Orrea F. Pye Papers
Collection Number 63

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Pye, Orrea Florence, 1907-
Title
Orrea F. Pye Papers
Date [inclusive]
1912 - 1944
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Papers of nutritionist Orrea F. Pye (1907-2000). Materials include: reprints on nutrition by various authors and a photograph of Joseph Goldberger.

Preferred Citation

Orrea F. Pye Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Orrea F. Pye (1907-2000) was a nutritionist and professor. She received her M.S. from Syracuse in 1934 and later received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1942. She held various teaching positions starting as an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama from 1938-1942. Pye then became Professor of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina in 1942. In 1944 she returned to the Teacher's College at Columbia University, first as an associate professor from 1944-1959, and then as a professor from 1959-1972.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Papers of nutritionist Orrea F. Pye (1907-2000). Materials include: reprints on nutrition by various authors, as well as a photograph of Joseph Goldberger.

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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)

  • Pye, Orrea Florence, 1907-

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Nutrition--history

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Nutrition

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