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Series 1. Professional Activities

Physical Description: 161 folders
 

Subseries 1. Clinical Care 1947-1980

Physical Description: 35 folders

Arrangement

alphabetical by hospital name (except UCLA), 27 folders; Elmer Belt Urologic Group, 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, institutional documents, minimal clinical materials for the hospitals (except UCLA) in which Dr. Belt had clinical privileges at some time; for the EB Urologic Group folders: professional correspondence, illustrations and descriptions of surgical techniques, procedures, examining room equipment, instruments, building plans, staff lists
Box 1, Folder 1

California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles 1970-1977

Scope and Content Note

newsletter, announcements
Box 1, Folder 2

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles 1957, 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

three 8x10" photographs of a Belt patient's diseased kidneys; correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the medical staff
Box 1, Folder 3

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles 1977-1980

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcements

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the medical staff
Box 1, Folder 4

Dr. David M. Brotman Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles (formerly Memorial Hospital of Southern California) 1973-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

notices for the medical staff, announcements, newsletter, seminar notices; some correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the medical staff
Box 1, Folder 5

Dr. David M. Brotman Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles (formerly Memorial Hospital of Southern California) 1976-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 or 3
Box 1, Folder 6

Dr. David M. Brotman Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles (formerly Memorial Hospital of Southern California) 1978-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3
Box 1, Folder 7

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center 1973-1974

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

newsletters, reports, brochures; publication and research listings; memos and announcements; some correspondence; Bylaws of the Medical Staff

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the medical staff for over 50 years
Box 1, Folder 8

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center 1975

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

includes American Heart Association standards for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care, and basic life support examination
Box 1, Folder 9

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center 1976-1979

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3
Box 1, Folder 10

Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1950, 1960

Physical Description: folder 1 of 6

Scope and Content Note

photo of an Acknowledgment Plaque of Donors for the Bishop Stevens Memorial Wing, 1950; eight photographs labeled on original folder "Heat exchanger (Cysto), Good-Sam 1960", plus handwritten list of 17 topics
Box 1, Folder 11

The Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1974

Physical Description: folder 2 of 6

Scope and Content Note

newsletters, reports, brochures; publication and research listings; memos and announcements including Tumor Board announcements; some correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt joined the medical staff in 1928
Box 1, Folder 12

The Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1975

Physical Description: folder 3 of 6
Box 1, Folder 13

The Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1976

Physical Description: folder 4 of 6
Box 1, Folder 14

The Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1977

Physical Description: folder 5 of 6
Box 1, Folder 15

The Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles 1978-1979

Physical Description: folder 6 of 6
Box 1, Folder 16

Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles 1965-1978

Scope and Content Note

annual renewals of courtesy staff privileges
Box 1, Folder 17

Memorial Hospital of Glendale 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

meeting schedules, announcements; invitation to a party in Dr. Belt's honor
Box 1, Folder 18

Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles 1974-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

committee minutes; by-laws and notes to medical staff; announcements; library lists; some correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was on the Consulting Staff in Urology, with surgical privileges
Box 1, Folder 19

Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles 1976-1980

Physical Description: folder 2 or 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, etc.
Box 1, Folder 20

Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles 1974-1978

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

newsletters: "Orthopaedic Hospital News"; "Under the Spire, Orthopaedic Hospital"
Box 1, Folder 21

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston 1977-1980

Scope and Content Note

Friends, and Surgical Alumni notices

Note

Dr. Belt was a Resident in General Surgery here, 1922-1923
Box 1, Folder 22

Queen of Angels Hospital, Los Angeles 1961, 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

annual request for reappointment to the Medical Staff; some correspondence
Box 1, Folder 23

Saint Francis Medical Center, Lynwood, Calif. 1957-1979

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt was a consulting, then an honorary, staff member
Box 1, Folder 24

Saint John's Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif. 1970-1978

Physical Description: folder 1 or 3

Scope and Content Note

announcements, seminar programs, by-laws for medical staff; annual report, 1976; attending staff roster, 1976

Note

Dr. Belt was on the staff through 1979
Box 1, Folder 25

Saint John's Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif. 1975-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

"Saint John's Medical Staff News"

Note

complete except for May, June 1975, Sept. 1977
Box 1, Folder 26

Saint John's Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif. 1975-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

"Saint John's Hospital and Health Center News"; Saint John's Hospital and Health Center Foundation "Report"; Medical Staff News
Box 1, Folder 27

Saint John's Hospital, Oxnard, Calif. 1975-1978

Note

Dr. Belt was an honorary staff member
Box 2, Folder 1

Elmer Belt Urologic Group. Film Library 1968-1975

Scope and Content Note

correspondence re. loans of the films Dr. Belt had produced to illustrate surgical techniques
Box 2, Folder 2

Elmer Belt Urologic Group. Medical/surgical practice

Scope and Content Note

staff lists and duty rosters; two lists of nomenclature of disease numbers for surgical procedures; two colored slides and 3x5" print, labeled "sponge"; photographs of clinical instruments [irrigator; perineal instruments and table; round retractor]; 23 4x5" photographs of examining room equipment; 20 4x5" photographs of urethral instruments
Box 2, Folder 3

Elmer Belt Urologic Group. Medical/surgical practice

Scope and Content Note

Surgical techniques: bibliography of 61 entries [original folder labeled: Surgical techniques, isolated intestinal seg. genito-urinary]. Illustrations of surgical procedures: 8 photos, uretro-sigmoidostomy; 1 photo, ureteral meatotomy; 4 photos, urethral transplant; 1 photo, urethra, Skene's ducts and Bartholin's glands; 4 ink drawings, reconstruction of ureterovesical valve; 14 photos, repair of vaginal fistula; four x-rays, four 35mm slides, and one 8/10" photo of a conjoined-twin fetus; one slide of conjoined infants; six 4x5" photos of polycystic kidneys; four 12" 78 rpm records (three look like duplicates), labeled "Abdominal prostalectomy (sic) by Dr. Elmer Belt, 12/7/49"*

Note

*these records are housed in Box 25 of the collection
Box 25, Folder 1

Elmer Belt Urologic Group. Medical/surgical practice

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photograph of drawing, mounted on cardboard, titled "Schematic drawing of animal experiment showing thoracic duct cannulation for collection of lymph", signed M. Goodwin
Box 2, Folder 4

Elmer Belt Urologic Group. Physical quarters

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photograph and negative of front entrance of 1893 Wilshire Blvd. building, owned by Dr. Belt and long-time home to the group offices; eight 8x10" photos of building's electric paneling; floor plan and wall elevations of "da Vinci Room" on second floor of group offices; 8x10" photo of floor plan for Elmer Belt medical office, 120 So. Lasky Drive, Beverly Hills
Box 2, Folder 5

Elmer Belt Urologic Group member: Dr. Bruce Gregory Belt 1959-1975

Scope and Content Note

professional correspondence

Note

see Dr. Bruce Belt's folders under "Family" for personal correspondence: Box 12, Folders 32 to 34
Box 2, Folder 6

Elmer Belt Urologic Group member: Dr. B. Lyman Stewart 1963

Note

Dr. Stewart was a long-time member of the Elmer Belt Urologic Group; his notes and letters are scattered throughout the collection
Box 2, Folder 7

Elmer Belt Urologic Group technician: Pillsbury, Joseph W. 1947-1978

Scope and Content Note

consists mostly of orders for laboratory and clinical supplies. Mr. Pillsbury was a medical technician for the Elmer Belt Urologic Group during those years
 

Subseries 2. Professional Societies and Presentations 1936-1980

Physical Description: 86 folders

Arrangement

3 series alphabetically by organization: professional societies, health care support organizations, California state agencies

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; drafts and reprints of Belt presentations; programs and meeting miscellanea
Box 2, Folder 8

Academy of Medicine of New Jersey 1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding Dr. Belt's speech on "Leonardo da Vinci and the Dawn of Modern Science" at the annual awards dinner; official program
Box 2, Folder 9

American Academy of General Practice. Oklahoma Chapter 1961

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of newspaper article ("Cancer tests urged for over-40 men", Oklahoma City Times) summarizing Dr. Belt's talk
Box 2, Folder 10

American Academy of Pediatrics 1960, 1970

Scope and Content Note

applications forms for Affiliate Fellowship, 1960; preliminary program, 39th annual meeting, 1970
Box 2, Folder 11

American Arbitration Association 1969-1975

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; some correspondence

Note

in 1969 Dr. Belt was certified as a member of the Association's National Panel
Box 2, Folder 12

American Association of Clinical Urologists 1972-1977

Scope and Content Note

annual meeting announcements
Box 2, Folder 13

American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons 1970-1978

Scope and Content Note

programs and ancillary materials for the 1970, 1976, and 1978 annual meetings, which Dr. Belt attended as a guest; includes 8x10" photographs of attendees in 1970 and 1978
Box 2, Folder 14

American Association of University Professors 1975-1979

Scope and Content Note

application for active membership; local meeting announcements; issues of the publication "Academe", 1975-1978
Box 2, Folder 15

American Board of Urology 1957-1973

Scope and Content Note

mostly comments by Dr. Belt on candidates for Board certification
Box 2, Folder 16

American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. California State Society 1960

Scope and Content Note

official program; letter from Belt to program chairman

Note

Dr. Belt presented a talk: "Early diagnosis of cancer of the prostate" at this educational conference, Palm Springs, CA
Box 2, Folder 17

American College of Surgeons 1974-1976

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements, programs; brochures

Note

includes materials from the national organization and regional chapters
Box 2, Folder 18

American College of Surgeons 1977-1979

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2
Box 2, Folder 19

American Geriatrics Society 1976-1980

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; meeting announcements
Box 2, Folder 20

American Institute of Ultrasonics in Medicine 1966-1975

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; standards; announcements; congress notice

Note

Dr. Belt was a member
Box 2, Folder 21

American Medical Association 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

announcements; notifications; Dr. Belt's annual membership cards
Box 2, Folder 22

American Medical Association. Section on Urology 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

reprint of: "The results of 1,694 consecutive simple perineal prostatectomies", by Roderick D. Turner and Elmer Belt; presented at the 1956 annual meeting, and published in "Journal of Urology", 77(6): 853-863, 1957; two sets of illustrations from slightly different numbers of patients
Box 2, Folder 23

American Occupational Medical Association 1974-1976

Scope and Content Note

newsletter: "AOMA Report"; membership directory

Note

Dr. Belt was a member
Box 2, Folder 24

American Public Health Association 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

notices to members, announcements

Note

Dr. Belt was a member
Box 2, Folder 25

American Society for the Study of Sterility 1963

Scope and Content Note

syllabus of Continuing Education in Medicine course, presented by the UCLA School of Medicine and University Extension, in cooperation with The American Society for the Study of Sterility; reprints by various authors (1954-1963); holograph draft of Dr. Belt's lecture: "Surgery in male infertility"
Box 2, Folder 26

American Urological Association 1938-1970

Scope and Content Note

reprints of presentations from various AUA meetings, plus some illustrations from no. (3) below

Note

(1) "A new anatomic approach in perineal prostatectomy", by Elmer Belt, Carl E. Ebert, and Alva C. Surber, Jr., presented at AUA meeting, Quebec, 1938, published in: "Journal of Urology", 41(4),1939; (2) "Radical perineal prostatectomy in early carcinoma of the prostate", presented at AUA meeting, New York, 1941, published in: "Journal of Urology", 48(3):287-297, 1942; (3) "A study of 229 consecutive cases of total perineal prostatectomy for cancer of the prostate", by Roderick D. Turner and Elmer Belt, presented at the annual meeting, Boston, 1956, published in: "Journal of Urology", 77(1): 62-77, 1957; (4) "Total perineal prostatectomy..." presented at the 65th annual AUA meeting, Philadelphia, 1970
Box 2, Folder 27

American Urological Association, Western Section 1936

Scope and Content Note

reprint of "Carcinoma of prostate treated by high voltage X-ray", in: "Transactions of the Western Branch Society of the American Urological Association", v.5, 1936
Box 2, Folder 28

American Urological Association, Western Section. 28th annual meeting, Pasadena, California 1952

Scope and Content Note

Section Constitution and Bylaws; correspondence by Dr. Carl E. Ebert [of the Elmer Belt Urologic Group] concerning his presentation; official program, announcements
Box 2, Folder 29

American Urological Association. Southeastern Section 1963

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photograph of certificate of honorary membership
Box 2, Folder 30

American Urological Association, Western Section 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

reprint of "Experience with the Berry Operation for the treatment of urinary incontinence in the male patient", read at the Western Section 1963 annual meeting and published in "Journal of Urology", 91(3): 267-270, 1964 [B. Lyman Stewart, 1st author]; nine 5x7" photographs of the article illustrations
Box 2, Folder 31

American Urological Association. 59th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh 1964

Scope and Content Note

official program materials; Socio-Economics Committee report
Box 2, Folder 32

American Urological Association. 60th Annual Meeting, New Orleans 1965

Scope and Content Note

official meeting documents; notes of various presentations; newspaper clippings; three 8x10" photographs of guests, some identified; one 8x10" photo of Elmer, Ruth, Bruce and Sage Belt
Box 2, Folder 33

American Urological Association 1979-1980

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements
Box 2, Folder 34

American Urological Association Allied (Southern California Paraurological Society) 1973-1979

Scope and Content Note

typescript and correspondence regarding a presentation on "A bit of the history of urology", published in 3 parts as "The dawn of urology" in "Uro-Gram" (included); recommendations for membership; programs
Box 2, Folder 35

American Venereal Disease Association 1967-1977

Scope and Content Note

announcement, membership cards
Box 2, Folder 36

Asamblea Médica de Occidente, 5th, Guadalajara, Mexico 1959

Scope and Content Note

programs, invitations, publicity; texts of some papers, including Dr. Belt's presentation: "Que hay de nuevo en urologia" and a typescript of its English original, "What's new in urology"
Box 2, Folder 37

Atlanta Post Graduate Assembly 1953-1954

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; two drafts of Ebert paper

Note

Dr. Belt was an invited speaker and participant; Dr. Carl E. Ebert [of the Elmer Belt Urologic Group] gave a presentation on nephropexy
Box 2, Folder 38

California College of Medicine (formerly: Los Angeles College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons) 1961-1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, memos, newspaper clippings regarding the conversion of the osteopathic school to a school of medicine

Note

Dr. Belt served as a reference for several of the 1962 graduates; see also: Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, Box 3, Folder 20
Box 2, Folder 39

California Medical Association 1947

Physical Description: folder 1 of 4

Scope and Content Note

"Repair of vesicovaginal fistulas, vaginal route; 13 consecutive cases", presented to the Urologic Section; typescripts of the paper and 3 commentaries about it; pen and ink illustrations of the operative procedure; extensive notes about patients; correspondence
Box 2, Folder 40

California Medical Association 1961

Physical Description: folder 2 of 4

Scope and Content Note

"Repair of vesicovaginal fistulas, vaginal route; 56 consecutive cases" [an extension of the report of 1947 in the previous folder]; notes on patients; correspondence, program; additional notes and reprints
Box 2, Folder 41

California Medical Association 1967

Physical Description: folder 3 of 4

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerning a joint meeting of the Urologic, Ob-Gyn, and General Practice Sections, at which Dr. Belt moderated a panel
Box 2, Folder 42

California Medical Association 1972-1979

Physical Description: folder 4 of 4

Scope and Content Note

certificates of attendance for continuing medical education credits; membership card, 1978
Box 3, Folder 1

Camarillo State Hospital 1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and materials relating to a presentation Dr. Belt gave at a medical staff meeting
Box 3, Folder 2

Clinical Society of Genito-Urinary Surgeons 1976

Scope and Content Note

program, 55th annual meeting, Los Angeles; correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt presented: "Fifteen minutes with Leonardo da Vinci in his studies of the genitourinary apparatus with illustrations by Leonardo himself"
Box 3, Folder 3

International Academy of Proctology. 15th Annual Teaching Seminar 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; seminar program and materials

Note

Dr. Belt presented a paper and moderated a symposium
Box 3, Folder 4

International College of Surgeons. 28th Annual Congress of the North American Federation, Los Angeles 1963

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

official programs of the Congress and the Convocation; printed invitation, and list of consular officials and other guests, for a cocktail buffet hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Belt on behalf of the ICS; correspondence re. Congress planning; letters of thanks to the Belts

Note

Dr. Belt presented a 15-minute paper: "Control of urinary incontinence in the male: Berry Method", as well as chairing the Diplomatic Corps Reception Committee
Box 3, Folder 5

International College of Surgeons. 28th Annual Congress of the North American Federation, Los Angeles 1963

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

eight 8x10" photographs of various groups at the meeting, including two of a citation presentation to Bob Hope [who acted as Master of Ceremony at the banquet]; one 8x10" photo of Dr. and Mrs. Belt in evening dress; one of Dr. Belt and Dr. William C. Casey; cover letter from Dr. Casey
Box 3, Folder 6

International College of Surgeons 1963

Scope and Content Note

some documents relating to an eastern US regional meeting and a clinic in Rome
 

International Society of Urology - see: Société Internationale d'Urologie

Box 3, Folder 7

International Meeting on Urological Endocrinosurgery, Naples 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

official program, meeting events; reprint, drafts and page proofs of Dr. Belt's presentation: "Cancer of the prostate, total perineal prostatectomy, cure and survival rates", published in "Urologia Internationalis", 19:58-62, 1965; correspondence with meeting organizer (M. Sorrentino) and other colleagues
Box 3, Folder 8

Los Angeles County Medical Association 1965-1977

Scope and Content Note

memoranda, announcements, brochures, some correspondence; five issues of LACMA Metropolitan District no. 1 Newsletter, 1970-1971
Box 3, Folder 9

Los Angeles County Medical Association Library 1971-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcements, especially of the annual Dock Lecture; article, with cover photo, of Dr. Belt as friend of the library
Box 3, Folder 10

Los Angeles County Medical Association Woman's Auxiliary 1971-1977

Scope and Content Note

announcements; Membership Roster, 1971-1972; Fall 1977 issue of "Courier", the CMA Auxiliary magazine which Ruth Belt founded and named
Box 3, Folder 11

Mexican Society of Urology (Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia). 1972-1979

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; meeting notices
Box 3, Folder 12

Mexican Society of Urology (Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia). Seventh National Congress 1955

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; photographs including Dr. Belt

Note

Dr. Belt presented several demonstrations of surgical techniques, with accompanying films
Box 3, Folder 13

Mexican Society of Urology (Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia). Seventh National Congress 1955

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

official congress materials and some presentation abstracts; souvenirs
Box 3, Folder 14

National Cancer Conference, Fifth, Philadelphia 1964

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

official programs and meeting documents; correspondence; handwritten notes from the conference; news releases and convocation program from University of Pennsylvania

Note

co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute
Box 3, Folder 15

National Cancer Conference, Fifth, Philadelphia 1964

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

typescripts of some papers presented

Note

Dr. Belt presented "The operative treatment of carcinoma of the prostate" at one Panel session
Box 3, Folder 16

National Cancer Conference, Fifth, Philadelphia 1964

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reprints and handouts; Philadelphia city ephemera
Box 3, Folder 17

New Mexico Medical Society, 76th annual meeting, Albuquerque 1958

Scope and Content Note

official program; Dr. Belt was a guest speaker: "Obstructive uropathy, its cause and effect: a consideration of this symptom complex in age groups"; six pages of handwritten notes
Box 3, Folder 18

Northwest Urological Society 1955

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding presentations at a Society meeting in December
Box 3, Folder 19

Orange County Medical Association 1965

Scope and Content Note

notes, drafts, and final text of "Medicine and the Arts", a 1-hour lecture presented by Dr. Belt; some correspondence
Box 3, Folder 20

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California 1958-1962

Scope and Content Note

an invitation to speak at a meeting of the group; subsequent correspondence, official memos, newspaper clippings, etc. pertaining to the split between the medical and osteopathic communities, and the agreement of merger between the California Medical Association and the California Osteopathic Association

Note

see also: California College of Medicine (formerly the Los Angeles College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons)
Box 3, Folder 21

Pacific Coast Fertility Society 1960

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of: "Surgical vasectomy to produce sterility in the male and the surgical restoration of the patency of the vas after vasectomy to repair this lesion", presented by Dr. Belt at the 9th annual meeting, Las Vegas; handwritten notes

Note

see also subject folder: Re-anastomosis
Box 3, Folder 22

Pacific Coast Fertility Society 1971, 1975

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

Program and Membership Roster, 19th Annual Meeting, 1971; meeting announcements, 1975

Note

Dr. Belt was an active member
Box 3, Folder 23

Pacific Coast Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1941

Scope and Content Note

the bound volume of the society's "Transactions", v.11, 1941, which includes "The male factor in infertility" by Dr. Belt, an invited presentation at the 1940 scientific program
Box 3, Folder 24

Pan American Medical Association 1967-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, 1974 membership card, announcements
Box 3, Folder 25

Sociedad de Cirugía de Baja California, Tijuana 1959

Scope and Content Note

program; correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt gave a lecture and a demonstration
 

Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia - see: Mexican Society of Urology

Box 3, Folder 26

Société Internationale d'Urologie (International Society of Urology) 1962-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; notice and reports on meetings; membership list for 1975
Box 3, Folder 27

Société Internationale d'Urologie (International Society of Urology). XIIIth Congress 1964

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

program documents and invitations; personal invitations; ephemera
Box 3, Folder 28

Société Internationale d'Urologie (International Society of Urology). XIIIth Congress 1964

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

reports; handbook including program
Box 3, Folder 29

Société Internationale d'Urologie (International Society of Urology). XVth Congress, Tokyo 1970

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, program, list of participants; draft and typescripts of Dr. Belt's presentation; business cards and photographs; ephemera
Box 3, Folder 30

Société Internationale d'Urologie (International Society of Urology). XVIth Congress, Amsterdam 1973

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; typescript of presentation; program, etc.

