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Descriptive Summary

Title: Nathan Pritikin Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1971-1988
Collection number: 1628
Creator: Pritikin, Nathan
Extent: 52 cartons (52 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Nathan Pritikin (1915-1985) developed patents in chemistry, physics and electronics, was the director of the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, California, and chairman of the Pritikin Research Foundation (1976-85). The collection consists of correspondence, research materials, scrapbooks, published and unpublished writings, speech files, slides, photographs, film, videocassettes, and audiocassettes relating to Pritkin's career and the Pritikin Longevity Centers.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Nathan Pritikin Papers (Collection 1628). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ilene Pritikin, 1990.

Biography

Pritikin was born on August 29, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois; attended University of Chicago, 1933-35; became an inventor, developing patents in chemistry, physics, and electronics in Chicago, Illinois and Santa Barbara, California; became director of the Pritikin Longevity Center, Santa Monica, California and chairman of the Pritikin Research Foundation, 1976-85; publications include The Pritikin program for diet and exercise (1979), The Pritikin permanent weight-loss manual (1981), and The Pritikin program (1983); he died on February 21, 1985.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, research materials, scrapbooks, published and unpublished writings, speech files, slides, photographs, film, videocassettes, and audiocassettes relating to the career of Nathan Pritikin and the Pritikin Longevity Centers. Also includes books by or about Pritikin, including Dr. Miles Robinson's manuscript, The Pritikin program.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Pritikin, Nathan--Archives.
Nutritionists--United States--Archival resources.
Health reformers--United States--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Nathan Pritikin: Biography

 

Biography

Box 1

Pritikin: The Man Who Healed America's Heart.

Box 1

Ilene Pritikin's unpublished version of foreword for Pritikin: The Man Who Healed America's Heart.

Box 1

Ilene Pritikin's notes for biographer Tom Monte.

Box 1

Miles Robinson, M.D. (biographical material and eulogy).

Box 1

Biographical article (never published) by Tim Johns, 1979.

Box 1

Articles about Nathan by Tom Monte.

Box 1

Proposed biographical films.

Box 1

Biographical notes by brother, Albert Pritikin.

 

Biographical Information

Box 1

Nathan's version of his life story, told to audiences.

Box 1

Bibliography.

Note

(see also: Scientific Press Articles by Pritikin and/or staff - PRF file)
Box 1

Directory questionnaires ( Who's Who in America, etc.).

Box 1

Curriculum vitae, etc.

 

Honors: Proposed Honors

Box 1

UCLA: Proposed Chair.

Box 1

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (June 7, 1982); Honorary Doctor of Science.

Box 1

Invitations to join organizations.

Box 1

Other.

Box 1

Posthumous, miscellaneous.

Box 1

Posthumous: Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (June 5, 1988).

 

Personal Life

Box 1

Birth certificate.

Box 1

Move from Chicago to Santa Barbara.

Box 1

Family life.

Box 1

Food Nathan ate.

 

Genealogy: Family Relations

 

Genealogy:

Box 1

Nathan's mother.

Box 1

Nathan's father.

Box 1

Wife: Ilene Pritikin.

Box 1

Son: Robert Pritikin.

Box 1

Brother: Albert Pritikin.

Box 1

Living relatives, distant.

Box 1

Living relatives, close.

Box 1

Roland Pritikin (distant relative).

 

Growing-up Years

Box 1

School records.

Box 1

Boy Scouts.

Box 1

Boyhood interests.

 

Letters from Former Employees/Business Associates

Box 1

[No further description available].

 

Early Nutritional Activities

Note

(see also: Early Nutritional Career, Box no.4)
Box 1

Water.

Box 1

Pursuing nutritonal interest while at business.

Box 1

Formulating foods.

 

His Views on His Work

Box 1

Evaluation of his own work (and his dreams).

 

Personality

Box 1

Nathan Pritikin humor.

Box 1

Sentimentality.

Box 1

Persistence.

Box 1

Traits.

Box 1

Doodles/Notes.

 

Philosophy; Social Views; Heroes

Box 1

Visions.

Box 1

Social views.

Box 1

Philosophy.

Box 1

Politics, political action.

Box 1

Heroes.

Box 1

World War II.

 

65th Birthday: August 29, 1980

Box 1

65th birthday: Longevity Center celebration.

Box 1

Birthday cards.

 

Events Near End of Life/Media Reports on Death

Box 1

Rumors concerning health.

Box 1

Pacific Palisades Center: Grand Opening (January 19, 1985).

 

Memorials

Note

(see also Box no.20)
Box 1

PRF Memorial Newsletter, Center Post tribute.

Box 1

Nathan Pritikin Hall: August 29, 1986.

Box 1

Personal papers; disposition.

Box 1

Nathan Pritikin Library: August 29, 1985.

 

Miscellaneous: Family, Business Associates, Professionals as of September 22, 1983

Box 1

Nathan Pritikin Library: August 29, 1985.

 

Nathan Pritikin: Earlier Businesses/and Patents

 

Patents: List of U.S./Foreign Patents

Box 2

U.S. and foreign patents held by Pritikin.

 

Patents: Relating to Food/Health

Box 2

Investigation of patents re food.

Box 2

Blood treatment patients.

 

Patents: Miscellaneous Correspondence/Documents

Box 2

Patents assigned to Intellux, Incorporated.

Box 2

re Patent no.2,692,190 (method of making inlaid circuits).

Box 2

re Patent no.2,849,583 (electrical resistor and method and (apparatus for producing resistors).

Box 2

re Bendix Aviation Corporation royalties.

Box 2

Miscellaneous correspondence/documents.

 

Prior Businesses: An Overview

Box 2

Local newspaper coverage.

Box 2

Business cards.

Box 2

Customers of Pritikin's companies.

Box 2

Products: Intellux, Photronics, Renco.

Box 2

Businesses considered.

Box 2

Creditors, some of.

Box 2

Emerging new career: Publicity in his business publications.

Box 2

Early Income Tax forms/financial records.

 

Prior Businesses: Photography

Box 2

Photography businesses: Business cards, miscellaneous.

Box 2

Photography businesses: Records.

Box 2

Photography businesses: Customers' correspondence.

 

Prior Businesses: Glass Products Company

Box 2

Glass Products Company records.

 

Research and Development (Miscellaneous)

Box 2

Technical article written by Nathan.

Box 2

Technical challenges (a sampling of Pritikin's solutions).

Box 2

Pritikin's inquiries re Technical challenges.

Box 2

Direct Positive (original title of folder).

Box 2

X-Ray grid experiments.

 

Resistor Development/Business: Miscellaneous

Box 2

Producing the resistor.

Box 2

Resistor test results.

Box 2

Resistor: Technical problems.

Box 2

Resistor contracts: Government.

 

Resistor Development/Business: Lawsuit, Pritikin vs. Weinstein

Box 2

Pritikin vs. Weinstein.

 

Nathan Pritikin: Personal Health: Research Studies Collected by N.P.

 

On His Personal Cancer

Box 3

Latest (recent) leukemia file.

Box 3

Robert Pritikin's early leukemia file.

Scope and Content Note

This box contains studies on leukemia that Nathan gathered to help him understand his disease. Some of the studies have Nathan's notes on them.
 

Nathan Pritikin: Personal Health

 

Nathan's Autopsy

Box 4

Autopsy report and New England Journal of Medicine article.

Box 4

Posthumous physician correspondence.

Box 4

Nathan's death: Services, Staff press release; letters.

Box 4

Controversy concerning causes of regression of atherosclerosis in N.P. arteries:

Scope and Content Note

I. Literature search and analysis.
II. Nutrition Today article and related correspondence.
Box 4

Newspaper ad.

 

Personal Medical Treatment for Cancer: II (Albany, New York)

Box 4

Pentastatin decision (studies in Nathan's files).

Box 4

Treatment in Albany.

Box 4

Personal mementos - Albany stay.

 

Personal Medical Treatment for Cancer: I

Box 4

Early treatment at UCLA.

Box 4

Virus treatment for leukemia.

Box 4

Nathan's notes on his treatment and responses.

Box 4

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy: Dr. Kenneth Foon/NIH; article in Blood.

Box 4

Robert Oldham, M.D. - Monoclonal antibody therapy.

Box 4

Interferon therapy at UCLA.

Box 4

Blood transfusions at UCLA.

Box 4

Diagnosis dispute.

Box 4

Golde, Dr. David.

Box 4

History of radiation (etiology ?).

 

Personal Study of His Cancer Condition

Box 4

Dr. Gerry Dougher.

Box 4

Personal mementos re Nathan's cancer.

Box 4

Study of literature re his cancer.

Note

(See also: Box no.2)
 

Laboratory Test Results and Related Studies and Notes

Box 4

Lab test results: I.

Box 4

Lab test results: II.

Box 4

Bone marrow and blood slides (Nathan's).

Box 4

Studies (miscellaneous) in Nathan's personal medical problems files.

Box 4

Notes (miscellaneous) in Nathan's personal medical problems files.

Box 4

Photomicrograph showing abnormal elements in Nathan's blood and miscellaneous slides re his blood.

Note

(See bottom of box)
 

Personal Medical Treatment (Heart Disease Era)

Box 4

Sansum Clinic.

Box 4

Personal physicians: Letters and reports.

Box 4

ECG/Treadmill tests.

Box 4

Experimentation with personal diet and exercise program.

Box 4

Jogging records.

Box 4

Health biography.

 

Personal Miscellaneous Health Records and Study

Box 4

Nail problem.

Box 4

Foot problems.

Box 4

Thyroid problem.

Box 4

Dental.

Box 4

Vision, hearing.

Box 4

Biological age tests.

Box 4

Miscellaneous health problems and records.

 

Early Nutritional Career

 

LFC Study; JAMA Announcement; Other Promotional Efforts

Box 5

LFC Study: JAMA article.

Box 5

LFC Study: Assistance sought - devising protocol.

Box 5

LFC Study: Nathan's letters promoting physician participation.

 

LFC Study: “Spinoff” Studies/Inquiries

Box 5

Insurance company policy holders.

Box 5

City of Los Angeles study (police and firemen).

 

LFC Study: Non-Participating Inquiry Letters

Box 5

Inquiry letters: A - Q.

Box 5

Inquiry letters: R - Z.

Box 5

Miscellaneous - lay people.

Box 5

Medical journals.

 

LFC Study: Participating Physicians

Box 5

Form letters to inquiring and participating physicians.

Box 5

LFC Study newsletters, case history reports.

Box 5

LFC Study: Correspondence with participating physicians.

Box 5

Evaluation of Study.

Box 5

Physicians' kits and manuals.

 

LFC Study: Bio-Science Lab Reports

Box 5

Bio-Science lab correspondence.

Box 5

Data release forms.

Box 5

Bio-Science lab reports.

 

Earliest Ties to Nutritional Groups: I. Longevity Foundation

Box 5

Longevity Foundation: Nathan's influence re direction of activities.

Box 5

Publication of “Live Longer Now.”

Box 5

Fund-raising for studies on Nathan's concepts.

 

Earliest Ties to Nutritional Groups: II. Alexander Poniatoff and Associated Groups

Box 5

Foundation for Aging Research.

Box 5

Alexander Poniatoff - general correspondence.

Box 5

Hans Weber, Ph.D. - consultant to A. Poniatoff

Note

(See also LRI-PRF Advisors)
Box 5

AMP Bio-Research Institute.

Box 5

Alexander Poniatoff /Foundation for Nutrition & Stress Research.

 

Earliest Ties to Nutritional Groups: III. Miscellaneous

Box 5

International Academy of Metabology & American Academy of Medical Preventics.

Note

(See: Speaking Engagements: 1974)
Box 5

Southern California Aging Association.

 

Earliest Research

Box 5

Culling world's literature on degenerative diseases.

Note

(See Box 68)
 

Earliest Consultations: I. Personal Contacts

Note

[Names Kept Confidential?]
Box 5

C----.

Box 5

J---- F----.

Box 5

N---- L----.

Box 5

B---- L----.

Box 5

J---- and J---- M----.

Box 5

B---- and M---- S----.

Box 5

L---- O----.

 

Earliest Consultations: II. Personal Contacts

Box 5

[No further description available].

 

Early Study by Nathan of Nutritional Relationship to Degenerative Diseases

Box 5

Sampling of earlier studies in files with Nathan's notes.

 

Early Correspondence re Health Interest

Box 5

Stare, Dr. Frederick.

Box 5

Research: General correspondence.

 

Long Beach Study

 

Long Beach Study: Financing/Contributions

Box 6

Contribution appeals (unsuccessful).

Box 6

Financial contributor: Rockwell Employees Club.

Note

(See also: Major contributor file under Diseases, Diabetes, Kirsten Foundation)
Box 6

Financial arrangements.

Box 6

Expenses.

Box 6

Supply contributors.

 

Long Beach Study: Organization

Box 6

Baseline tests.

Box 6

Angiograms.

Box 6

Blood testing.

Box 6

Dr. John Kern: Study input.

Box 6

Relationship with V.A. Hospital.

Box 6

Nathan's input.

Box 6

Patient selection.

 

Long Beach Study: Diet Plan

Box 6

[No further description available].

 

Long Beach Study: Reports of Results

Box 6

Correspondence/talk.

Box 6

Angiogram results.

Note

(See also individual angiograms)
Box 6

Robert Pritikin: Reports to Dr. Weidman.

Box 6

Published or completed reports.

Box 6

Preparation of data for summary of study results.

Box 6

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine: November 19, 1975.

Note

(See also: Box no.10, Speaking Engagements)
 

Long Beach Study Patients: I. General, Miscellaneous

Box 6

Nathan's summary letter to patients.

Box 6

Patient records.

Box 6

Dr. Stenn's patient: W---- (not part of study).

Box 6

Patients of Dr. Wiedman (not part of study).

 

Long Beach Study Patients: II, A - K

Box 6

A---- B----.

Box 6

E---- B----.

Box 6

K---- B----.

Box 6

M---- C----.

Box 6

G---- C----.

Box 6

A---- F----.

Box 6

S---- F.----

Box 6

C---- H----.

Box 6

R---- H----.

Box 6

W---- K----.

Box 6

J---- K----.

 

Long Beach Study Patients: III, L - Z

Box 6

R.K.M.

Box 6

Ed N.

Box 6

C---- Q---- and P.Q.

Box 6

M---- & F---- S----.

Box 6

I---- S----.

Box 6

L---- S----.

Box 6

B---- S----.

 

Long Beach Study: Public Interest

Box 6

YMCA Committee allegations concerning Nathan's ethics.

Box 6

Media interest in Long Beach Study.

Box 6

Publicity from Long Beach Study.

Box 6

Quaker Oats Company interest.

Box 6

Rochester, New York: V.A. Hospital.

 

Long Beach Study: I, V.A. Hospital's Post-Study Investigation

Box 6

Deposition of Dr. John Kern.

Box 6

Investigator's memoranda concerning Dr. John Kern.

