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Ernest R. Zemp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3383

This collection consists primarily of notes that Dr. Ernest R. Zemp took on various articles published in medical journals between 1923 and 1943. Many of these publications discuss specific medical issues and how ideas change in medicine. Also included are several speeches and articles that Dr. Zemp wrote, including graduation speeches for nurses at Knoxville General Hospital and a radio program designed to promote acceptance of and assistance in implementing President Roosevelt's National Recovery Act.

Dates

  • 1923-1943 May 10

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of notes that Dr. Ernest R. Zemp took on various articles published in medical journals between 1923 and 1943. Many of these publications discuss specific medical issues and how ideas change in medicine. Also included are several speeches and articles that Dr. Zemp wrote, including graduation speeches for nurses at Knoxville General Hospital and a radio program designed to promote acceptance of and assistance in implementing President Roosevelt's National Recovery Act.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ernest Russell Zemp was born to Francis and Abathia Elizabeth (Capers) Zemp in South Carolina on May 25, 1871. He graduated from the South Carolina Military Academy in 1890 and went on to earn his M. D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore, Maryland. Zemp married Kathleen Hurt and the couple had two children, Charles Rankin and Kathleen Russell. The family settled in Knoxville, Tennessee where Ernest Zemp taught dermatology and pediatrics at the Tennessee Medical College and was active in the Knox County Medical Association and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine. Both of these societies were designed to increase fellowship among physicians and advance medicine in the Knoxville area. Zemp died on February 7, 1954 at the age of 82.

Arrangement

This collection consists of three folders.

Missing Title

Acquisition Note

This collection is the property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480