Helen Swift Mitchell Papers
Collection Number 49

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Mitchell, Helen S., (Helen Swift), 1895-
Title
Helen Swift Mitchell Papers
Date [inclusive]
1920 - 1978
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of Helen Swift Mitchell 1895-1984), nutritionist and physiologist. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; clippings; reprints; nutrition survey materials; and subject files on Pavlov and Mendel.

Preferred Citation

Helen Swift Mitchell Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Helen Swift Mitchell (1895-1984) was a nutritionist, author, and teacher. She was the author of Nutrition in Health and Disease, a standard college text for over 50 years. She also conducted a dietary survey of the fisher folk of Labrador and Newfoundland for Dr. Wilfred Grenfell in 1929.

She received her Ph.D. from Yale in 1921. She then worked as the Research Director at the Battle Creek Sanitarium from 1921-1924. Then she was a Professor of Physiological Chemistry at Battle Creek College from 1924-1935. Then she became a Research Professor of Nutrition at the University of Massachusetts from 1935-1941. She served as the Principal Nutritionist at the Office of Defense, Health and Welfare from 1941-1943. Then she was Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Massachusetts from 1946-1960.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Helen Swift Mitchell (1895-1984), nutritionist and physiologist. Materials include: correspondence; biographical material; clippings; reprints; nutrition survey materials; and subject files on Pavlov and Mendel. Collection also contains research from studies on the fisher folk of Labrador and Newfoundland. Correspondence is primarily professional, consisting of letters from other nutritionists.

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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)

  • Cooper, Lenna F., (Lenna Frances), 1884-
  • Grenfell, Wilfred Thamason, Sir, 1865-1940
  • Kellogg, John Harvey, 1852-1943
  • Mendel , Lafayette B., (Lafayette Benedict), 1872-1935
  • Mitchell, Helen S., (Helen Swift), 1895-
  • Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 1849-1936

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Dietetics--history
  • MeSH Nutrition

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Physiology

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Collection Inventory

Series 01: Miscellaneous  

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Biographical materials; newspaper clippings; 3 photographs Bronze medal, Fifteenth International Physiological Congress, 1935 "List of Publications by Helen S. Mitchell, Ph.D., 1923-1978"

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Two letters written by Lafayette B. Mendel to Edna L. Skinner, recommending Helen Mitchell for a post at Massachusetts State College, dated 1-5-34 and 4-5-34.

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Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "Food Problems of the Labrador Fisher Folk." Notation: "submitted for pub. in Forecast, Jan. 1930" Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "A Call From the Labrador." Notation: "June 1930 submitted for publicat

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Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "Food Problems of the Labrador Fisher Folk." Notation: "submitted for pub. in Forecast, Jan. 1930" Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "A Call From the Labrador." Notation: "June 1930 submitted for publication in Good Health in 2 installments..." Reprint. Mitchell, Helen S. "Nutrition Survey in Labrador and Northern Newfoundland," The Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. VI, June, 1930. Typed Manuscript. "A Continuation of the Nutrition Project in Northern Newfoundland." With attached photograph of villagers. News Clipping. "The Missionary to the Far North Again Visits the People to Whom He Has Ministered for Thirty-eight Years," The New York Times, Nov. 23, 1930. (Photographs of Sir Wilfred Grenfell with inmates of hospitals, orphanages, schools, etc. founded by the Grenfell Missions)

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Magazine Clipping. Roberts, Leslie, "They Just Can't Make Up their Minds," The Saturday Evening Post, Dec. 28, 1946, p. 18-19, 65. ("The dour and suspicious Newfoundlanders, still living in the isolation of their fishing villages, are now faced with t

