Edgar Jones Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Edgar Jones Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1951 - 1952
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes photographs, obituaries, academic journal reprint, and biographical reviews of Jones' works and life.

Preferred Citation

Jones, Edgar (1903-1951). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Edgar Jones received his B.A. in 1926 and M.D. in 1929, both from Vanderbilt University. After interning at Lakeside Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, Jones served as a medical school instructor and advanced medical research student at University of Rochester Medical School. He returned to Nashville in 1935 to join the faculty of Vanderbilt's School of Medicine. At the time of his death in 1952, Jones was Associate Professor of Medicine. Jones received a number of awards for his work with synthetic vitamins in the treatment of nutritional diseases.

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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