Harold Hanson Mitchell Papers
Collection Number 48

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Mitchell, H. H., (Harold Hanson), 1886-1966
Title
Harold Hanson Mitchell Papers
Date [inclusive]
1906 - 1966
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of Harold Hanson Mitchell (1886-1966) nutritionist and pioneer in the use of statistics in nutrition experimentation. Materials include: correspondence with Marjorie Edman; interviews with Edman and Marguerite Mitchell; portions of dissertation; reprints, 1909-1924; and inventory of collection at UI-Urbana.

Preferred Citation

Harold Hanson Mitchell Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Harold Hanson Mitchell (1886-1966) was a researcher, author, and educator. He was a pioneer in the use of statistics in nutrition experimentation, and he was an early proponent of protein supplements. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1915. He was Head of the Department of Animal Nutrition at the University of Illinois from 1929-1952. He also served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Nutrition from 1941-1944. He also received the following awards: Borden Award, AIN 1945; Morrison Award, American Society of Animal Production, 1960; Osborne and Mendel Award, AIN 1966.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Harold Hanson Mitchell (1886-1966) nutritionist and pioneer in the use of statistics in nutrition experimentation. Materials include: correspondence with Marjorie Edman; interviews with Edman and Marguerite Mitchell; portions of dissertation; reprints, 1909-1924; and inventory of collection at UI-Urbana.

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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

  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition

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