Register of the John Nolan Chain Papers, 1897-1924

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
UCSF Library & CKM
Archives and Special Collections
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© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Register of the John Nolan Chain Papers, 1897-1924

Collection number: MSS 74-8

UCSF Library & CKM



Archives and Special Collections

University of California, San Francisco

Contact Information:

  • UCSF Library & CKM
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • 530 Parnassus Ave.
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0840
  • Phone: (415) 476-8112
  • Fax: (415) 476-4653
  • Email: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives/contact
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
August 1988
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Nolan Chain Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1897-1924
Collection number: MSS 74-8
Creator: Chain, John Nolan, 1897-1956
Extent: 2 boxes (3 folders)
Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
San Francisco, California 94143-0840
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of John S. Chain, Eureka, CA., son of John Nolan Chain, June 14, 1974.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Nolan Chain Papers, MSS 74-8, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

John Nolan Chain, M.D., was a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine, Class of 1904. After an internship at Sacramento County Hospital, he practiced in Eureka, CA until his death, April 14, 1956. Dr. Nolan was an obstetrician, a member of the Humboldt County Medical Society, and the California Medical Society. In the 1920s Dr. Nolan participated in the series of lectures given by Alumni Instructors; his presentation was titled "Practical Therapeutics and the Art of Medicine."

Scope and Content

Includes medical lectures, high school and medical school memorabilia. (Diplomas and photographs transferred to certificate and photograph collection, Archives).

Container List

Folder 1

"Medical cases", 1903-04 (lecture notes)

Folder 2

Graduation memorabilia

Folder 3

"Practical Therapeutics and the Art of Medicine," 1924