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Title: 

Lucius Edward Burch

Subject: 

Surgery, Vanderbilt Alumni, Obstetrics/Gynecology

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Lucius Edward Burch. Lucius E. Burch (1874-1959) was a star football player at Vanderbilt in the 1890's. Receiving his M.D. Degree in 1896, Dr. Burch practiced briefly in Bear Spring, TN before studying surgery at St. George's Hospital in London. Dr. Burch joined the Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 1904 as Professor of Gynecology. Ten years later, he was appointed dean. After service in France during WWI, he returned to play a key role in the transition between the old medical school and the new one.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

Rights: 

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

3.3 in. x 4.25 in.   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Lucius Edward Burch,” VUMC Through Time, accessed July 30, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/1911.


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