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Magazine Clipping. Roberts, Leslie, "They Just Can't Make Up their Minds," The Saturday Evening Post, Dec. 28, 1946, p. 18-19, 65. ("The dour and suspicious Newfoundlanders, still living in the isolation of their fishing villages, are now faced with their great decision. Will they choose self-government? Or union with Canada or the United States?") Reprint. "Medical Survey of Nutrition in Newfoundland," The Canadian Medical Association Journal, 52: 227-250, 1945. Reprint. "Nutritional Survey in Norris Point, Newfoundland,"The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, Vol. 30, No. 6, 475-487. June, 1945. Pamphlet. Cuthbertson, D.P., MD Report on Nutrition in Newfoundland London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1947. Reprint. Cuthbertson, D.P. "Newfoundland-A Problem in Practical Nutrition," Chemistry and Industry, 1947, pp. 699-702. Reprint. "Medical Resurvey of Nutrition in Newfoundland, 1948," The Canadian Medical Association Journal 60: April, 1949. (Three reprints--two with, one without photographs) Pamphlet, Wilder, Russell M. Recent Nutrition Surveys in Newfoundland: Significance of the Findings. Wheat Flour Institute, 1949. Invitation with Program to a Conference on Recent Nutrition surveys in Newfoundland, Monday, April 4, 1949, New York City. Program. Conference on Recent Nutrition Surveys in Newfoundland. Monday, April 4, 1949, New York City. Resume. Resume of Medical Resurvey of Nutrition in Newfoundland, 1948. Comprised from the original article appearing in the Canadian Medical Journal, April, 1949. Newsletter article. "Newfoundland Gets New Found Health," News Exchange of Nutrition and Health Education, Vol. 3, No. 2, May, 1949. General Mills; Minneapolis, Minn., 1949. Newsletter article. "Nutrition in Newfoundland," Canadian Nutrition Notes. Vol. 7, No. 4, April, 1951.

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Fifteenth International Physiological Congress Flyer: Conditions and Travel Data. Fifteenth International Physiological Congress. Leningrad and Moscow, U.S.S.R. 8th to 18th August, 1935. Information Sheet. To the Knowledge of the Delegates of

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Fifteenth International Physiological Congress Flyer: Conditions and Travel Data. Fifteenth International Physiological Congress. Leningrad and Moscow, U.S.S.R. 8th to 18th August, 1935. Information Sheet. To the Knowledge of the Delegates of the Congress. (contains information on access to the simultaneous translation of speeches) Newspaper. Moscow Daily News, Moscow: Wednesday, August 14, 1935. pp.1-4. (contains several articles related to Congress: accounts of delegates' tours of factories, reports of addresses, community involvement in Congress, reports from foreign press, photographs of delegates, etc.) Newspaper clipping. Moscow Daily News, Sunday, August 11, 1935. (contains reports of addresses, reports from foreign presses, etc., photograph of a view of the hall at the opening of the Congress) Newspaper. Moscow Daily News, Sunday, August 18, 1935. pp.1-4. (includes account of the reception given at Kremlin in honor of delegates to the Congress) Newspaper clipping. 1935. "Russia Erects Monument to 'the Unknown Dog'." Photograph. "Prof. Pavlov showing visiting scientists his new institute." Photograph. "Prof. Cannon of Harvard addressing the Congress." Newspaper photograph. Pavlov addressing the Congress. Book Review of Counts, George S., ed., Soviet Communism: A New Civilization? By Sidney and Beatrice Webb. New York Herald Tribune, Sunday, March 8, 1936, Sect. VII, p.1

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Lafayette B. Mendel-Memorabilia Calling cards. Lafayette B. Mendel, Sterling Professor of Physiological Chemistry in Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.Newspaper clipping. \"Prof. Mendel to Speak at Calif.\" 1922.Invitation to the De

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Lafayette B. Mendel-Memorabilia Calling cards. Lafayette B. Mendel, Sterling Professor of Physiological Chemistry in Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. Newspaper clipping. \"Prof. Mendel to Speak at Calif.\" 1922. Invitation to the Dedication of a Memorial to William Beaumont. MD., Dr. Mendel Presiding. 1926. Newspaper clipping. \"Dr. L.B. Mendel 1934 Recipient of Conne Medal.\" Newspaper clipping \"Award and Appreciation.\" (concerning Conne Medal) Announcement of special number of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine issued in recognition of the sixtieth birthday of Dr. Mendel, with list of contributors. Newspaper clipping. \"Mrs. Mendel Vanishes on Shopping Trip.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Mrs. Mendel Dead; Found in City Hotel.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Sedative Kills Educator\'s Wife.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Mrs. Mendel Found in Hotel, Dies Later: Wife of Yale Professor Victim of Overdose of Sodium Amytal-Worried Over Long Illness of Husband.\" Nov. 11, 1935. Newspaper clipping. \"Mendel Gets Wife\'s Estate.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Prof. Mendel, Renowned in Science World Dies.\" Dec. 10, 1935. (I-6 cont.) Newspaper clipping. \"Yale Services for Dr. Mendel.\" Dec. 10, 1935 Newspaper clipping-editorial. \"Dr. Mendel\" Newspaper clipping. \"New York Woman to Get Income of Mendel Estate.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Dr. Mendel Praised for Notable Life.\" Newspaper clipping. \"Scientists Honor Late Prof. Mendel at Yale Exercises.\" 1935. Program of Memorial Exercises with handwritten notes of speakers\' remarks. Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Professor Dr. Leon Asher Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Dr. Harriette Chick Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Dr. R.L. Kahn Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Professor F.G. Hopkins Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Directeur E.C. Van Leersum Dr. Mendel\'s card introducing Helen Mitchell to Dr. G.G.L. Wolf Framed Photograph of Dr. Mendel, with inscription

