Virgil Shields LeQuire Papers
Collection Number 39

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
LeQuire, Virgil S.
Title
Virgil Shields LeQuire Papers
Date [inclusive]
1956 - 1991
Extent
7.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of anatomist and pathologist Virgil Shields Lequire (1921-2003), Tennessee native and Vanderbilt Professor (1950-1991). Materials include research reports and data, correspondence, and professional output.

Preferred Citation

Virgil Shields LeQuire Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Virgil Shields Lequire (1921-2003) was a pathologist, professor, and researcher at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM). He received his BA in biology-chemistry from Maryville College in 1943. He then received his MD from Vanderbilt in 1946. After medical school he had an internship at the Rochester General Hospital from 1946-1947. Dr. Lequire then received training in serology and blood banking at the U.S. Naval Medical School in 1947. He served active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve and did hematology research at the U.S. Naval Medical Research Institute from 1947-1949. In 1949 Dr. Lequire returned to Vanderbilt, where he served in a variety of capacities including: U.S. Public Health Service Post-Doctoral Fellow in Neurophysiology and Research associate in Anatomy (1949-1950), Assistant Professor of Anatomy (1950-1959), Associate Professor of Anatomy (1959-1966) Professor of Anatomy (Cell Biology) and Pathology (1966-1991), CEO for Dept. of Pathology (1968-1971), Acting Chairman for Dept. of Pathology (1971-1973), Vice-Chairman for Dept. of Pathology (1973-1976), and Emeritus Professor (1993 -2003).

For more information please see the VUMC Reporter Obituary for Dr. Lequire.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of anatomist and pathologist Virgil Shields Lequire (1921-2003), Tennessee native and Vanderbilt Professor (1950-1991). Materials include research reports and data, correspondence, professional output, and retirement celebration materials. Research logs are organized by year and are primarily from 1954-1973. Collection also contains materials related to the various committees that Dr. Lequire was a member.

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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

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology

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Collection Inventory

SeriesCORRESPONDENCE  

Box Folder

Dean Chapman*

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Dean Randolph Batson*

A

Roscoe R. Robinson*

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SeriesMISCELLANEOUS  

Box Folder

Joseph M. Merrill Includes copy of Letter to JAMA called "Goodpasture's Dilemma"

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Slides - Dr. Batson\'s Retirement Celebration, November 21, 1985

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SeriesPERSONAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL  

Box Folder

Retirement Festivities for Dr. Virgil S. Lequire, May 16-19, 1991 Commemorative notebook includes letters, presentations, papers, and photographs of or from faculty members and former students

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CURRICULUM VITAE, May 1991

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SeriesRESEARCH  

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG A. 1958-59

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG B. 1959

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG C. 1960

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG D. 1961

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG E. 1962

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG G. 1964

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG H. 1965

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG I. 1966

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG J. 1967

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG K. 1968

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ANIMAL LOGS - LOG L-P 1969-73

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EXPERIMENT LOGS - LOG I. 1954-56

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EXPERIMENT LOGS - LOG II. 1956-70

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SeriesSeries Name Undefined  

Box Folder

Advisory Committee to Family Practice Plan

1

AMA Residency Evaluation

1

Anatomic Pathology Cost Accounting

1

Appointments under Consideration

1

Approved - No funds (?)

1

Autopsy Pathology

1

Bulletin Board

1

Centerville - Franklin & Tenn. the Hospital (?)

