Scope and Content
Title: Philip Howard Arnot Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1974
Collection number: MSS 74-11
Creator: Arnot, Philip Howard, 1894-1974
Extent: 5 cartons, 1 box (os)
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.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Philip Howard Arnot Papers, MSS 74-11, Archives & Special
Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
Philip Howard Arnot was born in Placerville, CA, in February 1894, the son of Nathaniel
D. Arnot, superior court judge in El Dorado and Alpine counties, California. He received
his secondary education in Placerville, where he graduated from the Eldorado High School
in 1912. Dr. Arnot graduated from the University of California Medical School in 1920,
and was an intern and resident at University Hospital, 1919-1922. He was a visiting
physician in obstetrics and gynecology at the Hospital for Children, chief of obstetrics
and gynecology at St. Mary's Hospital, and a consultant in obstetrics at Franklin
Hospital. Dr. Arnot was also a clinical professor in obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF.
He published frequently on various topics in his field.
Dr. Arnot was member of the American Medical Association, the California Medical
Association, the San Francisco Gynecology Society, and the Pacific Coast Gynecology and
Obstetrics Society. He also belonged to the American College of Obstetricians and
Gynecologies, and was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Arnot was a
member of the Bohemian Club, and performed in the San Francisco Doctors' Symphony.
Scope and Content
Papers include correspondence, reprints, research materials (including illustration and
demonstration materials), high school yearbooks, manuscript notes of medical school