Note

Dr. Belt was unable to attend the Congress because of illness; the paper was presented by his co-author, Dr. Fritz H. Schroeder
Box 3, Folder 31

Society for Pediatric Urology 1964-1980

Scope and Content Note

14th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, program, 1964; announcements; "Posterior urethral valves in the year 1921", by Elmer Belt, contributed to the Society Newsletter, 1977
Box 3, Folder 32

Society for the Scientific Study of Sex 1974-1979

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements, including: International Congress of Medical Sexology, 1974; membership card for 1979
Box 3, Folder 33

Society of University Urology Residents, Emory University 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Charles Rieser, MD; University brochures; newspaper clipping

Note

Dr. Belt gave a presentation to the group
Box 3, Folder 34

Southwestern Medical Association Annual Meetings, Albuquerque 1949, 1962

Scope and Content Note

1949: text of "Office urology", an address by Dr. Belt; 1962: he was a guest speaker, presenting "Diagnosis of cancer of the prostate gland", and "Vasectomy for sterilization"; official program; correspondence; notes; newspaper clippings
Box 3, Folder 35

Texas Urological Society. Annual meeting. 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; meeting program

Note

Dr. Belt presented a clinical paper, demonstrated a surgical procedure on a patient, and gave an after-dinner speech on Leonardo da Vinci
Box 4, Folder 1

University of Washington, Seattle 1966

Scope and Content Note

correspondence relating to Dr. Belt's week as a visiting surgeon; newspaper clippings re. Dr. Julian Ansell and mountain climbing
Box 4, Folder 2

Miscellaneous professional organizations, A-C 1963-1979

Scope and Content Note

scattered newsletters, announcements, brochures and other impersonal documents

Note

included are: American Academy of Dermatology, American Association of Medical Clinics, American College of Physicians, American Council on Occupational Fatigue, American Group Practice Association, American Heart Association Council on the Kidney, American Hospital Association, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, American Society of Law and Medicine, Cooperative of American Physicians
Box 4, Folder 3

Miscellaneous professional organizations, M-Z 1967-1979

Scope and Content Note

scattered newsletters, announcements, brochures and other impersonal documents

Note

included are: National Rehabilitation Association, National Society for Medical Research
Box 4, Folder 4

Affiliated Hospitals Center 1978-1979

Scope and Content Note

newsletter: "ACH Report"
Box 4, Folder 5

American Academy of Medical Preventics 1974

Scope and Content Note

program and announcements for the Academy's Fall Conference, 1974, on cardiovascular therapies
Box 4, Folder 6

American Cancer Society 1975-1979

Scope and Content Note

newsletters, brochures, meeting announcements
Box 4, Folder 7

American Diabetes Association, and Diabetes Association of Southern California 1973-1975

Scope and Content Note

regional and chapter meeting announcements; national and local newsletters and other publications
Box 4, Folder 8

Association for Voluntary Sterilization 1963-1969

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcements; newsletter

Note

formerly known as: Human Betterment Association for Voluntary Sterilization
Box 4, Folder 9

Association for Voluntary Sterilization 1970-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newsletter; announcements
Box 4, Folder 10

California Association of Rehabilitation Facilities 1974-1975

Scope and Content Note

newsletter: "The Facilitator"
Box 4, Folder 11

Kidney Foundation of Southern California, and National Kidney Foundation 1975-1980

Scope and Content Note

newsletters, announcements, memoranda
Box 4, Folder 12

International Planned Parenthood Federation, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newsletter issues: "Research in Reproduction"
Box 4, Folder 13

Medical Research Association of California 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

membership cards; newsletter; meeting announcements
Box 4, Folder 14

Medical Symposium Society of Los Angeles (The Medical Symposium of Los Angeles) 1958, 1975

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; membership application, bylaws; meeting announcements
Box 4, Folder 15

Various state agencies 1959-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with: Dept. of Rehabilitation, Calif. Health and Welfare Agency, Public Health Assoc., Dept. of Social Welfare, Professional and Vocational Standards, Board of Medical Examiners, etc.
Box 4, Folder 16

California State Board of Public Health 1959

Scope and Content Note

correspondence re. Governor Knight's failure to reappoint Dr. Belt; reminiscences about appointment and work on the Board
 

Subseries 3. Honors and Awards 1962-1977

Physical Description: 7 folders

Arrangement

by date
Box 4, Folder 17

Doctor of Laws degree, honorary 1962

Scope and Content Note

photocopy and negative of the diploma of award

Note

conferred by the Regents of the University of California "in recognition of his meritorious achievements", in Los Angeles, June 8, 1962; for photograph, see Box 11, Folder 27
Box 4, Folder 18

Award for University Service, Dr. and Mrs. Elmer Belt 1964

Scope and Content Note

news clip from "UCLA Alumni Magazine", July-August 1964, with picture of Dr. and Mrs. Belt

Note

awarded by the UCLA Alumni Association
Box 4, Folder 19

International Symposium on Leonardo da Vinci 1966

Scope and Content Note

official program

Note

the symposium marked the opening of the new Dickson Art Center at UCLA, and the subject was chosen to express the University's appreciation for Dr. Belt's gift of his Library of Vinciana; correspondence regarding the symposium is scattered throughout the papers
Box 4, Folder 20

Sir Thomas More Medal for Book Collecting, awarded by the Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco 1971-1972

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcement, program, and citation awarded at the ceremony; brochures of the Gleeson Library Associates
 

"Elmer Belt at Eighty: a Tribute" 1973

Scope and Content Note

celebration at The Ralph Freud Playhouse, Macgowan Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, April 12, 1973

Note

see: folders on Elmer Belt's 80th birthday under "Personal" Series
Box 4, Folder 21

Nomination for the Sheen Awards 1974

Scope and Content Note

awards announcement and list of previous honorees; letters of support for Dr. Belt

Note

the nomination came from the Medical Staff of the Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles
Box 4, Folder 22

Special plaque from the medical faculty, alumni, and students of the UCLA School of Medicine, awarded at the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony of the 21st graduating class 1975

Scope and Content Note

reduced facsimile of the plaque; program of the award ceremony; numerous letters of congratulation
Box 4, Folder 23

Aesculapian Award 1977

Scope and Content Note

awarded at the 22nd anniversary convocation of the UCLA School of Medicine, for Dr. Belt's "extraordinarily outstanding contributions" to the medical school
 

Subseries 4. Publications 1920-1978

Physical Description: 33 folders

Arrangement

28 folders on medical topics, then 8 folders on da Vinci

Scope and Content Note

only a part of Dr. Belt's huge published output; additional publications and presentations are entered under "Professional Societies and Meetings"; Folder 11, Box 21 contains some publication listings
Box 4, Folder 24

Typed list of publications on all subjects 1920-1977

Scope and Content Note

a draft copy with many pencil annotations
Box 4, Folder 25

Reprints: Medical publications 1920-1925

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reprints or photocopies of articles, chapters, book reviews, etc.
Box 4, Folder 26

Reprints: Medical publications 1931-1942

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reprints or photocopies of articles, chapters, book reviews, addresses, etc.
Box 4, Folder 27

Reprints: Medical publications 1943-1977

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reprints or photocopies of articles, chapters, book reviews, addresses, etc.
Box 4, Folder 28

"An experimental study of ureteroduodenostomy", by Frank Hinman and A. Elmer Belt 1922

Scope and Content Note

photocopy, published in: "Journal of A.M.A.", 79(23): 1017-1024, Dec. 2, 1922
Box 4, Folder 29

"The cystoscope and its use", by Elmer Belt and Donald A. Charnock, and "Modern tests of renal function", by Elmer Belt 1936

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of two chapters in: "Modern Urology, V. II", edited by Hugh Cabot; Philadelphia, Lea and Febiger
Box 4, Folder 30

""The Practice of Medicine" by William Osler, the Book of Greatest Influence upon my Life", by Elmer Belt 1937

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of published address given before the Zamorano Club, Los Angeles; photo of the Osler portrait painted by Seymour Thomas [a larger copy in the oversize Box 25, Folder 4]; photocopy of a Christmas card sent by the Elmer Belt Urologic Group, featuring the Osler portrait; one-page description outlining the circumstances of the creation of the portrait; reprint of an article by Willard E. Goodwin from the "Bulletin of the History of Medicine", 20(5): 611-652, 1946, titled "William Osler and Howard A. Kelly: physicians, medical historians, friends, as revealed by nineteen letters from Osler to Kelly"; *6-page typed letter from Belt to Prof. Hedley Atkins, London, retailing some amusing anecdotes about Osler; *letter from Kate Steinitz explaining variations between the 1st and 2nd printings of the 1st edition of Osler's "Principles and Practice of Medicine"; *six 8x10" negatives of Osler citations and certificates

Note

source of starred (*) materials: gift of Jeff Weber, 2009; see also material on Seymour Thomas, Box 24, Folder 14
Box 4, Folder 31

"Sterilization", by Elmer Belt 1940

Scope and Content Note

reprint from "Pacific Coast Medicine, 7(1), January 1940; 3 pp.
Box 4, Folder 32

"A doctor's estimate of Governor Olson", by Elmer Belt 1942

Scope and Content Note

in: "The Family Physician", 5(7):12-13,26-27, Oct. 1942; photocopy
Box 4, Folder 33

"Hyperion Beach pollution survey reveals dangerous condition", by Elmer Belt 1942

Scope and Content Note

in: "Western City"; photocopy

Note

Dr. Belt was President of the California State Board of Public Health at the time
Box 4, Folder 34

"Role of roentgenography and radiotherapy in the development of urology", by N. S. R. Maluf. 1955-1956

Scope and Content Note

outline and three draft stages of the manuscript; correspondence, mostly with Lawrence Reynolds, editor of the "American Journal of Roentgenology"

Note

Dr. Belt was originally asked to provide a paper on this topic; he elicited Dr. Maluf's help, and subsequently decided that Dr. Maluf deserved to be sole author. See also: correspondence folder for Dr. Maluf
Box 4, Folder 35

"Operations on the prostate" 1955-1956, 1960

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Springer-Verlag, publishers of the Encyclopedia of Urology (Handbuch der Urologie)

Note

Dr. Belt had a contract to supply the above chapter, but there is no indication that he submitted a manuscript
Box 4, Folder 36

"Tumors of the bladder" and "Tumors of the ureter", in: "Cancer: diagnosis and treatment", edited by John B. Field. Boston: Little, Brown 1956-1959

Scope and Content Note

text of two chapters; extensive notes
Box 4, Folder 37

"Ureter and kidney--injuries and diseases", chapter by Elmer and Bruce Belt, in: "Traumatic Medicine and Surgery for the Attorney", vol. 5 1960-1969

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Butterworth, publishers; numerous illustrations, some not used in the publication

Note

see also the next folder for publication of a revised chapter published by Mathew Bender
Box 4, Folder 38

"Ureter and kidney--injuries and diseases", chapter 286 by Elmer Belt, in: "Attorney's Textbook of Medicine" 1972-1977

Scope and Content Note

published by Matthew Bender, 1949-; reprint pages are dated 1972

Note

revision of the chapter published by Butterworth in 1962
Box 4, Folder 39

"Repair of vesicovaginal and urethrovaginal fistulas" 1964

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding a symposium contribution, to be published in "Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology"

Note

for other materials on vesicovaginal fistula, see folder 1 and 2 under California Medical Association
Box 4, Folder 40

"A sensible approach to use of the catheter" 1967-1975

Scope and Content Note

an article "prepared with the assistance of Elmer Belt", published in "Patient Care", Oct. 1967; 1975 request from an editor to consider updating
Box 4, Folder 41

"Surgical reconstruction of the penis in skin losses, using scrotum skin", by Salvador Castañares and Elmer Belt 1968

Scope and Content Note

reprint; pen and ink illustrations; 19 35mm slides of the operation

Note

published in: "British Journal of Plastic Surgery", XXI(3): 253-257, July 1968
Box 4, Folder 42

"The Continuity of Education" 1964-1973

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt describes his own history as a medical student, physician and surgeon in urology, a State Board of Public Health member, and a book collector, and also the story behind the founding of the UCLA School of Medicine for a chapter in: "There was Light: autobiography of a university, Berkeley, 1868-1968", ed. by Irving Stone. Doubleday, 1970; correspondence with Stone concerning the chapter, plus some earlier letters; typescripts of four other contributions to the volume, by John W. Gardner, W.F. Libby, George Stewart, and Paul Schuster Taylor.
Box 4, Folder 43

"Total perineal prostatectomy in 398 patients with cancer of the prostate", by Elmer Belt and Fritz H. Schroeder 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

notes and drafts of the paper; German and English typescripts; original illustrations and slides; reprint; invitation, and published commentaries on the Symposium

Note

presented at: the "International Symposium on the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Prostate", Berlin, 1969; published in: "Der Urologe", IX A(2): 65-68, 1970
Box 5, Folder 1

Perineal prostatectomy undated

Scope and Content Note

text dictated by Dr. Belt describing the surgical technique to be used, including legends for figures, but no illustrations; also a 1969 six-page letter to John L. Denman, MD, with detailed surgical description of the prostatectomy operation; also reprints by Theodore H. Lehman and M. M. Parker

Note

the original folder bore the legend: "Exhibit in Basement; for record"
Box 5, Folder 2

Research materials on prostate cancer and results of radical perineal prostatectomies ca. 1927-1948

Scope and Content Note

notes and tables

Note

original folder had notation "Dr. Heller's notes on patients"
Box 5, Folder 3

"Total perineal prostatectomy for carcinoma of the prostate", by Elmer Belt and Fritz H. Schroeder 1971-1972

Scope and Content Note

reprint; paper draft and illustrations; some correspondence; program of AUA meeting at which paper was originally presented

Note

presented at: American Urological Association, 65th annual meeting, Philadelphia, 1970; published in: "The Journal of Urology", 107(1): 91-96, 1972
Box 5, Folder 4

Publications in "Human Sexuality" 1970-1978

Scope and Content Note

drafts and edited texts, correspondence for: "Prosthetic aids for impotence", October 1970; "Commentary" on "Sex after urologic surgery", p.259, October 1973; "Surgical restoration of foreskin", pp.129-30, March 1974; "My most unusual sexual case", p.74, April 1978; additional correspondence
Box 5, Folder 5

"What is a urologist?" 1978

Scope and Content Note

several drafts of a submission for a press kit of the American Urological Association; some correspondence
Box 5, Folder 6

Reprints: Publications on Leonardo da Vinci and other historical topics 1950-1965

Scope and Content Note

articles, book reviews
Box 5, Folder 7

"Art education in contemporary life" 1958

Physical Description: water-damaged, pages glued together

Scope and Content Note

page proof; published in: Pacific Art Association Bulletin, February 1958
Box 5, Folder 8

"The professional library: the precious tool of our civilization" undated

Scope and Content Note

10-page double-spaced typescript; referred to by Kate Steinitz in 1959 as "...the Loma Linda lecture"
Box 5, Folder 9

Introduction to "The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci" 1962

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; typed draft of Dr. Belt's original text and the edited form; address lists of recipients of gift copies from Dr. Belt

Note

published in much abridged form by Borden Pub. Co. in their soft-cover Master Draughtsman Series
Box 5, Folder 10

"Leonardo the Florentine (1452-1519)" 1965

Scope and Content Note

typescript of manuscript, photograph of illustrations; correspondence; reprint with final corrections

Note

published in "Investigative Urology" 3(1): 99-109, 1965
Box 5, Folder 11

Book review of "Trial and Triumph: a novel about Maimonides", by Lester M. Morrison and Richard G. Hubler, Crown, 1965 1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; several drafts of Dr. Belt's review; photocopies of two other reviews of the book

Note

Dr. Belt's review published in: "Los Angeles County Medical Association Bulletin", Dec. 2, 1965: 38-42
Box 5, Folder 12

"The joy of Kate Steinitz"; introduction to the 80th birthday tribute: "Kate Steinitz, Librarian, Artist, Scholar", in: "Wilson Library Bulletin", 44(5): 514-517, 1970 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

issue of the bulletin; typed copies of Dr. Belt's and Jake Zeitlin's contributions; typescript: "The professional librarian; the precious tool of our civilization", [no author; probably Dr. Belt]; correspondence

Note

Kate Steinitz was Dr. Belt's librarian, co-builder of the da Vinci Library, and a da Vinci scholar in her own right; see also the many Kate Steinitz correspondence folders
Box 5, Folder 13

"Manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci" undated

Scope and Content Note

typed draft of talk or article

Note

an attached note says "not complete"
 

Series 2. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 1943-1980

Physical Description: 135 folders

Scope and Content Note

a large mass of materials ranging from high import (e.g.: founding of the School of Medicine; gift of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana; financial support for programs in the Departments of Surgery and Urology and on the campus generally) to routine departmental memos and campus ephemera

Arrangement

grouped by organizational units on the campus: schools, departments, etc.
 