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Reprint. Martin, Ethel Austin. "The Life Works of Lydia J. Roberts," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 49, no. 4, Oct., 1966 Reprint. Chick, Harriette, "The Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine," Endeavour, vol. VIII, no. 31, July

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Reprint. Martin, Ethel Austin. "The Life Works of Lydia J. Roberts," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 49, no. 4, Oct., 1966 Reprint. Chick, Harriette, "The Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine," Endeavour, vol. VIII, no. 31, July, 1949. Program. John R. Murlin Lecture. Department of Physiology, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Donald E. Gregg, "Collateral Blood Flow in the Presence of Coronary Obstructive Disease." Sept. 30, 1971. With listing of previous Murlin Lectures. With xerox of the dedication of the John R. Murlin Room, newspaper account of the creation of the Room, description of the Room and photographs. Newspaper clipping. Memorial tribute to Dr. Emma Perry Carr. Springfield Union, January 8, 1971. Tribute to Emma Perry Carr delivered by George E. Hall at a memorial service, Mount Holyoke College, January 10, 1972. Reprint. Best, C.H. "A Quarter of a Century in Medical Research," American Journal of Digestive Disease, vol. 13, no. 5, 148-151. Abstract. McCollum, E.V., "An Adventure in Nutrition Investigation, " 41st Annual Meeting, The American Dietetic Association. Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 24, 1958. Newspaper clipping. "DR. Casimir Funk is Dead at 83; Biochemist Discovered Vitamins,"The New York Times, Nov. 21, 1967. Newspaper clipping. "U.W.'s Harry Steen bock...Vitamin D.Discoverer Dies," Sheybogan Press, Dec. 26, 1967. Article. McDonnell, William A. "The Morton Centennial," The Merck Report, Oct. 1946 Letter to Helen Mitchell from Alice Mary Copping, dated 1-12-72,, containing biographical material related to Alice Mary Copping and to Harriette Chick. Magazine clipping. "Dickinson and Oxygen," Patchwork

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Reproduction. Cook, James. The Method taken for preserving the Health of the Crew of His Majesty's Ship the Resolution during her late Voyage found the World. (2 copies) Reprint. Lorenz, Anthony J. "Dietetic History of the Lemon," California Citrogr

