Title: Minnie Berelson Goldberg Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1913-1976
Collection number: MSS 79-3
Creator: Goldberg, Minnie Berelson, 1900-
Extent: Number of container: 1 box (9 folders)
University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
San Francisco, California 94143-0840
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Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Minnie Berelson Goldberg Papers, MSS 79-3, Archives &
Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
Includes bibliography, autobiographical statement, certificates and medals, book reviews,
correspondence, unpublished article,newspaper clippings.
Received from Dr. Goldberg, March 14, 1979.
NB: 9 photographs of Dr. Goldberg have been transferred to Archives photograph file
De. Goldberg was born in San Francisco, and spent part of hear early years in China. She
returned to San Francisco with her family in 1901, and graduated from Lowell High School
in 1917, having been captain of the debating team and class historian.
She received her A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1921, and entered
the School of Medicine at UCSF, from which she graduated in 1925. She did her internship
and residency at the University of California Hospital on that campus.
From 1934 to 1936 Dr. Goldberg was a member of the Board of Directors of the Public
Health League, and 1935-38, of the Board of the San Francisco County Medical Society. In
1938 Dr. Goldberg became President of the Women Physicians Club of San Francisco. She was
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF, 1938-47. In the 1950s she gave several
papers and was a co-exhibitor at a number of national meetings, and in 1955 Dr. Goldberg
was honored by having a testicular feminization syndrome named after her and her
co-author, Dr. Alice Maxwell: the Goldberg-Maxwell syndrome. Dr. Goldberg became clinical
professor in the School of Medicine in 1960, becoming emeritus in 1965. She had also been
a member of the consulting staff at Mt. Zion Hospital, and Children's Hospital in San
Dr. Goldberg was a member of the Endocrine Society, the Heart Association, the American
Medical Association, the American Society of Internal Medicine. Her research and teaching
interests were among the following: clinical endocrinopathies; acromegaly; ovarian
agenesis; menopause and amenorrhea; pseudohermaphrodism; hirsutism; growth and
development; precocious puberty; adrenocortical tumors and congenital adreno-cortical
hyperplasia. In 1959 she published
Medical Management of the Menopause.