Alvin L. Moxon Papers
Collection Number 53

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Moxon, Alvin L., (Alvin Lloyd), 1909-
Title
Alvin L. Moxon Papers
Date [inclusive]
1934 - 1947
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.

Preferred Citation

Alvin L. Moxon Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Alvin L. Moxon (1909 - 2007) was a nutrition investigator and educator. He is best known for his research in selenium toxicity, nutritional significance of trace elements, carbohydrates in feeds, and ruminant nutrition. He received his Ph.D. from Wisconsin in 1941. He then became Chairman of the Department of Chemistry (1947-1951) and Associate Chairman of the Department of Animal Science (1951-1960) at the Ohio State University.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.

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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)

  • Moxon, Alvin L., (Alvin Lloyd), 1909-

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Nutrition--history
  • MeSH Selenium
  • MeSH Trace Elements

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition

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