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Reproduction. Cook, James. The Method taken for preserving the Health of the Crew of His Majesty's Ship the Resolution during her late Voyage found the World. (2 copies) Reprint. Lorenz, Anthony J. "Dietetic History of the Lemon," California Citrograph, Vol. 24, no. 4, Feb., 1939. Leaflet. Inside Science: The Vital Story of Vitamin C. Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc. Nutrition Research, Vol. 9, No.1, June, 1953. (Devoted to Bicentenary of Lind's conquest of scurvy) Reprint. Lorenz, Anthony J. "Some Pre-Lind Writers on Scurvy, " Proc. Nutr. Soc., 1953, 12, 306. Reprint. Lorenz, Anthony J. "The Conquest of Scurvy," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 30, No. 7, July, 1954. Reprint. Lorenz, A.J. "'Synthetic' Scurvy," The Mouth Health Quarterly, Oct.-Dec., 1936. Newsletter. "Delayed Wound Healing During Scurvy First Observed in 1819," Science, January 12, 1945, Vol. 101, No. 2611, 36-37. Newsletter. "Increasing Objective Evidence Supports Concept of Dual Nature of Vitamin C," Nutrition Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, February, 1948. Reprint. Lorenz, A.J. "Scurvy in the Parry Expedition of 1819," Science, January 12, 1945, Vol. 101, No. 2611, 36-37. Newspaper clipping. "Mayor of New York Aids WFA 'Eat More Fish' Drive." Clippings-Food Value Changes-Food Field Reporter, January, 1945. "Oranges Beware of Vitamin-Bred Apples!"; "Wood Sugars Seen As Source of Yeast"; Nutrition Leader Praises Margarine; Says It May Be 'Better than Butter'"; "Enriched Macaroni Ban Put Off; Hearing Set For Jan. 29" Clippings-Food Value Changes-Food Field Reporter, Jan., 1945. "Army Finds That Women Eat Less Than Men"; "Puerto Rico Study Shows Vitamin C. Lacking in Diets"; "How to Make People Eat the Right Foods" Newspaper clipping-Keeping Leftovers- "Cornell Nutritionists Study Whether Leftovers Can Be Safely Home Frozen" Newspaper clipping. "Fears Amino Acid Stampede Is Due" Newspaper clippings-National Food Situation-New York Times, Feb. 17, 1945. "Nutritional Level of Country Drops"; "Meat Output Due for 15% Reduction"; "Civilians Face Vitamin Cut in 1945 Food" Newspaper clipping. "Curtailing Faced in Food Programs" Article. Brown, Joseph. "The Achievement of Andreas Vesalius," The Merck Report, April, 1950, 18-22. Article. "Mendeleeff-Visionary and Prophet," The Laboratory, Vol. 11, No. 3, 46-49. Article. "Friedrich Woehler: Founder of Organic Synthesis," The Laboratory, Vol. VIII, No. 1, 2-3. I-8 (Cont.) Article. Gumpert, Martin. "Vesalius: Discoverer of the Human Body" Reprint. Gilson, Helen Evangeline. "Some Historical Notes on the Development of Diet Therapy," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 23, No. 9, Sept., 1947. Article. Thorndike, Joseph J., Jr. "Food: Postwar World Needs Twice As Much Food to Lift the Universal Blight of Malnutrition" Article. "Mouse Milk: Researchers run 'dairy' to isolate virus causing one kind of cancer."

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Handwritten bibliographic notes from Readers' Guide, '36 and '37. Newspaper article. Karpovich, Peter V., "Pavlov as Scientist and Man Described by One-Time Pupil," The springfield Sunday Union and Republican, Springfield, Mass., March 8, 1936 (with p

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Handwritten bibliographic notes from Readers' Guide, '36 and '37. Newspaper article. Karpovich, Peter V., "Pavlov as Scientist and Man Described by One-Time Pupil," The springfield Sunday Union and Republican, Springfield, Mass., March 8, 1936 (with photographs of Pavlov, Pavlov and students). Typed Manuscript. "Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, Sept. 27, 1849-February 27, 1936."Brief bibliography. Dr. E. Neige Todhunter's notes on Babkin's Pavlov, A Biography. Reprint. Mitchell, Helen S. "Ivan Petrovich Pavlov- A Biographical Sketch," Journal of Nutrition, V. 88, No. 1, pp. 1-8. January, 1966. Brief notes on various journal articles concerning Pavlov. Newspaper slipping. "The Work of Pavlov: It Still Goes on in Research Institute Near Leningrad." Magazine article. Eckstein, Gustav, "Ivan Petrovich Pavlov," The New Yorker, Dec. 2, 1950, pp. 140-152 (attached is letter of 12-28-50 to Helen Mitchell from Doris Longman, sending article and news of Ellen Morse: also copy of Helen Mitchell's reply, dated 1-4-51) Reprints. Mitchell, Helen S. "Academician I.P.Pavlov--A Centennial," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 26, No. 6, June, 1950. (2 copies)

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Letter from Lafayette B. Mendel to Helen Mitchell, April 23, 1921. Letter from Helen S. Mitchell to Dr. J.H. Kellogg, April 25, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, April 28, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to J.H. Kellogg, May 4, 1

