Henry P. Pendergrass Papers
Collection Number 61

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Pendergrass, Henry P., 1925-2008
Title
Henry P. Pendergrass Papers
Date [inclusive]
1957 - 1958
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Reprints and bibliographies of radiologist Henry P. Pendergrass.

Preferred Citation

Henry P. Pendergrass Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Henry P. Pendergrass, M.D., M.P.H., son of radiologist Eugene P. Pendergrass, was born January 25, 1925. Dr. Pendergrass received his B.A. from Princeton University in 1948 and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1952. He received his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and was a junior member of the radiology staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and a teaching fellow at Harvard. In 1959, Dr. Pendergrass served in a N.I.H. sponsored neuro-radiology fellowship at Queen Square and the Institute of Neurology in London. He returned to Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital in 1961, where he established and served as the director of the Department of Emergency Radiology Unit. While at Harvard, Dr. Pendergrass earned a master's degree in public health. He arrived at Vanderbilt in 1976 making a number of clinical and academic contributions to the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. Dr. Pendergrass' major areas of research include contrast media reactions, radionuclide bone scanning, and the efficacy of RN and CT studies. He was awarded emeritus faculty status in July 1995..

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Reprints and bibliographies of radiologist H.P. Pendergrass. The collection also includes three letters from 1958.

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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)

  • Pendergrass, Henry P., 1925-2008

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Radiology

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Collection Inventory

SeriesCORRESPONDENCE  

Box Folder

Three letters from Dr. Pendergrass--1958

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SeriesMANUSCRIPTS AND NOTES  

Box Folder

"A Syllabus of Notes on the Plain Film Examination of the Skull", 1964

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Several drafts of 1957 Bibliography

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