Ann S. Minot Papers
Collection Number 47

Summary Information

Ann S. Minot
Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Minot, A. S.
Title
Ann S. Minot Papers
Date [inclusive]
1946 - 1975
Extent
5.25 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of Ann S. Minot (1894-1980), biochemist and Vanderbilt professor who established the first blood bank at Vanderbilt. Materials include: personal and biographical material; manuscripts; lectures; notes and notebooks; correspondence; reprints; case histories; experimental data; subject files; note card bibliographies; drawings, photos, and slides.

Preferred Citation

Ann S. Minot Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Ann S. Minot (1894-1980) was a clinical chemist, teacher, and investigator. Her wide research interests included protein deficiency, Vitamin C deficiency, myasthenia gravis and tocopherol. She also established first blood bank at Vanderbilt.

She received her B.S. from Smith College in 1915 and her Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from Harvard and Radcliffe in 1922. She came to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1926 and held the following positions: Research Assistant for the Department of Pharmacology, 1926-1932; Assistant Professor, Pediatric Research, 1932-1946; Director of Clinical Chemistry Lab, 1946-1960.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Ann S. Minot (1894-1980), biochemist and Vanderbilt professor who established the first blood bank at Vanderbilt. Materials include: personal and biographical material; manuscripts; lectures; notes and notebooks; correspondence; reprints; case histories; experimental data; subject files; note card bibliographies; drawings, photos, and slides. Most of the collection relates to her professional research interests, but there are some personal materials in the collection.

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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)

  • Minot, A. S.

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition

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Collection Inventory

Series 01: Personal and Biographic Material  

Box Folder

CV, Biographical Material, Bibliography

1.1

Financial Records

1.2

Personal To Do Lists , Schedules, etc...

1.3

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Series 02: Manuscripts by Ann Minot  

Box Folder

Manuscripts

2.1

Nephrotic Syndrome

2.1

Pathological Calcification

2.11

Oxandrolone

2.12

Acute Renal Shutdown

2.13

Fat Embolization

2.14

Hyperarathyroidism, Estrogens

2.15

Seminar Summary

2.16

Manuscripts and Notes

2.2

Hyperplasia

2.3

Bone as Tissue

2.4

Detoxification Mechanisms

2.5

Enzymes

2.6

Pentoses, Carbohydrate Utilization

2.7

Lactation

2.8

Estrogen

2.9

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Series 03: Lecture Notes  

Box Folder

Lectures

3.3

Urology Conference

3.4

History of Clinical Chemistry - ca. 1970

- 3.1

Clinical Labratory 1970

- 3.2

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Series 04: Notes - Research, Citation Lists  

Box Folder

Notes - VITE and Nutritional Muscular Dystrophy

4.1

Fat Embolism

4.4.1

Fat Embolism

4.4.2

Parathyroids, Histology

4.5

Miscellaneous

4.6

Citatations from Index Medicus (1960) on Clacium Absorption

- 4.2

Gastrointestinal Absorption, ca. 1960.

- 4.3

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Series 05: Notebooks - Research Notebooks, Lecture Notebooks, Manuscrips drafts  

Box Folder

Lipoprotein

5.1

Collagen Assays

5.11

Pathology

5.14

Lectures

5.15

Phone Numbers (Primarily Blank)

5.16

Fear and Pain

5.3

Pain

5.4

Pain

5.5

Fat Embolization

5.6

Calcium Studies, Lipids, Hypocalcemia, Heparin

5.7

PMD Problem, Osazone Studies - With Cards 1942-43

- 5.1

Lipid Work, 8/68, 1970

- 5.12

Xmas Addresses and Books Ann Liked, 1975

- 5.13

Notes - The Long Fuse, Ca. 1970

- 5.17

History of the TBC 1964

- 5.2

Collagen Method - 9/65

- 5.8

Mucopolysaccarides and Fat Embolism 1967

- 5.9

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Series 06: Correspondence  

Box Folder

Draft of Letter to Richard Cannon

6.1

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Series 07: Reprints  

Box Folder

Manuscript by Cramer, Suiker, Copp, ca. 1970

- 7.1

Epiphysical Growth Zone Minot and Hillman, 1967

- 7.2

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Series 08: Case Histories  

Box Folder

Dr. Liddle's Private Patients

8.1

Shane Family

8.1

Mary Johnson - Parathyroid Tumor

8.11

Ca Balance Studies - J. Reeves - Renal Disease

8.12

Clinic Patients - Studied in Endo Lab

8.13

Diurnal Variations In Ca and IEXC

8.14

Reviews of Effects of Vitamin A and Bone

8.15

Graphs Showing Calcium Absorption

8.16

Notes on Rat Experiments

8.17

Non-parathyroid Patients

8.2

CA Infusion Experiments - Data

8.3

Case Histories

8.4

Unproven but Suspected Hyperparalysis

8.5

TRP etc.. Studies on Patients - Proven Parathyroid Tumors

8.6

CA Given Setroids Only

8.7

EDTA Infusion Studies

8.8

Normal Ca Renal Stones

8.9

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Series 09: Subject Files  

Box Folder

Liver Function - Manuscripts, Notes, Reprints

9.1

Magnesium, Metabolism - Manauscripts, Notes, and Reprints

9.2

C. Armitage Harper, Jr., Correspondence, Exams, Manuscript

9.4

Lead Poisoning - Manuscripts, Notes, Reprints: Reprint of August 1924 series of articles \"Lead Studies V\" in the J. of Industrial Hygiene - A.S.Minot, et.al.; Bibliographic notecards and notes pertaining to lead poisoning c.1954-62; \"Lead Poisoning V

Scope and Contents note

Lead Poisoning - Manuscripts, Notes, Reprints: Reprint of August 1924 series of articles \"Lead Studies V\" in the J. of Industrial Hygiene - A.S.Minot, et.al.; Bibliographic notecards and notes pertaining to lead poisoning c.1954-62; \"Lead Poisoning VA\" reference cards for lecture or speech ?; \"Chronological summary of clinical comments - Lead Studies etc.. on Maurice Stewart (sp?)\" 1960-63; Manuscript \"Lead Poisoning for grand rounds\" March 15, 1962

- 9.3

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Series 10: Note Card Bibliographies  

Box Folder

Card Catalogs

10.1

Card Catalogs

10.2

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Series 11: Drawings, Photos, Slides  

Box Folder

Print - Belle Meade Mansion

11.1

Lecture Slides

11.2

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