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Letter from Lafayette B. Mendel to Helen Mitchell, April 23, 1921. Letter from Helen S. Mitchell to Dr. J.H. Kellogg, April 25, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, April 28, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to J.H. Kellogg, May 4, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, May 13, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, May 20, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, May 29, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, June 14, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to J.H. Kellogg, June 18, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lenna Cooper, June 18, 1921. Letter from Lenna Cooper to Helen Mitchell, June 22, 1921. Letter from J.H. Kellogg to Helen Mitchell, July 6, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, August 12, 1921. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, August 17,1921. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Sept. 22, 1921. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Dr. Lafayette Mendel, reply to Sept. 22 letter, no date. Bill from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell for reprints, Jan. 13, 1922. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 6, 1922. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 9, 1922 Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 11, 1922 Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 13, 1922. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 15, 1922 (partial copy) Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 15, 1922 (complete original) Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, May 9, 1922. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, June 24, 1922. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, June 27, 1922. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Oct. 2, 1922. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, January 24, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 5, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 12, 1923. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 12, 1923. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 15, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 20, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, August 10, 1923. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, August 16, 1923. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Dec. 1, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Dec. 3, 1923. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Dec. 10, 1923. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Feb. 23, 1924. Letter from Lafayette to Helen Mitchell, Feb. 25, 1924. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Sept 26, 1924. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Dec. 9, 1924 Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Dec. 13, 1924. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Aug. 27, 1925. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Sept. 17, 1925. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Sept. 21, 1925. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Nov. 2, 1925. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel Nov. 6, 1925. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel Jan. 16, 1926. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Jan. 22, 1926. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel Nov. 6, 1925. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 6, 1927. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 11, 1927. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 22, 1927. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 29, 1927. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 14, 1928. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, March 17, 1928. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, March 19, 1928. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Nov. 26, 1928. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Nov. 28, 1928. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Dec. 1, 1928. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Nov. 11, 1929 Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Nov. 16, 1929 Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Jan. 20, 1930 Letter from Helen Mitchell to lafayette Mendel, Jan. 21, 1930. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Jan. 21, 1930. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Jan. 23, 1930. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel , Jan. 28, 1933. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, June 28, 1933. Letter from Helen Mitchell to S.V. Sanford, July 17, 1933. Letter from Helen Mitchell to S.V. Sanford, July 1, 1933. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Jan. 9, 1934. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Jan. 15, 1934. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, Jan. 22, 1934. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel , June 4, 1934 Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, June 18, 1934. Letter from Lafayette Mendel to Helen Mitchell, Nov. 1, 1934. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Lafayette Mendel, May 27, 1935. Letter from Helen Mitchell to Dept. of Health, New Haven, CT. Jan. 6, 1936.

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Note from HSM to Neige Todhunter, 5-26-79 Two photographs taken at tea in honor of Helen S. Mitchell, Vanderbilt Medical Center Library, Special Collections, April 27, 1979; Dr. Mitchell with part of her collection and Dr. Mitchell with Dr. E. Neige Tod

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Note from HSM to Neige Todhunter, 5-26-79 Two photographs taken at tea in honor of Helen S. Mitchell, Vanderbilt Medical Center Library, Special Collections, April 27, 1979; Dr. Mitchell with part of her collection and Dr. Mitchell with Dr. E. Neige Todhunter and Dr. William J. Darby. Newspaper obituary: Lord Boyd Orr, New York Times, 6-26-71. Newspaper obituary: Dr. Leonard A. Maynard, New York Times Small portrait of Mary Swartz Rose; bibliography of her works. Nutrition Notes, V. 2, No. 2, October, 1966. (includes article on VIIth International Congress of Nutrition. excerpt from Nutrition Notes, March, 1968 (includes notes on Herman Almquist, Paul PHillips, W. Henry Sebrell, Jr., Harry Steenbock, Howard F. Root, and Elmer McCollum). excerpt from Nutrition Notes, June, 1968 (includes article "AIN Fellows Honored at 1968 Meeting"). Reprint. Maynard, Leonard A. "Early Days Of Nutrition Research in the United States of America," from Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, Vol. 32, 1962, pp.345-355. Journal clipping. Darby, William J. "Basic Contributions to Medicine by Research in Nutrition," JAMA, June 9, 1962, pp.98-104. Typescript. "Four Decades of Nutrition Research and Its Application." Helen S. Mitchell, 1961.

