Anne J. Sweeney Papers
Collection Number 81

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Sweeney, Anne Jeanne, 1914-1984
Title
Anne J. Sweeney Papers
Date [inclusive]
1950 - 1980
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of medical social worker and Vanderbilt professor Anne J. Sweeney (1914-1984). Materials include: biographical material; biographical files (on others); correspondence; manuscripts; and files of research on hereditary deafness, syphilis/penicillin Study.

Preferred Citation

Anne J. Sweeney Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Anne J. Sweeney (1914-1984) was a medical social worker and author. She received her MSSW from Catholic University in 1936. She was a social worker at Vanderbilt University Hospital from 1937-51. She then served as a medical consultant for the Tennessee Department of Health from 1951-1957. She returned to Vanderbilt first as an instructor and later was promoted to Assistant Professor of Preventative Medicine from 1957-1973. She also was an investigator and research coordinator of the NIH project "Experimental Studies in Hereditary Deafness," 1966-1974.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of medical social worker and Vanderbilt professor Anne J. Sweeney (1914-1984). Materials include: biographical material; biographical files (on others); correspondence; manuscripts; and files of research on hereditary deafness, syphilis/penicillin Study.

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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)

  • Sweeney, Anne Jeanne, 1914-1984

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Hearing Disorders--genetics--history
  • MeSH Social Work--history

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Epidemiology/Public Health
  • Preventive Medicine

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