Margaret Buchanan Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Margaret Buchanan Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1942 - 2007
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file contains one letter, one newspaper clipping, and an obituary. Margaret Buchanan donated several scrapbooks to the 300th General Hospital Collection which is a part of the Medical Center Archives housed in the Eskind Library Archives.

Preferred Citation

Buchanan, Margaret. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Margaret Buchanan, R.N., was a native of Dixon, TN and graduated from the St. Thomas Hospital Nursing School in Nashville. She volunteered to serve as a surgical nurse in Vanderbilt's 300th General Hospital Unit during WW II and was stationed in Naples, Italy throughout the war. After the War she worked as a nurse at the Thayer Veterans Hospital in Nashville. During her retirement she was very active in organizing reunions of the staff of the 300th General Hospital Unit and in preserving the history of this unit. She presented this collection to the Eskind Biomedical Library in 1994.

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Administrative Information

Notes about Access to this Collection

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Nursing
  • VUMC History
  • Women in Medicine

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