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Reprint request from Clara A. Storvick; Helen Mitchell's reply. Reprint request from Adelia M. Beeuwkes Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "Academician I.P. Pavlov--A Centennial" for American Dietetic Association Convention; Denver, Colorado, Oct

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Reprint request from Clara A. Storvick; Helen Mitchell's reply. Reprint request from Adelia M. Beeuwkes Typed Manuscript. Mitchell, Helen S. "Academician I.P. Pavlov--A Centennial" for American Dietetic Association Convention; Denver, Colorado, October 12, 1949. Letter. 7-22-49. Peter V. Karpovich to HSM, granting her permission to use material from the newspaper article listed above and promising more Pavlov material. Letter(carbon). 9-14-40. HSM to Gladys E. Hall regarding preparation of slides for the Denver convention of the American Dietetic Association. Letter. 7-6-49. Gladys E. Hall to HSM concerning preparations for ADA Convention. Letter. 7-5-49. Helen T. Parsons to HSM. Letter (carbon). 7-5-49. HSM to Mrs. Lloyd Hoeltzel. Letter (carbon). 7-8-49. HSM to Dr. Nettie Knapp. Letter (carbon). 6-28-49. HSM to Dr. Nettie Knapp. Letter (carbon). 6-28-49. HSM to Mr. Peter V. Karpovich. Letter (carbon). 6-28-49. HSM to Dr. Helen Parsons. Copy of Abstract-Pavlov's career. Letter (carbon). 9-22-49. Peter Karpovich to HSM. Reprint. Mitchell, Helen S. "Academician I.P. Pavlov--A Centennial," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 26, No. 6, June, 1950. Photocopy of Russian newspaper article including signature (statement?) of Helen Mitchell. Program. Concert at the State Academical Theatre of Drama for the members of the XV International Physiological Congress. Notation: "Soviet art welcomes the XV International Physiological Congress." Reprint. Boldyreff, W.N. "Biography of Professor I.P. Pavlov, M.D., Honorary Director of the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Petrograd," Bulletin of the Battle Creek Sanitarium and Hospital Clinic XIX: 1 (Dec.) 1923. Reprint. Boldyreff, W.N. and Kellogg, J.H., "The Influence of Different Kinds of Oil, Introduced into the Rectum, on Gastric Secretion," Archives of Internal Medicine, Nov., 1924, Vol. 34, pp. 726-734. Negatives of slides: Prof. J.P. Pavlov of Petrograd; Pavlov's Dogs Producing Gastric Juice; All Union Institute of Experimental Medicine (U.I.E.M), Leningrad-First "Tower of Silence" at left; Pavlov seated by fireplace. Glass slides from the four negatives listed above, plus additional portrait of Pavlov. Photograph of Pavlov. Photograph of Pavlov. Photograph. "All Union Institute of Experimental Medicine (U.I.E.M.) Leningrad-First 'Tower of Silence' at left."

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Photographs of Walter H. Eddy, E.V. McCcollum, Lafayette B. Mendel, Sir Wilfred Grenfell, and others, including several photographs from Newfoundland.

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Remarks made on the occasion of the presentation of the AGMA Award to Dr. Mary Swartz Rose, October 31, 1939. Christmas greeting card from Sir Wilfred and Lady Grenfell Newspaper clipping, with photographs, reviewing life and career of Mary I. Barber.

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Remarks made on the occasion of the presentation of the AGMA Award to Dr. Mary Swartz Rose, October 31, 1939. Christmas greeting card from Sir Wilfred and Lady Grenfell Newspaper clipping, with photographs, reviewing life and career of Mary I. Barber. The Battle Creek Enquirer and News, Sunday, Sept. 26, 1965, Sec. 4, p. 1. Biographical articles, reprints: Smith, Arthur H. "William Beaumont ( Nov. 21, 1785-April 25, 1853)," Journal of Nutrition, v.44, no. 1, May, 1951, 1-16. Mayer, Jean. "Claude Bernard, 1813-1878," Journal of Nutrition, v.45, no. 1, Sept., 1951 Special Memorial Issue Honoring Anton Julius Carlson,The Bulletin for Medical Research, Vol. II, no.2,, Nov.-Dec., 1956. Jansen, B.C.P. "C.Eijkman (August 11, 1858- Nov. 5, 1930),"Journal of Nutrition, v. 40, no. 1, January, 1950, 1-8. Deuel, Harry J., Jr. "Graham Lusk," Journal of Nutrition, v.41, no. 1, May, 1950, 1-12.