Box 6

Kern's correspondence in investigator's file.

 

Long Beach Study: II, V.A. Hospital's Post-Study Investigation

Box 6

Deposition of Nathan Pritikin.

Box 6

Investigator's memoranda concerning Nathan Pritikin.

Box 6

Dr. John Kern: Dissociation from Study; recent correspondence.

Box 6

Miscellaneous correspondence.

 

Long Beach Study: Miles Robinson, M.D. investigates V.A. Hospital Conduct

Note

(See also file: Books Pritikin Planned to Publish but Didn't: Robinson Book, Box no.7)
Box 6

Correspondence with Senator Cranston and other friendly officials re V.A. investigation.

Box 6

Correspondence re Dr. John Kern.

Box 6

Correspondence with Pritikin (Robinson investigation).

Box 6

V.A. correspondence (Robinson investigation).

Box 6

Wilbert Aranow, M.D. - V.A. Hospital official.

Box 6

Washington Post article by Dr. Robinson on V.A. Hospital conduct.

 

Nathan Pritikin: Writings/Talks

 

n.d.: Writing/Talks

Box 7

Short single topic articles or talks.

Box 7

Notes, transcripts and outlines for talks.

Box 7

Talk synopsis form.

Box 7

All-day talks.

Box 7

Lorne Greene: Voice instruction.

 

1984: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Miscellaneous: 1984 talks.

Box 7

April 28, 1984: PRF Sixth Annual Conference; Inaugural Dinner speech.

Box 7

Chapter contribution to book by Ken Dychtwald (with Nan Smith).

 

1983: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Talk outline.

Box 7

Writing.

 

1982: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Guest Editorial: Preventive Medicine.

Box 7

Houstonian Foundation (January 22, 1982).

 

1981: Writings/Talks

Box 7

PRF: 1981 Fifth Annual Conference.

Box 7

American Heart Association: May 14, 1981.

Box 7

The Experts' Answer Book.

Box 7

Dietary aspects of weight control and degenerative diseases.

 

1980: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Talks.

Box 7

Writings.

Box 7

The Book of Predictions.

 

1979: Writing/Talks

Box 7

[No further description available].

 

1978: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Writings/Talks.

Box 7

American Medical Writers Association.

 

1977: Writings/Talks

Box 7

[No further description available].

 

1976: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Writings.

Box 7

Journal of Applied Nutrition.

Box 7

Lay Publications - Army.

 

1975: Writings/Talks

Box 7

Writings/Talks.

Box 7

Debate with Dr. Carlton Fredericks.

 

1974: Writings/Talks

Box 7

[No further description available].

 

1973: Writings/Talks

Box 7

[No further description available].

 

1972-1971: Writings/Talks

Box 7

[No further description available].

 

“Three Volumes”: Original Writings

 

Nathan's Originals in His Writing

Box 8

Foreword - Nathan's original.

Box 8

Introduction.

Box 8

Current therapy.

Box 8

Exercise.

Box 8

Hearing Loss.

Box 8

Hypertension.

Box 8

Sight.

Box 8

Sickle-cell Anemia.

Box 8

Recommendations.

Box 8

Summary/Conclusion.

 

Foreword/Guide to Readers: Introduction

Box 8

Original typed copy.

 

Atherosclerosis, Angina Pectoris, Hypertension

Box 8

[No further description available].

 

Sight

Scope and Content Note

(Original typed copy, paste-ups)
Box 8

Sight (originals).

Box 8

Sight (paste-ups).

 

Diabetes

Box 8

Original typed copy.

 

Miscellaneous Material

Box 8

Atherosclerosis chapter - early version.

Box 8

Table of Contents, vol.1-2.

 

Unbound Copies of Miscellaneous Chapters

Box 8

Introduction.

Box 8

vol.1 - Atherosclerosis.

Box 8

vol.1 - Angina Pectoris.

Box 8

vol.1 - Hypertension.

Box 8

vol.2 - Miscellaneous Chapters (various versions).

Box 8

vol.3 - Diabetes.

 

vol.1: Bound Book

Box 8

[No further description available].

 

vol.2: Bound Book

Box 8

[No further description available].

 

vol.3: Bound Book

Box 8

[No further description available].

 

Edited Version, October 1988

Box 8

[No further description available].

 

References re “Three Volumes”

Box 9

Master List by author; Lecture list by author.

Box 9

Lecture references - Master list.

Box 9

Volume references.

Box 9

Angina Pectoris: A - Z.

Box 9

Arthritis References: A - Z.

Box 9

Atherosclerosis References: A - Z.

Box 9

Cancer References: A - Z.

Box 9

Diabetes References: A - Z.

 

References re “Three Volumes”: Original Card Index For Pritikin Home Research Library

 

References re “Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise”

Box 10

Exercise: A - Z.

Box 10

Gallstones: A - Z.

Box 10

Hearing: A - Z.

Box 10

Hypertension: A - Z.

Box 10

Recommendations: A - Z.

Box 10

Sight and Sound: A - Z.

Box 10

References 1.

Box 10

References 2.

Box 10

References 3.

Box 10

References 4.

 

Books By or About Nathan Pritikin

 

Nathan's Input in His Books

Box 11

Intellectual input.

Box 11

Dedications.

 

“Diet for Runners”

Box 11

Runner's Book.

Box 11

“Diet for Runners”; publicity.

 

“The Pritikin Promise”

Box 11

Correspondence.

Box 11

Best-seller list; publicity.

Box 11

Books mailed.

 

“Restaurant Guide”

Box 11

[No further description available].

Box 11

Book corrections.

 

“Pritikin Permanent Weight-Loss Manual”

Box 11

Ads, best-seller lists.

Box 11

Art.

Box 11

Case histories.

Box 11

Miscellaneous.

Box 11

Publicity.

Box 11

Weight-Loss book (New).

 

“Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise”: I

Box 11

McGrady: Tapes and transcripts.

Box 11

N.P. transcriptions for McGrady.

Box 11

Patrick McGrady.

Box 11

600 and 1000 calorie diets - McGrady's book.

 

“Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise”: II

Box 11

Permission to reproduce (from book).

Box 11

Publicity, best-sellers list.

Box 11

Bantam Books - paperback.

Box 11

Miscellaneous corrections.

Box 11

Book mailed.

 

“Live Longer Now”

Box 11

[No further description available].

Box 11

“Live Longer Now” and the Longevity Foundation.

Note

(See Box no.4 - Earliest ties to nutritional groups, Longevity Foundation)
 

Pritikin Books: Miscellaneous

Box 11

Grosset & Dunlap correspondence.

Box 11

Other publishers considered.

Box 11

Foreign language editions.

Box 11

Literary agents.

 

Books: Pritikin's Contributions to Others

Box 11

Book of Prediction.

Note

(See also Box no.6, Pritikin: Writings and Talks, 1980)
Box 11

“The Experts' Answer Book.”

Note

(See also Box no.6, Pritikin: Writings and Talks, 1981)
Box 11

Ken Dychtwald's: “Wellness and Health.”

Note

(See Box no.6: Pritikin: Writings/Talks, 1984)
Box 11

Denis Burkitt's High Fiber Cookbook.

Box 11

Victor Glenn.

Box 11

Maury Dean - Guide to Nutrition for Young People.

Box 11

Joe D. Goldstritch.

Box 11

Ross Horne.

Note

(See also Box no.29)
Box 11

Jon Leonard.

Box 11

Trowell & Burkitt: Western Diseases.

Box 11

Morton Walker.

Box 11

Margot Siegel.

Box 11

Dr. Anthony Satillaro.

Box 11

Ellen Stern.

Box 11

Book endorsements, etc.

 

Books: Unpublished

Box 11

Correspondence re Miles Robinson, M.D. book with publishers.

Box 11

Correspondence re Robinson book with Nathan.

Box 11

Miscellaneous.

Box 11

“The Challenge” by Miles Robinson, M.D.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 11

“The Pritikin Program” by Miles Robinson, M.D.

Box 11

“The Longevity Center of Santa Barbara: Does its Research Merit a Federal Grant?” by Miles Robinson, M.D.

 

Books: Unpublished, Miscellaneous

Box 11

Proposed contributions to books by others.

Box 11

Robin Hur: Pritikin-sponsored book on economic implications of Dietary Lifestyle.

Box 11

Possible books in future - Simon & Schuster.

Box 11

Technical books on diabetes and other diseases for medical professionals.

Box 11

Material for books on nutrition for all ages.

Box 11

New exercise book.

Box 11

John Fried - biography of Nathan.

Box 11

Donald Monkerud

Note

(See also Box no.21: Athletes: Runner's World columns)
 

Diseases

 

Alternative Therapies

Box 12

New concepts of normality for blood values and nutritional composition.

Box 12

Dietary supplements.

Box 12

Chelation therapy.

Box 12

Hydrogen peroxide perfusion.

Box 12

“Magic drugs.”

 

Miscellaneous Pathologies

Box 12

Response to Pritikin Program (diverse conditions).

Box 12

ALS.

Box 12

Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Box 12

Crohn's Disease.

Box 12

Alzheimer's.

Box 12

Lupus.

Box 12

Migraine headaches.

Box 12

Mitral valve disorder.

Box 12

Multiple sclerosis.

Box 12

Polycythemia rubra vera.

Box 12

Parkinson's disease.

Box 12

Psoriatic arthritis.

Box 12

Spasm.

 

Allergies

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Artery closure

Box 12

Reversal.

 

Arthritis

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Cancer

Box 12

Breast cancer.

Box 12

Colon cancer.

 

Dental Problems

Box 12

Dental caries; gingivitis; gum disease.

 

Diabetes: Pritikin's Work With Diabetics

Box 12

Pritikin's advice to diabetics.

Box 12

Juvenile diabetes patients.

Box 12

Experimentation with fructose drinks with diabetics.

Box 12

Comments by others re effectiveness of Pritikin diet for diabetics.

 

Diabetes: Contact With Diabetes Researchers: Dr. James Anderson

Box 12

1980-1983.

Box 12

1978-1979.

Box 12

1976-1977.

Box 12

Anderson approached by Pritikin; funding obtained; Study completed.

Box 12

Anderson papers, abstracts and talks.

 

Diabetes: Contact With Other Diabetes Researchers and ADA

Box 12

Joslyn Diabetic Foundation.

Box 12

Rachmiel Levine, M.D.

Box 12

Shirley Masaoka, M.D.

Box 12

Mayer Davidson, M.D.

Box 12

McMillan, Donald E., M.D.

Box 12

David Robbins, M.D.

Box 12

Israel Rabinowitch, M.D.

Box 12

American Diabetes Association.

 

Diabetes: Soliciting Support for Concept That Diet is Cause of Type II Diabetes, etc.

Box 12

Berk correspondence.

Box 12

Kroc Foundation.

Box 12

Request for funds for diabetic study.

Box 12

People receiving diabetes manuscript.

Box 12

Institutions contacted to conduct diabetic study.

Note

(See also: Box no.8, contact with diabetes researchers)
 

Diabetes: Kirsten Foundation: Dr. Melvin Wiedman

Box 12

[No further description available].

Note

(See also: Long Beach Study results)
Box 12

K---- and L---- G----; Kirsten Foundation Correspondence.

Box 12

Kirsten Foundation: Financial support for LFC & Long Beach Studies.

 

Diabetes: Support for Dr. Paul Lacy's Work With Islet Transplants (Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri)

Box 12

Islet Transplant Study - Paul Lacy, M.D. Correspondence, research reports and notes.

Box 12

Research at Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes with fetal tissue transplants.

Box 12

Barbara and Marvin Davis: Funds sought for diabetic research.

 

Diabetes: Pritikin's Letters to Members of U.S. Congress (February 22, 1982) and to Health Editors

Box 12

Nathan Pritikin Letter (February 22, 1982); Replies by Congressmen.

Box 12

Nathan Pritikin Letter to health editors.

 

Diabetes: Writings by Nathan or Staff

Note

(See also: Box no.6A, vol.3, Diabetes)
Box 12

Miles Robinson, M.D. - Monogram on diabetes for PRF.

Box 12

Miles Robinson, M.D. - Book Promotion: Pritikin statement on diabetes.

Box 12

Miscellaneous writings and studies by Pritikin associates.

Box 12

Attempts to publish diabetes manuscript and early results with diabetics.

 

Foot Problems

Box 12

“Walk, Don't Run” - Wikler.

 

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Box 12

Celiac disease.

Box 12

Colitis.

Box 12

Constipation: N.P. Protocol.

 

Hearing Loss

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Heart Disease

Box 12

Heart disease reversal claim by N.P.

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Hypertension

Box 12

[No further description available].

Box 12

Hypertension monograph by Dr. Miles Robinson for PRF.

 

Kidney Disease

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Longevity

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Obesity

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Osteoporosis

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Senility

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Sickle-Cell Disease

Box 12

Personal writings.

 

Skin Disorders

Box 12

Psoriasis.

 

Stroke

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Tumors

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Visual Problems

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

Government

 

State of California: Governor's Council on Wellness & Physical Fitness

Box 12

[No further description available].

 

State of California: Department of Health

Box 12

[No further description available].

Box 13

Seminar.

 

State of Louisiana

Note

(See also: Box no.32, Pritikin Research Foundation studies, “Natchitoches”)
Box 13

[No further description available].

 

U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Box 13

School lunch program.

Box 13

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Box 13

U.S. Guidelines (Revised) - September 1985.

Box 13

Medicaid (nursing and convalescent homes).

 

U.S. Congress: Individual Members

Box 13

Frank Annunzio.

Box 13

Senator Henry Bellmon.

Box 13

President Jimmy Carter.

Box 13

Senator Alan Cranston.

Box 13

Senator Jake Garn.

Box 13

Senator Orrin Hatch.

Box 13

Senator Richard Lugar.

Box 13

Senator Robert Mollohan.

Box 13

Senator George McGovern.

Box 13

Senator William Proxmire.

Box 13

Senator Richard Schweiker.

Box 13

Congressman Henry Waxman.

 

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute: Dr. Levy

Box 13

Correspondence.

Box 13

Levy correspondence with Congressman Robert Leggett.

Box 13

Presentation for NHLBI Consultation/LRI (March 8, 1978).

Box 13

NHLBI policies attached (Robinson writings).

Box 13

NHLBI policies.

 

NIH: Studies

Box 13

Low-fat diet effects.

Box 13

Pritikin response re LRC Study.

Box 13

NIH Lipid Research Clinics Study - 1984.

Box 13

MRFIT & PEP Programs.

 

Federal Trade Commission; N.P. Response to FTC Charges

Box 13

FTC (Boston), 1984.

Box 13

FTC (Washington), 1983.

 

Senate Sub-Committee Hearings

Box 13

Senate Committee on Labor & Human Resources (November 1985).

Box 13

Senate Sub-Committee Hearing: February 20, 1980.

Box 13

Select Senate Sub-Committee Hearing on Nutrition & Human Needs (February 1977).