Subseries 1. UCLA School of Medicine 1943-1980

Physical Description: 51 folders

Arrangement

by departments and units

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt held an appointment as Clinical Professor of Surgery (Urology) in the UCLA School of Medicine from the beginning of the School until his death, and taught and attended occasional rounds almost that long
Box 5, Folder 14

Founding of the UCLA School of Medicine 1943, 1946

Scope and Content Note

1943 letter from Dr. Belt to Judge Dudley S. Valentine outlining the need for another medical school in Los Angeles, under the auspices of UCLA; 8x10" photograph of Governor Earl Warren signing legislation authorizing appropriations for a medical school at UCLA; Dr. Belt is one of the five men watching the governor
Box 5, Folder 15

Group portrait of the Founding Professors of the School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 1959-1961

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

extensive correspondence from the preliminary stages through the unveiling ceremony and after, including letters to and from Charles F. Cross, portrait artist; list of donors

Note

the Founders' portrait depicts: Drs. Charles Carpenter, Andrew Dowdy, John Lawrence, William Longmire, and Stafford Warren. Dr. Belt was a prime mover of this project
Box 5, Folder 16

Group portrait of the Founding Professors of the School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 1960

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

color photos of the Founders portrait, and of individual portraits of Drs. Charles Carpenter, Andrew Dowdy, John Lawrence, William Longmire, and Stafford Warren in more informal dress, also painted by Charles Cross

Note

each 5x7" photo mounted in cardboard folder
Box 5, Folder 17

Budgetary and fiscal procedure chart, UCLA School of Medicine undated

Scope and Content Note

Organization chart, marked "Work sheet only; not for issue"
Box 5, Folder 18

Mellinkoff, Dr. Sherman M. 1962-1968

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; memos from the Dean's Office; newspaper clippings

Note

Dr. Mellinkoff was Dean of the UCLA School of Medicine, 1952-1986; Belt's letter of July 10, 1962 has interesting background to founding of UCLA School of Medicine
Box 5, Folder 19

Mellinkoff, Dr. Sherman M. 1969-1980

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

includes typescript of "The position of the Association of American Medical Colleges on the Carnegie Commission report, "Higher education and the nation's health", Dec. 1970
Box 5, Folder 20

Field, Dr. John 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

Draft of report to the Macy Foundation: "Medical Education in the United States: late 19th and 20th centuries", and reprint of "The Flexner Report after sixty years - an appreciation"

Note

Associate Dean UCLA School of Medicine
Box 5, Folder 21

UCLA Medicine. Report of the UCLA School of Medicine. 1965-66

Scope and Content Note

the first two issues of a magazine intended to be a "...periodic communication joining all who have interests and memories and aspirations touching the UCLA School of Medicine."
Box 5, Folder 22

Medicine at UCLA. Report of UCLA School of Medicine. 1977

Scope and Content Note

first issue of a new magazine for alumni, faculty and friends
Box 5, Folder 23

UCLA School of Medicine Convocation 1977 May 14

Scope and Content Note

text of four presentations; correspondence
Box 5, Folder 24

UCLA School of Medicine Hippocratic Oath Ceremony 1961-1978

Scope and Content Note

invitations
Box 5, Folder 25

Veritas. Official publication of the UCLA Medical Students' Council 1969

Scope and Content Note

V.I, No. 1 - V. II, No. 3 (May-Nov. 1969) (8 issues)
Box 5, Folder 26

Departmental memoranda, announcements, general correspondence 1959-1979

Note

Dr. Belt was a Clinical Professor of Surgery/Urology, joining the Department in 1951
Box 5, Folder 27

Weekend conference: "The Department of Surgery Planning Session for the Seventies" 1970

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary materials; "Final Report of the Task Force on Departmental Reform, September 1969"; descriptive brochure of the Lake Arrowhead Conference Center

Note

Dr. Belt was invited to attend as one representative of the clinical faculty
Box 5, Folder 28

Barker, Dr. Wiley F. (and Nan) 1961-1976

Scope and Content Note

professional and personal correspondence
Box 5, Folder 29

Longmire, Dr. William P. Jr. 1957-1979

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, both professional and personal

Note

Dr. Longmire, Professor of Surgery, was one of the five founding fathers of the UCLA School of Medicine and the first Chair of the Department, a position he filled until 1976. See also folders for "The Fund for Visiting Professors" and "Founders' Portrait" for additional correspondence, and both Founders folders for painted portraits
Box 5, Folder 30

Maloney, Dr. James V. Jr. 1956-1972

Scope and Content Note

correspondence

Note

Dr. Maloney was Professor of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, and Chair of the Department. Later, more general, correspondence can be found with the Surgery memos
Box 5, Folder 31

Rand, Dr. Robert W. 1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence
Box 5, Folder 32

Urist, Dr. Marshall R. 1961-1972

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, both professional and personal

Note

Dr. Urist joined the UCLA School of Medicine Department of Surgery in 1948 as an adjunct orthopedic surgeon and research scientist and retained the affiliation until his death in 1981.
Box 5, Folder 33

Division of Urology memoranda, announcements, correspondence 1961-1969

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Note

includes a color snapshot of a group at a luncheon honoring the visiting Dr. England, at the Los Angeles Country Club; Dr. Belt is at the head of the table (5/11/64)
Box 5, Folder 34

Division of Urology memoranda, announcements, correspondence 1970-1974

Physical Description: folder 2 or 3
Box 5, Folder 35

Division of Urology memoranda, announcements, correspondence 1975-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3
Box 5, Folder 36

Goodwin, Dr. Willard E. (Elmer) 1952-1974

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; reprints by Goodwin and others; photograph of Goodwin as a child; eight 8x10" portraits; newspaper clipping about Goodwin's 1951 UCLA appointment as founding Chair of Urology Division; 2.25 x 2.25" negatives of Dr. Goodwin in a library

Note

Dr. Goodwin was Dr. Belt's nephew; their correspondence is spread widely throughout the papers; according to the original folder, the portraits were taken by Karsh, [probably soon after 1951]; other photographs of Dr. Goodwin and his family are noted throughout the collection
Box 5, Folder 37

Kaufman, Dr. Joseph J. (and Phyllis) 1960-1967

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, Kaufman reprints

Note

Dr. Kaufman joined the faculty in 1960 and served as Chair, Division of Urology, 1970-1984
Box 6, Folder 1

Kaufman, Dr. Joseph J. 1968-1972

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, reprints
Box 6, Folder 2

Kaufman, Dr. Joseph J. 1973-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, reprints
Box 6, Folder 3

The Fund for the Advancement of Urology 1952-1970

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

statement describing the fund (undated), whose purpose was soliciting donations; correspondence, minutes, tax documents

Note

The Fund was a private charitable trust set up to support urological research, particularly in the UCLA School of Medicine; Dr. Belt was a founder and a trustee of the Fund
Box 6, Folder 4

The Fund for the Advancement of Urology 1971-1974

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence among the trustees, including considerations of termination of the fund; final tax documents; legal documents and correspondence regarding legacies
Box 6, Folder 5

The Fund for Visiting Professors 1962-1968

Physical Description: folder 1 of 5

Scope and Content Note

Declaration of Trust; correspondence, bank statements, tax returns; financial reports, meeting minutes, and resolutions toward honorariums

Note

Dr. Belt was a trustee of the private fund, which supported visitors to the UCLA Department of Surgery, and he often took responsibility for the entertainment of the visitors
Box 6, Folder 6

The Fund for Visiting Professors 1969-1972

Physical Description: folder 2 of 5
Box 6, Folder 7

The Fund for Visiting Professors 1973-1974

Physical Description: folder 3 of 5
Box 6, Folder 8

The Fund for Visiting Professors 1975-1976

Physical Description: folder 4 of 5
Box 6, Folder 9

The Fund for Visiting Professors 1977-1980

Physical Description: folder 5 of 5
Box 6, Folder 10

California Institute for Cancer Research 1960, 1970-1972

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reports, meeting minutes, financial statements of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and other Committees; some correspondence

Note

the CICR was established in 1947 in the UCLA Center for Health Sciences; Dr. Belt was a founding and continuing member of the Board of Directors
Box 6, Folder 11

California Institute for Cancer Research 1973-1975

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reports, etc.
Box 6, Folder 12

California Institute for Cancer Research 1976-1977

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

reports, etc.
Box 6, Folder 13

UCLA Cancer Center Bulletin 1973-1977

Scope and Content Note

bimonthly

Note

published by the UCLA Cancer Center, later the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Box 6, Folder 14

Stein, Dr. Justin J. 1956-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, newspaper clippings, and Stein reprints

Note

Dr. Stein was appointed Professor of Radiological Sciences at UCLA in 1952 and was Chief of Radiation Therapy
Box 6, Folder 15

The Leo G. Rigler Center for Radiological Sciences 1971

Scope and Content Note

invitation to the Center's dedication
Box 6, Folder 16

Carpenter, Dr. Charles M. 1956-1966

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; includes an 8 x 10" photograph "First meeting of Department Chairmen of the UCLA School of Medicine with Chancellor Murphy", April 19, 1960

Note

Dr. Carpenter was Professor and Chairman of the Department, and one of the founding department chairs of the UCLA School of Medicine; for a painted portrait, see Founders folders: Box 5, Folders 15-16
Box 6, Folder 17

Maxwell, Dr. Morton H. 1960-1967

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newspaper clipping; forms for kidney stone project
Box 6, Folder 18

Miscellany 1974-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence
Box 6, Folder 19

Departmental miscellany 1957-1970

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, largely with Drs. Horace Magoun and C.D. O'Malley; O'Malley, Magoun and Leslie Agnew reprints; Department announcements

Note

in 1959 Dr. Belt was appointed Lecturer in Medical History (without salary) in the Division of Medical History, a division of the Department of Anatomy; in 1967 the Division became a separate Department of Medical History
Box 6, Folder 20

International Symposium on the History of Medical Education 1968-1970

Scope and Content Note

program; correspondence; typescript and reprints of presentations

Note

see also John Field folder
Box 6, Folder 21

Rose, Dr. Augustus S. (and Grace) 1958-1970

Box 6, Folder 22

Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI) 1958-1976

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newspaper clippings
Box 6, Folder 23

Department of Anatomy 1961-1967

Scope and Content Note

annual reports; some correspondence, memos
Box 6, Folder 24

Department of Anatomy 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

annual reports; some correspondence, memos
Box 6, Folder 25

UCLA Medical Society 1963-1968

Scope and Content Note

announcements of meetings
Box 6, Folder 26

UCLA Medical Faculty Society 1963

Scope and Content Note

one letter thanking Dr. Belt for a generous contribution
Box 6, Folder 27

UCLA Medical Faculty Wives 1974

Scope and Content Note

announcement and invitation
 

Subseries 2. UCLA Hospital and Clinics 1955-1979

Physical Description: 4 folders

Arrangement

by topic
Box 6, Folder 28

UCLA Medical Center Auxiliary 1967-1971

Scope and Content Note

agenda for Board of Directors meeting; announcement
Box 6, Folder 29

Medical staff of the UCLA Hospital 1955-1979

Scope and Content Note

Tumor Registry statistics for 1955; notices, reappointment forms, hospital brochure

Note

Dr. Belt had staff privileges at the UCLA Hospital
Box 6, Folder 30

Wilson Pavilion Project 1964-1969

Scope and Content Note

reports, memoranda, and correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the Fund Raising Committee
Box 7, Folder 1

Jules Stein Eye Institute 1971

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Dr. Robert E. Christensen
 

Subseries 3. UCLA School of Public Health 1966-1974

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 7, Folder 2

Memoranda, announcements 1966-1974

 

Subseries 4. School of Nursing 1969-1979

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 7, Folder 3

Miscellany 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

announcement, newspaper clipping, etc.
 

Subseries 5. UCLA Libraries 1951-1979

Physical Description: 55 folders

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, publicity, and photographs, plus materials concerning content and legal matters relating to the gift of the Vinciana Library; extensive and long-lasting correspondence with three people exceedingly important to the organization, scholarly utilization, and world-wide awareness of the Vinciana Library: Dr. Ladislao Reti, Professor Carlo Pedretti, and Kate Trauman Steinitz, Dr. Belt's invaluable librarian
Box 7, Folder 4

Correspondence, publications, announcements 1961-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence mainly with Robert Vosper, University Librarian (1961-1973); some annual reports, library guides; publications by Mr. Vosper and other library personnel; Oral History Program brochure
Box 7, Folder 5

Library publications 1977-1978

Scope and Content Note

"UCLA Librarian" (newsletter; v.XXX: 1-12, v,XXXI: 3-12); attached to XXX:6, a short letter to Page Ackerman on her retirement as University Librarian
Box 7, Folder 6

Library publications 1979-1980

Scope and Content Note

"UCLA Librarian" (newsletter; v.XXII: 1-11, v.XXXIII: 1-3). "Seven Years of Community Support, 1971-1978: some gifts that have helped UCLA Library grow from three to four million volumes"
Box 7, Folder 7

Friends of the UCLA Library 1959-1980

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcements; publications of the UCLA Library, The Friends, and the School of Library Service

Note

Friends of the Library was an independent library support group
Box 7, Folder 8

Report on collections donated to the Biomedical Library by Dr. Belt 1974

Scope and Content Note

Report by Belt Librarian Mae Babitz to Dr. Belt concerning the state and care of the S. Weir Mitchell books and Florence Nightingale items which he had donated to the Biomedical Library
Box 7, Folder 9

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 1960-1979

Scope and Content Note

announcements, brochures, annual report, some correspondence
Box 7, Folder 10

Powell, Lawrence Clark, Ph.D. 1957-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes a number of Powell reprints and a copy of his "Bibliographers of the Golden State"
Box 7, Folder 11

Personal correspondence between library personnel and Dr. Belt 1972-1979

Box 7, Folder 12

The Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana 1957

Scope and Content Note

brochure; press releases and press notices; newspaper and journal clippings and reprints
Box 7, Folder 13

"Valuable Leonardo da Vinci Library given to UCLA" 1961

Scope and Content Note

UCLA news release regarding the gift
Box 7, Folder 14

Dedication of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana 1961

Scope and Content Note

eight 8x10" photographs
Box 7, Folder 15

Background documents for the gift of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana to UCLA 1959-1962

Scope and Content Note

correspondence on legal matters and the decision in which UCLA library to place the collection
Box 7, Folder 16

The fourth donation to the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana at UCLA 1973

Scope and Content Note

a list of the additional books donated by the Belts, bound in a presentation booklet by Kate Steinitz and Mae Babitz
Box 7, Folder 17

Further gifts to the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana at UCLA 1971-1977

Scope and Content Note

Book lists, deeds of gift, acknowledgement of gifts
Box 7, Folder 18

Article and photographs for magazine "Friends" by Lou Jacob 1963

Scope and Content Note

draft of article and captions, and six of the photographs taken by Mr. Jacob of Dr. Belt in the temporary library; cover letter from Jacobs to Kate Steinitz
Box 7, Folder 19

General correspondence 1962-1979

Scope and Content Note

many letters between UCLA Library staff and Dr. Belt, plus outside correspondence; much interest expressed in the "Catalogue of the Incunabula in the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana", compiled by Frances L. Finger of the Library

Note

letter to Talbott (9/28/70) gives details of Belt auto accident
Box 7, Folder 20

Correspondence with Belt Library of Vinciana staff at UCLA 1966-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondents were Frances Finger, Joyce Ludmer, Vicky Steele, and library assistants
Box 7, Folder 21

Buba, Mrs. Joy 1976-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerns purchase of the second casting of a portrait sculpture of Dr. George Washington Corner, created by Mrs. Buba; the piece is now installed in the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana at UCLA

Note

Dr. Corner was Dr. Belt's first Professor of Anatomy at Berkeley, and the person who led to his interest in da Vinci
Box 7, Folder 22

"Leonardo da Vinci", catalog of an exhibition 1951

Scope and Content Note

mounted by the International Business Machines Corporation; includes an essay "Leonardo da Vinci the Scientist" by Ludwig Heinrich Heydenreich, and many photographs of models which were built based on da Vinci's drawings

Note

Dr. Belt is thanked in the Acknowledgments "for the use of his great Library of Vinciana and...the untiring help of Kate Trauman Steinitz and Margot Archer, Librarians"
Box 7, Folder 23

"The Doctor and da Vinci": an exhibit at the California Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, of items from the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, plus photographs of Dr. Belt 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

announcement; correspondence; newspaper clippings

Note

publicity photographs for the exhibit in folders: "Photographs of Dr. Belt" and "Family photographs"
Box 7, Folder 24

Pedretti, Professor Carlo (and Rosanna) 1954-1965

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; Pedretti reprints

Note

the young Italian da Vinci scholar was brought to UCLA in 1959 through Dr. Belt's urging and influence
Box 7, Folder 25

Pedretti, Professor Carlo (and Rosanna) 1966-1972

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3
Box 7, Folder 26

Pedretti, Professor Carlo (and Rosanna) 1973-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

includes Dr. Belt's reminiscence of Pedretti's coming to UCLA
Box 7, Folder 27

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1952-1955

Physical Description: folder 1 of 21

Scope and Content Note

correspondence: mainly notes and reports from KS to EB; also correspondence from around the world to KS and EB concerning da Vinci-related affairs; inquiries about da Vinci specifics; reprints by KS and others; photographs of KS and family, and others

Note

Kate Steinitz was Dr. Belt's longtime librarian, an artist who became a Renaissance and da Vinci scholar in her own right and published extensively
Box 7, Folder 28

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1952-1955

Physical Description: folder 2 of 21

Scope and Content Note

postcards sent to Mrs. Steinitz; a small photo album of Le Clos Lucé, da Vinci's last residence
Box 7, Folder 29

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1958-1959

Physical Description: folder of 3 of 21
Box 7, Folder 30

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1960

Physical Description: folder of 4 of 21
Box 7, Folder 31

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1961

Physical Description: folder 5 of 21
Box 7, Folder 32

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1962

Physical Description: folder 6 of 21
Box 7, Folder 33

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1963

Physical Description: folder 7 of 21
Box 7, Folder 34

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1964

Physical Description: folder 8 of 21
Box 7, Folder 35

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1965

Physical Description: folder 9 of 21
Box 7, Folder 36

Steinitz, Kate Trauman: "Christ among the Doctors" 1965

Physical Description: folder 10 of 21

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, reprints, newspaper clippings, and illustrations regarding a painting, "Christ among the Doctors", which was thought by some to be a lost Leonardo da Vinci work
Box 8, Folder 1

Steinitz, Kate Trauman: Jean Grolier 1965

Physical Description: folder 11 of 21

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, photocopies, and a Steinitz reprint regarding Jean Grolier, bibliophile and da Vinci contemporary
Box 8, Folder 2

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1966

Physical Description: folder 12 of 21

Scope and Content Note

letters, cards, and some KS sketches from a European trip
Box 8, Folder 3

Steinitz, Kate Trauman: CRIA (Committee to Rescue Italian Art) 1966-1967

Physical Description: folder 13 of 21

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, CRIA (Committee to Rescue Italian Art) brochures concerned with the disastrous 1966 flood in Florence
Box 8, Folder 4