1

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships

1

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships - Annual Report

1

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships - Deadlines for Bulletin Board Announcements

1

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships - Public Statements

1

Committee on Special Student Programs, Fellowships & Merit Awards

1

Comparative Pathology

1

Correspondence with Dean

1

Cytology

1

Dental Training Grant

1

Departmental Annual Report

1

Departmental Seminars

1

Division of Clinical Pathology

1

Executive Faculty Agenda

1

First Year Course in Romantic Pathology

1

Forensic Pathology

1

Gourley Case

1

Group Practice Plan

1

Holston Valley Hospital - Regional Medical Program

1

House Staff Affairs

1

HSA Building Site Visit

1

Internship Advisee

1

Lilia Mauricio

1

M.D. & PhD. Program / Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships

1

Miscellaneous

1

Nashville General Hospital

1

Nashville General Hospital

1

Private Practice Plan

1

Renovation of House Staff Quarters

1

Student Affairs Committee

1

Surgical Pathology

1

Thompson, Charles Cytotechnologist

1

TMA Ethics Committee Meeting, April 29

1

Training Grant

1

V.A. Hospital

1

1973 GRS (?)

1 -

Annual Report - Lists of Students on Research Projects, 1963-64

1 -

Annual Report 1972 - Appraisal of Student Summer Program

1 -

Annual Report on Scholarships and Fellowships, 1964-65

1 -

Applicants for Fellowships - 1973 / Miscellaneous

1 -

Applicants to M.D. Program, 1972-73

1 -

Application for 1972 Fellowships

1 -

Appraisal of Student Research, 1966 Report to Dean

1 -

Appraisal of Student Research, 1967 Annual Report

1 -

Appraisal of Student Research, 1969

1 -

Appraisal of Student Research, Summer 1970 Annual Report

1 -

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships - Annual Report, 1968

1 -

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships - Annual Report, 1971

1 -

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships, 1971

1 -

Correspondence, 1971

1 -

Curriculum Changes, 1969-70

1 -

Dean's Award - Student Research, 1973

1 -

General Research Funds, Summer 1972

1 -

M.D./PhD. Proposal, 1964

1 -

Middle Tennessee Heart Association (MTHA), 1973

1 -

Middle Tennessee Heart Seminar, 1972

1 -

Student Coalition, Summer 1970

1 -

Student Research Day, May 19, 1972

1 -

Clinical Research Center (CRC) Research Committee

2

Committee On Fellowships & Scholarships

2

Committee On the University Press

2

Department Contractual Agreements - Principles

2

Departmental Faculty Appointments Committee

2

Expansion Of Medical Center

2

Flessner - Contributions

2

Harold Vanderbilt Challenge

2

Levine, Robert J.

2

MD/PhD Committee

2

Medical Scientists Program

2

Pathology - Proposal for Graduate Degree Program

2

Provost Hobbs' Sensitivity Committee

2

Tuition Remission Awards

2

Vanderbilt Press - Dr. Beverly Douglas' "50 Years of Medical Publications"

2

Ad Hoc Committee - Space Allocation - Departmental, 1963

2 -

Ad Hoc Grievance Committee, 1974 Dr. Janet Hutcheson

2 -

Admission Committee - Correspondence with Students, Faculty, etc.., 1981-1991

2 -

Admissions - Annual Report, 1984

2 -

Center for Cardiovascular Research, 1971

2 -

Clinical Reseach Center (CRC) Committee, 1979-80

2 -

Clinical Research Center Advisory Committee, 1977-78

2 -

Committee on Graduate Education, 1977-78

2 -

Committee on Special Student Programs - Fellowships and Merit Awards, 1973

2 -

Department of Pathology - Educational and Research Programs Brochure, 1989

2 -

Department Renovation - U. Wing, 1974

2 -

Election Commission, Williamson County, 1968, 1975

2 -

Faculty - Staff Campaign, 1975-76

2 -

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee, 1977-84

2 -

Faculty Meeting - VU Admissions Data, April 12, 1988

2 -

Faculty Retreat - Admission to Med School, September 28, 1983 Henry Horton State Park