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Fenton, Paul F. "Francois Magendie (October 5, 1783-October 7, 1855),"Journal of Nutrition, v. 43, no. 1, Jan., 1951, 1-16. Bing, Franklin C. "Professor Lafayette B. Mendel clipped from journals including Science. Memorial Tributes to Lafayette B.

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Fenton, Paul F. "Francois Magendie (October 5, 1783-October 7, 1855),"Journal of Nutrition, v. 43, no. 1, Jan., 1951, 1-16. Bing, Franklin C. "Professor Lafayette B. Mendel clipped from journals including Science. Memorial Tributes to Lafayette B. Mendel clipped from journals including Science. Vickery, H.B. Thomas B. Osborne (1859-1929). The Wistar Institute. 1956. Smith, Elliott Dunlap. "Louis Pasteur, 1842-1896," Phi Kappa Phi Journal, Vol. 27, no.1, March, 1947, 3-14. Kendall, Edward C. "Henry Clapp Sherman," Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 32, p. 510, October, 1955. Frances Stern:'Aunt Frances',1873-1947. Bibliography. "Interesting Historical and Biographical Books and Articles"

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Program. Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress II. San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26-29, 1968. Invitation and Preliminary Programme. VIIth International Congress of Nutrition. Prague. August 28-Sept. 5, 1969. Program. International Conference o

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Program. Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress II. San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26-29, 1968. Invitation and Preliminary Programme. VIIth International Congress of Nutrition. Prague. August 28-Sept. 5, 1969. Program. International Conference on Nutrition, National Development and Planning. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. October 19-21, 1971. Program with Dr. Mitchell's Notes. International conference on Nutrition, National Development and Planning. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. October 19, 20, 21, 1971. List of Participants. International Conference on Nutrition, National Development and Planning. Published Reports from International Conference on Nutrition, National Development and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 19-21, 1971: Bengoa, J.M. "Significance of Malnutrition and Priorities for its Prevention." Berg, Alan, presented by Muscat, Robert. "Nutrition Program Planning: A Conceptual Approach." (with Dr. Mitchell's notes on discussion). Call, David L. and Levinson, F.James. "A Systematic Approach to Nutrition Intervention Programs." Cravioto, Joaquin. "The Effect of Malnutrition on the Individual." Fukui, Tadataka. "Discussion in the Session of Positive Experiences In Nutrition Improvement." Mitra, Asok. "The Nutrition Movement in India." Orita, Sadao. "National Nutrition Survey in Japan." Wilson, Douglas. "The Economic Analysis of Malnutrition." Article. Gwynne, Peter, "Mental Effects of Malnutrition," Technology Review, May, 1967. Article. "Why Hunger is to be the World's No. 1 Problem," U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 6, 1964. Newsletter article. Schaefer, Arnold E. "We Need an Integrated Effort to Improve World Nutrition," Nutrition News, Vol. 23, No. 3, October, 1960. Pamphlet. Scrimshaw, Nevin S. The Urgency of World Food Problems. Address to the Annual Meeting of the American Freedom From Hunger Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1965. Newsletter, Nutrition Program News, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., September-October, 1967. (subject is Interagency Committee on Nutrition Education). Reprint. Mitchell, Helen S. and Joffe, Natalie F. "Food Patterns of Some European Countries: Background for Study Programs and Guidance of Relief Workers," Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 20:10, Nov., 1944. Editorial Notes to a paper of Dr. Mitchell's by Paul E. Howe. NOTE: A 12" x 15" framed photograph of the Food and Nutrition Board National Research Council, 1944, is a part of the Mitchell Collection but is stored with the Nutrition History Photograph Collection.

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Letter (carbon). 12-28-78. HSM to E. Neige Todhunter

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"Recommended and Non-Recommended Nutrition Books for Lay Readers," with supplements

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Nutrition history materials: biographical, bibliographical, survey of literature items. Mitchell, H.S. "Four Decades of Nutrition Research and its Application."

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