Elliott Voss Newman Papers
Collection Number 56

Summary Information

Elliott Voss Newman
Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Newman, Elliot Voss, 1914-1973
Title
Elliott Voss Newman Papers
Date [inclusive]
1950 - 1972
Extent
18.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of cardiologist Elliott Voss Newman, (1914-1973), who was also a pioneer in the field of biomedical informatics. Materials include: correspondence; appointment calendars; speeches; manuscripts; publications; files on organizations and clubs, and Vanderbilt Clinical Research Center; syllabi; and laboratory records. Correspondents include: Bruce C. Sinclair-Smith, Charles Colter, Oscar Crofford, Philip Felts, Paul D. White, and Albert Weinstein.

Preferred Citation

Elliott Voss Newman Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Elliot Voss Newman (1914-1973) was a cardiologist, researcher, and professor. He was a pioneer in the development of medical engineering and the use of applied mathematics and computer sciences for clinical problems. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1939. He then interned at Newton Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital from 1939-1941. He then was a Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1941-1942. Then he went from Instructor to Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine during the years 1942-1952. Then he became the Joe and Morris Werthan Professor of Experimental Medicine, Head of Clinical Physiology Laboratories and Director for Clinical Research Center at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Hospital from 1952- 1973.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of cardiologist Elliott Voss Newman, (1914-1973), who was also a pioneer in the field of biomedical informatics. Materials include: correspondence; appointment calendars; speeches; manuscripts; publications; files on organizations and clubs, and Vanderbilt Clinical Research Center; syllabi; and laboratory records. Correspondents include: Bruce C. Sinclair-Smith, Charles Colter, Oscar Crofford, Philip Felts, Paul D. White, and Albert Weinstein.

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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)

  • Felts, Philip W.
  • Newman, Elliot Voss, 1914-1973
  • Weinstein, Albert
  • White, Paul Dudley, 1886-1973

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Biomedical Engineering
  • MeSH Cardiology--history
  • MeSH Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Cardiology
  • Medical Informatics

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