 

Government Agencies - Miscellaneous

Box 13

James Iacono, Department of Agriculture.

Box 13

Early grant applications investigations.

Box 13

NIH, Behavioral Medical Branch.

Box 13

National Institute on Aging.

Box 13

Department of HEW.

Box 13

U.S. Government contacts: Miscellaneous.

Box 13

Carson Conrad, President's Council on Physical Fitness.

Box 13

Food and Drug Administration.

Box 13

Federal Judicial Center.

 

Speaking Engagements

 

1974

Box 14

International Academy of Metabology, March 21-24, 1974.

Box 14

American Academy of Medical Preventics, September 28, 1974.

Box 14

Westside Senior Center. Santa Barbara, December 4, 1974.

 

1975

Box 14

International College of Applied Nutrition, April 18, 1975.

Box 14

International Academy of Preventive Medicine, April 20, 1975.

Box 14

Eastside Senior Center. Santa Barbara, June 10, 1975.

Box 14

Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Group, November 6, 1975.

Box 14

American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine, November 19, 1975.

Note

(See also: Box no.5 Long Beach Study Results: Published Papers)
Box 14

Tri-Counties Podiatric Society, December 9, 1975.

 

1976

Box 14

American Association of University Women. Ventura, January 10, 1976.

Box 14

International Association of Cancer Victims and Friends, March 10, 1976.

Box 14

Cosmopolitan Club, May 6, 1976.

Box 14

American Nutrition Society. Pasadena, May 26, 1976.

Box 14

Science and Engineering Council. Santa Barbara, June 2, 1976.

Box 14

YMCA, Santa Barbara, July 30, 1976.

Box 14

Santa Barbara Community Group, September 12, 1976.

Box 14

International Academy of Metabology, October 2, 1976.

Box 14

State University of New York, Buffalo: Dental Alumni Association, October 15, 1976.

Box 14

California Association of Nurse Anasthetists, November 21, 1976.

Box 14

Kiwanis Club. Santa Barbara, November 24, 1976.

Box 14

Santa Barbara City College, Continuing Education, November 30, 1976.

Box 14

Montecito Rotary Club, November 30, 1976.

Box 14

Santa Monica: Organic Garden and Nutrition Club, December 1, 1976.

 

1977

Box 14

National Health Federation, January 30, 1977.

Box 14

Hunt-Wesson Foods, February 11, 1977.

Box 14

Loma Linda University: School of Health Alumni Association, March 8, 1977.

Box 14

Radio Interview - NBC, March 12, 1977.

Box 14

Today Show, March 16, 1977.

Box 14

California Department of Health, March 18, 1977.

Box 14

Torrance Memorial Hospital, March 26, 1977.

Box 14

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, April 5, 1977.

Box 14

CBS-TV Filming, May 1, 1977.

Box 14

Guardians of the Jewish Home for the Aged, May 3, 1977.

Box 14

Helping Hand of Los Angeles, September 30, 1977.

Box 14

Southern California Academy of Nutrition Research, October 1, 1977.

Box 14

Energy Works, November 14, 1977.

Box 14

SCIFTS - Hunt-Wesson Foods, November 16, 1977.

Box 14

City of Hope, November 20, 1977.

Box 14

National Running Week, December 30-31, 1977.

Box 14

1977: Invitations to Speak (Possible Acceptance).

 

1978

Box 14

B'nai Brith, January 10, 1978.

Box 14

Vista del Mar, January 11, 1978.

Box 14

Sherman Oaks Community Hospital, January 24, 1978.

Box 14

San Diego State University, March 3, 1978.

Box 14

American College of Cardiologists, March 6, 1978.

Box 14

“AM Chicago” - TV, March 20, 1978.

Box 14

Hinman Dental Meeting. Atlanta, March 22, 1978.

Box 14

Nutrition Symposium. Ruth Weg, April 11, 1978.

Box 14

USC, Kazarian, April 22, 1978.

Box 14

American Heart Association. Greater Los Angeles, April 26, 1978.

Box 14

Hofstra University. New York, May 3, 1978.

Box 14

Danbury Hospital. Connecticut, May 4, 1978.

Box 14

California Dental Association, May 6, 1978.

Box 14

Texas Bankers Convention, May 8, 1978.

Box 14

Schools Food Services. Southern California, May 12, 1978.

Box 14

Southern California Permanente Medical Group, May 23, 1978.

Box 14

Insurance Rehabilitative Study Group. San Diego, May 24, 1978.

Box 14

Consortium of Community Colleges: TV, May 26, 1978.

Box 14

Michael Jackson Talk Show, June 1, 1978.

Box 14

Roberts Nutrition Symposium, June 9, 1978.

Box 14

Hughes Aircraft Company, June 20, 1978.

Box 14

Harold Keene Talk Show, July 30, 1978.

Box 14

Salk Institute, August 1, 1978.

Box 14

Rotary Club. San Diego, August 3, 1978.

Box 14

Sharp Hospital. San Diego, August 4, 1978.

Box 14

American Medical Writers, September 6, 1978.

Box 14

Hollywood Rotary Club, September 12, 1978.

Box 14

Hollywood Rotary Club, September 12, 1978.

Box 14

Orthomolecular Medical Society. San Diego, September 16, 1978.

Box 14

David Susskind Show. New York, October 6-7, 1978.

Box 14

American Nutrition Society. Pasadena, October 25, 1978.

Box 14

School of Dental Medicine. University of Pennsylvania, November 1, 1978.

Box 14

Deborah Heart & Lung Center. Philadelphia, November 2, 1978.

Box 14

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Michigan, November 3, 1978.

Box 14

Leisure World. Laguna Hills, November 15, 1978.

 

1979 Schedules

Box 14

Santa Monica Track Club, January 26, 1979.

Box 14

St. Joseph Medical Center, January 26, 1979.

Box 14

Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, January 17, 1979.

Box 14

International Conference on Gastroenterology, Family Practice Conference, February 2, 1979.

Box 14

Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center, February 17, 1979.

Box 14

UCLA Medicine & Society Forum, February 22, 1979.

Box 14

Malibu Rotary Club, February 22, 1979.

Box 14

Hunt-Wesson Foods, February 27, 1979.

Box 14

Phoenix Gazette: Off & Running Seminar, March 17, 1979.

Box 14

Leisure World, March 20/28, 1979.

Box 14

American Geriatric Society & Dental Hospital, March 24-25, 1979.

Box 14

Grosset & Dunlap Book Tour, March 30-May 10, 1979.

Box 14

Southern California Permanente Medical Group. San Diego, April 5, 1979.

Box 14

UC Santa Barbara, Extension, April 7, 1979.

Box 14

Western Michigan University, April 20, 1979.

Box 14

Ann Borgess Hospital, Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium (Kalamazoo), April 20, 1979.

Box 14

Cancer Victims Symposium (Minneapolis), April 21, 1979.

Box 14

California Health Maintenance, April 26, 1979.

Box 14

College of the Redwoods, May 5, 1979.

Box 14

Walden School. New York, May 12, 1979.

Box 14

Castle Memorial Hospital. Hawaii, May 21, 1979.

Box 14

Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. North Hollywood, May 22, 1979.

Box 14

California Laundry Convention. Monterey, May 24, 1979.

Box 14

University of Pennsylvania Dental Group, June 3, 1979.

Box 14

Pomona Valley Community Hospital, June 5, 1979.

Box 14

College of Dental Surgeons. Vancouver, B.C., June 7, 1979.

Box 14

Northridge Hospital, June 19, 1979.

Box 14

Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, June 25, 1979.

Box 14

Mike Douglas Show, July 3, 1979.

Box 14

St. Joseph Hospital, July 20, 1979.

Box 14

Sunburst Farms. Ventura, July 30, 1979.

Box 14

Southern California Permanente Medical Group. Harbor City, August 22, 1979.

Box 14

Los Angeles Jr. Chamber of Commerce, September 19, 1979.

Box 14

Grosset & Dunlap Book Tour, September 20-November 6, 1979.

Box 14

National Institutes of Health, September 27, 1979.

Box 14

University of California. Irvine. Tennessee, October 4, 1979.

Box 14

Western Dental Society. Los Angeles, October 9, 1979.

Box 14

American Heart Association. San Francisco, October 11, 1979.

Box 14

Physicians' Post-Graduate Cardiovascular Symposium. San Francisco[?], October 12, 1979.

Box 14

Orthomolecular Medical Society: Pritikin-Atkins Debate, October 14, 1979.

Box 14

Cal State Fullerton, October 16, 1979.

Box 14

University of California. San Diego, October 18, 1979.

Box 14

Fargo (North Dakota) Clinic - Cardiovascular Symposium, October 20, 1979.

Box 14

California Route Operators, October 19, 1979.

Box 14

Orangewood Academy. Garden Grove, October 28, 1979.

Box 14

University Connecticut School Dental Medicine/So. New England Acad. Prct. Med.[?], October 31, 1979.

Box 14

Deborah Heart & Lung Center. Philadelphia, November 1, 1979.

Box 14

Professional Educators Seminar. Toronto, November 2, 1979.

Box 14

Dental Education, University of Pennsylvania, November 4, 1979.

Box 14

Westmoreland Community College. Pennsylvania, November 7, 1979.

Box 14

Swedish Covenant Hospital. Chicago, November 9, 1979.

Box 14

American Heart Association. Anaheim, November 12-15, 1979.

Box 14

Harbor Dental Society, November 13, 1979.

Box 14

College of Osteopathic Surgeons, November 16, 1979.

Box 14

National Society for Cardiovascular Technology. Maryland, November 29, 1979.

Box 14

David Susskind Show, December 1, 1979.

Box 14

Ambassador College. Pasadena, December 11-12, 1979.

Box 14

WGST Radio Interview. Atlanta, Georgia, December 15, 1979.

Box 14

Los Robles Hospital. Thousand Oaks, December 21, 1979.

 

Speaking Engagements: 1976-1985

Box 14

1. Cancelled, refused or withdrawn.

Box 14

2. Staff invitations to speak.

Box 14

1976-1979.

Box 14

1980-1985.

 

Speaking Engagements

 

1980 Schedules

Box 15

Sun Coast Heart Association. Florida, January 12, 1980.

Box 15

Georgetown University Dental Society, January 18-19, 1980.

Box 15

University of Iowa Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, January 22-23, 1980.

Box 15

Dallas Midwinter Dental Clinic, January 27, 1980.

Box 15

Phil Donahue Show, January 31, 1980.

Box 15

South Bay Hospital Nutrition Symposium, February 1, 1980.

Box 15

CBS News Taping, February 6, 1980.

Box 15

Palm Springs Academy of Medicine, February 7-8, 1980.

Box 15

Eisenhower Medical Center Post-Graduate Seminar. Palm Springs, February 7, 1980.

Box 15

Round Table West, February 21, 1980.

Box 15

ABC - Channel 7, March 3, 1980.

Box 15

Center for Integral Medicine Conference, March 1-2, 1980.

Box 15

University of Pennsylvania - Schools of Dental Medicine, March 5, 1980.

Box 15

Allentown Hospital. Pennsylvania, March 5, 1980.

Box 15

Jersey Shore Medical Center. New Jersey, March 6, 1980.

Box 15

International Congress on Colonoscopy. Florida, March 7, 1980.

Box 15

New York University Dental Education Program, March 9, 1980.

Box 15

KTAR Radio (Arizona) - Interview, March 14, 1980.

Box 15

PRF Fund-raising Dinner. Arizona, March 16, 1980.

Box 15

Palm Beach Round Table, March 20, 1980.

Box 15

Australian Book Tour (Grosset & Dunlap), March 21-April 2, 1980.

Box 15

American Association of Endodontists. Los Angeles, April 19, 1980.

Box 15

4th Annual Conference, Pritikin Research Foundation, April 19-20, 1980.

Box 15

Northridge Hospital Foundation Medical Center, April 22, 1980.

Box 15

Boeing Management Association. Seattle, April 28, 1980.

Box 15

King County Health Planning Council. Seattle, April 28, 1980.

Box 15

Wisconsin Dental Association, May 4, 1980.

Box 15

Northern Virginia Dental Society, May 7, 1980.

Box 15

Halifax Hospital Medical Center. Florida, May 9, 1980.

Box 15

St. Claire's Hospital. New Jersey, May 13, 1980.

Box 15

Bergen Community College. New Jersey, May 14, 1980.

Box 15

Main Line Dental Society, Lankenau Hospital. Pennsylvania, May 15, 1980.

Box 15

National Management Association, Rockwell. Sherman Oaks, May 20, 1980.

Box 15

Pasadena Rotary Club, May 21, 1980.

Box 15

Portland Dietetic Association, May 22, 1980.

Box 15

Caribbean Cruise, May 24, 1980.

Box 15

Technion. Philadelphia, May 31, 1980.

Box 15

Phone Interviews from Center (nation-wide radio), June 1980.

Box 15

Anchorage Community College, June 6-7, 1980.

Box 15

Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Milwaukee, June 12, 1980.

Box 15

Swedish Covenant Hospital. Chicago, June 12, 1980.

Box 15

Bantam Books: Toronto, June 13, 1980.

Box 15

Professional Education Seminars. Toronto, June 14, 1980.

Box 15

Florida Academy of Family Physicians, June 15, 1980.

Box 15

American Heart Association. Bakersfield, June 20, 1980.

Box 15

Teleconference: University of Nebraska. Lincoln, June 24, 1980.

Box 15

Beverly Hills Progressive Savings & Loan, June 24, 1980.

Box 15

Southern California Academy of General Dentistry, June 28, 1980.

Box 15

Academy of General Dentistry. San Diego, July 2, 1980.

Box 15

Leisure Village, July 25, 1980.

Box 15

Taping - TV, August 7, 1980.

Box 15

Media Appearances - Bantam Books. Sacramento, September 9, 1980.

Box 15

New York: PR Appearances, September 21-24, 1980.

Box 15

UCLA: Department of Medicine, Family Practise, October 10, 1980.

Box 15

Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists. Florida, October 14, 1980.

Box 15

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. Chicago, October 15, 1980.

Box 15

Alumni Meeting. Chicago, October 16, 1980.

Box 15

Media Appearances - Bantam Books - Chicago, etc., October 16-31, 1980.

Box 15

St. Barnabas Medical Center. New York, October 23, 1980.

Box 15

Medical Joggers Association Annual Meeting, October 24-25, 1980.

Box 15

Health and Fitness Fair. Ottawa, Canada, October 26, 1980.

Box 15

North Mississippi Medical Center. Tupelo, November 11-12, 1980.

Box 15

Santa Barbara - Ventura County Dental Association, November 20, 1980.

Box 15

Annual Caduceus Conference, Kaiser Northwest, November 23, 1980.

Box 15

Christmas Festival, Natchitoches. Los Angeles, December 6,1980.

Box 15

TV Show “Speaking Out” - Toronto, December 11, 1980.

Box 15

Mt. Sinai Hospital/American Friends of Hebrew University. New York, December 12, 1980.

