Porter Paisley Vinson, M.D. Papers
Scope and Contents
These papers consist of a typescript of anecdotes written by Dr. Vinson in 1953 relaying his experiences as a student, at a tuberculosis sanitarium in New York state, at Montreal General Hospital, with the medical corps in Italy during World War I, and reminiscences of colleagues at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Vinson titled the typescript, "Doctors I Have Known."
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Porter P. Vinson was born in Davidson, N.C. in 1890, the son of a professor of mathematics at Davidson College. He graduated from Davidson College in 1909 and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland. After early residencies in New York and Montreal, and a stint in the US Medical Corps in Italy from 1918-1919, Vinson spent many years at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, M.N. From 1936 until the end of his life, he resided in Richmond, V.A. and practiced internal medicine.
1 folders (1 folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to Dr. Leland Park and transferred to Archives
Processed on 09/13/1999
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