Richard Alexander Barr Biographical File

Summary Information

Barr, Richard Alexander
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Richard Alexander Barr Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1894 - 1923
0.1 Cubic feet
General Physical Description note
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Two photographs of Dr. Richard A. Barr, dated 1894. Biography from Vanderbilt University Alumni Directory published in 1923.

Preferred Citation

Barr, Richard Alexander. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Richard A. Barr graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1892 and received the MD from Vanderbilt in 1894. After graduation he practiced as a surgeon in Nashville with an office in the Eve Building. He was a clinical professor of Anatomy and Surgery at Vanderbilt from 1895-1920s. Dr. Barr served in the Spanish American War and was Commanding Officer, Hopital Unit "S" (Vanderbilt Unit) during WW I, 1917-1919.

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Subject Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Barr, Richard A.

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Vanderbilt Alumni

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