Guide to the Clive McCay Papers,
1920-1967

Collection Number: 21-14-1087

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Clive McCay papers, 1920-1967.
Collection Number:
21-14-1087
Creator:
Clive Maine, McCay 1898-1967.
Quantity:
52.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Notes, reprints, reports, clippings, photographs, examinations, handouts, slides, printed materials, and correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes notes, reprints, reports, clippings, photographs, and correspondence documenting McCay's research concerning the effects of nutrition on the aging process, dietary habits of naval personnel and the development of nutritionally-sound rations during World War II, canine nutrition, fluoride and its use in water treatment, parabiosis, and the development of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate bread ("Cornell Bread"). Also included are materials from his course on the History of Nutrition; printed reports from a U.S. Army research project on the effects of radiation on food; articles on medicine, nutrition, and animal science; slides used to illustrate lectures on nutrition and parabiosis; and an annotated bibliography of articles pertaining to the History of Nutrition. Also, letters and notes about the naming and designation of the McCay Reading Room in Mann Library.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Biochemist, nutritionist, gerontologist; professor of Animal Husbandry, Cornell University, 1927-1963.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes notes, reprints, reports, clippings, photographs, and correspondence documenting McCay's research concerning the effects of nutrition on the aging process, dietary habits of naval personnel and the development of nutritionally-sound rations during World War II, canine nutrition, fluoride and its use in water treatment, parabiosis, and the development of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate bread ("Cornell Bread"). Also included are notes, examinations, and handouts from his course on the History of Nutrition; printed reports from a U.S. Army research project on the effects of radiation on food; articles on medicine, nutrition, and animal science, collected by McCay and Sutherland E. R. Simpson and indexed by subject and author; slides used to illustrate lectures on nutrition and parabiosis; and an annotated bibliography of articles pertaining to the History of Nutrition, complied by McCay. Also, letters and notes about the naming and designation of the McCay Reading Room in Mann Library.

SUBJECTS

Names:
McCay, Clive Maine,1898-1967.
Simpson, Sutherland, 1863-1926.
Albert R. Mann Library.
Cornell University--Examinations.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Aging--Nutritional aspects.
Animal nutrition.
Animals--Research.
Medicine.
Nutrition--History.
Nutrition--Research.
Operational rations (Military supplies).

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Slides (photographs).


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Clive McCay papers, #21-14-1087. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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