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1966-1967

Physical Description: folder 14 of 21
Box 8, Folder 5

Steinitz, Kate Trauman: Madrid da Vinci Manuscripts 1967

Physical Description: folder 15 of 21
Box 8, Folder 6

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1968

Physical Description: folder 16 of 21

Scope and Content Note

includes KS letters from an extended European trip
Box 8, Folder 7

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1969

Physical Description: folder 17 of 21

Scope and Content Note

includes Steinitz reprints
Box 8, Folder 8

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1970

Physical Description: folder 18 of 21

Scope and Content Note

includes Steinitz reprints
Box 8, Folder 9

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1971-1973

Physical Description: folder 19 of 21
Box 8, Folder 10

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1974-1975

Physical Description: folder 20 of 21
Box 8, Folder 11

Steinitz, Kate Trauman 1975

Physical Description: folder 21 of 21

Scope and Content Note

invitations to memorial gathering and to memorial exhibit; obituaries; letters of condolence; newspaper clippings
Box 8, Folder 12

Reti, Dr. Ladislao (and Maria (Chiquita)) 1952-1964

Physical Description: folder 1 of 11

Scope and Content Note

includes Reti reprints
Box 8, Folder 13

Reti, Dr. Ladislao (and Maria (Chiquita)) 1965-1969

Physical Description: folder 2 of 11

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; preliminary plans for a book, "The Unknown Leonardo", based on the re-discovered Madrid codices; Reti reprints; 1968 Reti c.v.; listing of books in Dr. Reti's personal library
Box 8, Folder 14

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: the Madrid codices 1967-1969

Physical Description: folder 3 of 11

Scope and Content Note

letters, newspaper clippings, and reprint materials on the "re-found" Madrid codices; typescripts of: "The Madrid story as recollected by Ladislao Reti"; "A Re-assessment of Leonardo's 'Inventions'"; "Summary of Leonardo da Vinci's contributions in the field of applied mechanics and technology"; reprint of "Die widergefundenen Leonardo-Manuskripte der Biblioteca Nacional in Madrid"; galley proofs of "The Leonardo da Vinci codices in the Biblioteca Nacional of Madrid, from "Technology and Culture"; script of the radio broadcast "The incredible engineer", broadcast #7709 of The University Explorer, March 3, 1968

Note

additional correspondence, clippings, and articles about the re-found Madrid codices can be found in folders for Kate T. Steinitz, Carlo Pedretti, Ben Dibner, and throughout Dr. Belt's correspondence
Box 8, Folder 15

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: Madrid codex II 1491

Physical Description: folder 4 of 11

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of folios 1-90, recto and verso pages, Leonardo da Vinci's Madrid codex II
Box 8, Folder 16

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: Madrid codex II 1491

Physical Description: folder 5 of 11

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of folios 91-157, recto and verso pages
Box 8, Folder 17

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: Madrid codex II 1970

Physical Description: folder 6 of 11

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of folios 1-57 texts with annotations, in English
Box 8, Folder 18

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: Madrid codex II 1970

Physical Description: folder 7 of 11

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of folios 61-109 texts with annotations, in English
Box 8, Folder 19

Reti, Dr. Ladislao: Madrid codex II 1970

Physical Description: folder 8 of 11

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of folios 110-157 texts with annotations, in English
Box 8, Folder 20

Reti, Dr. Ladislao (and Maria (Chiquita)) 1970-1971

Physical Description: folder 9 of 11

Scope and Content Note

includes Reti reprints
Box 8, Folder 21

Reti, Dr. Ladislao (and Maria (Chiquita)) 1972-1973

Physical Description: folder 10 of 11

Scope and Content Note

includes typescripts of Dr. Reti's article "Leonardo da Vinci: Technology" for the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, and "A short history of the wedge press"; also correspondence concerning Dr. Reti's death, and an obituary
Box 8, Folder 22

Reti, Maria (Chiquita) (Mrs. Ladislao Reti) 1973-1978

Physical Description: folder 11 of 11

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; L. Reti obituaries; also includes a typescript of an early L. Reti article, "Dreaming on things to come"
 

Subseries 6. Office of the Chancellor 1956-1979

Physical Description: 8 folders
Box 9, Folder 1

Murphy, Dr. Franklin D. (and Judith) 1960-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; communications from the Chancellor's Office; two snapshots of Dr. and Mrs. Murphy, Charles Carpenter, and Joan Fontaine (?)

Note

Dr. Murphy was Chancellor of UCLA (1960-1968)
Box 9, Folder 2

The UCLA Foundation. Board of Trustees 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, brochures, announcements, minutes, names of Founding Board of Trustees, by-laws

Note

Dr. Belt was a founding member of the Board, and a member of the Apportionment Committee
Box 9, Folder 3

The UCLA Foundation. Franklin D. Murphy Associates (Chancellor's Associates) 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, announcements, rosters and membership materials, campus sports privilege materials
Box 9, Folder 4

The UCLA Foundation. Planned Giving Program 1973-1974

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, brochures, announcements

Note

Dr. Belt was an honorary committee member
Box 9, Folder 5

The UCLA Foundation 1976-1979

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; acknowledgement of gifts
Box 9, Folder 6

Allen, Dr. Raymond Bernard 1956-1958

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

includes Allen reprint

Note

Chancellor of UCLA, 1952-1959
Box 9, Folder 7

Allen, Dr. Raymond Bernard 1960-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

includes Allen reprints
Box 9, Folder 8

Knudsen, Dr. Vern Oliver (and Florence) 1959-1974

Scope and Content Note

includes program for dedication of Kinsey and Knudsen Hall, 1964

Note

Dr. Knudsen became Vice-Chancellor of UCLA in 1956, and served as Chancellor 1959-1960
 

Subseries 7. Miscellaneous UCLA Units 1958-1980

Physical Description: 15 folders
Box 9, Folder 9

The UCLA Monthly 1979

Scope and Content Note

vol. 10, no. 1-3: May-June, Sep-Oct, Nov-Dec 1979

Note

magazine published by the UCLA Alumni Association
Box 9, Folder 10

UCLA Department of Art 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

reprints of two articles by Dr. Lester D. Longman, Chairman of Department, titled "Criteria in criticism of contemporary art", and "Conformity and the arts". Comments on the latter article by friends to whom Dr. Belt had sent copies
Box 9, Folder 11

UCLA Department of History 1958-1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, reprints, announcements
Box 9, Folder 12

UCLA Department of Journalism 1961

Scope and Content Note

"Daily Bruin" survey
Box 9, Folder 13

UCLA Graduate School of Education 1975

Scope and Content Note

ca. 50-page proposal regarding developing instruments to measure individualization of instruction in the classroom, by Judy Conger (Mrs. Unger)

Note

Dr. Belt apparently was to join her doctoral committee
Box 9, Folder 14

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UCLA 1963-1978

Scope and Content Note

announcements, memoranda, programs; correspondence, some with Prof. Fredi Chiappelli
Box 9, Folder 15

White, Dr. Lynn, Jr. 1958-1974

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; White reprints; text of tribute to Dr. Belt on his 80th birthday, 4/12/73; list of books contributed to UCLA in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Belt, 6/5/72

Note

Dr. White was a professor of medieval history at Princeton, Stanford and the University of California, Los Angeles. At UCLA he served as first Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He was president of Mills College, Oakland from 1943 to 1958
Box 9, Folder 16

UCLA Memorial Activities Center (Pauley Pavilion) 1963-1968

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; solicitation brochure

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the National Committee of Sponsors for the Center
Box 9, Folder 17

UCLA School of Law 1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and a draft script relating to the expert testimony Dr. Belt gave in a mock trial
Box 9, Folder 18

UCLA Graduate School of Management 1972-1979

Scope and Content Note

announcements, brochures, reprints
Box 9, Folder 19

UCLA Graduate Division 1965

Scope and Content Note

brochure, some correspondence
Box 9, Folder 20

UCLA Faculty Center Association, and Men's Faculty Club 1959-1980

Scope and Content Note

a few early letters, scattered newsletters and announcements
Box 9, Folder 21

UCLA Student Health Service 1961-1968

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; 1962 Student Health Service brochure

Note

Dr. Belt was a clinical consultant in urology for a number of years
Box 9, Folder 22

International Student Center; Foreign Student Affairs 1961-1966

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, newsletter, announcements
Box 9, Folder 23

UCLA miscellany 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

various announcements, brochures, maps, etc.
 

Series 3. University of California 1958-1979

Physical Description: 7 folders
 

Subseries 1. Office of the President 1958-1979

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 9, Folder 24

Kerr, Clark, Ph.D. (and Kay) 1958-1980

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, newspaper clipping, Kerr reprints

Note

Dr. Kerr was Chancellor of U.C. Berkeley (1952-1958), and President of the University of California (1958-1967)
Box 9, Folder 25

Hitch, Dr. Charles Johnston 1968-1975

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, clippings, announcements

Note

Hitch was Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965, and president of the University of California from 1967 to 1975.
Box 9, Folder 26

Saxon, Dr. David S. 1975-1979

Note

Dr. Saxon was President of the University of California from 1975 to 1983
 

Subseries 2. Miscellaneous U.C. Units 1963-1976

Physical Description: 4 folders
Box 9, Folder 27

"The University Explorer" 1963, 1968

Scope and Content Note

scripts of broadcasts #6045 (3/24/1963) and #7709 (3/3/1968) on da Vinci, and correspondence pertaining to those broadcasts

Note

the correspondence was mainly between Dr. Belt and Mr. Hale Sparks, of the University Explorer staff
Box 9, Folder 28

Heyns, Chancellor Roger W. 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, newspaper clippings

Note

Chancellor, UC Berkeley
Box 9, Folder 29

Hinderaker, Dr. Ivan 1965

Scope and Content Note

Draft proposal for a School of Veterinary Medicine for the University of California, Riverside campus sent to Dr. Belt, and his letter of reply

Note

Dr. Hinderaker was Chancellor of UC Riverside
Box 9, Folder 30

University of California, Irvine, Medical School 1975-1976

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clipping; continuing education announcement
 

Series 4. Cultural and Personal Matters 1920-1980

Physical Description: 136 folders
 

Subseries 1. Social, Cultural, and Other Organizations 1954-1980

Physical Description: 45 folders

Arrangement

alphabetical by organization
Box 9, Folder 31

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) 1966-1979

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; some correspondence
Box 9, Folder 32

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 1975-1976

Scope and Content Note

announcements; memoranda
Box 9, Folder 33

American Defense Preparedness Association 1975-1978

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; meeting announcements
Box 9, Folder 34

American Forestry Association 1975-1977

Scope and Content Note

membership cards
Box 9, Folder 35

American Friends of the Hebrew University 1971-1978

Scope and Content Note

invitations; announcements; issues of magazine "Scopus West"
Box 9, Folder 36

American Institute for Economic Research 1973-1978

Scope and Content Note

issues of: "Economic Education Bulletin"
Box 9, Folder 37

American Institute of Family Relations 1970-1979

Scope and Content Note

brochure; issues of: "Family Life"; some correspondence with Drs. Paul Popenoe and Paul Popenoe, Jr.
Box 9, Folder 38

ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) 1969-1977

Scope and Content Note

announcements; invitations; some correspondence
Box 9, Folder 39

Association Internationale de Bibliophilie 1974

Scope and Content Note

membership roster, which includes Cr. Belt
Box 9, Folder 40

Atlantic Council of the United States 1966-1975

Scope and Content Note

issues of: "Atlantic Community News"
Box 9, Folder 41

Authors Club 1962-1975

Scope and Content Note

announcements; programs; membership roster for 1966
Box 9, Folder 42

Bleitz Wildlife Foundation 1954-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

Internal Revenue Service determination and updates declaring the Foundation tax free; correspondence, mainly with Don Bleitz, Foundation president; Bleitz reprint; Foundation reports
Box 9, Folder 43

Bleitz Wildlife Foundation 1976-1980

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; Foundation reports
Box 10, Folder 1

Boys Republic 1971-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; issues of: "Boys Republic Report"; list of 118 recipients of Christmas wreaths ordered by Dr. Belt in 1971
Box 10, Folder 2

Browning Institute 1972-1979

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements; membership cards; some correspondence; issues of: "Bulletin of the Browning Institute"
Box 10, Folder 3

The Byron Society 1974-1975

Scope and Content Note

announcements and offers to members
Box 10, Folder 4

California Arboretum Foundation 1974-1980

Scope and Content Note

booklets, brochures; newspaper clipping; some correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was an honorary trustee as late as 1979
Box 10, Folder 5

California Art Club 1973-1978

Scope and Content Note

roster and by-laws, 1973-1975; issues of: "California Art Club Bulletin"
Box 10, Folder 6

California Historical Society 1975-1979

Scope and Content Note

issues of: "California Historical Courier"
Box 10, Folder 7

California Institute of Technology Associates 1976-1977

Scope and Content Note

booklet on the 50th anniversary of the Associates; prospectus seeking donors for a "New Program In Cell Biology and Chemistry with special focus on Immunology and Medical Science"; reprint, "The Earhart Plant Research Laboratory"
Box 10, Folder 8

California State Chamber of Commerce 1962-1967

Scope and Content Note

membership card; some correspondence; copy of: "Proposed Revision of the California Constitution", February 1966
Box 10, Folder 9

California State University, Los Angeles 1964-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; brochures; some material on the whole California State Universities system
Box 10, Folder 10

Campanile Club, California Alumni Foundation, Berkeley, CA 1967-1975

Scope and Content Note

membership certificates; brochures; some correspondence
Box 10, Folder 11

Century Association 1960-1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding admission, mainly with Dr. George W. Corner

Note

see also: Corner correspondence folders
Box 10, Folder 12

College Art Association of America 1961-1978

Scope and Content Note

issues of: "CAA Newsletter"; membership card
Box 10, Folder 13

Cooper Ornithological Society 1964-1979

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements; society memoranda
Box 10, Folder 14

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity 1974-1977

Scope and Content Note

national headquarters: announcements, annual reports; University of California, Berkeley chapter: newsletters, announcements, membership list; Southern California Alumni Association: newsletters, announcements;
Box 10, Folder 15

Los Angeles Audubon Society 1974-1978

Scope and Content Note

newsletter: "Western Tanager"
Box 10, Folder 16

The Los Angeles Country Club 1974-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

announcements, menus, some correspondence concerning memberships, annual reports
Box 10, Folder 17

The Los Angeles Country Club 1976-1978

Physical Description: folder 2 or 2
Box 10, Folder 18

Los Angeles Library Association 1971-1975

Scope and Content Note

announcements and publicity

Note

Dr. Belt was a member in 1971
Box 10, Folder 19

Men's Garden Club of Los Angeles 1976-1980

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; membership rosters; newspaper
Box 10, Folder 20

Metropolitan Club of Los Angeles 1974-1978

Scope and Content Note

announcements of meetings, activities
Box 10, Folder 21

National Audubon Society 1974-1978

Scope and Content Note

newsletter: "Audubon Conservation Topics, West"; announcements and brochures
Box 10, Folder 22

National Conference of Christians and Jews, 10th annual program 1958

Scope and Content Note

10th annual program report; agenda for the dinner meeting; texts of Dr. Belt's speeches bestowing Regional Brotherhood Citations on the Very Rev. Charles S. Casassa, S.J.; UCLA and Olympics athlete Rafer Johnson; Sophia T. Salvin, expert in mental retardation; and Stafford L. Warren, M.D., founding dean of the UCLA School of Medicine; biographical data on the four recipients

Note

Dr. Belt was Chairman of the Awards Committee;
Box 10, Folder 23

Occidental College 1968-1980

Physical Description: folder 1 or 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; invitations and announcements; President's report; "Presidential Update"

Note

Dr. and Mrs. Belt contributed his Upton Sinclair collection of books and documents to the College Library, and established two major funds, among other gifts; he was a member of the President's Circle and of the Library Patrons
Box 10, Folder 24

Occidental College 1973-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

publications: "Occidental College Magazine" 1974-1977; Annual Fund report, 1973-1976; "Occidentaliana" (newsletter for Library Patrons) 1974-1977; "Circle" 1974-1975
Box 10, Folder 25

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

members' newsletter; membership cards for Dr. and Mrs. Belt
Box 10, Folder 26

Pepperdine University 1971-1978

Physical Description: folder 1 or 2

Scope and Content Note

invitations and announcements; list of University Associates; alumni magazine
Box 10, Folder 27

Pepperdine University 1975-1976

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

publication: "the Pepperdine News"
Box 10, Folder 28

Phi Chi Medical Fraternity 1958, 1978

Scope and Content Note

album with photographs and invitations to 1958 rush of the local Epsilon Beta Chapter, which was financially supported by Dr. Belt, and correspondence between Drs. Bill Bonney and Dr. Belt; vol. 72, no. 1, 1978 of "Phi Chi Quarterly"

Note

see the Correspondence Series for additional Bonney material
Box 10, Folder 29

Phi Sigma Society 1958-1963

Scope and Content Note

meeting announcements
Box 10, Folder 30

Postal Commemorative Society and Postmasters of America 1972-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding purchases; announcements
Box 10, Folder 31

Roxburghe - Zamorano joint meeting 1966-1972

Scope and Content Note

announcements of a joint meeting in San Francisco; Roxburghe Club membership list for Dec. 1968; "Westways" magazine for Oct. 1966

Note

Dr. Belt did not attend
Box 10, Folder 32

Southern California Academy of Science 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter; announcements, meeting programs
 

Subseries 2. History of Medicine, Technology, and Leonardo da Vinci 1936-1980

Physical Description: 20 folders
Box 11, Folder 1

American Association for the History of Medicine 1970-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

announcements, meeting programs; membership directories; listings of research in progress; some correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt was a member
Box 11, Folder 2

American Association for the History of Medicine 1976-1980

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2
Box 11, Folder 3

Lunatic Society (later, Lunar Society) 1956-1959

Scope and Content Note

summary of activities and list of members in Feb. 1956; notices of meetings

Note

mostly UCLA professors with additional members from the community organized for monthly discussions "of philosophical problems as related to science"
Box 11, Folder 4

The Society for the History of Medical Science, Los Angeles 1957-1969

Scope and Content Note

program announcements, some correspondence
Box 11, Folder 5

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) 1968-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, mainly with Mel Kranzbert, secretary of the Society and Editor-in-Chief of its journal, "Technology and Culture"; minutes of annual meeting, 1968; announcements, meeting programs

Note

Dr. Belt was Society President, 1966-1968
Box 11, Folder 6

A farewell dinner for Dr. and Mrs. Henry E. Sigerist 1947

Scope and Content Note

program and reprint of speeches delivered at the dinner; reprint of "Henry E. Sigerist, the man and his stature", by Gregory Zilboorg

Note

Dr. Belt was one of the farewell event sponsors
Box 11, Folder 7

History of medicine and science reprints by various authors 1936-1975

Box 11, Folder 8

Association Léonard de Vinci 1961-1975

Scope and Content Note

correspondence
Box 11, Folder 9

Association of Medical Illustrators 1964

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Charles F. Bridgman concerning a presentation made to the group by Dr. Belt on "Medical illustration as the handmaiden of scientific inquiry in the growth of medical science"
Box 11, Folder 10

