Lester J. Teply Papers
Collection Number 82

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Teply, Lester J., 1920-
Title
Lester J. Teply Papers
Date [inclusive]
1973 - 1988
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).

Preferred Citation

Lester J. Teply Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993) was a biochemist and nutritionist. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1945. He served as a Nutritionist and Biochemist for the US Public Health Service from 1945-1946. Then he worked as a Research Associate for the Chemistry Department at Columbia University from 1946-1948. He then became a Research Associate at the Wisconsin-Madison Enzyme Institute from 1948-1951. Then he served as Director of the Laboratory Project at Wisconsin-Madison from 1951-1960. He also worked as a Nutritionist for the Nutrition Survey (UN) in Ethiopia in 1958. He then became the Senior Nutritionist for the Office of the Executive Director of the United Nations starting in 1960.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).

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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)

  • Teply, Lester J., 1920-

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Biochemistry--history
  • MeSH Nutrition--history

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition

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