Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
This photographic collection is a group of portraits of guest lecturers in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
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.
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 member of the faculty, as well as his interest in developing inventions.
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.
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. The book was completed by Dr. Friesinger's family in 2022, and a copy of the published version was added to the collection in 2023.
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.
The collection consists of portraits of the visiting professors who presented series of lectures at Vanderbilt School of Medicine in honor of Dr. Morgan.
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.
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.
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This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.
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