Box 15

American College of Cardiology. New York, December 13, 1980.

Box 15

Alumni Party - Philadelphia, December 14, 1980.

Box 15

TV Show - “AM-PM” - Philadelphia, December 15, 1980.

Box 15

Centinela Hospital Medical Center December 18, 1980.

Box 16

Calendar: 1981 (Master Calendar/Itinerary).

Box 16

1982-1984: Schedules.

Box 16

1978-1985: Physician Audiences.

Box 16

1981: Speakers' Bureau.

Box 16

Recurrent Coronary Prevention Project. San Francisco, January 16, 1981.

Box 16

California Conference of Health Educators. Asilomar, February 4, 1981.

Box 16

Monterey Eskaton Hospital, February 4, 1981.

Box 16

Chicago Dental Society, February 14, 1981.

Box 16

Bauer Hospital-St. Mary Medical Center. Long Beach, February 21, 1981.

Box 16

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, March 5, 1981.

Box 16

WXYZ Radio Interview, March 30, 1981.

Box 16

Broadway Department Store - Autograph PR, March 31, 1981.

Box 16

Grosset & Dunlap Book Tour, April 27, 1981.

Box 16

Channel 2 - “Interface,” May 7, 1981.

Box 16

California Heart Association. Monterey, May 14, 1981.

Box 16

St. Francis Hospital. New York, May 29, 1981.

Box 16

Dialogue - “Good Food of the 80's” - New York, June 23, 1981.

Box 16

San Diego Heart Institute, July 10-12, 1981.

Box 16

UCLA Graduate School of Management Seminar. Ojai, July 14, 1981.

Box 16

UC Irvine Health Services, July 22, 1981.

Box 16

P.R. Schedules - Grosset & Dunlap Book Tour, August 30-September 4, 1981.

Box 16

Bullock's Del Amo. Torrance, September 10, 1981.

Box 16

TV: Taped Interviews, Cable, September 10, 1981.

Box 16

California Dental Association. San Francisco, September 10, 1981.

Box 16

American Medical Writers Association. New York, September 14, 1981.

Box 16

American Heart Association. Reading, Pennsylvania, September 16, 1981.

Box 16

Hadassah. Hartford, Connecticut, September 17, 1981.

Box 16

Academy of General Dentistry. Hartford, September 17, 1981.

Box 16

“Today” Show, September 18, 1981.

Box 16

Management Accounting Practise Conference. Kansas City, September 22, 1981.

Box 16

American Association of Fitness Directors. Florida, September 24, 1981.

Box 16

Pratt & Whitney Fitness Program. Florida, September 25, 1981.

Box 16

Robinson's. Santa Monica, October 1, 1981.

Box 16

University of California. San Diego, October 3-4, 1981.

Box 16

American Dental Association. Kansas City, October 27, 1981.

Box 16

Deborah Heart & Lung Center Forum. New Jersey, October 29, 1981.

Box 16

Peninsula Hospital Center. New York, October 30, 1981.

Box 16

New York University Dental Center, October 31, 1981.

Box 16

LSU Dental School. New Orleans, November 6, 1981.

Box 16

Milwaukee: PR Appearances - Bantam Books, November 9, 1981.

Box 16

Santa Barbara City College, November 13, 1981.

Box 16

National Charity League. Glendale, November 19, 1981.

Box 16

Long Beach Medical Association, November 19, 1981.

Box 16

Swedish Covenant Hospital. Chicago, December 7, 1981.

 

1982

Box 16

The Houstonian Foundation, January 22, 1982.

Box 16

American Medical Joggers Association, January 23, 1982.

Box 16

Los Angeles County Medical Association, March 11, 1982.

Box 16

Academy of General Dentistry. Chicago, March 14, 1982.

Box 16

Roseville Community Hospital, March 18, 1982.

Box 16

Sacramento District Dental Society, March 19, 1982.

Box 16

Bantam Books: PR Tour, March 15-April 9, 1982.

Box 16

Greater Long Island Dental Meeting. New York, April 1, 1982.

Box 16

New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, April 30, 1982.

Box 16

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, June 6, 1982.

Box 16

Young Presidents Organization, June 8, 1982.

Box 16

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, June 21, 1982.

Box 16

Dalton Books, July 8, 1982.

Box 16

Real Foods, Incorporated. Allentown, Pennsylvania, July 10, 1982.

Box 16

Parker Chiropractic. San Francisco, July 17, 1982.

Box 16

Family Practise Symposium. Tarzana, September 7, 1982.

Box 16

Placentia Linda Community Hospital, September 27, 1982.

Box 16

American Academy of Periodontology. Anaheim, October 6, 1982.

Box 16

International Heart Foundation. Phoenix, October 10, 1982.

Box 16

Australia Tour, October 1982.

Box 16

Des Moines Dental District Society, October 22, 1982.

Box 16

Downingtown Schedule, October-December 1982.

Box 16

American Academy of Gold Foil Dentists. Los Angeles, November 4, 1982.

Box 16

American Diabetes Association. San Francisco, November 19, 1982.

Box 16

Pasadena Medical Society, December 14, 1982.

 

1983

Box 16

East Coast District Dental Society. Miami Beach, January 21, 1983.

Box 16

UCLA: Medical Students, January 27, 1983.

Box 16

Radio Interview, January 30, 1983.

Box 16

TV Show: “Consumer Line” - Trenton, New Jersey, February 10, 1983.

Box 16

Academy of General Dentistry. Houston, February 24, 1983.

Box 16

Northeast Dental Society, March 9, 1983.

Box 16

PBS-TV: Detroit, March 9, 1983.

Box 16

Yale: Medical Students. New Haven, March 10, 1983.

Box 16

Columbia University Dental School, March 11, 1983.

Box 16

Downingtown - New York, March 12-14, 1983.

Box 16

Alpha Omega Dental. New York, April 8, 1983.

Box 16

Ninth District Dental Society. West Point, April 13, 1983.

Box 16

San Fernando Valley Optometric Society, April 27, 1983.

Box 16

Santa Barbara Public Library, May 2, 1983.

Box 16

Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, May 5, 1983.

Box 16

TV: Washington, May 9, 1983.

Box 16

St. Louis University Medical Center. Cardiac Rehabilitation, May 13, 1983.

Box 16

Nutrition Symposium. Newport Beach, May 20-21, 1983.

Box 16

Washington - Downingtown, June 2-5, 1983.

Box 16

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. Los Angeles, June 6, 1983.

Box 16

American Society of Dentistry for Children. Los Angeles, June 7, 1983.

Box 16

Oklahoma City Heart Conference, June 9-11, 1983.

Box 16

Academy of General Dentistry. Toronto, July 16-20, 1983.

Box 16

Aerobics Wellness Seminar. Dallas, August 15, 1983.

Box 16

Dr. Ernest Wynder, September 13, 1983.

Box 16

Frozen Foods Festival, September 13, 1983.

Box 16

New York City Marathon, October 22, 1983.

Box 16

PR Tour: Simon & Schuster, October 24-November 16, 1983.

Box 16

700 Club. Virginia Beach, November 21-22, 1983.

Box 16

Washington University. St. Louis, November 30, 1983.

Box 16

The Guardians. Los Angeles, December 13, 1983.

 

1984

Box 16

Radio-Telephone Interviews, January-February 1984.

Box 16

“Mid-Morning L.A.” - TV, February 9, 1984.

Box 16

Book Tour: Simon & Schuster, February 20-March 2, 1984.

Box 16

California Society of Dentistry for Children, March 2-4, 1984.

Box 16

Cardiothoracic Symposium. San Diego, March 10, 1984.

Box 16

TV Interview, March 19, 1984.

Box 16

D.C. Dental Meeting, April 8, 1984.

Box 16

Downingtown, April 5-9, 1984.

Box 16

Pritikin Foods Promotion. Tucson, April 15-20, 1984.

Box 16

Denver Triathlon: Thompson Kitchens, July 27-28,1984.

Box 16

Life Underwriters. Vancouver, September 28, 1984.

Box 16

Academy of Dentistry Intern. Atlanta, October 21, 1984.

Box 16

Roane-Anderson County Medical Society. Tennessee, October 30, 1984.

 

Nathan Pritikin Correspondence With Medical/Professionals: 1976-1977

Box 17

Approximately 27 files.

 

Nathan Pritikin Correspondence With Medical/Professionals: 1978-1979

Box 18

Approximately 22 files.

 

Nathan Pritikin Correspondence With Medical/Professionals; 1980-1985

Box 19

Approximately 25 files.

 

Contacts with other Researchers: Research Interest, Miscellaneous

Note

(See also Box no.8 for Diabetes Researchers)
Box 19

Bryant, Dr. Vaughn (Anthropologist).

Box 19

Blankenhorn, Dr. David (USC).

Box 19

Brown, Dr. Michael.

Box 19

Connor, Dr. William.

Box 19

Castelli, Dr. William.

Box 19

Dreyfus, Dr. Pierre.

Box 19

Droubay, Dr. Peter.

Box 19

Eliahou, Dr. H.E.

Box 19

Falsetti, Dr. Herman.

Box 19

Finney, Dr. James.

Box 19

Fisher, Dr. Martin.

Box 19

Grundy, Dr. Scott.

Box 19

Jones, Dr. Robert.

Box 19

Kempner, Dr. Walter.

Box 19

Leaf, Dr. Alexander.

Box 19

Levine, Dr. Rachmiel.

Box 19

Lucas, Dr. Charles - Power, Dr. Laurence.

Box 19

Mazess, Dr. Richard.

Box 19

Maxwell, Dr. Edwin (D.D.S.).

Box 19

Morrison, Dr. Lester M.

Box 19

Palgi, Aviva, Ph.D.

Box 19

Pauling, Dr. Linus.

Box 19

Rapaport, Dr. Felix.

Box 19

Raskin, Dr. Philip.

Box 19

Swank, Dr. Roy.

Box 19

Silberman, Dr. Richard.

Box 19

Vignes, Dr. A.J.

Box 19

Other researchers, miscellaneous.

 

Research Interest: Miscellaneous

Box 19

Gerontology Researchers/Educators.

Box 19

Cholestyramine/Plaque Regression.

Box 19

Paris II Study (Persantine - Aspirin).

Box 19

Research correspondence re weight-loss book.

Box 19

Nathan Pritikin contact with lay persons (special regimen).

Box 19

Foreign translations.

 

Public Influence

 

Competitive Centers and Programs: I. Operated by Former Pritikin Associates or Employees

Box 20

Bennett, Cleaves, M.D.

Box 20

Delgado, Nick.

Box 20

Leonard, Jon - Tucson Institute of Health.

Box 20

Horning, Merritt, M.D.

Box 20

Taylor, Glen.

Box 20

Whitaker, Julian, M.D.

Box 20

Wiegle, Bill.

Box 20

Zifferblatt, Dr. Steven.

Box 20

Other competitors previously associated with Pritikin.

 

Competitive Centers and Programs: II. Other Probably Influenced By Pritikin's Example

Box 20

California Primary Physicians.

Box 20

CHEER Program, Dr. Charles Kleeman.

Box 20

Ben-Oni, Dr. Molka.

Box 20

Fox, Dr. Arnold.

Box 20

Haas, Dr. Robert.

Box 20

Sircus, Dr. Sidney.

Box 20

Weimar Institute.

Box 20

West, Dr. Larry.

Box 20

Competitors: Miscellaneous.

 

New Longevity Centers and Programs: Cooperators

Box 20

Medical people wanting to start similar programs in U.S.

Box 20

Pritikin and associates: East Coast Center.

Box 20

Medical and lay people wanting to start similar programs.

Box 20

Medical and lay people wanting to start similar programs (abroad).

Box 20

Centers using Pritikin book and brochures.

Box 20

Helix (England): Dodson-Keable.

Box 20

Cardiofitness Center/Systems.

 

Followers or Supporters: Nutritional/Health Organizations

Box 20

American Health Foundation: Dr. Ernest Wynder.

Box 20

American Nutrition Society, Pasadena.

Box 20

Center for Science, Public Interest: Dr. Michael Jacobson.

Box 20

Miscellaneous organizations.

 

Followers/Supporters: Institutions

Box 20

Military Personnel - Supporters.

Box 20

Prisons.

Box 20

Nursing Homes; Senior housing.

Box 20

Followers: Outreach programs for poor.

Box 20

Fenton Foundation.

Box 20

Miscellaneous institutions.

 

M.D. Referrals by Longevity Center

Box 20

Physicians referral of patients by Longevity Center.

 

Santa Barbara Area Medical Community

Box 20

Ackerman, Dr. John.

Box 20

Robinson, Dr. Miles.

Box 20

“Friendly” physicians - Santa Barbara.

Box 20

“Neutral” or hostile physicians - Santa Barbara.

Box 20

Medical Society of Santa Barbara.

Box 20

Burns, Wyman, D.D.S.

Box 20

Direct Relief Foundation.

 

Followers/Supporters: Physicians: I, II, III

Box 20

Belsky, Dr. Marvin.

Box 20

Cooper, Dr. Kenneth (Cooper Clinic, Dallas).

Box 20

Douglass, Dr. John.

Box 20

Fogel, Dr. Richard.

Box 20

Friedman, Dr. Meyer.

Box 20

Litzow, Dr. Thaddeus.

Box 20

Loop, Dr. Floyd.

Box 20

McDougall, Dr. John.

Box 20

Nalbandian, Dr. Robert.

Box 20

Nequin, Dr. Noel.

Box 20

Power, Dr. Lawrence.

Box 20

Retherford, Dr. Ralph.

Box 20

Rosin, Dr. Ben.

Box 20

Silverstein, Dr. Robert.

Box 20

Stuppy, Dr. Laurence.

Box 20

Talbot, Dr. John.

Box 20

Wukasch, Dr. Don.

Box 20

Miscellaneous followers/supporters, physician/dentist.

 

Followers or Supporters: Students and Educators

Box 20

Pritkin Program on college campuses.

Box 20

Junker, Dr. Louis - economist.

Box 20

Insurance companies; Health education.

Box 20

Students: Chiropractic.

Box 20

Miscellaneous health educators.

 

Dental Interest in Program

Box 20

Sheets, Dr. Charilyn, D.D.S.

Box 20

Dental interest.

 

Followers or Supporters: Suggestions

Box 20

Diet Suggestions.

Box 20

Expansion of program.

Box 20

Miscellaneous groups/individuals.

 

Followers or Supporters: Miscellaneous Prominent People

Box 20

Brown, Governor Jerry.

Box 20

Cousins, Norman.

Box 20

Gordon, Jack (State Senator).

Box 20

MacLaine, Shirley.

Box 20

Scott, Willard.

Box 20

Miscellaneous prominent people.

 

Supporters: Media (Partial)

Box 20

Diane Broughton.

Box 20

Miscellaneous.

 

Physician Interest in Program

Note

(See also: N.P. Correspondence with Medical Professionals)
Box 20

Ulene, Dr. Art.

