Nutrition -- history
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Biographical material relating to British nutritionist Harriette Chick. Dr. Chick was best known for her research on vitamins and rickets during the first half of the twentieth century. Material includes: correspondence with E. Neige Todhunter; reprints, obituaries, and photographs.
Personal papers of C. Frank Consolazio, biochemist nutritionist. Material includes: slides, reprints and subject files. The majority of the collection is made up of subject files pertaining to his wide range of interests. The largest group covers nutrition surveys of U.S. military related agencies including ICNND.
Papers of research nutritionist and clinician Mary Goodloe, known for her work with atherosclerosis. Series includes: manuscripts; reprints; nutrition publications; materials related to a conference on the feasibility of establishing a dietary information center in Georgia; notebook with material related to the Five State Nutrition Program, 1974 ("A competency-based approach to nutrition education for school food service managers and elementary school teachers, grades 3-5").
Personal papers of nutritionist Reginald Passmore. The Collection consists of correspondence from 77 international nutritionists, alphabetically arranged by correspondent. Correspondents include: E. H. Arhens, K. Arimoto, J. Brozek, R.C. Burgess, H. Chick, C.F. Consolazio, O. G. (Otto Gustaf) Edholm, C. Gopalan, S.B. Halstead, J. Hirsch, D.B. Jelliffe, H.A. Krebs, C. McCay, D.S. McLaren, E.D. Mason, J Mayer, R.A. Peters, C.P. Stewart, J. Waterlow, J. Yudkin.
Personal papers of nutritionist William Pearson, Jr. The collection includes: correspondence; manuscripts; lectures; abstracts; grant applications; photographs; slides; reprints; and files on Selenium Project, Zinc Deficiency Project, and Iron Project.
Papers of nutritionist Lydia Jane Roberts, author of the classic text Nutrition Work with Children. Materials include: Reprints (of LJR), bibliographic materials, tributes and memorial lectures, publishing contracts, photographs, correspondence, books.
Papers of nutritionist William D. Robinson (1911-1988), consisting of materials related to a Nutrition Survey of the American Zone of Occupation in Germany. The collection contains: orders; summary report; reports on various cities, including Berlin; data collection materials; reports on certain population groups.
Papers of nutrition scientist Arnold Schaefer (1917-1992) consists of seven feet of films and slides, primarily related to nutrition education and international nutrition surveys. Two feet of documents from various nutrition surveys. Shaefer made important contributions to the study of folic acid.
Personal papers of epidemiologist and nutritionist Nevin S. Scrimshaw (b. 1918). Materials include: associations; committees; meetings and symposiums. Association materials consist of reports, minutes, correspondence, and other materials related to nutrition. Committees include various United Nations and WHO organizations and committees, and others. Majority of the collection's materials are from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Personal papers of nutritionist William Henry Sebrell (1901-1992). Subjects covered include biography, awards, pellagra, NIH, Columbia University, Weight Watchers International. Located within the Goldberger - Sebrell Collection.
Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).
Personal papers of pediatric nutritionist Cicely D. Williams (1893-1990). Collection primarily contains materials from CDW's 90th birthday celebration, including agenda, reprints, tapes, speeches. Also photographs, and clippings.
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