Bay Surgical Society 1973

Scope and Content Note

handwritten text for a Dr. Belt dinner speech: "The age of Leonardo da Vinci and Leonardo's advances in anatomy"; correspondence
Box 11, Folder 11

Beverly Hills Academy of Medicine 1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence re. Dr. Belt's dinner speech: "Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance"
Box 11, Folder 12

Charles W. Bowers Memorial Museum Foundation 1962

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and program for "Leonardo da Vinci, a modern figure in the Italian Renaissance", a presentation by Dr. Belt at Founders Day, June 24th, Santa Ana; notes for the speech; material on Bowers Museum
Box 11, Folder 13

Chicago Urological Society. 39th Annual William T. Belfield Memorial Lecture 1967

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and program re. Belt lecture: "A Spanish Tempest in a Boston Teapot; the newly located Madrid Manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci"
Box 11, Folder 14

Da Vinci International Club 1973

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt was guest speaker on the evening of Oct. 27, 1973
Box 11, Folder 15

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1969

Scope and Content Note

Trent Lecture on History of Medicine: "The Development of Leonardo's knowledge of the human body"

Note

Dr. Belt also spoke to medical students on "Perineal prostatectomy"
Box 11, Folder 16

Honnold Library Society, Claremont, CA 1956

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clips from "The Pomona Progress Bulletin" and "Claremont Courier" announcing a lecture by Dr. Belt on "The Life and Work of Leonardo da Vinci"
Box 11, Folder 17

John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society 1967-1971

Scope and Content Note

History Lecture, Indiana University, 1969: "The Fascinating history and account of the dispersal, search for and rescue from oblivion of Leonardo da Vinci's manuscripts"; typescript of lecture included

Note

Dr. Belt also spoke to medical students on "Developmental urinary tract defects of the newborn producing advanced hydronephrosis before birth"
Box 11, Folder 18

Leonardo da Vinci Cultural Society, Los Angeles 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newspaper clipping

Note

Dr. Belt was named as a member of the Board
Box 11, Folder 19

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, San Francisco 1955-1979

Scope and Content Note

brochures; program announcements; some correspondence; two address lists of Vinciani

Note

membership of the Society was based almost entirely in San Francisco and surrounding region
Box 11, Folder 20

Los Angeles County Museum of Art reception: "Leonardo da Vinci anatomical drawings from the Queen's collection at Windsor Castle" 1976

Scope and Content Note

program of a special reception held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art honoring members of the Los Angeles County Medical Association; Dr. Belt was a speaker
 

Subseries 3. Personal Matters 1920-1980

Physical Description: 48 folders

Arrangement

by subject or person
Box 11, Folder 21

Biographical information 1951-1976

Scope and Content Note

personal information and annual supplements of professional activities submitted to the School of Medicine, UCLA; includes lists of lectures, publications, honors, etc.; galley proof of entry in "Who's Who in America", vol. 39
Box 11, Folder 22

Autobiographical and biographical materials undated

Scope and Content Note

holograph and typed copy of autobiography, dated 5/18/71, 10 pages; a brief typed biography, 11 pages, unsigned and undated; curriculum vitae through 1977; "The history of UCLA Medical School: the continuity of education"
Box 11, Folder 23

Autobiographical and biographical anecdotes 1946-1979

Scope and Content Note

reminiscences by Dr. Belt about his life, work, and colleagues; appreciations and memories directed to him by friends

Note

these items, all copies whose originals are scattered throughout the collection, were brought together because they provide an informal picture of Dr. Belt as a person
Box 11, Folder 24

Photographs of Dr. Belt undated

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photo of portrait painted by S. Seymour Thomas; 8/10" photo of sketch portrait by Peter Van Valkenburgh [?], 1949; 8x10" photo of portrait drawn by Girella Churs, 1958; 3 8x10" photographs taken at the Dock Centennial celebration, Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1960; five 8x10" portraits, at different ages; seven 5x7" snapshots, outdoors; 8x10" photo in Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, 1966; five 3/4" photos of EB giving a lecture on TV, undated; 3x4" portrait taken for California Museum of Science and Industry exhibit, with negative, 1969
Box 25, Folder 2

Pencil portrait of Dr. Belt undated

Scope and Content Note

12x17" drawing, signed [Loring?] Gordon
Box 11, Folder 25

Portrait bust of Dr. Belt 1947

Scope and Content Note

five 8x10" photographs of the bust, the sculptor's studio with Dr. Belt and the sculptor, and Ruth and Sage Belt with the bust
Box 11, Folder 26

Drs. Elmer Belt and Willard E. Goodwin 1978

Scope and Content Note

three 5x7" photographs at the beach, Santa Monica, taken by David Bloom
Box 11, Folder 27

Photographs of Dr. Belt with friends and colleagues 1920-1977

Scope and Content Note

with group of Fellows of the Hooper Institute, Univ. California, ca. 1920; with Greer Garson, undated; With Kate Steinitz, undated; two photos of TV appearance, Cavalcade of Books, 1956; Dr. Belt with Drs. Romain P. Clerou, Hertz, and Bent, undated; receiving a plaque from Dr. William B. Bonney, 1960; with Pres. Kerr, receiving honorary Doctor of Law degree, UCLA, 1962; Dr. Belt and two ladies, looking at da Vinci books; Dr. and Mrs. Belt and Carlo and Rosanne Pedretti at dinner, a souvenir photograph from Bunratty Castle, Ennis, Ireland

Note

see also: photos at dedication of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana; International Society of Surgeons
Box 11, Folder 28

Drs. Elmer Belt, Bruce Belt, and B. Lyman Stewart 1964

Scope and Content Note

three colored 35 mm. slides taken by Dr. Egbert Schmiedt: the doctors are in surgical scrubs

Note

see also Schmiedt folder
Box 11, Folder 29

"The Record of a dream accomplished", by Viola L. Warren 1954

Scope and Content Note

photocopied typescript, dedicated "to Elmer Belt at Christmas time, 1954"

Note

provides background insight to the founding of the UCLA School of Medicine
Box 11, Folder 30

Get well cards and letters 1970

Note

Dr. Belt had an automobile accident and sustained head injuries
Box 11, Folder 31

Personal cards and letters 1964-1976

Scope and Content Note

directed to Dr. Belt from staff members and patients of the Elmer Belt Urologic Group
Box 11, Folder 32

Dr. Belt's 80th birthday celebration at UCLA 1973

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

invitation; program; news notices about the celebration, with a picture of Dr. and Mrs. Belt; two UCLA publications: "Elmer Belt at 80, a tribute. Leonardo da Vinci...Exhibition in honour of Elmer Belt, M.D on the occasion of his eightieth birthday. Catalogue by Carlo Pedretti"; "An Extraordinary Renaissance botanist: Leonardo da Vinci, by William A. Emboden, Jr.; in honor of the eightieth birthday of Dr. Elmer Belt"; list of attendees prepared for the reception; letters of thanks from Dr. Belt to the organizers and presenters at the occasion

Note

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the Center Friends organized a da Vinci exhibition and a birthday testimonial program and party for Dr. Belt on campus, which was attended by ca. 750 guests
Box 11, Folder 33

Dr. Belt's 80th birthday celebration at UCLA 1973

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

birthday cards and letters, and the Belts' letters of thanks and appreciation, A-G
Box 11, Folder 34

Dr. Belt's 80th birthday celebration at UCLA 1973

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

birthday cards and letters, and the Belts' letters of thanks and appreciation, H-Z
Box 11, Folder 35

"A chat with Elmer Belt"; an interview by Willard E. Goodwin and Ralph R. Landes 1976-1977

Scope and Content Note

transcript of the original conversation taped at an American Urological Association meeting; drafts and a reprint of the selected edited parts published in "Urology", 10(4): 398-402, Oct. 1977; some correspondence
Box 11, Folder 36

Dr. Belt's 85th and 86th birthdays 1978-1979

Scope and Content Note

greeting cards and Dr. Belt's return letters
Box 11, Folder 37

Obituaries 1980

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clippings; *obituary from "Japanese Journal of Clinical Urology", Nov. 1980, by Ken Koshiba and Taheshi Minami

Note

source of starred (*) material: gift of Jeff Weber, 2009
Box 11, Folder 38

A Memorial Tribute 1980

Scope and Content Note

program; Jake Zeitlin: "Elmer Belt as a bibliophile"; memorial letters

Note

sponsoring organizations: The UCLA School of Medicine; The Friends of the UCLA Library; The Friends of the Los Angeles County Medical Association Library; The Zamorano Club
Box 11, Folder 39

Personal miscellany 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

a folder formed by Dr. Belt of miscellaneous items relating to his household and himself: correspondence, some personal but mostly commercial transactions; various commercial offers; some household bills; membership cards (cards for organizations that have their own folders are with those folders); gift cards; business cards
Box 25, Folder 3

Personal cartoons 1937-1963

Scope and Content Note

oversized drawings made personally for Dr. Belt, with captions: a valentine [D.E.W.], a Christmas Card [Gwen and Carl Newman], a birthday card [Gwennie], and a thank-you card [Ralph Wolfe]
Box 25, Folder 4

Miscellaneous unframed wall art undated

Scope and Content Note

an 11x14" photograph of the Seymour Thomas portrait of William Osler; two photographs mounted on boards, showing volcano erruption; caricatures drawn and etched by William Heath, from "The Looking Glass", vol.1, no.5, May 1, 1830; drawing by M. Grassman; etching of Nürenberg house, signed
Box 12, Folder 1

Pithotomy, and other humor and cartoons 1946-1963

Scope and Content Note

announcements for 5 annual Pithotomy evenings [a Johns Hopkins tradition]; verses satirizing specific faculty members; other humorous poetry; partial typescript of Mark Twain's address to the Stomach Club, "Some thoughts on the science of onanism" (headed: "Not for publication; for private information only"); poem and limericks sent to Dr. Belt by the painter Maynard Dixon; cartoons
Box 12, Folder 2

"Some Limericks: collected for the use of students...", by Norman Douglas 1928

Scope and Content Note

hard bound volume, copy 215, privately printed
Box 12, Folder 3

The Elmer Belt Library: Medical and General 1958

Physical Description: board-bound volume of ca. 105 typed carbon pages

Scope and Content Note

headed: "Insurance Catalogue"; most entries [short author, title, and publication year] are followed by a dollar figure
Box 12, Folder 4

List of books bought by Dr. Belt 1965-1975

Physical Description: 11 pp., single-spaced, typed

Scope and Content Note

accompanying note states: "This is a running list of books that Dr. Belt ordered as they came to his attention"

Note

information provided on some or all entries: author and title, date ordered, from whom ordered, intended recipient (very many volumes were gifts)
Box 12, Folder 5

"The Book collections of Elmer Belt", by Jake Zeitlin undated

Physical Description: 3 pp., photocopy of typescript

Scope and Content Note

short mentions of Dr. Belt's various book collecting interests
Box 12, Folder 6

Florence Nightingale Collection 1958-1962

Scope and Content Note

notes and notices focused on the 1958 gift of Dr. Belt's Nightingale collection to the UCLA Biomedical Library, and the distribution of the collection catalog; a copy of the catalog, with Dr. Belt's lengthy introduction: "Florence Nightingale's role in history"; some miscellaneous items
Box 12, Folder 7

Sir William Osler Collection undated

Scope and Content Note

handwritten list of Osler materials, undated, [presumably in Dr. Belt's library]; note of an Osler pamphlet given to Dr. Willard Goodwin, 1977
Box 12, Folder 8

Whales and whaling: pamphlets and reprints 1819-1840

Physical Description: folder 1 of 8

Scope and Content Note

1. "Tubs for whales..." by Peter Pasquin, Edinburgh, 1819; 2. "Uber Balaena longimana" by Karl Asmund Rudolphi, Berlin, 1829; 3. 26th Congress, Senate report, "...in relation to the exaction of duties from...vessels employed in the whale fishery", Washington, D.C., 1840
Box 12, Folder 9

Whales and whaling: pamphlets and reprints 1908-1918

Physical Description: folder 2 of 8

Scope and Content Note

seven reprints from the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, and one reprint from the Annals of the Durban Museum
Box 12, Folder 10

Whales and whaling: pamphlets and reprints 1921-1949

Physical Description: folder 3 of 8

Scope and Content Note

eight items
Box 12, Folder 11

Whales and whaling: pamphlets and reprints 1953-1973

Physical Description: folder 4 or 8

Scope and Content Note

16 items
Box 12, Folder 12

Whales and whaling: pamphlets and reprints 1976-1978

Physical Description: folder 5 of 8

Scope and Content Note

five items
Box 12, Folder 13

Whales and whaling: postcards 1973

Physical Description: folder 6 of 8

Scope and Content Note

35 postcards reproduced from the collection of Barbara E. Johnson, forwarded to Dr. Belt by Jake Zeitlin; some correspondence
Box 12, Folder 14

Whales and whaling: book lists 1933-1966

Physical Description: folder 7 of 8

Scope and Content Note

"Books on Whales and Whaling from the Elmer Belt Library": four successive lists, the last also including articles and clippings for 160 items
Box 12, Folder 15

Whales and whaling: miscellaneous undated

Physical Description: folder 8 of 8

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; short essay; Dr. Belt's handwritten research notes; various other miscellany
Box 25, Folder 5

Whales and whaling: miscellaneous

Scope and Content Note

a menu from the "Moby Dick's Coffee Shop", Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA
Box 12, Folder 16

American Heritage Publishing Co. 1966-1976

Scope and Content Note

brochures and book offerings; some correspondence
Box 12, Folder 17

Book-of-the-Month-Club and Fine Arts 260 1975-1976

Scope and Content Note

brochures and offers for books and fine arts items
Box 12, Folder 18

McGraw-Hill Book Company 1955-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, orders

Note

includes The Blackiston Division
Box 12, Folder 19

Miscellaneous book sellers, publishers, and donors 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; announcements; offers
Box 12, Folder 20

American Commemorative Council 1975-1977

Scope and Content Note

various offers; some correspondence re. order of commemorative plates
Box 12, Folder 21

American Sculpture Society 1976

Scope and Content Note

brochures
Box 12, Folder 22

The Bradford Exchange 1976-1978

Scope and Content Note

form letters and brochures offering collectors' plates from various sources
Box 12, Folder 23

Calhouns Collectors Society undated

Scope and Content Note

brochures and offers
Box 12, Folder 24

The Danbury Mint 1970-1976

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerning various medals and other collectibles bought by Dr. Belt
Box 12, Folder 25

Miscellaneous undated

Scope and Content Note

U.S. Bicentennial Society; Natural History Museum Alliance; The National Trust Collection; Carson City silver dollars; Dept. of the Treasury, the Old Mint
 

Subseries 4. Family Matters 1954-1980

Physical Description: 23 folders

Arrangement

by subject or person
Box 12, Folder 26

Maiden voyage of the ship "Leonardo da Vinci" 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, mainly with the Italian Line Los Angeles representatives; also includes the ship's deck plan

Note

the Belts were interested in sailing on the maiden voyage from Genoa to Naples, but were unable to receive satisfactory service
Box 12, Folder 27

Trip to Naples, Greece, and Egypt 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; travel documents and souvenirs

Note

trip to Naples prompted by invitation to the International Meeting on Urological Endocrinosurgery
Box 12, Folder 28

Berlin trip 1966

Scope and Content Note

correspondence on travel arrangements, trip ephemera, itinerary; 46 35mm commercial color slides of sights and animals of Germany and Austria
Box 12, Folder 29

New Zealand and Australia trip 1968

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, itinerary (annotated slightly), list of contacts; uncancelled New Zealand stamps
Box 12, Folder 30

Family photographs 1954-1971

Scope and Content Note

Dr. and Mrs. Belt at Opera Ball, 1954; Dr. and Ruth Belt with wedding couple, Brassil wedding, undated; five photos taken at UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, including Dr. and Mrs. Belt, Bruce Belt, Raymond Allen, Edwin Pauley, Jr., and others, 1958; Dr. and Mrs. Belt looking at da Vinci book, 1969 [photos and negatives taken for California Museum of Science and Industry exhibit]; 35mm color negatives of Dr. Belt, and of Dr. Willard Goodwin and family, 1965; other snapshots

Note

see also: Amer. Urol. Assoc. meeting, New Orleans, 1965
Box 12, Folder 31

Belt, Mrs. Ruth Ann, photographs undated

Scope and Content Note

L.A. Times picture of Calif. Medical Assoc. Women's Auxiliary group including Ruth Belt, 1935; six 8x10" and 5x7" portraits; Ruth with Ann Crowe, Viola and Stafford Warren, "trip to Solvang [California]", 1949; Mrs. Belt with older woman, undated
Box 12, Folder 32

Belt, Dr. Bruce Gregory 1959-1971

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

personal correspondence

Note

Dr. Belt's younger son and member of the Elmer Belt Urologic Group
Box 12, Folder 33

Belt, Dr. Bruce Gregory 1972

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

personal correspondence
Box 12, Folder 34

Belt, Dr. Bruce Gregory 1973-1976

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

personal correspondence
Box 12, Folder 35

Belt, Sage Culpepper, Gregory Belt, Kathryn Culpepper Belt, Ann Middleton Belt 1964, 1971-1977

Scope and Content Note

letters and greeting cards, thank-you cards, between Elmer and Ruth Belt and the Bruce Belt family; Sage and Bruce; an article on medicinal plants by Sage Culpepper Belt (Terra 11(4): 3-10, Spring 1973)

Note

the wife and three children of Bruce Belt
Box 13, Folder 1

Belt, Charles and Marie Saunders, later Mrs. Charles Belt 1958-1966

Physical Description: folder 1 of 4

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, greeting cards; 10 35mm slides of family party

Note

older son of Elmer Belt
Box 13, Folder 2

Belt, Charles and Marie 1967-1970

Physical Description: folder 2 of 4

Scope and Content Note

letters and cards; 15 8x10" photographs of California coast, taken by Steven Swartz

Note

Steven Swartz was the son of Marie Belt
Box 13, Folder 3

Belt, Charles and Marie 1971-1977

Physical Description: folder 3 of 4

Scope and Content Note

letters and cards
Box 13, Folder 4

Belt, Charles and Marie 1978-1980

Physical Description: folder 4 of 4

Scope and Content Note

letters and cards
Box 13, Folder 5

Schubert, Janet and Robert 1968-1978

Note

Janet Schubert was the first Mrs. Charles Belt, mother of the grandchildren Cynthia and Jeffrey
Box 13, Folder 6

Belt, Cynthia 1958-1964

Scope and Content Note

greeting cards and letters, pictures drawn or painted by Cynthia

Note

granddaughter, daughter of Charles Belt
Box 13, Folder 7

Belt, Jeffrey and Alice 1960-1964, 1972-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

childhood thank-you notes and greeting cards; correspondence; family snapshots of Jeff-Alice wedding

Note

grandson, son of Charles Belt
Box 13, Folder 8

Belt, Jeffrey and Alice 1976-1979

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

letters and cards; family snapshots; a number of photographs (not family portraits) taken by Jeffrey Belt; communications from Alice after the divorce
Box 13, Folder 9

Deiss, Joseph L. and Eileen I (nee Ebert) 1958-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes: Deiss family snapshots; 2 issues of the magazine "Camera" (no. 8, 1972, no. 9, 1974) each containing a photograph by Joseph Deiss; photocopy of an article by Lawrence Powell about Jake Zeitlin (Westways, July 1974); a card signed by Eileen, Charlene, Erin [?], and Isabelle Ebert

Note

Mrs. Belt's niece or grandniece
Box 13, Folder 10

Dorsten, Mrs. Mercedes 1969-1979

Note

Mrs. Belt's niece
Box 13, Folder 11

Monette, Muriel (Mimi) 1959-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes photocopy of a letter from Curtiss Gray Tanner in Paris to Ruth and Elmer Belt, concerning a possible visit of their niece
Box 13, Folder 12

Additional relatives (and others with the last name of Belt) 1964-1979

Scope and Content Note

included is correspondence with: Dr. Robert L. Belt; Eric Belt (snapshot); Dr. and Mrs. Guillermo Belt; Mother and Daddy Ireland; Eugene Belt; Ann Belt; Belt family coat of arms
Box 13, Folder 13

Christmas lists 1968-1979

Scope and Content Note

address lists for cards and, for some years, presents; copies of the Belts' Christmas card for most years
 

Series 5. Correspondence 1946-1980

Physical Description: 298 folders

Scope and Content Note

contains professional and personal letters, Christmas and birthday greeting, post-cards, and other miscellaneous communications with individuals, organizations, vendors. Letters are also scattered throughout the rest of the collection, in folders of organizations, family members (Series 4), UCLA departments (Series 2), etc.
 