Box 20

Government agency physicians.

Box 20

Foreign.

 

Restaurants Catering to Pritikin Dieters

Box 20

“Pritikin” on restaurant menus.

 

Food Products Developed for Others

Box 20

Continental non-fat yogurt.

 

Food Products Endorsements/Acceptability/Interest

Box 20

Food companies seeking business or endorsement.

Box 20

Vita-Mix Corporation: William and Ruth Barnard.

Box 20

Product acceptability.

Box 20

Quaker Oats Company.

 

Public Dialogue

 

Scientific Press: JAMA - N.P. Letter: March 2, 1984 (Letters Answered)

Box 21

[No further description available].

 

Scientific Press: JAMA - Lundberg ( JAMA editor)-Pritikin Correspondence (1983)

Box 21

Pritikin letter to JAMA editor (1983); accepted for publication.

Box 21

Correspondence of Pritikin and Lundberg (editor).

Box 21

JAMA: Enclosures for letter to Lundberg (June 28, 1983).

Box 21

Pritikin letter to JAMA editor (1983): TV interview.

 

Scientific Press: JAMA - Pritikin Diet and Studies of Other Investigators

Box 21

Canadian diet study (Dr. G. Brown & Pritikin diet, October 1981).

Box 21

Ornish study: JAMA report (January 1983).

 

Scientific Press: JAMA - Review of Pritikin programs by Therese Mondeika (1980)

Box 21

Mondeika review - JAMA (January 4, 1980); Pritikin rebuttals.

Box 21

Pritikin- JAMA correspondence re Mondeika review.

Box 21

Public criticism of Mondeika review: Dr. James Rigg.

Box 21

Public criticisms/interest in Mondeika review.

Box 21

Media response.

Box 21

Inquiry letters from JAMAreaders in response to Pritikin's rebuttal to Mondeika review.

 

Scientific Press: JAMA - Article on Pritikin Diet (1976 and Earlier)

Box 21

JAMA: Paul Sampson article (1975-76).

Box 21

JAMA: LFC Study announcement (1974).

 

Scientific Press: Miscellaneous Publications

Box 21

American Council, Science & Health: News and Views.

Box 21

American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.

Box 21

American Medical News.

Box 21

Caduceus.

Box 21

Lancet: Humorous editorial (September 28, 1985).

Box 21

Mental Acuity, Merzbacher study.

Box 21

Medical Month.

Box 21

Medical Tribune.

Box 21

Medical University Newsletters.

Box 21

Medical World News.

Box 21

Preventive Medicine.

Box 21

Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology (Dr. Hugh Trowell).

Box 21

UCLA Health Insights.

Box 21

Miscellaneous scientific press.

 

Book Criticisms

Box 21

Criticisms, correspondence.

Box 21

Reviews of books.

 

Consumer Reports Article

Box 21

Consumer Reports article - Pritikin rebuttal.

Box 21

Media response and interest.

Box 21

Pritikin - Consumer Reports correspondence.

Box 21

Letters to Consumer Reports in support of Pritikin diet.

Box 21

Readers' requests for Pritikin answer to Consumer Reports criticisms.

Box 21

Miscellaneous correspondence re Consumer Reports article.

 

Diet Ratings, Food Writers Reviews

Box 21

Diet ratings.

Box 21

Theodore Berland: Diet ratings.

Box 21

Nutritional controversy: Jane Brody.

Box 21

Controversy with Kayser's health stores.

Box 21

Nutrition controversy: Food writers.

 

Popular Diets

Box 21

Cambridge diet.

Box 21

Weight Watchers.

 

Popular diets: Atkins Diet

Box 21

Pritikin-Atkins “Debate” (pre-litigation).

Box 21

Others' critiques of Atkins (or Atkins-type) diet.

Box 21

Atkins vs. Pritikin lawsuit: Legal documents.

Box 21

Media reports on Atkins vs. Pritikin lawsuit.

 

Miscellaneous Nutritional Controversies

Box 21

[No further description available].

Box 21

Dale Alexander.

Box 21

Winick, Dr. Myron.

Box 21

Alfin-Slater, Dr. Roslyn.

 

Authorities

Box 21

Gotto, Dr. Antonio - AHA dietary guidelines.

Box 21

Herbert, Dr. Victor.

Box 21

Mayer, Dr. Jean.

Box 21

Olson, Dr. Robert.

Box 21

Oster, Dr. Kurt.

Box 21

Solomon, Dr. Neil.

 

Institutions

Box 21

A.D.A. - Los Angeles, Janet Segal, R.D.

Box 21

American Dietetic Association.

Box 21

American Heart Association.

Box 21

American Medical Association.

Box 21

Arizona Heart Institute.

Box 21

California Medical Association.

Box 21

Los Angeles County Medical Association.

Box 21

Humana Hospital (Schroeder).

Box 21

Meat Institute.

Box 21

National Confectioners Association.

Box 21

UCLA.

Box 21

Harvard Medical School Study.

Box 21

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Box 21

Miscellaneous: Institutions.

 

Notable Patients at Centers

Box 21

[No further description available].

 

Followers (Prominent) in Corporate World

Box 21

Coors, William K.

Box 21

Equitable Life Insurance Company.

Box 21

Pritikin Superfit insurance program.

Box 21

Corporate programs favorably influenced.

Box 21

Thomas Field.

Box 21

Miles Rubin.

Box 21

Martin Stone.

Box 21

Dr. Cory Servass ( Saturday Evening Post).

Box 21

Corporate influence: Miscellaneous.

 

Testimonials

Box 22

Athletes.

Box 22

Physicians.

Note

(See also: Correspondence with medical/professionals, Boxes 13-15)
Box 22

Dentists.

Note

(See also: Correspondence with medical/professionals, Boxes 13-15)
Box 22

Pilots.

Box 22

Professionals.

Box 22

Teenagers.

Box 22

Foreign.

Box 22

Thomas Field.

Box 22

Nathan Muchnick.

Box 22

Eula Weaver.

 

Testimonials: Patients

Box 22

Interviews of Santa Monica Center participants.

Box 22

1977-1987.

Physical Description: (9 Files)
 

Testimonials - Non-Participants: 1975-1987

Physical Description: (10 Files)
Box 22

[No further description available].

 

Testimonial Letters: Pritikin Guide to Restaurant Dining

Box 22

[No further description available].

 

Testimonials: (65th) Birthday Book; Creative Tributes; Posthumous Tributes-Articles

Box 23

“Health Goals” Project - Testimonials.

Box 23

Birthday Book concept.

Box 23

Birthday Book: Testimonials - Replies: I-VI

Physical Description: (6 files)
Box 23

Creative Tributes.

 

Posthumous Tributes

Box 23

Memorial Resolution: California State Assembly, (May 1, 1985).

Box 23

Nathan Pritikin memorial contributions.

Box 23

Medical community.

Box 23

McGovern, Senator George - eulogizer.

Box 23

Long Beach study patients.

Box 23

People he helped.

Box 23

General public.

Box 23

Old friends.

Box 23

Co-workers, staff.

Box 23

Prominent people (miscellaneous).

 

Media: Posthumous

Box 23

Newspaper reports - Autopsy reports.

Note

(See also: Separate scrapbook)
Box 23

Lay periodical reports.

Box 23

Posthumous articles.

Box 23

Posthumous testimonials.

Box 23

Sympathy cards (in back of box).

 

Athletes/Pilots

 

Athletes and Pritikin diet: I. Physicians re Pritikin

Box 24

Bassler, Dr. Tom.

Box 24

Reply to Tom Bassler: Running magazine, 1981.

Box 24

Reply to Tom Bassler: AMJA, July 1981.

Box 24

Sports Physicians.

Box 24

Guten, Dr. Gary.

Box 24

Mirkin, Dr. Gabe.

Box 24

Sheehan, Dr. George.

Box 24

Subotnick, Dr. Steven.

 

Athletes and Pritikin Diet: II. Individual Athletes

Box 24

Athletes - Heart disease patients.

Box 24

Robert de Castella.

Box 24

Rolet de Castella.

Box 24

Nicholas de Castella.

Box 24

Jim Fixx's death: Tragic and unnecessary.

Box 24

Alberto Salazar.

Box 24

David Scott.

Box 24

Jack Stevens.

Box 24

Stan Cottrell.

 

Athletes and Pritikin Diet: III. Triathlon (October 1982)

Box 24

Participants.

Box 24

UC Davis testing.

Box 24

Triathlete diet/drink.

Box 24

Tri-Athletes.

Box 24

Public relations.

Box 24

Results.

Box 24

Press coverage/publicity.

 

Athletes and Pritikin Diet: IV

Box 24

Runners' Study Questionnaire.

 

Athletes: Runner's World - Columns, Correspondence

Box 24

Runner's World - columns and related correspondence.

Box 24

Runner's World - Miscellaneous correspondence.

Box 24

Donald Monkerud article ( Runner's World, 1976).

 

Athletes and Pritikin Diet: Miscellaneous

Box 24

National Association for Sport and Physical Education.

Box 24

Correspondence re “Pritikin Promise.”

Box 24

Runners and other athletes on Pritikin program.

Box 24

Athletes using diet or similar diet.

Box 24

Athletes: Correspondence.

 

Airlines: Miscellaneous

Box 24

Airlines: Delta, Pan Am, Northwest.

Box 24

Scandinavian Airlines System.

Box 24

TWA.

Box 24

Food: American Airlines.

Box 24

United Airlines diet: Arnold, Valente, Dr. Harper.

 

Aircraft Companies

Box 24

Becker, Dr. Robert / Boeing Company.

Box 24

Martin Marietta Aerospace.

 

Flight physicians and pilots

Box 24

Aircraft companies; food service.

Box 24

Pilots.

Box 24

Airline physicians.

Box 24

Aviation Medical Bulletin.

Box 24

Aerospace Medical Association.

Box 24

Harper, Dr. C.R.

Box 24

Canadian Airline Pilots Association.

Box 24

Jim Irwin - Astronaut.

Box 24

Harvey Watt Company - Dr. Charles Gullett.

 

Pritikin Programs - Centers

 

Pritikin Programs: Information Requests

Box 25

Hand-out set (1982-83) from Pritikin International.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Available programs/material.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Following Pritikin diet in restaurants/travel.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Diet brochures; diets for children, athletes.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Diet/food questions.

Box 25

Hand-outs: I. Medical questions, blood lipids.

Box 25

Hand-outs: II. Medical questions, miscellaneous.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Food preparation/recipes.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Recommended reading/tapes.

Box 25

Hand-outs: Miscellaneous inquiries.

Box 25

Survey of Letters (Santa Barbara).

 

Pritikin Program Audiotapes, Videos and Teleconference

Box 25

Riseman, Katz & Mayer: Video tape production.

Box 25

Electronic arts intermix video: “The Pritikin Way.”

Box 25

Symposium International - Noel Reede (teleconference, audio & video tape).

Box 25

Pillar Productions: Proposed Pritikin Program video.

Box 25

Pritikin tapes for sale.

Box 25

Proposed tapes.

 

Pritikin Better Health Program: Program Materials I

Box 25

Original 12-week program.

Box 25

Introductory lectures.

Box 25

Food demonstrations.

Box 25

Material for program participants.

 

Pritikin Better Health Program: Program Materials, II

Box 25

Later PBHP Program and administrative material.

 

Pritikin Better Health Program: Plans, Promotion, Personnel

Box 25

Plans for PBHP, I.

Box 25

Plans for PBHP, II (Nature's Preference, a publicly held corporation).

Box 25

Newspaper ads, brochures, announcements.

Box 25

East Coast.

Box 25

Miscellaneous.

Box 25

Bentley, Steve.

Box 25

Brotherton, Richard.

Box 25

Delgado, Nick.

 

Pritikin Better Health Program: Alumni Organizations

Box 25

Alumni activities.

 

Pritikin Longevity Center 1-Day Health Seminars. P.M., and Fitness Center Programs

Box 25

Longevity Center One-day Health Seminars.

Box 25

Pritikin P.M. - non-residential program - Santa Monica.

Box 25

Pritikin Fitness Centers.

Box 25

Weight Loss program.

 

Pennsylvania Pritikin Center - Downingtown

Box 25

Downingtown, Pennsylvania Center.

Box 25

Participants' book.

Box 25

Pennsylvania Center material.

 

Florida Longevity Center

Box 25

Early Florida Longevity Center.

Box 25

Bauer, Dr. Robert.

Box 25

Lehr, Dr. David.

Box 25

Florida Center.

 

Hawaii Pritikin Center

Box 25

Maui Center.

 

San Diego Longevity Center

Box 25

Kaiser Permanente Hospital, San Diego.

Box 25

UC San Diego: Extension program.

Box 25

San Diego: Longevity Center.

 

Hospital Plans: Live-in and Better Health Programs

Box 25

Interested hospitals.

Box 25

Administration/marketing.

Box 25

(Pritikin Program): Dr. Harold Snow, Utah.

Box 25

Dr. Leonard Braudo.

Box 25

Dr. Daniel Mason.

Box 25

Employees.

Box 25

De La Ronde, Henrotin, etc.

 

Pritikin Programs - Marketing

Box 25

Meeting Minutes.

Box 25

Nathan's early vision: “Aids for Your New Lifestyle.”

Box 25

Possible finance sources.

 

Medically-Related Business Ventures, Miscellaneous

Box 25

United Medical Corporation.

 

Pritikin Restaurants

Box 25

Pritikin Pantry.

Box 25

Pritikin-sponsored restaurants: Miscellaneous correspondence notes.

 

Pritikin Cruises

Box 25

Pritikin Cruise (Caribbean): May 24, 1980.

Box 25

Cruises, etc.

 

Longevity Centers: I

 

Medical Staffs: Medical Directors (Santa Barbara - Santa Monica)

Box 25

Medical staff meetings.

Box 25

Santa Barbara medical staff.

Box 25

Medical/professional staff: Lectures out of Center.

Box 25

Santa Monica professional staff.

Box 25

Bennett, Dr. Cleaves (Medical director, Santa Monica).

Box 25

Gleser, Dr. Robert (Medical director, Santa Monica).

Box 25

Goldstritch, Dr. Joe D. (Medical director, Santa Monica).

Box 25

Kaye, Dr. Steven (Medical director, Santa Barbara).

Box 25

Manchester, Dr. Ben (Medical director, Santa Monica).

Box 25

Rosenthal, Dr. Monroe (Medical director, Santa Monica).

Box 25

Rubini, Dr. Milton (Medical director, Santa Monica).

 

Medical Director: Dr. Don Mannerberg (Santa Barbara)

Box 25

Correspondence, 1977-78.

 

Medical Staff: Santa Barbara - Santa Monica

Box 25

Santa Barbara Center: Medical staff.

Box 25

Buchman, Dr. Elwood.

Box 25

Cera, Dr. Leslie.

Box 25

Cherny, Dr. Samuel.

