Register of the Evelyn Anderson Papers, 1918-1972

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Register of the Evelyn Anderson Papers, 1918-1972

Collection number: MSS 85-30

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:
October 1989
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Evelyn Anderson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1918-1972
Collection number: MSS 85-30
Creator: Anderson, Evelyn, 1899-1985
Extent: 1 carton
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

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Evelyn Anderson Papers, MSS 85-30, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

Evelyn Anderson was born in Willmar, Minnesota, March 20, 1899. She graduated from Carleton College in 1921 with a BA and received her MA in chemistry from the same institution in the following year. Continuing her education, she graduated MD from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, in 1928, and served an internship and residency at the University of Hospital. Her research interests took her to McGill University, where she was a National Research Council Fellow, working in the Department of Biochemistry with Dr. J.B. Collip. Dr. Anderson received her PhD from McGill in 1934, and returned to UCSF as an Instructor, and then Associate Professor of medicine. She was simultaneously a Research Associate with Herbert M. Evans at the Institutione of Experimental Biology at the Berkeley campus.
During a sabbatical year, 1946-47, Dr. Anderson was a Guggenheim Fellow in the Department of Physiology at Johns Hopkins University, working with Dr. Philip Bard. In 1947 she became Chief, Endocrinology Section, National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, NIH, a position she held until 1962. In that year Dr. Anderson came to California, where she was a research scientist at Ames Research Center, Life Sciences, NASA, Moffitt Field, until her retirement.
Dr. Anderson was the author of over 200 publications and the recipient of many honors and awards. She received a DSc from Carleton College (1954), another from Woman's Medical College (1961), and the Alumni Achievement Award from the same institution (1961). She received the Federal Womans Award in 1964, and an achievement award from the American Swedish Historical Foundation in the same year. She was a member, and an officer of the Endocrine Society, a member of the editorial board of Endocrinology, and associate editor of Acta Neurovegetiva. Dr. Anderson belonged to Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi, the American Physiological Society, the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, and other professional groups.
She was married to the late Webb Haymaker, MD, and had three children.

Scope and Content

Includes biographical materials, certificates and awards, correspondence, photographs.

Container List

 

Series I. Personalia

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 1

Biographical

Folder 2

Publicity, news clippings

Folder 3

Academic records: Carleton College, 1918; UCSF 1925-26

Folder 4

PhD dissertation (McGill 1934)

Folder 5

Guggenheim Fellowship, 1946-47

 

Series II. Correspondence

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1929-31

Folder 7

1940-54

Folder 8

1955-60

Folder 9-10

1961-62

Folder 11

1963-70

Folder 12

1972

Folder 13

Herbert McLean Evans

 

Series III. Awards, Honors

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 14

Federal Woman's award, 1964

Folder 15

Federal Woman's Award, photographs

Folder 16

Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, DSc

Folder 17

Hungarian Relief

 

Series IV. Miscellaneous

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 18

Reprints

Folder 19-21

Certificates

Folder 22-27

Photographs of Dr. Anderson

Folder 28

Photograph album