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Los Angeles, California 90095-1798
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American Academy of Pain Management Records

The Records of the American Academy of Pain Management are divided into two series, Organizations and Administrative. Both series have been maintained in the order in which they were received. The Organizations Series (1988-1993) is organized in loose alphabetical order...

 
American Pain Society Records

The American Pain Society Records represent a period of growth for the Society. Although foundational documents are minimal, the collection features correspondence and records of the activities that built the organization, during the 1980s, into what it is today. These...

 
Andrews (Joseph Alfred) Papers

Joseph Alfred Andrews was born in 1858 and died in 1928. He received an M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1876 and subsequently specialized in ophthalmology and otolaryngology. Dr. Andrews had medical offices in New...

 
Anti-Cigarette League of America archive

The collection contains forty-eight items connected to the Anti-Cigarette League of America, from 1911 to 1914, including: letters from Manfred P. Welcher, Field Secretary, trying to arrange the League's first convention; letters of approval for the League or the idea...

 
Askey, John Martin, M.D., Papers

A small collection of papers, mostly from Dr. Askey's retirement years, which include materials concerning his personal life and family, and materials on medical topics which continued to have special interest for him. Dr. Askey was a skilled clinician with...

 
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Bailey (Percival) Collection of Papers and Photographs.

Dr. Percival Bailey was an important contributor to many fields of the basic and clinical neurosciences, and a distinguished teacher and author. This is a collection of papers and photographs from Dr. Bailey's home files. Included are documents about his...

 
Bain (Emily J.) collection of correspondence with Lindsley (Donald B. and Ellen F.)

A collection of personal letters and cards, plus photographs and ephemera, sent to Emily Johnston Bain by Donald B. and Ellen F. Lindsley. Ms. Bain added annotations and comments to some of these communications, especially the photographs. The correspondence covers...

 
Banks (Joseph) Correspondence

6 autographed letters signed from Joseph Banks to various correspondents including E.A.J. Anisson; Samuel Glasse, 1735-1812; J.J.H. La Billardiere, 1755-1834; Samule Lysons, 1763-1819; and John Symmons, d. 1832.

 
Barlow Medical Library Construction Photographs

A collection of photographs (positives and negatives) taken during the construction of the Barlow Medical Library building in Los Angeles during 1906-1907 by the architect, Robert D. Farquhar, or his associates.

 
Barlow Medical Library Records

From 1899 a small medical library existed to serve the College of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and the physicians of the city. In 1906 Dr. Walter Jarvis Barlow, a faculty member of the College of Medicine,...

 
Bell Family Collection about Education of the Deaf

A small collection of autograph letters, typescripts, reprints, photographs, and ephemera focusing on the teaching of speech to the deaf by Alexander Graham Bell, his wife Mabel Hubbard Bell, and his father Alexander Melville Bell. Included are reminiscences written by...

 
Belt (Elmer) Papers

Elmer Belt, M.D. (1893-1980), was an internationally recognized urologist, a book lover who built and donated several important collections to universities including an unrivaled library of scholarly materials by and about Leonardo da Vinci, and a civic activist instrumental in...

 
Benjamin (John A.) Papers

The bulk of this collection documents Dr. Benjamin's research and clinical activities, the research covering the urogenital systems of both humans and animals and historical/bibliographic topics. The papers mostly span the years from 1930 to 1988 --years of professional education...

 
Benjamin (John A.) Papers Addendum

Letters, photographs, memorabilia, and personal records that supplement the materials in UCLA Biomedical Library's Manuscript Collection #1: "John A. Benjamin papers, 1925-1994".

 
Birchall and Owen Archive

A small collection of business correspondence from the firm of Birchall and Owen, retail suppliers of drugs, patent medicines, medical supplies, and stationers to Springfield, Illinois and wholesalers to the surrounding region. The firm also printed and distributed almanacs. Price...

 
Blejer (Hector P.) Collection

This is a small collection of the professional papers of Dr. Hector P. Blejer, M.D., D.I.H., a diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, certified in Occupational Medicine, with a notable career in occupational and environmental medicine, toxicology, and...

 
Bonica (John J.) Papers

The bulk of the collection pertains to Dr. Bonica's professional activities in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Early materials in the collection include notes from medical school, circa 1938-1940, and correspondence continues until immediately prior to Bonica's death. Additional post-mortem...

 
Bowers (Rose Alexander) papers

Rose Alexander Bowers was born in 1887 and graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1909. From August 19th to November 15th, 1918, she served as a contract surgeon with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, assigned to Camp...

 
Brain Research Institute (UCLA) opening ceremonies scrapbook

Bound scrapbook with programs, letters, telegrams, clippings, and photographs mounted on leaves, commemorating the opening ceremonies of the UCLA Brain Research Institute, October 14-15, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. A nine-page typed statement by John D. French, M.D., founding Director...

