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University Archives: DCOM Materials

Collection Information

Title: DCOM Materials

Collection #: 2016.021

Dates: 2007 - 2011 (bulk dates 2007-2008)

Extent: 1 Hollinger box (.4 linear feet)

Synopsis: This collection contains items related to the opening of and events associated with the opening of the DeBusk School of Osteopathic Medicine and early events of note centered around the school.

Provenance:  No provenance information available.

Processing:  This collection was processed by University Archivist (2018).

Biographical/Historical Note:  The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) began its life on August 1, 2007 on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University.  DCOM is one of LMU's newer buildings and stands on a prominent hill on the south side of the Harrogate campus .  As of February 2018, the school offers a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and a master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

Series Notes: The collection comprises a single series.  The materials in this collection were originally housed in a rough chronological order and every attempt has been made to retain that original arrangement.

Location: C.3.2

Access Notes

The University Archives & Special Collections of Lincoln Memorial University is located in the Carnegie-Vincent Library, on the 2nd Floor.  To schedule a research visit or to make inquiries, please contact Archivist Rachel Motes:

Sensitive Materials Policy

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Lincoln Memorial University assumes no responsibility.


The numbers cited in parentheses, (e.g. 1. 5), refer the researcher to the

(Box#. Folder#) in which the respective documents will be found.


Dedication Ceremony: 2007 (1. 1)

Fundraiser: 2007 (1. 2)

White Coat Ceremony: 20 October 2007 (1. 3)

TN Osteopathic Seminar: 4-8 June 2008 (1.4)

White Coat Ceremony: 18 October 2008

Holiday Card: 2010 (1. 5)

Annual Report: 2011 (1. 7)

White Coat Ceremony: 2012 (1.7)

Informational CD: n.d. (1. 8)

Photo CDs: n.d. (1 .9)

"The DO" Magazine: 2007 (1. 10)

The DO Magazine, 2008 (1. 11)


[Identification of Item], DCOM Materials, Archives and Special Collections, Lincoln Memorial University, TN, USA.

Copyright and Reproductions

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Reproductions without permission in any format are prohibited.  Items from the University Archives may not be copied, scanned, resold, exhibited, or placed on deposit with any other institution or organization without prior approval.

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