines drawnings of medical center by Robert Vantrease.
Dates: 1956 - 2012

Ethel Walker (1909-1992) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0921
Abstract File contains several newspaper articles relating the life of Dr. Walker and her 49 years of serving Nashville as a pediatrician. File also contains letters of reccomendation.
Dates: 1988 - 1992

Charles Edmon Wells (1929-2006) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0930
Abstract File contains published obiturary and photograph of Dr. Wells with Vanderbilt Chancellor Harvie Branscomb, and Board of Trust member James Stahlman.
Dates: 1963 - 2006

Olin West Papers

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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

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

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Identifier: EBL-0940
Abstract File contains letters written to Olin West during the years of 1922,1924, 1947, photographs (including two anatomy lab pictures from when he was as student at Vanderbilt in the late 1800s) , newspaper clippings, and published article and obituary from JAMA.
Dates: 18900 - 1992

Frank E. Whitacre (1897-1971) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0943
Abstract File contains Nashville Banner article on Dr. Whitacre's appointment to Head of OB/GYN at Nashville General Hospital in 1960, and Nashville Banner article on Dr. Whitacre's being honored by collegues at Hillwood Dinner in 1966.
Dates: 1960 - 1966

William Wesley Wilkerson, Jr. (1897-1961) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0947
Abstract File contains photographs, and articles about Dr. Wilkerson, his son Bill Wilkerson, and the Nashville Hearing and Speech Center,Published obiturary, and a memoir on Bill Wilkerson complied by Morris Brogden.
Dates: 1953 - 1961

William Henry Witt (1866-1954) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-0964
Abstract File contains photographs of Dr. Witt and including World War I unit, articles and typescripts, (inluding one entitled "Medical References in the writings of Shakespeare)" Alumni Notes, obituaries, and a published tribute entitled An Expression of Appreciation.
Dates: 1917 - 1954

Nina E. Wooton (1887-1977) biographical file

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Identifier: EBL-1201
Abstract File contains research compiled by Cheryl McMurtry, from the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.
Dates: 2008 - 2008

 

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