Subseries 1. Individual Correspondents 1946-1980

Physical Description: 212 folders

Arrangement

by last name; latest date comes first within each folder

Scope and Content Note

individuals, and a few firms and institutions, for whom Dr. Belt had separate folders, excluding members of his family (in Series 4) and UCLA colleagues (in Series 2)
Box 13, Folder 14

Agee, Margaret (Mrs. Myles A.) 1969-1978

Note

a retired nurse from Good Samaritan Hospital
Box 13, Folder 15

Alder, Dr. Alex B. (and Jane) 1960-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes a 35mm slide and 4x6" photo of Dr. and Mrs. Belt and some children of their family
Box 13, Folder 16

Alemann, Johanna 1959-1974

Box 13, Folder 17

Alken, Prof. Dr. C.E. 1962-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes soft-cover booklet by Alken
Box 13, Folder 18

Allatt, Edward 1973-1980

Scope and Content Note

most of the correspondence focuses on: da Vinci printed materials; Upton Sinclair; and preservation of whales
Box 13, Folder 19

Alvarez, Dr. Walter C. 1946, 1970-1972

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2
Box 13, Folder 20

Alvarez, Dr. Walter C. 1973-1977

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2
Box 13, Folder 21

American Cystoscope Makers 1962-1976

Scope and Content Note

some orders, but mostly catalogs
Box 13, Folder 22

Anderson, Dr. Herbert Jr. 1964-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes snapshots
Box 13, Folder 23

Anguiano, Dr. Manuel Perez 1956-1977

Note

see also: Asamblea Medica de Occidente, Guadalajara, 1959, and B. Lyman Stewart file
Box 13, Folder 24

Arcadi, Dr. John A. 1955-1977

Box 13, Folder 25

Archer, Margot (Mrs. Richard Archer) 1956-1978

Box 14, Folder 1

Aso, Dr. Yoshio 1962-1979

Box 14, Folder 2

Axler, Dr. Gueri 1957-1969

Box 14, Folder 3

Ayres, Dr. Samuel Jr. (and Helen) 1956-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes some reprints from Dr. Ayres and a partial bibliography
Box 14, Folder 4

Babitz, Mae (and Sol) 1974-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes sketches made by Mae Babitz (who worked in Belt's da Vinci library), and reprints by her husband (a musician and musicologist)
Box 14, Folder 5

Bailey, Dr. Percival 1962-1964

Box 14, Folder 6

Bak, Mrs. Solange 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

includes some snapshots, and descriptions of Le Clos-Lucé, a chateau in the Loire Valley near Amboise dating from the 12th century. Leonardo da Vinci lived there from 1516 till his death in 1519

Note

additional information about the chateau can be found in the folder: Saint-Bris, Count Hubert
Box 14, Folder 7

Barnes, Dr. Roger W. 1957-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes some snapshots and a Barnes reprint
Box 14, Folder 8

Barzilay, Dr. Benjamin 1958-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes some Barzilay reprints
Box 14, Folder 9

Baskette, John (and Helen and Dorothy) 1957-1979

Box 14, Folder 10

Beck, Dr. Harold J. (and Hazel) 1957-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes a photograph of Mrs. Beck on safari
Box 14, Folder 11

Benjamin, Dr. Harry 1968-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes some Benjamin reprints; also some information on the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association
Box 14, Folder 12

Benjamin, Dr. John A. (and Mae) 1971-1979

Box 14, Folder 13

Bevis, Dorothy, Ph.D. 1953-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes snapshots
Box 14, Folder 14

Bianchi, Dr. Franco 1956-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes Bianchi reprint
Box 14, Folder 15

Bianconi, Rolando 1960-1979

Note

Mr. Bianconi lived in Vinci, Italy, birthplace of Leonardo
Box 14, Folder 16

Blake, Dr. Ken W. (and Angie) 1962-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes a Blake reprint
Box 14, Folder 17

Bodner, Dr. Henry 1966-1977

Note

includes Bodner reprint; see also: "Weekly Urological Clinical Letter", edited by Henry Bodner
Box 14, Folder 18

Bogaard, Dr. Thomas P. 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

includes typescripts of two Bogaard urological papers
Box 14, Folder 19

Bonfiglio, Dr. John 1966-1977

Box 14, Folder 20

Bonney, Dr. William W. 1961-1979

Box 14, Folder 21

Boxer, Dr. Richard J. 1976-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes Boxer reprints; Dr. Belt was co-author on "Replacement of the ureter by small intestine:..., 1979"
Box 14, Folder 22

Bravo, Dr. Francisco 1958-1979

Box 14, Folder 23

Brayton, Dr. Donald F. (and Virginia) 1958-1967

Box 14, Folder 24

Bregman, Dr. Robert U. (and Ellie) 1961-1978

Box 14, Folder 25

Brendler, Dr. Herbert 1961-1967

Scope and Content Note

includes Brendler reprints
Box 14, Folder 26

Brodny, Dr. M. Leopold 1967-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes 35mm film: male portrait shots
Box 14, Folder 27

Brosig, Dr. Wilhelm 1962-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes Brosig reprints
Box 14, Folder 28

Brown, Cecil (and Martha) 1963-1979

Box 14, Folder 29

Brown, George E. Jr. 1975-1978

Note

Congressman and Governor of California
Box 14, Folder 30

Bruce, Dr. Peter T. (and Susan-Gaye) 1961-1979

Box 14, Folder 31

Bruno, Dr. Anthony M. 1964

Box 14, Folder 32

Bush, Ronnie Beth, Ph.D. (and Dr. Irving Bush) 1969-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by both Drs. Bush
Box 14, Folder 33

Calvi, Count Ignazio (and Maria Teresa) 1959-1978

Box 14, Folder 34

Campbell, Dr. Paul and Moral Re-Armament 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newsletter: "MRA Information Service"; newspaper clippings; announcements;
Box 14, Folder 35

Carlson, Ms. Shelley (and Carroll and Dolores) 1966-1970

Box 14, Folder 36

Castañares, Dr. Salvador 1966-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes typescript of a Castañares article
Box 15, Folder 1

Caughey, Prof. John (and LaRee) 1958-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes Caughey publications
Box 15, Folder 2

Cecil, Dr. Arthur Bond (and Henrietta, and Ann Arundel Cecil, daughter) 1958-1970

Box 15, Folder 3

Chaffey, Dr. Ben T. 1963-1971

Box 15, Folder 4

Chandler, Dorothy Buffum and the "Los Angeles Times" 1964-1978

Scope and Content Note

two thank-you notes from Mrs. Chandler to Mrs. Belt; article from "Time" on Mrs. Chandler and the L.A. Music Center Pavillion; reprints from the "Los Angeles Times"
Box 15, Folder 5

Charnock, Dr. Donald Austin 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

includes memorial essays, one by Elmer Belt
Box 15, Folder 6

Chaume, Dr. Jose 1959-1979

Box 15, Folder 7

Cianchi, Comm. Renzo 1966-1977

Box 15, Folder 8

Clark, Sir Kenneth 1962-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes 8 photographs of a group of approximately ten people around a table in a small conference room, with Sir Kenneth Clark and Dr. Belt
Box 15, Folder 9

Cobanli, Hasan 1974-1978

Box 15, Folder 10

Cockett, Dr. Abraham 1960-1980

Scope and Content Note

includes Cockett reprint
Box 15, Folder 11

Colton, Mrs. Helen 1974-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes Colton publications
Box 15, Folder 12

Cooper, Dr. John Fenimore 1958-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes Cooper reprints
Box 15, Folder 13

Corner, Dr. George W. (and Betsy) 1957-1968

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

includes Corner reprints
Box 15, Folder 14

Corner, Dr. George W. (and Betsy) 1969-1975

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

includes Corner reprints
Box 15, Folder 15

Corner, Dr. George W. 1976-1980

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3.

Scope and Content Note

includes Corner reprint and bibliography; also picture of a portrait bust of Dr. Corner

Note

see also correspondence with Mrs. Joy Buba
Box 15, Folder 16

Crawford, Mabel 1961-1973

Box 15, Folder 17

Crowe, Dr. Harold E. (and Anne) 1958-1973

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2
Box 15, Folder 18

Crowe, Dr. Harold E. (and Anne) 1974-1980

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2
Box 15, Folder 19

Culpepper, Dr. Sebron C. (and Kazu) 1956-1979

Note

Dr. Culpepper was father of Dr. Bruce Belt's wife, Sage Belt
Box 15, Folder 20

Dahlstrom, Grant 1963-1974

Box 15, Folder 21

Damron, Dr. Milton H. 1965-1966

Scope and Content Note

includes Damron reprints

Note

original folder had note: Chloroquin or Aralen in cancer treatment
Box 15, Folder 22

Danielson, George E. 1971-1977

Note

original folder had note: Congressman, House of Representatives, 29th Distr.
Box 15, Folder 23

Davis, Dr. David M. 1958-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes Davis reprints
Box 15, Folder 24

Dawson, Glen and daughter Karen 1962-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes a miniature book, Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas", published by Karen Dawson
Box 15, Folder 25

Dibner, Bern 1963,1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence

Note

Mr. Dibner was a close friend and frequent correspondent; many letters are scattered throughout the papers, especially in topics relating to Leonardo da Vinci
Box 15, Folder 26

Dock, Dr. George 1947-1950

Scope and Content Note

12 pages, "manuscript bibliography of his writing, photocopied March 1960"; cardboard-framed and autographed portrait, 1947; six other portraits of Dr. Dock and his portrait bust; photocopies of letter from Dr. Dock to his son, and the son's [George Dock, Jr.] letter to Dr. Belt; photocopies of Mansfield's poem "Sea Fever" and T. Thornely's poem "The Atom"; *photocopy of typed letter to "Dear Dock" (perhaps George Dock), from unidentifiable correspondent, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1892

Note

source of starred (*) item: gift of Jeff Weber, 2009
Box 15, Folder 27

Dorsey, Dr. John W. 1956-1971

Scope and Content Note

includes several Dorsey reprints
Box 15, Folder 28

Doyle, Dr. James C. (and Jackie) 1959-1977

Box 15, Folder 29

Dumke, Chancellor Glenn S. (and Dorothy) 1958-1973

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; invitation; reprint of a Dumke address

Note

Chancellor of California State Colleges, 1962-1982
Box 15, Folder 30

Fields, Dr. Albert 1955-1959

Scope and Content Note

four reprints or reprint/greeting cards
Box 15, Folder 31

Kanazawa, Dr. Minoru 1965-1969

Note

includes Kanazawa reprints
Box 15, Folder 32

Karalis, Dr. George 1965-1972

Box 15, Folder 33

Keele, Dr. Kenneth D. 1958-1967

Scope and Content Note

includes photos of Drs. Keele and Belt and Louise Darling, dating from ca. 1966; also includes Keele reprints
Box 15, Folder 34

Keiser, Robert M. 1967-1972

Box 15, Folder 35

Kersten, Dr. Hugo M. (and Cecile) 1956-1973

Box 15, Folder 36

Keys, Thomas E. 1960-1979

Box 15, Folder 37

Kiefer, Dr. Joseph H. 1956-1971

Scope and Content Note

includes a copy of: "The evolution of urine analysis : an historical sketch of the clinical examination of urine". Lecture memoranda, American Medical Association, Los Angeles, 1911; also, Kiefer reprints
Box 15, Folder 38

Kincaid, Arthur N. 1966-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes snapshot of Kinkaid ca. 1966
Box 15, Folder 39

Kolb, Chris (Mrs. Ronald) 1977

Box 15, Folder 40

Korbakis, Dr. John P. 1960-1973

Box 16, Folder 1

Koshiba, Dr. Ken 1959-1980

Box 16, Folder 2

Krone, Mrs. Emelyn 1956-1971

Box 25, Folder 6

La Mure, Pierre 1961

Physical Description: manuscript text page with dedication mounted on cardboard

Scope and Content Note

handwritten text, with corrections, accompanied by dedication: "To Elmer, my doctor and my friend, this page of Moulin Rouge. In affection and gratitude. Pierre La Mure, January 1961"
Box 16, Folder 3

Lash, J. Jerry 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

correspondence

Note

Mr. Lash was a technician in the Elmer Belt Urologic Group Clinical and Research Laboratory for a number of years
Box 16, Folder 4

Linder, Dr. Fritz 1954-1959

Box 16, Folder 5

Ma, Hsien-ju (Solomon) 1958-1959

Box 16, Folder 6

Maluf, Dr. Noble S. R. 1961-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes Maluf reprint
Box 16, Folder 7

Mandel, Dr. Ursula G. 1959-1975

Box 16, Folder 8

Marcel, Abbé Raymond` 1957-1964

Box 16, Folder 9

Marmorston, Dr. Jessie 1958-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints, newsletters
Box 16, Folder 10

Marshall, Dr. Victor F. 1960-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes Marshall reprints
Box 16, Folder 11

Martin, Dr. Donald C. 1968-1977

Box 16, Folder 12

Martin, Donald E. 1966-1980

Scope and Content Note

attached to a 1980 letter from Mr. Martin is a snapshot of Dr. and Mrs. Belt, undated, but they are possibly in their early forties
Box 16, Folder 13

Maselli-Campagna, Dr. Vincenzo 1961-1973

Box 16, Folder 14

Masin, Drs. Francis and Marianna 1958-1962

Note

includes reprints from both authors
Box 16, Folder 15

Mason, Dr. James Tate, and The Mason Clinic 1956-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes a reprint; see also: Northwest Urological Society folder
Box 16, Folder 16

Masuda, Mrs. Kinuko (Princess Camellia) and daughter Yoko 1960-1965

Box 16, Folder 17

Mathé, Dr. Charles Pierre (and Beatrice) 1956-1973

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; includes a published portrait of Dr. Mathé
Box 16, Folder 18

Mathé, Dr. Charles Pierre (and Beatrice) 1947-1963

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

Mathé reprints
Box 16, Folder 19

Mayo Clinic 1961-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes correspondence with Thomas E. Keys, Librarian at the Mayo Clinic

Note

see also Keys folder for additional correspondence
Box 16, Folder 20

McDonald, Dr. Harold P., Sr. 1958-1977

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; some McDonald reprints
Box 16, Folder 21

McLardy, Dr. Turner (and Fay) 1960-1971

Box 16, Folder 22

McNamara, Robert S. (and Margaret) 1964-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newspaper clippings, magazine articles
Box 16, Folder 23

Medi Photo 1966-1968

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding a film on perineal prostatectomy
Box 16, Folder 24

Mellini, Mr. Peter John Dreyfus 1962-1978

Box 16, Folder 25

Melzi d'Eril, Duce Lodovico 1979

Box 16, Folder 26

Mendez, Dr. Robert 1972-1980

Box 16, Folder 27

Meyer, Fred (and Ruth) 1961-1979

Box 16, Folder 28

Mihalas, Dr. Lawrence S. 1977-1980

Box 16, Folder 29

Miller, Dr. J. Bernard (and Alice) 1962-1979

Box 16, Folder 30

Millin, Dr. Terence 1939-1956

Scope and Content Note

correspondence, Millin reprint
Box 16, Folder 31

Mims, Dr. Matt M. 1961-1972

Box 16, Folder 32

Minami, Dr. Takeshi 1958-1979

Box 16, Folder 33

Molina, Dr. Lucas A. 1962-1970

Box 16, Folder 34

Moore, Mr. A.V. undated

Scope and Content Note

draft of letter written by Dr. Belt on board the S.S. Uruguay [of the Moore-McCormic Line] heading to Buenos Aires, on behalf of International College of Surgeons members aboard, praising the service and attitude of the ship's staff
Box 16, Folder 35

Morgan, Dr. Henry Gordon 1959-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes: Morgan reprints; two 1964 5x7" color prints, one of Drs. Belt and Morgan looking at an oil painting of Dr. Belt, the other one of the painting; two 1959 snapshots, one of Dr. Morgan (in Africa?)
Box 16, Folder 36

Mori, Dr. Giulio 1970

Scope and Content Note

includes Mori reprints
Box 16, Folder 37

Mudd, Dr. Seeley G. (and Harvey Mudd College) 1958-1977

Box 16, Folder 38

Murphy, Dr. Leonard 1965-1980

Scope and Content Note

includes Murphy reprints

Note

Dr. Murphy was both a urologist and a medical historian
Box 16, Folder 39

Nakao, Dr. Chitari 1959

Scope and Content Note

includes snapshots of Dr. and Mrs. Belt, Dr. and Mrs. Nakao, and others, from the Belts' Japan trip of 1959; also, suggestions by Bill Gonzales to Dr. Belt concerning cameras and photography in Japan
Box 16, Folder 40

Nakayama, Dr. Komei 1959-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes Nakayama reprint
Box 16, Folder 41

Nesbit, Dr. Reed Miller 1959-1967

Box 16, Folder 42

Neutra, Dione (Mrs. Richard Neutra) 1965-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes several lengthy "New Year" letters sent to friends, both before and after Richard Neutra's death

Note

wife of the architect, Richard Neutra, and mother of architect Dion Neutra and Raymond Neutra, M.D.
Box 16, Folder 43

Neutra, Dr. Raymond Richard 1960-1979

Box 16, Folder 44

Ney, Dr. Charles 1971

Box 16, Folder 45

Nicholls, Dr. M. F. 1951-1962

Scope and Content Note

includes Nicholls reprints
Box 16, Folder 46

Nicodemi, Prof. Giorgio 1959-1964

Box 16, Folder 47

Nicola, Dr. George A. (and family) 1958-1978

Box 16, Folder 48

Nicoll, Dr. Gordon A. 1949-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes Nicoll typed book review and some other writings

Note

Dr. Nicoll held a preceptorship in the Elmer Belt Urologic Group, 1946-1950
Box 16, Folder 49