2 -

Graduate Faculty Council, 1970-72

2 -

MD/PhD Committee, 1972-74 / Coniglio Report of 1973

2 -

MD/PhD Committee, 1977-78

2 -

Medical Scientists Proposal, 1975

2 -

Universities Associated For Research and Education in Pathology, 1978

2 -

University Reassessment, 1979-80

2 -

Vanderbilt Press, 1979 & New Committee, 1983

2 -

VUMC Mission Statement & Goals, 1978

2 -

Committee on Fellowships & Scholarships

3

Correspondence

3

Faculty, Staff, Student - Information

3

Pathology Graduate Program

3

Proposal for Financial Support for Summer Research

3

University Senate Committee on Academic Freedom - Grievance

3

Committe on Fellowships & Scholarships, 1962-69

3 -

Committe on Fellowships & Scholarships, 1967-68

3 -

Department of Pathology, 1968-73

3 -

Faculty-Staff Campaign, 1973

3 -

MD/PhD Committee, 1976-77

3 -

Medical Education - Henry Horton Conference, 1983

3 -

Medical School Expansion - Equipment needs, 1970

3 -

Summer Research - Faculty Sponsors & Number of Positions, 1969

3 -

The Borden Award, 1969

3 -

The Borden Award, 1970

3 -

The Borden Award, 1971

3 -

The Dean's Award and the Borden Award, 1967

3 -

The Dean's Award, 1968 (Ray Burke)

3 -

The Dean's Award, 1969

3 -

The Dean's Award, 1970

3 -

Trends in Medical Education, 1981-89 / Dean's Report, 1985-86

3 -

Advisory Council

5

Department of Pathology Symposium in honor of Dr. Mary Gray, November 16, 1984 Commemorative notebook includes remarks and photographs of colleagues and former students, and Dr. Gray's curriculum vitae.

5

Departmental Graduate Program

5

Faculty - Tenure (Faculty Promotions and Appointments Committee)

5

Graduate School Communications

5

Graduate Student Conduct Council

5

M.D. - Ph.D. in Philosophy

5

Pathology Graduate Education - References

5

Peterson's Guides (public relations material for VUMC)

5

Phi Chi Medical Fraternity (Advisory Committee)

5

Philosophical Statements on Graduate Education

5

Vanderbilt Scholars Program

5

Admissions Committee Report, 1982

5 -

Admissions Committee, 1982-83

5 -

Goals and Governance Committee, 1974-77

5 -

Goals and Governance Committee, 1976-77

5 -

Goodpasture Lecture, 1976 Lewis Thomas

5 -

Graduate Education Committee, 1982-83

5 -

Graduate Program Proposal, 1966

5 -

MD/PhD Committee (MSTP), 1982-83

5 -

MD/PhD Committee, 1979-80

5 -

Pathology Graduate Program, 1972-88

5 -

Pathology Planning Group, 1983-84

5 -

Scholarship & Financial Aid, 1976

5 -

Admissions Committee Minutes

6

Canby Robinson Scholarships

6

Committee on Fellowships & Grants

6

Correspondence

6

Correspondence with Ike Robinson

6

Dean's Memos Re: Admissions Committee

6

Deferred Matriculation

6

DeLoache Scholarship

6

Gotterer - Memos

6

Handicapped Applicants - AAMC Standards

6

Harvard's "New Pathway" Curriculum

6

Histopathology Core D - Site Visit, Jan15-16

6

Interview - Questions

6

Interviewer's Form - Applicant Evaluation

6

Introduction Statement for Application Packet - Jud Randolph's comments

6

MCAT Data

6

MD - PhD - Medical Ethics

6

Medical School Brochure

6

Medical Student Recruiting

6

Medical Student Selection

6

Memo to George Gray - Re: Curriculum

6

Minority - Prototype for Support Program U. of Michigan Medical School

6

Minority Recruitment - Faculty & Students

6

Miscellaneous

6

Pathology Graduate Program

6

Phi Chi Documents

6

Phi Chi Med. Fraternity - Financial Records

6

Phi Chi Medical Fraternity

6

Phi Chi References

6

Pre-Med. Requirements

6

Program in Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery

6

School Scholarship Coordinating Committee

6

Sources of Med School Faculty

6

The Impaired Physician

6

The Roundtable Society

6

The Roundtable Society - IRS envelope

6

VU Undergraduate Data

6

Westlake, Robert Michael

6

1983-84 First Year Class - Dean's Report

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1985 Black Applicants

6 -

1988 Graduation

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AAMC Admissions Practices and Policies - Survey, Feb. 20, 1986

