Surgery -- history
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Personal papers of Vanderbilt professor and surgeon Barney Brooks. Materials include: correspondence, photographs,scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, speeches, manuscripts, reprints, and teaching clinics.
Personal papers of Lucius Burch, Vanderbilt alum, Dean of the Medical School and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This collection consists primarily of Burch's diaries covering the period 1921-1959, also includes some family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
This photographic collection is a group of portraits of guest lecturers in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Personal papers of John Clinton Foshee, surgeon and Vanderbilt alum and professor who practiced in Grand Rapids Michigan. Materials include: reprints, correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, biographical material, and laboratory data.
Personal papers of surgeon and Vanderbilt professor William D. Haggard, Jr. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; Senate testimony; clippings; photographs; brochures and pamphlets; reprints; manuscripts; speeches; case studies; awards and certificates; and scrapbooks. Correspondents include: Max Thorek, W. W. Keen, Charles H. Mayo. Dr. Haggard was president of the American Medical Association and the Southern Surgical Association.
Personal papers of urologist, surgeon, and Vanderbilt professor Harry S. Shelley. Materials include: reprints, clippings, journals, manuscripts; notes; photographs. The material in the collection pertains primarily to the history of medicine.
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