Box 25

Donohugh, Dr. Donald.

Box 25

Horning, Dr. Merritt.

Box 25

Parker, Dr. Edwin.

Box 25

Rigg, Dr. James.

Box 25

Shakespeare, Dr. Paul.

Box 25

Tamara, Edward, Director EMT Services.

Box 25

Whitaker, Dr. Julian Whitaker, Dr. Julian.

 

Health Educators/Researchers: I, II, III

Box 25

Brin, Burton Norris.

Box 25

Borhani, Dr. Nemat.

Box 25

Diehl, Dr. Hans.

Box 25

Glater, Ruth Ann, Ph.D.

Box 25

Hall, John.

Box 25

Hanson, Diane, Ph.D.

Box 25

Lehman, Steve.

Box 25

Jen, Dr. Ezben.

Box 25

Massey, Dr. Manzoor.

Box 25

Silberstein, Gary, Ph.D.

Box 25

Zifferblatt, Steve, Ph.D.

 

Consultants

Box 25

Latta, John.

Box 25

Lavenson, James.

Box 25

Murphy, Don.

Box 25

Mastomatteo, Dr. Nicholas.

Box 25

Scharffenberg, Dr. John.

Box 25

Jones, Jeanne (Food Consultant).

 

Nutritionists/Dietitians

Box 25

Bronfen, Nan.

Box 25

Corekin, Jan.

Box 25

Diehl, Dorothy.

Box 25

Gittelman, Ann Louise.

Box 25

Grabowski, Diane.

Box 25

Newport, Christine.

Box 25

Rifkin, Robin.

Box 25

Roth, Harriet.

Box 25

Smith, Merissa.

Box 25

Vilven, Denise.

 

Staff: Santa Barbara - Santa Monica

Box 25

Bassi, David.

Box 25

Bergman, Nancy.

Box 25

Brown, Terry.

Box 25

Carlson, Dan.

Box 25

Byron-Cooper, Roy.

Box 25

Fields, Dr. David (Administrator).

Box 25

Hannum, Susan.

Box 25

Hardi, Roger.

Box 25

Holly, Robert.

Box 25

Keller, Stan.

Box 25

Keller, Stan.

Box 25

Keller, Wilma.

Box 25

Killoran, Eugenia.

Box 25

Lefton, Sylvia.

Box 25

MacLean, Stan.

Box 25

Major, Phyllis.

Box 25

McGonagle, Duncan.

Box 25

Nelson, Gloria.

Box 25

Palmer, Robert.

Box 25

Patrusky, Bernard.

Box 25

Ostendorf, Jan.

Box 25

Pierce, Diane.

Box 25

Post, Jim.

Box 25

Taylor, Nell C.

Box 25

Walters, Pat.

Box 25

Westley, Stephanie.

Box 25

Wiser, Kevin.

 

Downingtown Center: Staff

Box 25

Downingtown: Staff.

Box 25

Graves, Terry.

 

Applicants

Box 25

Seeking applicants.

Box 25

Applicants.

 

Staff: Santa Monica (Miscellaneous)

Box 25

[No further description available].

 

Administration: Robert Pritikin

Box 25

[No further description available].

 

Longevity Centers: II

 

Longevity Center Administration - Santa Barbara Beginnings

Box 26

Concept origin.

Note

(See also: Long Beach Study, Box no.5)
Box 26

Early staff meetings.

Box 26

Organization.

Box 26

Promotional activities: Pilot Association, airlines, etc.

Box 26

Original research/therapy goals for Center.

Box 26

Longevity Center: History of name.

Box 26

Program evaluation of patients.

Box 26

Application forms/Information, etc.

Box 26

Telephone Inquiry forms; screening Pritikin's calls.

Box 26

Medical and medicolegal forms.

 

Longevity Center Administration; Santa Monica

Box 26

Transition to Santa Monica.

Box 26

Personnel.

 

Early Longevity Center Locations (Santa Barbara, Ventura)

Box 26

Holiday Inn - Ventura.

Box 26

Howard Johnson Lodge.

Box 26

Mar Monte Hotel.

Box 26

Finding a suitable location - Santa Barbara.

 

Longevity Center Medical Program: Admission Guidelines

Box 26

[No further description available].

 

Longevity Center beginnings: Legal Matters

Box 26

Santa Barbara County Health Department.

Box 26

California Board of Quality Assurance.

Box 26

LRI: Legal, miscellaneous.

 

Longevity Center Medical Program: Beginnings

Box 26

Patient group sessions with physicians/lab schedules.

Box 26

Laboratory testing.

Box 26

Physician's handbook for Center physicians.

Box 26

Protocol.

Box 26

Patients: Follow-up and patients' suggestions.

Box 26

Hyperbaric chamber; claudication patients, use on.

Box 26

Administration: Forms used and memos.

Box 26

Medical Office stationery (evolving).

 

Longevity Center Medical Program: More Recent Material

Box 26

Reading material for new doctor at Center.

Box 26

Laboratory testing.

Box 26

Patient instructions.

Box 26

Patient education.

Box 26

Relations with medical staff.

 

Longevity Center: Medical Controversies

Box 26

Miscellaneous medical controversies.

 

Longevity Center Physiological and Stress Management Programs

Box 26

Staffing.

Box 26

Programs.

Box 26

Nathan's views re stress.

Box 26

Applicants.

 

Longevity Center Exercise Program

Box 26

Exercise program: Beginnings.

Box 26

Exercise program: 1981.

Box 26

Exercise program: Miscellaneous.

 

Longevity Center Dietary Plan: Cookbooks

Box 26

Longevity Center cookbook for participants (1981).

Box 26

Longevity Center (early) participants cookbooks.

Box 26

Longevity Center (early) institutional cookbook.

 

Longevity Center Dietary Plan: Antecedents

Box 26

1974-75: Recipes developed.

Box 26

1974: Recipes for a diabetic.

 

Longevity Center Dietary Plan: Miscellaneous

Box 26

Modifying the Longevity Center diet for weight loss and other needs.

Box 26

Rationale.

Box 26

Early menu planning.

Box 26

Beverages.

Box 26

Ongoing nutritional research related to diet served.

 

Longevity Center Lectures: I and II

Box 26

Early guideline information given patients.

Box 26

Orientation lectures and material.

Box 26

Lecture schedule.

Box 26

Group counseling sessions led by Nathan.

Box 26

Lecture hand-outs.

Box 26

Lecture hand-outs: 1977.

Box 26

Patient medical education material.

 

Longevity Center “Graduation” Ceremonies - Diplomas

Note

(See also: Box no.20, “Creative Tributes“)
 

Longevity Center Smoke-Ending Program

Box 26

Smoke-ending program.

Box 26

Jack Crane.

 

Longevity Center: Log of Eighth Session: November 1976.

Box 26

[No further description available].

 

Longevity Center. Santa Monica: Program Schedules (Daily, Weekly) - Samples

Box 26

[No further description available].

 

Longevity Center Promotional Material: Reply Forms and Enclosures

Box 26

Early form letters for inquiries.

Box 26

Mailing enclosures: Case histories and description of regimen.

 

Longevity Center promotional material: Ads, brochures, fact sheets

Box 26

Ad criticism.

Box 26

Ads: Longevity Center and PM program.

Box 26

Longevity Center brochures.

Box 26

Fact sheets.

 

Longevity Center promotional material: Sent to physicians

Box 26

Promotional mailings - Santa Barbara.

Box 26

Promotional mailings - Santa Monica.

Box 26

Excerpt: “For the Health Professional” (From: Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise”).

Box 26

Longevity Center exhibit - California Medical Association - February 1980.

 

Pritikin Longevity Center: Alumni program

Box 26

Alumni organization meetings/leadership.

Box 26

Alumni sessions at Longevity Center.

Box 26

Newsletters.

Box 26

Follow-up medical testing.

Box 26

Nathan Pritikin letter to alumni.

Box 26

Advice to alumni about post-Center schedule.

 

Correspondence: Patients/Non-Patients (A-R)

Box 27

Box no.25 contains 51 files representing Nathan Pritikin's extensive correspondence with Center patients as well as with numerous non-patients.

 

Correspondence: Patients/Non-Patients (S-Z); Correspondence Answered by Staff

Box 28

Individual correspondence.

Physical Description: (18 files)

Note

(Continuation from Box no.25)
 

Foreign Correspondence - Consultations

Box 28

[No further description available].

 

Dissatisfied Patients

Box 28

[No further description available].

 

Mish-mash Correspondence

Box 28

“Babblers.”

Box 28

“Nudnicks” (nags).

Box 28

“Funnies” (?).

Box 28

Post Office persistence.

Box 28

Correspondence answered by Nell Taylor.

Box 28

Correspondence Answered By Nan Bronfen ( aka Nan Cisney; Nan Smith).

Box 28

Correspondence Answered by Claire Trazenfeld.

 

PLC Staff: Consultations. Correspondence

Box 28

Byron Weston, M.D.

Box 28

PLC Staff: Consultations, Correspondence.

 

Media

 

Lists of Articles By or About Nathan Pritikin/and Program

Box 29

[No further description available].

 

Publicity Master List: 1969; 1976-1981 (Newspaper Articles, Magazines)

Box 29

[No further description available].

 

Personal Documents/Notes

Box 29

American Federation of TV & Radio Artists.

Box 29

Pritikin's ideas for media.

Box 29

Pritikin's notes - media.

 

Press Conferences; Press Releases

Box 29

[No further description available].

 

Interviews

Box 29

Interviews: TV-radio transcripts.

Box 29

Interviews.

 

Cartoons and Humor

Box 29

[No further description available].

 

Syndicated Newspaper Articles

Box 29

Los Angeles Times syndicate.

Box 29

Possible syndicated column.

 

Newspapers

Box 29

Chicago Tribune - Jon Van (June 10, 1984).

Box 29

National press coverage, initial.

Box 29

National press coverage, I.

Box 29

Local press coverage - Santa Barbara area.

Box 29

Media: Los Angeles and California area.

Box 29

National press: Magazine section; Food section.

Box 29

USA Today.

Box 29

Wall Street Journal (November 1981) - Pritikin replies to “100,000 Killed.

Box 29

Foreign press coverage.

Box 29

Downingtown opening.

 

Media: Lay Periodicals

Box 29

Lay periodical reprints.

Box 29

New York Times - “Styles America” (1983).

Box 29

Newsweek(1981).

Box 29

New York Magazine (1976).

Box 29

Media Queries (1978).

Box 29

Family Health (July, August, 1981).

Box 29

The Humanist (editor Lloyd L. Morain: May/June 1981; September/October 1984; January/February 1989).

 

Media: Radio/TV

Box 29

”Today” Show (November 8, 1983).

Box 29

Susskind Show (October 1978).

Box 29

CBS “60 Minutes” (1977).

Box 29

Radio Syndication.

Box 29

Media: Local radio/TV - Santa Barbara area.

Box 29

TV/radio - 1.

Box 29

TV/radio - 2.

 

Foreign TV - Interviews

Box 29

Canadian Broadcasting System.

Box 29

Interviews (foreign).

 

Publicity: 1969: 1976-1985

Physical Description: (11 Files)
 

Media: Public Relations - Newsletters

 

Media correspondence: Periodicals, etc.

Box 30

Radio-TV: Correspondence, memos, etc.

Box 30

Foreign press coverage (initial) correspondence.

Box 30

Media correspondence - periodicals.

Box 30

Media correspondence - Miscellaneous.

 

Writers - Publishers

Box 30

Otis Chandler (L.A. Times).

Box 30

Benno Isaacs.

Box 30

Theodore B. Wood.

Box 30

Columnists.

Box 30

Columns (potential).

Box 30

Writers (favorable).

 

Public Relations Firms

Box 30

Berkhemer & Kline.

Box 30

Doyle, Dane & Bernbach.

Box 30

Fleishman-Hillard.

Box 30

Ruder, Finn & Rotman.

Box 30

Jack Ryan.

Box 30

Public relations: Miscellaneous.

 

Clippings (Burrelle's)

Box 30

[No further description available].

 

Longevity Center Newsletters I - LRI Lifespan

Box 30

Newsletter LRI: 1976.

Box 30

Lifespan: 1977-1980.

 

Longevity Center Newsletters II - The Center Post (1980-1989)

Box 30

9 Files.

Box 30

Miscellaneous newsletters/fact sheet - Santa Monica.

 

Australia

Box 31

Correspondence - General.

Box 31

Margaret Gee.

Box 31

Restaurant interest.

Box 31

Pritikin Diet cookbooks.

Box 31

Posthumous tributes.

 

Australia: Tours

Box 31

March, 1980.

Box 31

March, 1981 (cancelled).

Box 31

October , 1982.

 

Medical Professionals

Box 31

Medical professionals, miscellaneous.

Box 31

Dintenfass, Dr. Leopold.

Box 31

Schneideman, Dr. Ian.

Note

(See Pritikin Research Foundation studies, Box no.32)
 

Ross Horne

Note

(See also Ross Home book, “The Health Revolution“, in back of box)
 

Pritikin Lifestyle Association

Box 31

Miscellaneous correspondence.

Box 31

Gerry Jukes, newsletter editor.

Box 31

Dr. Lynn McMahon, President.

 

Australia: Pritikin Lifestyle Association (Newsletters, Publicity)

Box 31

Newsletters.

Box 31

Publicity flyers.

 

Newspaper series/clippings on Pritikin Diet

Box 31

Series on Pritikin diet.

Box 31

Clippings on books and diet.

 

Food Products

 

Legal aspects of food endorsements by Pritikin organizations

Box 32

Products endorsed; legal opinion.

Box 32

Frank Mergaman.

 

Pritikin Food Development: Potential Distributors, Investors, Food Sources, etc.

Box 32

Distributors, investors, etc. (potential).

Box 32

Food services (potential).

 

Pritikin Food Development: R & D. Miscellaneous

Box 32

Institute of Applied Technology (I.H. Goldenfield).

Box 32

Richard Brotherton: Retort packaging of Pritikin foods.

Box 32

Soluble Products Corp: Pritikin beverage meal.

Box 32

Sprouted grains - Vitamin B-12 experimentation.

Box 32

Cheeses/dairy products.

Box 32

Natural flavors.

 

Pritikin Food Development: R & D, Batter-Lite Foods, Incorporated

Box 32

[No further description available].

 

Pritikin food products (Miscellaneous) - Not Marketed

Box 32

Richard Berk - baked pastries.

Box 32

Reisman Company pretzels.

Box 32

RJR Foods, Incorporated project.

 

Pritikin Foods Products Distributor: Health Valley Distribution Company

Box 32

[No further description available].

 

Pritikin Foods Products, Marketed

Box 32

List of marketed Pritikin food products.

 

Pritikin Food Products, Not Marketed: Hunt-Wesson Foods, Incorporated

Box 32

Hunt-Wesson foods project.

Box 32

Hunt-Wesson; Dr. Walter Clark.