Nishimura, Dr. Ryuichi 1959-1968

Scope and Content Note

includes Nishimura reprints
Box 16, Folder 50

Nunis, Doyce B., Jr., Ph.D. 1968-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes transcript of the first contract for medical services executed in California, 1823; also a small book, "Le Petomane", by J. Nohain and F. Caradec. Los Angeles, Sherboutne Press, 1967; and an article from "La Semaine Médicale", 1892: Un cas extraordinaire d'aspiration rectale et d'anus musical (with English translation)
Box 17, Folder 1

Ortega, Dr. Eduardo 1958-1969

Scope and Content Note

includes Ortega reprint
Box 17, Folder 2

Palmer, Dr. Bean M. 1956-1972

Box 17, Folder 3

Pauling, Dr. Linus 1960-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes Pauling reprints and some vol. 1 issues of The Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine Newsletter
Box 17, Folder 4

Pauly, Dr. Ira B. 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

includes Pauly reprints
Box 17, Folder 5

Pavone, Dr. Michele 1964-1976

Box 17, Folder 6

Payton, Terry 1974-1975

Box 17, Folder 7

Peck, Dr. Samuel 1968-1971

Box 17, Folder 8

Pedersen, Dr. Arthur D. 1974

Box 17, Folder 9

Perry, Dr. John William 1958-1976

Box 17, Folder 10

Phelps, Dr. Malcom E. 1964-1974

Scope and Content Note

includes weekly mimeographed letters from Dr. Phelps to U.S. friends, describing conditions in Vietnam, 09/1966-04/1967. Dr. Phelps was field director of the Volunteer Physicians for Vietnam program.
Box 17, Folder 11

Pontis, Charis H. 1962-1969

Box 17, Folder 12

Popovich, Janet (Mrs. Steve) 1961-1980

Box 17, Folder 13

Powell, Dr. Norborne B. 1962-1966

Scope and Content Note

includes Powell reprint
Box 17, Folder 14

Prien, Dr. Edwin L. (and Dorothy) 1956-1979

Box 17, Folder 15

Quinn, Drs. William and Kit (Mrs. William Quinn) and Meg (daughter) 1958-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes W. Quinn's portrait
Box 17, Folder 16

Raines, Dr. Samuel L. 1961-1977

Box 17, Folder 17

Rangoni, Dr. Abele Giovanni 1955-1966

Box 17, Folder 18

Ray, Rear Admiral Clarence (and Ruth) 1964-1972

Box 17, Folder 19

Rekers, Dr. Paul E. 1956-1967

Scope and Content Note

includes a Rekers reprint
Box 17, Folder 20

Reti, Alexander 1967

Note

son of Ladislao Reti
Box 17, Folder 21

Revard, Betty Lund 1954-1978

Note

a former secretary for Dr. Belt
Box 17, Folder 22

Ricois, Micheline 1967-1969

Box 17, Folder 23

Roberts, C. Murray, D.D.S. and Richard B. Roberts 1961-1975

Box 17, Folder 24

Rolle, Andrew F. (and Frances) 1959-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes some Rolle articles and reviews

Note

Professor of American History, Occidental College
Box 17, Folder 25

Rosenbloom, Jean 1963-1970

Note

Mrs. Rosenbloom did some fine bookbinding for Dr. Belt
Box 17, Folder 26

Rowe, Harry 1954-1977

Scope and Content Note

numerous greeting and get-well cards, some correspondence

Note

Mr. Rowe was Administrator for the Elmer Belt Urologic Group for many years
Box 17, Folder 27

Roybal, Representative Edward R. 1963-1977

Box 17, Folder 28

Sabovich, Karen 1970-1972

Box 17, Folder 29

Saffron, Dr. Morris H. 1960-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes two Saffron reprints

Note

for more contact with Dr. Saffron, see also: Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, 1962
Box 17, Folder 30

Saint-Bris, Count Hubert 1958-1979

Scope and Content Note

includes two issues (1961, 1975) of the Bulletin of the Association Leonard de Vinci, with articles on the history, description, and reconstruction of Le Clos-Lucé d'Amboise, where Leonardo spent his last years; various illustrations of the chateau, inside and out, are included with the correspondence

Note

Count Saint-Bris was the owner of the Clos; for additional correspondence and photos of the chateau, see the folder: Bak, Mrs. Solange
Box 17, Folder 31

Sanchez, Olga Campoy de 1966-1971

Box 17, Folder 32

Sarton, Dr. George 1920-1937

Scope and Content Note

four reprints by Sarton on the history of science

Note

no correspondence included
Box 17, Folder 33

Saunders, Dr. J.B. de C.M. 1959-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint of Dr. Saunder's memoriam for Herbert McLean Evans
Box 17, Folder 34

Scardino, Dr. Peter L. and Dr. Peter T. Scardino 1960-1980

Box 17, Folder 35

Schloerb, Dr. Paul R. 1957-1971

Note

includes Schloerb reprints
Box 17, Folder 36

Schmiedt, Dr. Egbert 1960-1980

Box 17, Folder 37

Schlueter, Dr. Robert E. 1935-1948

Scope and Content Note

twelve reprints by Schlueter on William Beaumont and other medical history topics; an issue of the St. Louis Medical Society weekly bulletin devoted to Dr. Schlueter

Note

no correspondence
Box 17, Folder 38

Schramel, Hazel M. 1955-1972

Box 17, Folder 39

Schullian, Dorothy M. 1946-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; eight Schullian reprints on the history of medicine
Box 17, Folder 40

Scott, Dr. William Wallace 1952-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and a Scott reprint
Box 17, Folder 41

Seeger, Drs. Beatrice C. and David 1966-1979

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; reprints from both Drs. Seeger; photocopies of the statements which accompanied awards of Nobel Prize in Physiology to Prof. A. Krogh in 1920, and Drs. G.H. Whipple, G.R. Minot and W.P. Murphey in 1934

Note

short anecdotes about Drs. William Henry Welch and G.H. Whipple in letter from EB to B. Seeger, 5 July 1966
Box 17, Folder 42

Segovia, Andres and Emelita 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with William Weber Smith, L.A. physician, concerning Mrs. Segovia; draft of letter to Mr. Segovia
Box 17, Folder 43

Selye, Dr. Hans 1961-1969

Scope and Content Note

includes mostly Selye reprints
Box 18, Folder 1

Seneca, Dr. Harry 1963-1973

Scope and Content Note

includes Seneca reprints
Box 18, Folder 2

"Sexology" (magazine) 1960-1961

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

includes extensive correspondence with Dr. LeMon Clark, a member of the magazine's Board of Consultants; also with Isadore Rubin, Managing Editor; issues of the monthly magazine; some Clark reprints

Note

Dr. Belt was a member of the magazine's Board of Consultants for a short time
Box 18, Folder 3

"Sexology" (magazine) 1962-1970

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2
Box 18, Folder 4

Shaffer, Ellen 1971-1979

Note

curator of the Silverado Museum, St. Helena, California
Box 18, Folder 5

Sheets, Millard 1972-1978

Box 18, Folder 6

Shigematsu, Dr. Shun 1961-1974

Box 18, Folder 7

Shimizu, Dr. Keizo 1961-1966

Box 18, Folder 8

Shuman, Dr. Jack (and Adeline) 1951

Scope and Content Note

some correspondence; 43-page typescript titled "The Family Tree of Benjamin Franklin Shuman (1838-1890)", by Rosella Shuman Dayton and John William Shuman, including one labeled family group photograph, and accompanied by 13 unlabeled photos of people and houses
Box 18, Folder 9

Sides, Patricia 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

correspondence concerning a TV program on Leonardo da Vinci
Box 18, Folder 10

Sillo-Seidl, Dr. Georg 1962-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes Sillo-Seidl reprints
Box 18, Folder 11

Simon, Norton (and Jennifer Jones Simon) 1962-1977

Scope and Content Note

mostly catalogs and brochures, newspaper clippings; some correspondence
Box 18, Folder 12

Sinclair, Upton 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

includes mostly issues of the newsletter "Uppie Speaks"; also, 14 typed pages headed: "Interview: Upton Sinclair. 12-1-42"

Note

original folder had note: "Sinclair, Upton: temporary; Dr. Belt has file"
Box 18, Folder 13

Smith, Dr. Charles Edward 1958-1967

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; memorial pamphlet, reprinting a paper presented by Smith at the Second Symposium on coccidiomycosis, "Reminiscence of the flying chlamydospore and its allies"
Box 18, Folder 14

Smith, Jack 1976-1978

Note

Mr. Smith was a columnist for the Los Angeles Times
Box 18, Folder 15

Smith Kline and French Laboratories 1958-1976

Box 18, Folder 16

Snyder, Bob 1952-1979

Box 18, Folder 17

Sonoda, Dr. Takao 1960-1974

Box 18, Folder 18

Sorrentino, Dr. Michelangelo (and Francesco and Diana) 1970-1979

Box 18, Folder 19

Spence, Dr. Harry M. 1947-1975

Box 18, Folder 20

Stamey, Dr. Thomas A. 1958-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes Stamey reprints
Box 18, Folder 21

Stuppy, Dr. Laurence Justinian (and Mary) 1970-1978

Box 18, Folder 22

Sudhoff, Dr. Karl 1915-1934

Scope and Content Note

two reprints, one by Sudhoff, the other an article by Henry Sigerist celebrating the 80th birthday of Prof. Sudhoff

Note

no correspondence
Box 18, Folder 23

Theal, Kathleen 1964-1975

Physical Description: folder 1 of 4

Scope and Content Note

personal correspondence, with many newspaper clippings included

Note

Miss Theal was a longtime secretary for the Belt Urologic Group
Box 18, Folder 24

Theal, Kathleen 1976

Physical Description: folder 2 of 4
Box 18, Folder 25

Theal, Kathleen 1977

Note

Miss Theal was Dr. Belt's personal appointments secretary for many years
Box 18, Folder 26

Theal, Kathleen 1978

Box 18, Folder 27

Viets, Dr. Henry R. 1955-1961

Scope and Content Note

reprints and a typescript of article on medical history, plus EB letter
Box 18, Folder 28

Wharton-James, Dr. G. 1891

Scope and Content Note

booklet: "Past and Future", public address and program for the benefit of the Home for Crippled Children branch of the Chicago Children's Hospital
Box 18, Folder 29

Willis, Dr. Fred L. 1874

Scope and Content Note

original letter [faded] and photocopy addressed to Rev. A. J. Hillard [?]

Note

part of opening paragraph: "From your sister...I received a lock of your hair by means of which I made a sympathetic examination of your physical condition, ..."
Box 18, Folder 30

Letters recommending candidates for admission to professional or graduate programs 1950-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with candidates and admissions officers

Note

letters (all for medical school except as noted) from Dr. Elmer Belt for: John William Birsner, Jr.; Nicholas D. Darby; Richard Walter Kling; Stuart Markovitz; Thomas L. McBreen; Wayne N. Raymond; Astrid ReBell (Library Science); Russel James Reit; Cynthia Ruth; Arnold Sahagian; Steven Schenker; Jarema John Skirnyk; Donna L. Smith; William Arnold Stellar. Letters from Dr. Bruce Belt for: Carl T. Benz; Bryant Byrnes (Law)
 

Subseries 2. Miscellaneous Correspondence

Physical Description: 86 folders

Arrangement

alphabetical by last name

Scope and Content Note

Communications with individuals, organizations or companies for whom Dr. Belt had not created separate folders; includes some newsletters, brochures, etc.
Box 18, Folder 31

Aaas-Adam

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by John M. Adams
Box 18, Folder 32

Adja-Alle

Box 19, Folder 1

Alli-Amer.F.

Box 19, Folder 2

Amer.H.-Amwy

Box 19, Folder 3

Anal-Appl

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint by William Nance Anderson
Box 19, Folder 4

Arak-Arti

Box 19, Folder 5

Asay-Aspe

Box 19, Folder 6

Assa-Ayre

Box 19, Folder 7

Baar-Bany

Scope and Content Note

includes photo of a pencil portrait of Dr. Wilbur Baily, 1946
Box 19, Folder 8

Bara-Bart

Box 19, Folder 9

Bash-Behy

Scope and Content Note

includes: New Year's card from Prime Minister and Mrs. Menachem Begin; reprint by William B. Bean "Omphalosophy and worse verse"; reprint by Claude S. Beck; 8x10" photo of portrait sketch of A. O. Beckman, President of Beckman Instruments
Box 19, Folder 10

Bein-Benz

Box 19, Folder 11

Bera-Bert

Box 19, Folder 12

Best-Bjar

Box 19, Folder 13

Blac-Blau

Box 19, Folder 14

Bled-Bolt

Box 19, Folder 15

Bond-Bors

Box 19, Folder 16

Bost-Bozi

Box 19, Folder 17

Brac-Braz

Box 19, Folder 18

Bren-Broo

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Herbert Brewer; Anna Maria Brizio
Box 19, Folder 19

Brop-Brya

Box 19, Folder 20

Buch-Bunn

Box 19, Folder 21

Burc-Byrn

Box 19, Folder 22

Cabo-Cali

Box 19, Folder 23

Came-Carl

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by Meredith F. Campbell
Box 20, Folder 1

Carn-Caru

Box 20, Folder 2

Casa-Caym

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Leo J. Cass
Box 20, Folder 3

Cecc-Chav

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint by Ignacio Chavez
Box 20, Folder 4

Chee-Chiv

Scope and Content Note

includes letter from Carl B. Cheek concerning his book "The snakes of graft"
Box 20, Folder 5

Chri-Chut

Box 20, Folder 6

Ciaa-Cler

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: L. Cifuentes Delatte; Joseph E. Clark
Box 20, Folder 7

Clif-Coli

Box 20, Folder 8

Coll-Coma

Box 20, Folder 9

Comm-Conn

Box 20, Folder 10

Cono-Coop

Box 20, Folder 11

Dail-Dayn

Box 20, Folder 12

Deal-Degr

Scope and Content Note

includes 8x10" photo portrait of Frank V. DeBellis
Box 20, Folder 13

Deha-Dezo

Box 20, Folder 14

Dhan-Dool

Scope and Content Note

includes: reprint by Tibor Doby; 5x7" photograph of Dr. Henry Dodge; *poem and banquet menu for an occasion honoring Dr. William Dock

Note

source of starred (*) material: gift of Jeff Weber, 2009
Box 20, Folder 15

Dorf-Dozi

Box 20, Folder 16

Drey-Dyck

Scope and Content Note

includes: reprint by Glenn S. Dumke; Festschrift for John Englebert Dunphy
Box 20, Folder 17

F - J

Box 20, Folder 18

Kadi-Kaye

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Arnold Henry Kadish; Joseph Kaplan; John Karnaky; Yale J. Katz
Box 20, Folder 19

Keas-Khou

Box 20, Folder 20

Kibb-Kitt

Scope and Content Note

includes a one-page article on opera star Dorothy Kirsten (Mrs. John French)
Box 20, Folder 21

Klei-Kour

Box 20, Folder 22

Krah-Kwon

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Ernst Krebs, Jr.; Martin L. Krieger; Fred H. Krock; Geroge Kulick; Jerome M. Kummer
Box 20, Folder 23

Laaa-Lyzz

Box 20, Folder 24

MacD-Mado

Box 20, Folder 25

Maes-Malt

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin; Reza S. Malek
Box 21, Folder 1

Mand-Marz

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint by: Felix Marti-Ibanez; a letter to Helen E. Martin on Aug. 30, 1976 recounts how a box of Belt's materials concerning the history of UCLA Medical School went astray
Box 21, Folder 2

Masc-Mazz

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Edgar F. Mauer
Box 21, Folder 3

McAt-McWi

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: James E. McCabe; John B. McDonald
Box 21, Folder 4

Mede-Meye

Scope and Content Note

includes essay by A. I. Melden; reprints by Meyer M. Melicow
Box 21, Folder 5

Mich-Mlyn

Box 21, Folder 6

Moes-Moos

Box 21, Folder 7

Mora-Morr

Box 21, Folder 8

Mose-Myer

Box 21, Folder 9

Naga-Nayl

Box 21, Folder 10

Neff-Newy

Box 21, Folder 11

Niag-Nyli

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: G. F. Norman; William Frederick Norwood
Box 21, Folder 12

Ober-Olym

Scope and Content Note

contains reprints by: Maximilian E. Obermayer; Masaaki Ohkoshi; a booklet "The antiquity of the Oil Industry" by E. DeGolyer
Box 21, Folder 13

Omal-Ozdi

Scope and Content Note

includes a booklet "Oral history for the local historical society" by Willa K. Baum
Box 21, Folder 14

Pace-Pazo

Scope and Content Note

includes: 8x10" photograph of Admiral and Mrs. Ernest M. Pace, Jr.; reprint by Alessandro Parronchi
Box 21, Folder 15

Peac-Peop

Box 21, Folder 16

Pepy-Pett

Box 21, Folder 17

Phai-Plum

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint by Edward R. Pinckney
Box 21, Folder 18

Poag-Powl

Scope and Content Note

includes reprint by Roy J. Popkin
Box 21, Folder 19

Pren-Pyra

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Robert J. Prentiss; A. Puigvert
Box 21, Folder 20

Quac-Quir

Box 21, Folder 21

Raac-Ravi

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: S. M. Rabson; Marcus H. Rabwin; Mark M. Ravitch
Box 21, Folder 22

Reaa-Rezn

Box 22, Folder 1

Rich-Rizo

Box 22, Folder 2

Roac-Rock

Scope and Content Note

includes: Woman of California: Susanna Bryant Dakin, by W.W. Robinson (William Wilcox Robinson), Berkeley, Calif., 1968;
Box 22, Folder 3

Rodg-Rose

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Stanley E. Rosenberg; Herbert T. Rosenfeld
Box 22, Folder 4

Roso-Ryok

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Donald E. Ross; Theodore Rothman
Box 22, Folder 5

Saad-Saun

Box 22, Folder 6

Scag-Scul

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Albert Schweitzer, Richard Scofield
Box 22, Folder 7

Sear-Seva

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Henry J. Seldis; James E. Serven
Box 22, Folder 8

Shad-Shup

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Edward Shapiro; T.W. Sheehy; Maurice V. Sheets, and photographs of an exhibit on "Treatment of Bladder Stones Thru History", by Harry S. Shelley
Box 22, Folder 9

Sieg-Slut

Box 22, Folder 10

Smar-Smyt

Scope and Content Note

includes: exhibition catalog from Duke Univ. Museum of Art for Susan Carlton Smith; photocopy of a presentation on prostate cancer by Robert L. Smith, 1969
Box 22, Folder 11

Snap-Spra

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Herbert Sohn; Benjamin Spector; Leo Spira; obituary and typescript concerning Fred Lowe Soper
Box 22, Folder 12

Staf-Stro

Scope and Content Note

includes: a 35mm slide of Dr. Belt and two 4x5" group snapshots with Dr. Belt, from Dr. Henry L. Stoutz; reprints by: Wendy Stewart; W. Calhoun Stirling; Cecil Striker; newsletters from Karl Storz Endoscopy-America; article about Edward W. Strong; address by Norman H. Strouse to the Grolier Club
Box 22, Folder 13

