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Eileen Cunningham

See also Eileen Cunningham's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Delegate, International Congress on Libraries and Documentation Centers, Brussels, 1955
  • Delegate and Planner, First International Congress on Medical Librarianship, London, 1953
  • Delegate, International Conference on Documentation, Rome, 1951
  • Delegate, UNESCO Conference on Abstracting and Indexing, Paris, 1951
  • President, 1947-48
  • Committee on Coordinated Abstracting Service for Clinical Medicine, Chair, 1947-48
  • Committee on Periodicals and Serial Publications, Chair, 1947

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Eileen R. Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship established in her honor, 1971
  • Fellow, 1960
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1949

Publications (5 representative)

  • Cunningham ER. The Library of the Basic Medical Sciences Institute in Pakistan. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1960 Jul;48:292-8. [Cited Dec. 28, 2006]. Web document. <http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/pagerender.fcgi?artid=200494&pageindex=1>
  • Cunningham ER, Annan GL, Grinnell M. A bibliography of reference works and histories in medicine and the applied sciences. In: Doe J, Marshall ML, eds. Handbook of medical library practice. Chicago: American Library Association, 1956.
  • Cunningham ER. The improvement of medical library bibliographic service. J Med Educ 1955 Sep;30(9 Part 1):518-26
  • Cunningham ER. Reference work Including an annotated list of reference books. In: Doe J, ed. Handbook of medical library practice. Chicago: American Library Association, 1942.
  • Cunningham ER. Classification for medical literature. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1929 [revised through 5 editions 1929-1967].

Positions

  • Librarian Emeritus, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1956-65
  • Professor of Medical Library Science, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1949-1956
  • Librarian, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1929-49

MLA published statements about the fellow

(Birth 1898; Death 1965)

Edited June 19, 2006

Eileen Cunningham