 

Pritikin Food Products, Marketed: Interstate Bread, Muffins

Box 32

Pritikin bread inquiries; “Live Longer Now” complaints.

Box 32

Interstate bread: Distributors.

Box 32

Interstate bread: Label.

 

Pritikin Food Products: Interstate Bread - Correspondence

Box 32

Interstate” Brand: Correspondence (Pearlstein, et al.).

 

Pritikin Foods Marketed: Thompson Kitchens, Incorporated

Box 32

James M. Lillis, president: Correspondence (1982-1984).

 

Pritikin Foods Marketed: Thompson Medical Company

Box 32

Thompson Medical Company: Dan Abraham.

Box 32

Thompson Medical Company: Edward L. Steinberg, M.Sc.

 

Breads: Miscellaneous (Australia, etc.)

Box 32

Foreign: Riga Bakery Pty. - Australia.

Box 32

Bread - other companies.

Box 32

Foods.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation (aka Nathan Pritikin Research Foundation: Longevity Research Institute)

 

Scientific press articles: Publication from the NPRF

Box 33

Publications - NPRF.

Box 33

Manuscripts.

Box 33

Pritikin Bibliography.

 

Scientific press by Pritikin and/or Staff. I. Articles and Abstracts

Box 33

Articles/Abstracts - Pritikin and/or Staff: 1981-1986.

Box 33

Articles/Abstracts - Pritikin and/or Staff: 1975-1977; 1979.

 

Scientific Press by Pritikin and/or Staff: II. Correspondence re Articles

Box 33

[No further description available].

 

PRF-Mt. Sinai Conference: 1984

Box 33

Program.

Box 33

Arrangements.

Box 33

PRF Dinner honoring Sen. George McGovern: 4-28-84.

Box 33

Press releases - press conference.

Box 33

Press coverage.

 

PRF 5th Annual Educational Conference & Advisory Board meeting

Box 33

Arrangements.

Box 33

Program.

Box 33

Publicity.

Box 33

Abstracts/Talks.

Box 33

Advisory Board participation and meeting.

Box 33

Conference attendance, 1981.

 

PRF 4th Annual Educational Conference & Advisory Board Meeting

Box 33

Arrangements.

Box 33

Program.

Box 33

Speakers' abstracts.

Box 33

Publicity.

Box 33

Advisory Board participation and meeting.

Box 33

Advisor Hans Weber's write-up of meeting.

 

Longevity Research Institute 3rd Annual Educational Conference and Advisory Board meeting

Box 33

Program.

Box 33

Speakers' Abstracts.

Box 33

Publicity.

Box 33

Arrangements.

Box 33

Audience invited.

Box 33

Advisory Board participation and meeting.

Box 33

Advisor Hans Weber's write-up of meeting.

 

Longevity Research Institute 2nd Annual Educational Conference and Advisory Board meeting

Box 33

Arrangements.

Box 33

Program.

Box 33

Correspondence with speakers for program.

Box 33

Publicity.

Box 33

Audience invited and attended.

Box 33

Advisory Board participation and meeting.

Box 33

Advisor Hans Weber's write-up of meeting.

 

Longevity Research Institute 1st Annual Educational Conference and Advisory Board Meeting I

Box 33

Arrangements/Program.

Box 33

Invited physicians and other guests.

Box 33

Replies to questionnaire.

Box 33

Advisory Board meeting.

Box 33

Advisor Hans Weber's write-up of meeting.

 

Longevity Research Institute 1st Annual Educational Conference/Adv. Board Meeting II

Box 33

Transcripts.

 

Physician Education Goals

Box 33

[No further description available].

 

CME Credit: Educational Conferences

Box 33

Accrediting institutions.

Box 33

Physicians receiving credits.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal I: General Information

Box 34

Study administration; planning meetings, memos, forms.

Box 34

Research project/research paper updates.

Box 34

Miscellaneous unidentified notes.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal II: Miscellaneous Studies

Box 34

Allergy.

Box 34

Athletic performance/runners' deaths.

Box 34

Arthritis.

Box 34

Compliance, longer term.

Box 34

Health care costs (Kaiser Permanente, San Diego).

Box 34

Hearing disorders.

Box 34

Osteoporosis.

Box 34

Perimenopause study.

Box 34

Periodontal study.

Box 34

Psoriasis.

Box 34

Tinnitus.

Box 34

Toxemia in pregnancy - Dr. Morton Sacks.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal II: Miscellaneous Studies

Box 34

Visual problems.

Box 34

Intervention trials

Note

(See also: Natchitoches Study)
Box 34

Chronological vs. biological age.

Box 34

Nutritional adequacy.

Box 34

Miscellaneous studies.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal II-A: Loma Linda University

Box 34

Loma Linda: Dr. David Abbey (August 6, 1980).

Box 34

Loma Linda University School of Health.

Box 34

LLU Research Service.

Box 34

LLU Analysis: 893 LRI patients.

Box 34

LLU Analysis: 893 LRI patients.

Box 34

Diehl-Fraser: Two papers (3-14-80).

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal III: Heart, blood, coronary angiograms

Box 34

Plasmapheresis study; Miscellaneous.

Box 34

Plasmapheresis study: Richard Brotherton project report (1985, PL Technology, Cholesterol Apheresis).

Box 34

Plasmapheresis study: Dr. Prince's group.

Box 34

Central Florida cardiology group.

Box 34

Coronary Angiogram study.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal III-A: Heart, Blood, Miscellaneous

Box 34

65 patient study: Posthumous presentation of paper by Ilene Pritikin. Moscow, June 1985.

Box 34

Dr. Leopold Dintenfass (Australia).

Box 34

Hypertension.

Box 34

Coagulation Time.

Box 34

Brigham Young University: Coronary Risk Factors.

Box 34

Blood lipid studies.

Box 34

Coronary risk factors of Pritikin Diet (Brigham Young).

Box 34

Platelet aggregation.

Box 34

Estradiol study.

Box 34

APO-A & B Study.

Box 34

LRI - YMCA Study.

Box 34

2.3 Diphosphoglycerate, effect of dietary fat on levels of.

Box 34

Post-M.I. Patient, Diet.

Box 34

Memos, etc.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal IV: Cancer

Box 34

Breast cancer.

Box 34

Breast cancer protocol -Dr. Morton Sacks.

Box 34

Colon cancer.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal V: Diabetes

Note

(See also: DISEASES: Diabetes, Box no.8)
Box 34

Diabetes studies.

Box 34

Prospective study: Effects of high carbohydrage, high fiber, low fat diet on juvenile onset diabetes.

Box 34

Diabetes study: California Council on Wellness.

Box 34

Heber, Dr. David - study by.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal VI-A: Natchitotches, Louisiana

Box 34

State of Louisiana/Governor Edwards correspondence.

Box 34

Herman K. Beebe.

Box 34

Pritikin correspondence/schedule/notes.

Box 34

PRF funding.

Box 34

Dr. C. B. Ellis, Dr. Donna Ellis: Project Life Study Coordinators.

Box 34

Study: Staff/volunteers.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal VI-B: Natchitoches, LA

Box 34

Progress reports.

Box 34

Compliance survey/other results.

Box 34

Formal study design: PRF statements.

Box 34

Control city for study.

Box 34

Dietary programs/exercise guidelines.

Box 34

Formal study design: Consultations/research.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal VI-C: Natchitoches, LA

Box 34

Governor's kick-off dinner.

Box 34

Community outreach forms/plans/efforts.

Box 34

Medical community outreach/response.

Box 34

Nursing homes.

Box 34

Substance abuse patients; Briscoe Center.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal VI-D: Natchitoches, LA

Box 34

Medical Tribune article/Pritikin response.

Box 34

Calvin Trillin: “New Yorker.”

Box 34

Media coverage.

Box 34

Subsequent Natchitoches-type community programs.

 

PRF Studies: Study Proposal VII: Captain align/Mutiny on the Bounty Re-enactment, 1983, Using Pritikin Diet

Box 34

Captain R.W. Ware correspondence.

Box 34

Diet prepared by PRF for voyage.

Box 34

Captain Bligh - open boat voyage: Publicity.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation - Longevity Research Institute

 

Correspondence with Individual Advisors and Trustees

Box 35

Applebaum, John J., D.D.S.

Box 35

Barry, Jack.

Box 35

Balke, Dr. Bruno.

Box 35

Bassler, Dr. Thomas J.

Box 35

Becker, Dr. Robert.

Box 35

Bjorksten, Dr. Johan.

Box 35

Brady, John G., Ph.D.

Box 35

Burkitt, Dr. Denis.

Box 35

Belsky, Dr. Marvin.

Box 35

Coffin, Dr. Lewis.

Box 35

Cogan, Dr. James R.

Box 35

Crook, Dr. William.

Box 35

Cranton, Dr. Elmer.

Box 35

Currier, Dr. W.D.

Box 35

Dick, John.

Box 35

Dobrin, Dr. Leo.

Box 35

Dunker, Dr. John S.

Box 35

Falik, Louis H., Ph.D.

Box 35

Fields, David S., Ph.D.

Box 35

Glenn, Paul.

Box 35

Gnekow, Dr. William.

Box 35

Hellerstein, Dr. Herman.

Box 35

Kostrubala, Dr. Thaddeus.

Box 35

Leibovitz, Dr. Maury.

Box 35

Leidesdorf, Arthur.

Box 35

Leonard, Jon.

Box 35

MacKenzie, Jack.

Box 35

Magnin, Cyril.

Box 35

Margolis. Henry.

Box 35

Morain, Lloyd

Note

(See also Box no.27, Media, Lay Periodicals, The Humanist)
Box 35

McClatchie, Samuel, FRC pathologist.

Box 35

Morrow, Dr. Robert.

Box 35

Morse, John Boit.

Box 35

Perlsweig, Leon.

Box 35

Poniatoff, Alexander.

Box 35

Powers, Dr. Hugh.

Box 35

Pullen, R.W.

Box 35

Puska, Dr. Pekka (Finland).

Box 35

Scharffenberg, Dr. John A.

Box 35

Stenn, Dr. Frederick.

Box 35

Tarzian, Mary.

Box 35

Trowell, Dr. Hugh.

Box 35

Trowell, Dr. Hugh: Diseases that may regress on LRI regime.

Box 35

Wallace, George.

Box 35

Waxman, Lionel.

Box 35

Weber, Dr. Hans.

Box 35

Wheaton, Dr. Jerrold.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation/Longevity Research Institute: Minutes, Other Records

Box 36

Letters to Trustees and Advisory Board members

Note

(See also Box no.31)
Box 36

PRF Correspondence

Note

(See also Box no.31)
Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation/Nathan Pritikin Research Foundation: By-laws, Objectives.

Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation: Minutes.

Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation: Financial Statements.

Box 36

Longevity Research Institute/Pritikin Research Foundation: By-laws, Name Change, Foundation Tax Status.

Box 36

Longevity Research Institute Documents.

Box 36

Longevity Research Institute: Advisory Board Minutes

Note

(See also Box no.31)
Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation/Longevity Research Institute: Board of Trustees/Directors Lists.

Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation/Longevity Research Institute: Board of Advisors Lists.

Box 36

Invitations to join Advisory Board.

Box 36

Longevity Research Institute/Pritikin Research Foundation: Stationery (evolution).

 

Pritikin Research Foundation: Dr. James Barnard, Director

Box 36

Curriculum vitae; statements on Pritikin Program.

Box 36

Miscellaneous Correspondence.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation: Wilma Keller, Director of Development; Penelope Grenoble (Executive Director)

Box 36

Wilma Keller.

Box 36

Penelope Grenoble.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation: Robinson, Miles H., M.D.

Note

(See also Boxes 7, 8, 9, 17)
Box 36

Biography, Curriculum vitae.

Box 36

Correspondence with Pritikin and staff.

 

Pritikin Research Foundation: Fund-Raising Efforts

Box 36

[No further description available].

 

Pritikin Research Foundation: 1. Library; 2. Proposed Journal

Box 36

Beginnings of Library.

Box 36

Library

Note

(See also Box no.1, “Memorials”)
Box 36

Pritikin Research Foundation Journal (proposed).

 

Pritikin Research Foundation Newsletter

Box 36

PRF: Newsletter articles.

Box 36

PRF: Newsletters.

 

Lectures, References

 

Educational material for Pritikin lectures: Handout sheets

Box 37

Lecture hand-outs for early lectures.

Box 37

Lecture hand-outs planned to be used with post-8/84 lectures.

 

1984 Lecture Revisions (latest transcripts);

Note

(See accompanying audio cassettes)
Box 37

Lecture no.1: Nutrition.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.1: Nutrition.

Box 37

Lecture no.2: Digestion and excesses.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.2: Digestion and excesses.

Box 37

Lecture no.3: Heart disease.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.3: Heart disease.

Box 37

Lecture no.4: Hypertension.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.4: Hypertension.

Box 37

Lecture no.5: Diabetes.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.5: Diabetes.

Box 37

Lecture no.6: Lipotoxemia: Poisoning from excess fat and cholesterol.

Box 37

Slides for Lecture no.6: Lipotoxemia.

 

Early Lecture Series Transcripts: Composition of Foods (Lecture no.1).

Box 37

[No further description available].

 

E.L.S.T.

Box 37

Digestion and excesses (Lecture no.2).

Box 37

Cardiovascular disease: genesis/epidemiology (Lecture no.3).

Box 37

Prevention of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. (Lecture no.4).

Box 37

Medical intervention in cardiovascular disease (Lecture no.5).

Box 37

Angina and hypertension (Lecture no.6).

Box 37

Exercise (Lecture no.7).

Box 37

Cancer, a preventable disease (Lecture no.8).

Box 37

Cancer II (Lecture no.9).

Box 37

Diabetes I (Lecture no.10).

Box 37

Diabetes II (Lecture no.11).

Box 37

Sight (Lecture no.12).

Box 37

Arthritis (Lecture no.13).

Box 37

Hearing Loss/Gallstones (Lecture no.14).

Box 37

Recommendations (Lecture no.15).

 

Early Lecture Series: Original Notes and Papers

Box 37

Lecture outlines.

Box 37

Composition of foods lecture.

Box 37

Cancer lectures, I and II lectures.

Box 37

Cardiovascular diseases, I, lecture.

Box 37

Hypertension lecture.

Box 37

Diabetes lecture.

Box 37

Sight lecture.

Box 37

Gout lecture.

Box 37

Summary lecture.

 

Lecture: Heart (Probably Late 1970s).

Box 37

[No further description available].

 

1984 Lecture Revisions: References

Box 37

[No further description available].

 

Nutrition I: Composition of Foods

Box 38

[No further description available].

Box 38

Slides only.

Box 38

References only: A - L.

Box 38

References only: M - S.

Box 38

References only: T - Z.

 

Nutrition II: Digestion and Excesses

Box 38

(August 1979).

Box 38

Slides and hand-outs.

Box 38

References only: A - G.

Box 38

References only: H - L.

Box 38

References only: M - Z.