6 -

Admissions Committee, 1985-86

6 -

Admissions Committee, 1987-88

6 -

Class of 1987 - Profile - Annual Report

6 -

Class Size, 1985-86

6 -

Committee Appointments, 1988-89

6 -

Committee for Admissions - Annual Report, 1992-93

6 -

Dean's Memos, 1986-88

6 -

Executive Faculty Minutes, June 1988

6 -

Harvard Chemistry Proposal, 1985

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MD/PhD Program, 1986

6 -

Minority Student Data, 1985

6 -

MSTP 1987-88

6 -

MSTP 1988-89

6 -

Packet from Joseph Merrill - Baylor College of Medicine, 1983

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Packet of Information on Medical Education for Faculty members, c.1983

6 -

Phi Chi, 1983

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Potter Candidate, Feb. 20, 1986

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PreMed Advisors & Deans Meeting - Philadelphia, June 1984

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Student Performance, 1984-85

6 -

VU Graduates who Repeated a year, 1955 -

6 -

VUMC Annual Report, 1977-78

6 -

Analytical Biochemical Instrumentation Center

7

Anatomy Seminars

7

Applicant - Medical School: Evaluation following interview

7

Autographed Reprints of Articles by Dr. Beverly Douglas

7

Blood

7

Blood I

7

Bone Marrow I

7

Cartilage and Bone

7

Choline Activated Lipase

7

Correspondence - Med. School

7

Curriculum Vitae

7

Department of Public Health

7

Dog Pancreas Golgi

7

Dog Papers

7

Dr. LeQuire's Lab: Peter J. Townes: Gel Filtration

7

Editorial Duties: Journal "Microcirculation"

7

Endotoxin & Histamine

7

Experiments

7

Expt.#12 HD106-65

7

Fat Embolism

7

For Pete Townes

7

G.I. Tract

7

Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences - Vanderbilt

7

Guidelines for the Preparation of Applications - University Research Council (Loose Sheets)

7

Histamine Release by Compounds of Simple Chemical Structure by W.D.M. Paton

7

Introduction, The Cell, Connective Tissues

7

John Henry Robinson

7

Kidney

7

Legal Correspondence

7

Liver

7

Lymphoid System

7

Lysocytes

7

McCormick, Albert

7

Medical Education

7

Medical Students - Summer Fellowships

7

Medicare Information

7

Miscellaneous

7

Moist Membrane & Glands

7

Muscle

7

Pineal & Hypophysis

7

Procedures

7

Proposed Experiments

7

Quartz Rod Technique

7

Reproductive System

7

Respiratory System

7

Salivary Glands & Pancreas

7

Semester Calender, n.d.

7

Serum Lipoprotein Aggregation and Fat Embolism

7

Skin & Appendages

7

Special Senses

7

Student Advisee - Charles Hood

7

Student Affairs Committee

7

Teeth

7

Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal

7

Tuberculoses

7

Vascular System

7

1964 Pathology Schedule

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Committee on Student Affairs - Pre 1964

7 -

Experiments 1966 Townes

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Fat Embolism Study, 1968

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G.I. Tract, 1963

7 -

Histology Class, 1965-66

7 -

Middle Tennessee Heart Association: Application - Dr. Stahlman, 1966

7 -

Pathology 1967-68 Annual Report

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President's Study: NIH Extramural Grants - May 1964

7 -

Project THEMIS 1968: Fat Embolism Studies

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Report Data (1963 copies of report)

7 -

Student Advisees 1965-66

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V-66-268 Sickle Cell Anemia & F.E., October 1966

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SeriesVANDERBILT COMMITTEE WORK  

Box Folder

Dr. LeQuire's Presentation to Admissions Committee*

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