W. David Strayhorn, Sr. Collection
Collection Number 80

Summary Information

W. David Strayhorn, Sr.
Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Strayhorn, David, 1904-1981
Title
W. David Strayhorn, Sr. Collection
Date [inclusive]
1940 - 1970
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
One-half linear foot. Period: 1940-1970. Contains correspondence. Correspondents include: Alfred Blalock, C. Sidney Burwell, R.H. Kampmeier, H.J. Morgan, J.B. Youmans, and John W. Patterson.

Preferred Citation

W. David Strayhorn, Sr. Collection. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

W. David Strayhorn, Sr. (1904-1981) was a physician, cardiologist, and teacher. He conducted research in heart disease and pregnancy. He was the first Chief of the Cardiovascular Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Hospital in 1951.

He received his M.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1928. Then he was a Resident at Cornell University from 1932-1934. Dr. Strayhorn organized the medical department of the TVA in Knoxville from 1934-1936. Then he came to Vanderbilt and advanced from Instructor to Professor of Clinical Medicine from 1936-1968. He also had a private practice from 1936-1981.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

One-half linear foot. Period: 1940-1970. Contains correspondence. Correspondents include: Alfred Blalock, C. Sidney Burwell, R.H. Kampmeier, H.J. Morgan, J.B. Youmans, and John W. Patterson.

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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)

  • Blalock, Alfred, 1899-1964
  • Burwell, C. Sidney, (Charles Sidney), 1893-
  • Kampmeier, Rudolph H. , (Rudolph Herman), 1898-1990
  • Morgan, Hugh Jackson, 1893-1961
  • Strayhorn, David, 1904-1981
  • Youmans, John B., (John Barlow), 1893

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Cardiology--history

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Cardiology

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