Stua-Synt

Scope and Content Note

includes reprints by: Moses Swick; John Swinney
Box 22, Folder 14

T-Z

Scope and Content Note

includes: 8x10" photograph of Admiral "Bud" Zumwalt and E.M. Zumwalt; photocopy of an "New Republic" article on Wendell L. Willkie; reprint by Henry A. Wallace and of Washington's farewell address
 

Series 6. Subjects 1923-1979

Physical Description: 97 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes topics which had individual folders in Dr. Belt's original files
 

Subseries 1. Medicine, Clinical Practice 1923-1979

Physical Description: 54 folders

Arrangement

Folders are roughly grouped into: Urology, Other medical topics, and Medical/societal topics.
Box 22, Folder 15

Cryosurgery 1967-1973

Scope and Content Note

special emphasis on prostatectomy
Box 22, Folder 16

Hydronephrosis 1907, 1953

Scope and Content Note

five 8x10" prints of drawings and photographs of the kidney, two by the famous illustrator Max Brödel, dated 1907; photocopy of "Partial resection of the kidney in large hydronephrosis", by Erling F. Hjort

Note

for other Brödel drawings, see folder Brödel, Max under Belt Collecting
Box 22, Folder 17

Hypospadias undated

Scope and Content Note

three sets of drawn illustrations of surgical correction of hypospadias

Note

one set signed "Ted Bloodhart, Elmer Belt Urologic Group"
Box 22, Folder 18

Ileal loop 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

six 3x4" photographs of surgical repair
Box 22, Folder 19

Incontinence: 1. Cunningham Clamp; 2. Berry Procedure; 3. Kaufman Operation and Prosthesis; 4. Miscellaneous 1923-1973

Scope and Content Note

1. John H. Cunningham: 1923 reprint; correspondence; 2. John L. Berry: 1961 reprint plus later publications; correspondence (some letters describe the Berry Procedure and continuous improvements [by Berry, the Belt Group, and others] in great detail; 3. Joseph J. Kaufman: correspondence, prosthesis description

Note

see also correspondence files for Dr. Kaufman
Box 22, Folder 20

Knee-chest position undated

Scope and Content Note

pencil sketches, and their photographs, showing two views
Box 22, Folder 21

Nephrology, Nephron, Nephrosis 1954-1964

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

reprints; newsletter and newspaper clippings; brochures; some correspondence

Note

see also: Renal transplant, Hydronephrosis
Box 22, Folder 22

Nephrology, Nephron, Nephrosis 1965-1978

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Note

see also: Renal transplant, Hydronephrosis, renal lithiasis
Box 23, Folder 1

Nephron transplant, nephropexy, artificial kidney, dialysis 1939-1975

Scope and Content Note

includes two sets of 12 photos of drawings illustrating nephropexy procedure; most of these are signed "Marjorie Hogg, 1939"

Note

see also: Nephrology
Box 23, Folder 2

Penile implant 1970-1975

Scope and Content Note

draft and copy of short answer "Prosthetic aids for impotence", by Elmer Belt, in the Q and A section of "Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality", IV(10), pp. 165,170, 1970; some correspondence; commercial brochure for an implant
Box 23, Folder 3

Peyronie's disease, and Potaba 1903, 1950-1975

Scope and Content Note

reprints and photocopies; some correspondence; brochures on the drug Potaba
Box 23, Folder 4

Phalloplasty 1944-1973

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of two articles
Box 23, Folder 5

Pheochromocytoma 1951-1965

Scope and Content Note

drafts of papers by Willard E. Goodwin, and by Dr. Belt and Carl E. Ebert; other reprints; some correspondence, including a letter to Dr. A.A. Gemmell in which Dr. Belt describes some of their group's patients
Box 23, Folder 6

Prostate cancer 1957-1978

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; newspaper clippings; clinical letters; newsletters; meeting announcements; book lists; reprints
Box 23, Folder 7

Prostate gland undated

Scope and Content Note

draft (?) of a five page letter of pencil drawings and text, by Elmer Belt
Box 23, Folder 8

Re-anastomosis of the vas 1957-1977

Scope and Content Note

typescripts and reprints of Belt publications on sterilization and re-anastomosis; notes; correspondence; brochures of meetings and extension course on these topics in which Dr. Belt participated
Box 23, Folder 9

Urinary tract infections 1963-1968

Scope and Content Note

reprints, advertisements
Box 23, Folder 10

"Weekly Urological Clinical Letter" 1977-1980

Physical Description: most letters are one typed page

Note

edited by Henry Bodner, MD; see also: correspondence folder for Dr. Bodner
Box 23, Folder 11

Miscellaneous urology topics 1959-1968

Scope and Content Note

announcement; reprints
Box 23, Folder 12

Acupuncture 1967-1978

Scope and Content Note

includes some materials pertaining to the UCLA Acupuncture Research Project (1973-1974)
Box 23, Folder 13

Adrenal glands; Adrenalectomy undated

Box 23, Folder 14

Aldosterone; Aldosteronism 1959-1963

Box 23, Folder 15

Arthritis and rheumatism 1965-1977

Scope and Content Note

brochures, newspaper clippings, reprints
Box 23, Folder 16

Cable TV Medical Education 1979

Scope and Content Note

weekly program listings; some pre- and post-viewing questions
Box 23, Folder 17

Chloroform 1848

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of "Account of a new anaesthetic agent, as a substitute for sulphuric ether in surgery and midwifery, by J. Y. Simpson; pamphlet republished by Rushton, Clark and Co., New York
Box 23, Folder 18

Cholesterol 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

reprints, brochures
Box 23, Folder 19

Contraception 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clippings, announcement
Box 23, Folder 20

Diabetes 1971-1974

Box 23, Folder 21

Gastrointestinal tract 1971-1974

Scope and Content Note

brochures, reprint
Box 23, Folder 22

Hirschsprung's disease 1950

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of article: "A new surgical treatment for Hirschsprung's disease" by Orvan Swenson, "Surgery", 28(2): 371-383, 1950
Box 23, Folder 23

Historical figures and events in medicine and surgery undated

Scope and Content Note

short notes, articles on: surgeon Percival Pott (1714-1788); physician and botanist Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654); photographs: 8x10" photo of first operation in New Amphitheatre at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Halsted and others; "The Asclepiad physicians...", by Wilder Penfield; "Medicine in art"; medical milestones
Box 23, Folder 24

Multiple sclerosis 1968-1970

Box 23, Folder 25

Nylidrin hydrochloride (Arlidin) 1956-1964

Scope and Content Note

reprints
Box 23, Folder 26

Pacemaker 1972-1976

Scope and Content Note

newsletter; newspaper clipping
Box 23, Folder 27

Sexual topics and Sexually transmitted diseases 1884-1976

Scope and Content Note

includes: "La Cacomonade, Histoire politique et morale, Traduite de l'Allemand du Doct. Pangloss, par le Docteur lui-meme ..." by Simon Nicolas Henri Linguet, translated into English; 25 single-spaced typed pages
Box 23, Folder 28

Surgical illustrations undated

Scope and Content Note

color illustrations of: 16 surgical procedures; major anatomy of the female genital tract; major anatomy and pathology of the breast; peptic ulcer, all by Dr. Frank Netter; 33 plates from the Searle Library of Medical Plates; a 5x7" photograph of "early Christian dissection" [title from original folder]
Box 23, Folder 29

Surgery. Surgical techniques 1957-1970

Scope and Content Note

two reprints on antiseptic agents; photocopies from "A.M.A. Archives of Surgery", 1956; poem; reprint on surgical suture, 1970
Box 23, Folder 30

Miscellaneous medical topics 1956-1977

Scope and Content Note

photocopies; articles; notices
Box 23, Folder 31

Abortion 1965-1973

Scope and Content Note

mostly materials from the Association for the Study of Abortion, including issues of their Newsletter
Box 23, Folder 32

The Aged; Aging process 1961-1977

Box 23, Folder 33

Alcoholism 1934, 1960-1973

Box 23, Folder 34

Animal research 1948

Scope and Content Note

Saturday Evening Post article
Box 23, Folder 35

Computers and medicine 1961

Box 23, Folder 36

Health care plans (Socialized medicine) 1961-1965

Scope and Content Note

mainly newspaper clippings
Box 23, Folder 37

Hospital planning 1960

Scope and Content Note

draft guidelines from Hospital Council of Southern California
Box 23, Folder 38

Industrial medicine 1968-1971

Scope and Content Note

reprints
Box 23, Folder 39

Malpractice, Medical insurance 1959-1976

Box 23, Folder 40

Marijuana 1970-1972

Scope and Content Note

reprints and newsletters
Box 23, Folder 41

Medicare and Medi-Cal 1965-1979

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clippings, newsletter and journal articles; some correspondence
Box 23, Folder 42

"Medicine in Japan", by Ilza Veith 1955

Scope and Content Note

31-page typescript of a Ciba Symposium; letter of thanks by EB
Box 23, Folder 43

Obesity 1964-1977

Scope and Content Note

reprints; some correspondence
Box 23, Folder 44

Smog 1955-1975

Scope and Content Note

statistics on eye irritating days in the Los Angeles basin and San Francisco, 1954-55, provided by Dr. Lester Breslow from the State Department of Public Health; materials from the Southern California Air Pollution Control District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Box 23, Folder 45

Smoking 1968

Box 23, Folder 46

Willed body programs 1958-1972

Scope and Content Note

correspondence; descriptions of programs and application forms from various institutions
 

Subseries 2. General Topics 1930-1979

Physical Description: 40

Arrangement

by topic or name
Box 23, Folder 47

American Civil War 1978

Box 23, Folder 48

American Indians 1966-1973

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt was member of the American Indian Historical Society for some years; other brochures
Box 23, Folder 49

Beethoven, Ludwig van undated

Scope and Content Note

6x8" photograph of portrait
Box 23, Folder 50

Botanical illustrations undated

Scope and Content Note

two negatives, of three floral subjects
Box 23, Folder 51

Brödel, Max undated

Scope and Content Note

eighteen 4x5" photographs of non-medical Max Brödel illustrations, mostly bookplates; also some caricatures of Johns Hopkins medical faculty

Note

Brödel was a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; see also illustrations under "Hydronephrosis"
Box 23, Folder 52

Camus, Albert undated

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photograph of Camus half-sitting on desk

Note

original folder said: "portrait by Karsh; copied 6/3/60"
Box 23, Folder 53

Cantor, Eddie 1957

Scope and Content Note

one-page article by Cantor, with portrait: "What's more important than money?"; in: "This Week Magazine", Dec. 29, 1957
Box 23, Folder 54

Chavez, Cesar E. 1969-1976

Box 23, Folder 55

China 1960-1966

Box 23, Folder 56

Churchill, Sir Winston and Lady Randolph undated

Scope and Content Note

8x10" photograph of Lady Randolph mounted on cardboard, with one-paragraph biography on back; commercial announcements of books, medals, etc. on Sir Winston
Box 23, Folder 57

Drake, Sir Francis 1977

Scope and Content Note

two-page photocopy of article from "California Monthly", on the fake Drake plate discovered in California
Box 23, Folder 58

Films and film libraries 1930-1970

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and catalogs re. instructional and documentary films of interest to Dr. Belt; a script of an unrelated Audiovisual Postgraduate Extension Course in Medicine, distributed by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, plus a cover sheet with: Topic assigned to Elmer Belt, Symptoms of urological conditions...; and Topic assigned to Bruce Belt, Office urology for general practice; includes: "Medical Films and their Sources". 5th ed., 1934, issued by Bell and Howell Co. Educational Division
Box 23, Folder 59

Hereford Cathedral, Herefordshire, England undated

Scope and Content Note

photographs of the interior and chained library, of the ca. 1300 AD map of the world, and explanatory booklets
Box 25, Folder 7

Hinman, Dr. Frank R. undated

Physical Description: paper mounted on 13x16" cardboard

Scope and Content Note

cartoon signed by Hinman, with the inscription :"Now Mary Jo!....just because I hung your abstraction sideways doesn't mean you have to look at me as if I were something in a specimen Jar"; also, clippings from the magazine "Parergon" headed "Doctors' Art", showing a portrait of Dr. Hinman and a colored reproduction of his painting "Daybreak"

Note

Mary Jo was Mrs. Willard Goodwin, a medical illustrator and painter
Box 23, Folder 60

Juana Maria, "the lost woman of San Nicolas Island" 1937

Scope and Content Note

six typed pages copies from: "The Life and Adventures of George Nidever", University of California Press, 1937

Note

see also correspondence with Lee B. Milbank in folder Mich-Mlyn
Box 23, Folder 61

KABC, KCET, KPFK 1959-1976

Scope and Content Note

some correspondence; requests for financial support; includes photocopied typescript of commencement address by Dr. Joseph Kaplan on the International Water Year

Note

two Los Angeles radio stations and one TV station
Box 23, Folder 62

Kennedy, Senator Edward M. 1971-1975

Scope and Content Note

newspaper and magazine articles
Box 24, Folder 1

The Kiplinger Washington Letter 1973-1979

Scope and Content Note

a weekly business-oriented newsletter; includes also a few editions of the Kiplinger European and the Kiplinger California Letter
Box 24, Folder 2

Linacre, Thomas and Linaker, Edward Winsor undated

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of Thomas Linacre (1460-1524) and Edward Winsor Linaker (contemporary of Dr. Belt), with a comment by Dr. Belt pointing out the striking resemblance between the two men
Box 24, Folder 3

Loyalty Oath, McCarran Act 1950-1951

Scope and Content Note

correspondence and publicity concerning the oath required of all California State employees, and the federal McCarran Act
Box 24, Folder 4

Malraux, Andre 1968

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of a "Saturday Review" biographical article
Box 24, Folder 5

Mayan codex undated

Scope and Content Note

"Codice Troano", seven photocopied pages of an article or chapter in Spanish, source undetermined

Note

the Troano Codex and the Cortesianus Codex are sections of what is known as the Madrid Codex, found in Tayasal ca. 1697
Box 24, Folder 6

Miscellaneous poems and articles undated

Scope and Content Note

photocopies from various printed sources
Box 24, Folder 7

Miss Universe 1959

Scope and Content Note

three photographs
Box 24, Folder 8

Moon, Mars 1962-1970

Scope and Content Note

booklet; newspaper and magazine clippings; some correspondence
Box 24, Folder 9

Nader, Ralph and Public Citizen Action Group 1973-1975

Scope and Content Note

newsletters, brochures; two speeches from The Dean's Forum, Graduate School of Management, UCLA
Box 25, Folder 8

Olympic Games, 10th, Los Angeles, Official Pictorial Souvenir 1932

Scope and Content Note

booklet of text and photographs issued by the Organizing Committee
Box 24, Folder 10

Republican Party and Politicians 1970-1979

Scope and Content Note

newspaper and magazine clippings, mainly about Kissinger, but also Agnew and others
Box 24, Folder 11

Russell, Bertrand undated

Scope and Content Note

5x7" portrait photo
Box 24, Folder 12

Seaborg, Dr. Glenn T. 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

reprint of Seaborg speech; copies of newspaper and newsletter articles
Box 24, Folder 13

Steinbeck, John 1969

Scope and Content Note

copies of a "Saturday Review" portrait of the author, and a one-page essay by him
Box 24, Folder 14

Thomas, S. Seymour 1904-1951

Scope and Content Note

ten 8/10" photographs of the American painter S. Seymour Thomas, including his portrait, honorary diplomas, letter to Jack M. de Beaufort, and an article by de Beaufort about him

Note

Thomas painted portraits of Dr. Belt [see Folder 24, Box 11] and Sir William Osler [see "Practice of Medicine" Folder 30, Box 4]
Box 24, Folder 15

Trent, William (Willy) 1942-1943

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of newspaper clippings

Note

Trent was an Austrian radio personality and active anti-Hitler propagandist
Box 24, Folder 16

United States Presidents 1894-1976

Scope and Content Note

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: photocopy of newspaper article about his final illness and death; CARTER: newspaper clippings, form letters, Christmas card to the Belts; EISENHOWER: facsimile of an autograph letter signed in 1952, issued with a portrait in honor of the Seventh California Book Fair, Los Angeles; KENNEDY: 8x10" photograph of President Kennedy and Eugene Seeber in golf cart; letter from Seeber to Belt; LINCOLN: photocopy of one-page article by Leo Cherne, "The face of Lincoln, a palimpsest of human paradox", about a bronze head of Lincoln that the author created; NIXON: newspaper and magazine clippings, cartoon; REGAN: newspaper clipping; also copies of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the US
Box 24, Folder 17

USSR 1962-1977

Scope and Content Note

newspaper clippings; newsletters; Dr. Willard Goodwin's brief notes on 8th International Cancer Congress, Moscow, 1962
Box 24, Folder 18

Warren, Governor Earl 1955-1961

Scope and Content Note

8x10" portrait photograph; two group shots [including Dr. Belt] of Earl Warren signing bill for creation of UCLA School of Medicine, and correspondence between Dr. Belt and Charles Cross, artist, concerning a portrait of Earl Warren, already Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at that time, which Cross painted in 1961; correspondence between Dr. Belt and Edwin Pauley concerning the portrait; letter from Dr. Belt to Dr. Carmine D. Clemente
Box 24, Folder 19

Warren, Dr. Stafford L. and Viola undated

Scope and Content Note

photographs: six 5x7" portraits; 8x10" photo of portrait bust; 8x10" photo of Dr. Warren and wife and unidentified woman; Dr. Warren in army uniform with L.A. Sheriff Biscaluz and Alvin Falkenberg in the Sheriff's office; letter from Mrs. Warren

Note

see also other pictures under "Founders" and "Belt, Ruth"
Box 24, Folder 20

White, General and Mrs. undated

Scope and Content Note

two 8x10" wedding photographs
Box 24, Folder 21

Young, Dr. Hugh Hampton undated

Scope and Content Note

nineteen 4x5" snapshots of laboratory and hospital settings, single and group photographs of Dr. Young and associates
Box 24, Folder 22

Miscellaneous general topics undated

 

Subseries 3. Leonardo da Vinci

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Belt had set up these few da Vinci folders in his subject section, but they include materials not different from those found elsewhere in the papers
Box 24, Folder 23

Miscellaneous Leonardo da Vinci-related correspondence 1965-1977

Scope and Content Note

includes a list of quotations in answer to a request from the editor of "Familiar Medical Quotations"

Note

this small number of items comes from an original folder in Dr. Belt's "Subject" section; since hundreds of Leonardo-related items are scattered throughout the papers, it is hard to discern why these were filed separately
Box 24, Folder 24

The Mona Lisa painting 1959-1974

Scope and Content Note

photograph of President and Mrs. Kennedy and Minister and Mrs. Malraux at the unveiling; text of the address by Malraux and answering remarks by the President; newspaper clippings; some correspondence; photocopies of 1959 and 1973 articles by Kenneth Clark: "Mona Lisa", 1973, and Kenneth D. Keele: "The genesis of Mona Lisa", 1959; other clippings, illustrations

Note

the da Vinci painting was displayed at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC in 1963 and later at the Metropolitan Museum in New York
Box 24, Folder 25

"Leonardo's left hand", by Norman Capener. undated

Scope and Content Note

photocopies of a short article, source unidentified

Note

speculations that Leonardo was probably bimanual
 

Series 7. Restricted Files

Physical Description: 44 folders

Scope and Content Note

materials removed from the regular files because of patient or litigation information

Arrangement

by original folder number
Box 26

Folders 1-44