Joseph Willis Beard Biographical File

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Joseph Willis Beard Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1926 - 1929
0.2 Cubic feet
Biographical material including photographs, correspondence, published guide to his papers at Duke University.

Preferred Citation

Beard, Joseph Willis (1906-1983). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Joseph Willis Beard received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 1926 and graduated M.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1929. He is known for his research in cancer and virology. He joined the faculty of Duke University in 1937, where he remained until his retirement in 1973.

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  • Vanderbilt Alumni

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