Robert Quinn Collection Papers
Collection Number 64

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Quinn, Robert W., 1912-1999
Title
Robert Quinn Collection Papers
Date [inclusive]
1932 - 1980
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Papers of Robert Quinn, Vanderbilt professor (1952-1978). The collection consists primarily of reprints, but includes one folder of material concerning the Vanderbilt Family Clinic including: correspondence, memos, statistics, reports, forms, questionnaires, patient lists, and administrative guidelines.

Preferred Citation

Robert Quinn Collection Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Robert Quinn (1912-1999) made important contributions to the study of streptococcus, and he studied with John Shapiro immune reactions to differentiate rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic disease. He received his M.D., C.M., from McGill University in 1938. Dr. Quinn was Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1952-1978. He became Professor Emeritus at Vanderbilt in 1978.

For more information please see the VUMC Reporter's Obituary of Dr. Robert Quinn.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Papers of Robert Quinn, Vanderbilt professor (1952-1978). The collection consists primarily of reprints, but includes one folder of material concerning the Vanderbilt Family Clinic including: correspondence, memos, statistics, reports, forms, questionnaires, patient lists, and administrative guidelines, more.

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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)

  • Quinn, Robert W., 1912-1999

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • MeSH Rheumatic Diseases
  • MeSH Streptococcal Infections

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Epidemiology/Public Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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