 

Beverages, Health Foods and Smoking

Box 38

Beverages and smoking: Original lecture.

Box 38

Beverages and smoking: References only.

Box 38

Health Foods: Original lecture.

Box 38

Health Foods: References only.

 

no.3: Cardiovascular I

Box 38

Genesis and epidemiology.

Box 38

References only (two files).

 

no.4: Cardiovascular II

Box 38

Lecture.

Box 38

References only.

 

no.5: Cardiovascular III

Box 38

Lecture.

Box 38

References only.

 

no.6: Angina and Hypertension

Box 38

Lecture.

Box 38

Slides only.

Box 38

References only.

 

no.7: Exercise

Box 38

Lecture.

Box 38

References only.

 

no.8: Cancer I

Box 39

Lecture.

Box 39

References only, no.1-22.

Box 39

References only, no.24-43.

Box 39

References only, no.44-61.

 

no.9: Cancer II

Box 39

Lecture.

Box 39

References only.

 

no.10: Diabetes I

Box 39

Lecture (and slides).

Box 39

References only.

 

no.11: Diabetes II

Box 39

Lecture.

Box 39

References only (2 files).

 

no.12: Sight

Box 39

Lecture.

Box 39

References only.

Box 39

References and slides.

 

no.13: Arthritis

Box 39

Lecture.

Box 39

References only.

 

no.14: Hearing Loss and Gallstones

Box 39

Original lecture.

Box 39

References only.

 

no.15: Recommendations

Box 39

Summary Lecture.

Box 39

Lecture (Original).

Box 39

Lecture: References only: A - C.

Box 39

Lecture: References only: D - Z.

 

Lectures: Slide Production and Use

Box 39

Slide production.

Box 39

Lecture slide checkout.

Box 39

Revised slide sequence - Nathan's notes.

 

Educational Material for Pritikin Programs: Films

Box 39

Swank film.

Box 39

Eula Weaver film.

 

Copies of Artwork - Lectures

Box 40

Composition of foods.

Box 40

Digestion and excesses.

Box 40

Cardiovascular I.

Box 40

Cardiovascular II.

Box 40

Cardiovascular III.

Box 40

Angina and hypertension.

Box 40

Exercise.

Box 40

Cancer I.

Box 40

Cancer II.

Box 40

Diabetes I.

Box 40

Diabetes II.

Box 40

Sight.

Box 40

Arthritis.

Box 40

Hearing and Gallstones.

Box 40

Recommendations.

 

Original Artwork for Slides for Lectures

Box 41

no.1 Nutrition.

Box 41

no.2 Digestion and Excesses.

Box 41

no.3 Heart Disease.

Box 41

no.4 Hypertension.

Box 42

no.5 Diabetes.

Box 42

no.6 Lipotoxemia.

 

Slides for Lectures

Box 43

Miscellaneous Slides for Lectures.

Box 44

Lectures I-VII.

Box 45

Lectures VIII-XV and 900-Patient Study.

Box 46

Prevention Lectures One to Nine.

Box 47

Prevention Lectures Ten and Eleven and Slide Catalogues.

Box 48

Pritikin Better Health Program Slides.

 

Audio Cassettes

 

Longevity Research Institute (LRI)/Pritikin Research Foundation (PRF)

Box 49

[No further description available].

 

Annual Educational Conferences (1977-1984); Longevity Research Institute

Box 49

[No further description available].

 

Annual Advisory Board Meetings (1977-78)

Box 49

LRI First Annual Educational Conference (January 1977) - Tape no.1-10, 10 tapes.

Box 49

LRI Advisory Board Meetings (January 16, 1977 and January 21, 1978) - Tape no.11-12, 2 tapes.

Box 49

LRI Second Annual Educational Conference (January 1978), “Diet and Exercise in the Treatment of Degenerative Disease” - Tape no.13-24, 12 tapes.

Box 49

LRI Third Annual Educational Conference (1979); PRF Fourth Annual Educational Conference (1980) - Tape no.25-40, 16 tapes.

Box 49

PRF Fifth Annual Educational Conference (1981), “Management of Cardiovascular Disease and obesity through Diet and Exercise” - Tape no.41-50, 10 tapes.

Box 49

PRF 1984 Conference, co-sponsored by Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, “The Medical Benefits of Risk Reduction Through Nutritional and Lifestyle Changes” - Tape no.51-56, 6 tapes.

 

Biographical: History of Pritikin's Nutritional Career

Box 49

Tape no.57-58. 2 tapes.

 

Pritikin Lectures to Program Participants

Box 49

Lectures on nutrition and various degenerative diseases - Tape no.59-83, 25 tapes.

Box 49

Pritikin Longevity Center 1980 educational lectures - Tape no.84-89, 6 tapes.

Box 49

Lecture Series (probably 1982-1984) - Tape no.90-95, 6 tapes.

Scope and Content Note

1. Nutrition.
2. Digestion and excesses.
3. Heart disease.
4. Hypertension.
5. Diabetes.
6. Lipotoxemia.
Box 49

Latest lecture revisions (1984) - Tape no.96-101, 6 tapes.

Scope and Content Note

1. Nutrition.
2. Digestion and excesses.
3. Heart disease.
4. Hypertension.
5. Diabetes.
6. Lipotoxemia.
Box 49

Pritikin Better Health Program (1981), Denise Vilven training sessions I-III - Tape no.102-104, 3 tapes.

 

Case Histories, Interviews and Testimonials

Box 49

Long Beach Study patient interviews - Tape no.105-108, 4 tapes.

Box 49

Pritikin Program case histories and testimonials - Tape no.109-114, 6 tapes.

Box 49

Author Pat McGrady's interviews with Nathan Pritikin and Longevity Center physicians in connection with writing of “Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise” - Tape no.115-116, 2 tapes (defective tape).

 

Miscellaneous Tapes

Box 49

Pritikin lecture, “High Carbohydrate Diets: Maligned and Misunderstood” - Tape no.117, 1 tape.

Box 49

Pritikin question-and-answer sessions with participants at Longevity Center - Tape no.118-119, 2 tapes.

Box 49

Pritikin interviews and talks on media - Tape no.120-135, 16 tapes (1 may be defective).

Box 49

AHA Convention, dinner/discussion with cardiologists at Longevity Center (November 15, 1979) - Tape no.136-137, 2 tapes.

Box 49

“Ode to the Longevity Center” by Charles Wood, participant at Longevity Center session no.66 - Tape no.138, 1 tape.

Box 49

100th session anniversary tape: A message from Nathan Pritikin, Dr. Steven Zifferblatt and Dr. Cleaves Bennett - Tape no.139, 1 tape.

Box 49

Longevity Center graduation programs created by participants - Tape no.140-141, 2 tapes.

Box 49

Song with orchestral background: “Mr. Pritikin Man” by Dean A. Crawford, Tape no.142, 1 tape.

 

Photographs/Films

 

Family Relationships; Early Years

Box 50

Family relationships; early years.

Box 50

Biography (“Pritikin; The Man Who Healed America's Heart”) photos.

 

Previous Careers

Box 50

Photography (Chicago, Illinois).

Box 50

Glass Products Company (Chicago, Illinois).

Box 50

Glass Products Company (Santa Barbara, California).

 

Home: 627 Lilac Drive, Montecito, California

Box 50

Home Medical Library.

Box 50

Entertaining and working at home.

 

Media Appearances, Book Tours, Speaking Engagements

Box 50

Book tours; book promotion.

Box 50

Australia, book promotion.

Box 50

TV programs.

Box 50

Speaking engagements.

 

Longevity Research Institute/Pritikin Research Foundation Educational Conferences

Box 50

Mt. Sinai/PRF, 1984 Educational Conference.

Box 50

4th Annual Educational Conference (1980).

Box 50

3rd Annual Educational Conference (1979).

Box 50

2nd Annual Educational Conference (1978).

Box 50

1st Annual Educational Conference (1977).

 

Pennsylvania Pritikin Center (at Downingtown)

Box 50

Pennsylvania Pritikin Center (at Downingtown).

 

Santa Monica Longevity Center

Box 50

Library dedication (posthumous).

Box 50

Santa Monica Longevity Center.

Box 50

Pritikin with participants.

Box 50

First graduation class, Santa Monica Longevity Center.

Box 50

Non-residential program at Center.

 

Mar Monte Location: Santa Barbara Longevity Center

Box 50

Santa Barbara Longevity Center, Mar Monte Hotel location.

Box 50

Staff and participants.

Box 50

Introduction ceremonies, parties and theatricals.

 

Turnpike Lodge Location: Santa Barbara Longevity Center

Box 50

Santa Barbara Longevity Center: Turnpike Lodge location.

 

Longevity Center session, Santa Barbara (Mar Monte)

Box 50

Session group photos and lists (Mar Monte Hotel).

 

Publicity Shots (Nathan Pritikin)

Box 50

Publication of “Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise.”

Box 50

Running pictures.

Box 50

Desk poses.

Box 50

Miscellaneous.

 

Miscellaneous

Box 50

Eula Weaver.

Box 50

“Ironman” Triathlon.

Box 50

Honorary Doctorate, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Box 50

Long Beach Study.

Box 50

Pritikin Cruise.

Box 50

“Special” personalities.

 

Films

Box 50

“Today” Show: “New Wrinkles in Aging” (March 15, 1977).

Box 50

“60 Minutes.”

Box 50

Pritikin on “60 Minutes.”

Box 50

“60 Minutes” (2nd program - check-up).

Box 53

Stalking Immortality.

Box 53

Our Three Patients.

Box 53

Scrapbook of media articles immediately following Pritikin's death.

Note

(Removed from Box 1)
 

Videocassettes

 

Interviews

Physical Description: (Large cassettes)
Box 51

Young Again (Robert Stabler Entertainment), no.47-1.

Box 51

Today Show, March 15, 1987, no.47-2.

Box 51

Lynn Gordon Show, July 28, 1977, no.47-3.

Box 51

Howard Wise Interview, August 8, 1977, no.47-4.

Box 51

Michael Jackson Show, June 25, 1978, no.47-5.

Box 51

Today Show, October 5, 1981, no.47-6.

 

Interviews

Physical Description: (Small cassettes)
Box 51

Channel 8, Nathan Pritikin, no.47-7.

Box 51

CBS Press Conference: Pritikin, Ellis, Massey, April 18, 1980, no.47-8.

Box 51

Today Show, May 29, 1981, no.47-9.

Box 51

Dr. John McDougall, Pritikin Interview: Late 1982, no.47-10.

Box 51

Dr. John McDougall, Pritikin Interview: Late 1982, no.47-11.

Box 51

Diane Glazer Interview, no.47-12.

Box 51

James Irwin re Pritikin, March 1, 1982, no.47-13.

Box 51

Fitness Magazine: Pritikin, Tennile and Seaver Family, no.47-14.

Box 51

21 Club, Nathan Pritikin, April 11, 1984, no.47-15.

Box 51

ABC Nightline: TV interviews of Pritikin, Interspersed Segments, no.47-16.

Box 51

ABC & CBS newsclips of LDL reduction study, 1986, no.47-17.

Box 51

“The Pritikin Choice for the athlete and the average American,” no.47-18.

Box 51

Nathan Pritikin speaks from the heart, November, 1984, no.47-19.

 

The Pritikin Promise

Box 51

Nathan Pritikin Publicity: October 1983, no.47-20.

Physical Description: (Large cassette)
Box 51

Nathan Pritikin Publicity: October 1983, no.47-21.

Physical Description: (Large cassette, copy)
Box 51

Exercise Program, no.47-22.

Box 51

Exercise Program, no.47-23.

Box 51

The Pritikin Promise: New Way Gourmet no.118, no.47-24.

Box 51

The Pritikin Promise: New Way Gourmet no.132, no.47-25.

 

Mt. Sinai Hospital Medical Conference, April 1984

Box 51

Pritikin Dinner Meeting, no.47-26.

Box 51

Mt. Sinai Medical Conference, no.47-27.

Box 51

Mr. Sinai Medical Panel; Home teachers, no.47-28.

 

Videocassettes

 

Videocassettes - Santa Monica Center

Box 52

Sunday Orientation - Amy Fates (12-2-84), no.48-1.

Box 52

Introduction to Diet - J. Peters (12-3-84; Making the Most of Nutrition and Exercise - T. Lewis (12-3-84), no.48-2.

Box 52

Health Risk Factors - Playing the Odds - Dr. Diane Hanson (December 4, 1984), no.48-3.

Box 52

Blood Evaluations - Dr. M. Rosenthal (December 5, 1984), no.48-4.

Box 52

Composition of Foods - D. Vilven (December 5, 1984); Planning Your Diet Strategy - J. Peters (12-5-84), no.48-5.

Box 52

Challenge to Today's Medicine - Dr. J. Barnard (November 28, 1984); Exercise and Your Heart - Dr. J. Barnard (December 12, 1984), no.48-6.

Box 52

Dining Out - D. Vilven (December 10, 1984), no.48-7.

Box 52

How Diet Affects Circulation - J. Hall (December 6, 1984); High Blood Pressure - J. Hall (December 11, 1984), no.48-8.

Box 52

Vitamins and Minerals - D. Vilven (December 14, 1984), no.48-9.

Box 52

Supermarket Shopping - D. Vilven, no.48-10.

Box 52

Speedy and Spicy (PM) - T. Lewis (December 17, 1984), no.48-11.

 

Pritikin Kitchen Chemistry - Harriet Roth

Box 52

The Five Principles of Pritikin Cooking; “Soups: Some Like It Hot,” no.48-12.

Box 52

Breakfast Preparation; “Soups: Cool and Refreshing,” no.48-13.

Box 52

Dairy Day; “The Incredible Crepe,” no.48-14.

Box 52

“The Art of Recipe Adaptation; Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Vegetables,” no.48-15.

Box 52

Preparing Pritikin for the Week; “Salad Magic,” no.48-16.

Box 52

Pasta Party; “Fast Foods a la Pritikin,” no.48-17.

Box 52

Buffet Recipes; Hors d'Oeuvres, no.48-18.

 

Educational (Large VCRS)

Box 52

Recommendations: Vitamins and Minerals, no.48-19.

Box 52

Nutritional Relationship to Degenerative Disease, no.48-20.

Box 52

Nutritional Relationship to Degenerative Disease, no.48-21.

Box 52

Excesses of Common Diseases, no.48-22.

Box 52

Sunday Nite Orientation, no.48-23.

 

Miscellaneous Large VCRS

Box 52

Sutton, Class no.24, Dr. R. Murnane, President American Heart Association, no.48-24.

Box 52

Nathan Pritikin: Inserts (Barry & Enright), no.48-25.

Box 52

Eula Weaver - “Live It Up,” no.48-26.

 

Educational Small VCRS

Box 52

Food Slides, no.48-27.

Box 52

Food slides and hamster films, no.48-28.

 

Miscellaneous Small VCR

Box 52

Pritikin Follies, Class no.25, 48-29.