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Title: 

Clarence Phillips Connell

Subject: 

VUMC History, Vanderbilt Alumni, Health Administration

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Clarence Phillips Connell. Clarence Phillips Connell was a Nashville native who graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering in 1906. He became Superintendent of Parks in Nashville, during which time he supervised the restoration of the replica of the Parthenon in Centennial Park. Connell was appointed Superintendent of the new Vanderbilt University Hospital, which opened in 1925. He held this position until his retirement in 1949. Connell was also an award-winning horticulturalist and conducted much research in that field. He received the Dykes Memorial Medal for his hybridization of the iris "Dauntless" in 1929. He was also very active in hybridizing daffodils. Mr. Connell died at his farm in Goodlestsville in 1959.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

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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: 

4.5 in. x 6 .75 in.   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Clarence Phillips Connell,” VUMC Through Time, accessed September 2, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/1987.


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