Vanderbilt University. Medical Center (VUMC) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 573 Collections and/or Records:

300th General Hospital Unit

 Digital Record
Identifier: 1

300th General Hospital Unit Collection

Identifier: EBL-0001

Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes personal items such as scrapbooks from a few members of the unit. In addition, a few items found in the collection, primarily souvenirs, have no direct relation to the unit, but have some connection to Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1915 - 2008

Benton Adkins Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005485]
Identifier: EBL-0192

Many photographs, newspaper clippings, faculty information form, CV, news releases from Vanderbilt University Office of Public Information, reprints of articles on surgery authored by Dr. Adkins.

Dates: 1977 - 2003

Adkins, Benton (1935-2004)

 Digital Record
Identifier: 192
Dates: 1977 - 2003

William C. Alford, Jr. Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005469]
Identifier: EBL-0257

File contains a typescript of Dr. Alford's presidential Address entitled "A Brief History of the H. William Scott, Jr. Society, 1972-1994: Twenty-Three Years and Counting" delivered April 16, 1994. Also contains a reprint of Vol.81, no. 5 May 1988 Southern Medical Journal article entitled "Great Men Among Us" in which Dr. Alford recounts the history of the Nashville Surgical Society.

Dates: 1988 - 1994

Allan D. Bass

 Digital Record
Identifier: 3

William Lewis Alsobrook Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005402]
Identifier: EBL-0260

Obituary newspaper clippings for Dr. Alsobrook.

Dates: 1967 - 1967

Sara Katherine Layton Archer Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005360]
Identifier: EBL-0248

This file includes several newspaper clippings about Dr. Archer's time at Vanderbilt, especially focusing on her position as Dean of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

Dates: 1969 - 1982

Archer, Sara Katherine Layton

 Digital Record
Identifier: 248
Dates: 1969 - 1982

Mary Ann Thompson Arildsen Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005352]
Identifier: EBL-0897

File contains article from the VUMC Reporter on the nerve reseach growth factor and the photograph of Dr. Arildsen used in the article

Dates: 1991 - 1991

Josiah J. Ashby Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005337]
Identifier: EBL-0263

One photographic negative.

Dates: 2005 - 2005

Thomas Atchison Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005741]
Identifier: EBL-0264

Two photographs, one negative, and his obituary.

Dates: ----00 - 1900

Atchison, Thomas (1818-1900)

 Digital Record
Identifier: 264
Dates: 1818 - 1900

Edward H. Barksdale Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005659]
Identifier: EBL-0268

Biographical file contains a photograph.

Dates: 1991 - 1991

Barksdale, Edward H (1897-1991)

 Digital Record
Identifier: 268
Dates: 1991 - 1991

Allan D. Bass papers

Identifier: EBL-0003

Personal papers of Vanderbilt alum and Professor Allan D. Bass, who was chair of the Department of Pharmacology for two decades. This collection includes correspondence, Department of Pharmacology related materials, personal memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1930 - 1996

David Scott Bayer Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049005535]
Identifier: EBL-0269

Unpublished paper entitled "The Development of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Vanderbilt Medical School 1925-1985," dated November 1986.

Dates: 1925 - 1986

Harvey W. Bender Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049009529]
Identifier: EBL-0247

Biographical file includes a curriculum vitae from 1999. This file also includes many photographs of Dr. Bender and other prominent surgeons. Included are reprints and several newspaper clippings about Dr. Bender, and a program from a Symposium Weekend held in his honor at Vanderbilt in September 1996.

Dates: 1971 - 2005

Bender, Harvey W. (1933-

 Digital Record
Identifier: 247
Dates: 1971 - 2005

M. Lawrence Berman Biographical File

 Collection — Folder 01: [Barcode: 30081049009545]
Identifier: EBL-0275

Biographical file includes curriculum vitae, correspondence, and one newspaper article.

Dates: 1986 - 1999


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