Robert L. McCracken Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Robert L. McCracken Biographical File
Date
1985 - 1985
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes a list of medical books donated by McCracken to the Vanderbilt Medical Library.

Preferred Citation

McCracken, Robert L.. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Robert L. McCracken graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1939. He served on the Vanderbilt clincail faculty from 1955 to 1983 as associate clinical professor in thoracic surgery.

McCracken and his wife donated a number of old medical books to the Vanderbilt Medical Library (now Eskind Biomedical Library) in 1985. They also donated a very fine microscope.

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Administrative Information

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies.

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

  • Surgery
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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