Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Research material and first draft of an unpublished manuscript on the history of scurvy. Adelia Beeuwkes was a dietitian, teacher, and author of books on dietetics and the history of nutrition. She was a professor at the University of Michigan from 1940-1966.
Biographical sketch, photographs, reprints, many articles on scurvy, unpublished book manuscript on the history of scurvy.
Personal papers of nutritionist and chemist Franklin Bing, a leading food scientist as well as a poet and member of the Chicago Literary Club. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; manuscripts and speeches; reports; notes; notebooks; diaries; curricula vitae; correspondence, including extensive communication with his mentor L. B. Mendel concerning his dissertation and subsequent manuscripts; and files relating to the Chicago Literary Club and church.
Biographical file includes a photograph, an obituary, and news clipping regarding Dr. Bridgforth.
Biographical file includes a photograph of Dr. Briggs as well as professional correspondence during his stint as Professor of Nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley.
Biographical file includes a photograph, curriculum vitae, slides, academic programs, an academic article, a wealth of correspondence, press releases, a description of the Vanderbilt nutrition department, and an autobiographical reflection by Dr. Broquist.
Personal papers of editor, dietitian, and nutrition advisor Mary de Garmo Bryan. She served as an Army dietitian in France during WWI and was a pioneer in the development of the school lunch program in the United States. Materials include: manuscripts, reprints, correspondence, pamphlets, and notes. Two copies of Dr. Bryan's dissertation are contained in the collection.
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.
Biographical file includes academic articles, numerous newspaper clippings, several photographs, curriculum vitae, many press releases, journal articles, slides, reprints, and other biographical information.
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.
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