Tennessee History

 Subject
Subject Source: Scdl

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Hollingsworth Stout (1822-1903) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-392
Abstract File contains articles about Dr. Stout and the Confederate medical service during the American Civil War (1861-1865)
Dates: 1960 - 1984

Tennessee Nurses Association Archive

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0181
Abstract Collection is partially processed. Contains minutes, publications, scrapbooks, and correspondence.
Dates: 1960-1980

John Brown Thomison (1921-2013) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0896
Abstract File contains biographical articles and tributes, as well as a compiliation entitled "But I Digress" of some of Dr. Thomison's editorials that appeared in the Southern Medical Journal during his tenure as editor 1977-1992. Also contains published obuturary that appeared in Tennessean Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Dates: 1977 - 12013; Majority of material found in 2013 - 2013

Shirley C. Titus (1892-1967) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1189
Abstract File contains photographs, biographical article, and a report prepared by Ms. Titus and submitted to Vanderbilt Chancellor James H. Kirkland in 1933 regarding a ten year plan for the development of the School of Nursing.
Dates: 1940 - 1961

Robert O. Tucker (1863-1945) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0907
Abstract Photocopy of biographical article published in Tennessee the Volunteer State vol IV 1923, and a copy of an address delivered to the graduating class of the medical department of the University of Tennessee in 1902.
Dates: 1923 - 1923

John M. Watson (1796-1866) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0927
Abstract File contains biographical sketches including photocopies from The Centennial History of the Tennessee State Medical Association,Southern Practitioner Journal, and Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery,
Dates: 1876 - 1930

Dottie West (1931-1991) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0939
Abstract Several published newspaper articles on the life and death of country music star Dottie West, obituaries.
Dates: 1991 - 1991

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

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 (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

 Collection
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

Harwell Wilson (1908-1977) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0958
Abstract Medcom article on surgical chief resident receives Harwell Wilson Award for excellence and biographical sketch
Dates: 1988 - 1988

 

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