Donald Zilversmit Papers,1943-1995.

Collection Number: 29-2-3245

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Donald Zilversmit papers, 1943-1995.
Collection Number:
29-2-3245
Creator:
Donald. Zilversmit
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Bound reprints.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Contains seven volumes of bound reprints concerning Professor Zilversmit's research on the relationship between diet and heart disease and cholesterol studies.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor emeritus in the Division of Nutrtional Sciences.
Donald Zilversmith was born in the Netherlands. He came to the United States in 1939 to study at the University of California-Berkeley but decided to join the Dutch Canadian Army as a medic in 1940, the year he earned his B.S. Following his service in the army, Zilversmit earned his Ph.D. at Berkeley in 1948 and joined the faculty at the University of Tennessee Medical College in Memphis. In 1966 Zilversmit joined the Cornell faculty and remained until his retirement in 1990.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Contains seven volumes of bound reprints concerning Professor Zilversmit's research on the relationship between diet and heart disease and cholesterol studies.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Zilversmit, Donald.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Coronary heart disease--Etiology.
Cholesterol--Health aspects.
Nutritional science--Study and teaching.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Donald Zilversmit papers, #29-2-3245. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Box contains seven volumes of bound reprints concerning Zilversmit's research on the relationship between diet and heart disease and cholesterol studies.