Philip Wyatt Felts Papers
Collection Number 23

Summary Information

Philip Wyatt Felts
Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Felts, Philip W.
Title
Philip Wyatt Felts Papers
Date [inclusive]
1963 - 1992
Extent
1.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of Philip Wyatt Felts, endocrinologist, teacher, and administrator. Materials include: correspondence, certificates, monthly calendars, reprints, and group photographs of Vanderbilt medical students 1975-80's.

Preferred Citation

Philip Wyatt Felts Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Philip Wyatt Felts (1931-1992) was an endocrinologist, teacher, researcher, and administrator in medicine. He is noted for research and advancement of education in diabetes, and he received numerous teaching awards.

Dr. Felts received his MD from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1956. He was the founder and director of Diabetes Center at Vanderbilt in 1962. He developed the national guidelines for diabetes research and training centers in 1975. Dr. Felts served as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine from 1975-1988. Then he became Director of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Alumni Services from 1988-1992.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Philip Wyatt Felts, endocrinologist, teacher, and administrator. Materials include: correspondence, certificates, monthly calendars, reprints, and group photographs of Vanderbilt medical students 1975-80's. Also included are manuscripts and notes related to Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

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Administrative Information

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.

Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections.

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Subject Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Felts, Philip W.

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Diabetes Mellitus
  • MeSH Education, Medical
  • MeSH Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Endocrinology
  • Health Administration
  • Medical Education

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Collection Inventory

Series 01: Correspondence, Certificates, Calendars  

Box Folder

Manilla envelope containing cards and notes from friends and former students, 1988-1992.

1 1

Certificates from: United States Navy (certificate of rank, and Honorable Discharge), Veteran's Administration, American Diabetes Association, and the Nashville Academy of Medicine.

1 2

Monthly calendars for the academic years 1975-1992.

1A 3

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Series 02: Reprints and Photographs  

Box Folder

Notebook containing reprints and publications of Dr. Felts, 1963-1992.

1B 1

Photographs, categorized and labeled as follows: - Students at work mostly lab setting (ca. 1975). - Small group discussions, students and faculty and mix, 1975 National Convention. - Committees at work (ca. 1975). - Large group poses 1975 Nationa

1B 2

8 x 10 prints of students doing laboratory work, envelope labeled diabetes (ca. 1980).

1B 3

Photographs of: - Dr. Felts - Dr. Felts with Brad Piate - Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kampmeier - Dr. Felts with Dr. John Chapman, Dean - Dr. Barbara Stocking (receiving diploma)

1B 4

Group photographs of Vanderbilt Medical students (ca. 1980s)

1B 5

Photographs from social events including the Cadaver Ball 1983.

1B 6

Miscellaneous photographs including shots of his home "The Mountain."

1B 7

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Series 03: Manuscripts and Notes  

Box Folder

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

2 1

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