 
Brazier (Mary Agnes Burniston) Papers

Mary A. B. Brazier was born in England in 1904 and died in Falmouth, MA in 1955. She received a Ph. D. in physiology and biochemistry from the University of London in 1930, began neuroscience research at Maudsley Hospital, London,...

 
Brazier (Mary Agnes Burniston) Papers. Supplement.

This carton of documents augments the previously donated papers of Mary A. B. Brazier (UCLA Biomedical Library, Manuscript Collection number 42), who was internationally respected as a neurophysiologist, historian, author, and editor. It contains correspondence of her retirement years with...

 
Brown (Orville Harry) Papers.

Orville Harry Brown was born in Kansas July 18, 1875 and died in So. California on July 25, 1943. In 1905 he received both a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and an M.D. from St. Louis University. At various...

 
Bueker (Elmer D.) Papers

This small document collection outlines Dr. Bueker's biography and academic life with a curriculum vitae, reprints of publications, and material on faculty appointments and grants. Mainly, however, it focuses on his view of the seminal importance that research he published...

 
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Caldwell (Phila and George) Print and Slide Collection about Kenya and Antarctica

Photographs and slides taken by Phila and George Caldwell on a Los Angeles Natural History Museum collecting expedition to Kenya in 1971, and on a Society Expedition cruise to the Antarctic in 1987.

 
Carrel, Alexis Scrapbook

This collection relating to the French/American surgeon Alexis Carrel (1873-1944) contains materials which had been mounted or loosely inserted into a scrapbook. Most of the items are newspaper clippings, plus some manuscript letters and ephemera. Dr. Carrel, whose research in...

 
Carton (Charles A.) Print Collection

The Charles A. Carton Print Collection consists of American and European Antiquarian and Natural History prints. It includes botanical prints, nature prints, ornithological prints, architectural prints, satirical prints, and miscellaneous loose prints from the 17th to 19th century with several...

 
Clara Barton Hospital School of Nursing Collection

The collection consists of correspondence and printed materials concerning the CBH Alumnae Association, photographs of the CBH nursing school graduates and alumnae, yearbooks from the CBH nursing school, and historical ephemera and clippings concerning the history of the various Los...

 
Collection of items pertaining to the Training Camp for Nurses at Vassar College, 1918

Miss Birdie May Adair graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1913 and attended the Training Camp for Nurses at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., during the summer (July 24 to September 13) of 1918. The training camp was...

 
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Darling (Louise) Papers.

Louise Marie Darling (1911-1999) received degrees in Botany (B.A.) from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and Botany (M.A.) and Librarianship (Certification and Credential) from the University of California, Berkeley. As a civilian in the U.S. Army Library...

 
Dell (Paul) collection of documents pertaining to IBRO (International Brain Research Organization)

Internationally known and respected neuroscientist Paul Charles Dell, M.D., was intimately connected with the founding and growth of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), an independent non-governmental organization with UNESCO affiliation. This collection covers IBRO documents and correspondence from 1961...

 
Dickey (Anna Ryder) Collection

This collection contains photographs (albums and separates), ephemera, and inscribed books documenting the friendship between Anna Ryder Dickey and celebrated naturalist and wilderness conservationist, John Muir. The albums document two Sierra Club nature trips that Muir, Mrs. Dickey, her adolescent...

 
Dickey (Donald R.) Personal Photo Album

Leatherette photographic album with 38 leaves, 138 mounted and 2 loose photographs. The photos, taken mostly by Donald R. Dickey, document his and his wife Florence's honeymoon in Maine and New Brunswick, where Dickey was photographing wildlife with stop action...

 
Dickey (Donald Ryder) Field Notes

The field notes consist of bound notebooks, and their 13-reel microfilm copy, of observations made about birds and mammals found in various locations in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Latin America, and a few in Michigan, New Brunswick and Newfoundland....

 
Dickey (Donald Ryder) Personal Papers

Collection consists chiefly of personal letters to Dickey, some newspaper clippings of persons and happenings of interest to him, numerous wedding invitations, and a copy of his will, dated 1916.

 
Dickey (Donald Ryder) Photographic Collection

Struck by a serious heart condition during his senior year at Yale, Dickey returned to early interests in natural history and photography to occupy his mind and hands during the prolonged recovery period. By the time he had regained full...

 
Dickson (John Forrest) M.D., family correspondence.

John Forrest Dickson, M.D. (1855-1934) had a respected longtime career in Portland, Oregon, as an ophthalmologist, rhinologist, and oto-laryngologist. He and his wife were valued members of their extended families and held social prominence in the city. Both, but especially...

 
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet, script and production research materials

The collection includes the script, photographs, and research materials gathered to support production of the 1940 Warner Bros. motion picture, "Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet", which focused on Paul Ehrlich's work to develop effective chemical cures for diphtheria and syphilis. A...

 
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Elmadjian (Fred) Collection

This collection documents Dr. Fred Elmadjian's career as a research scientist and science administrator. His scientific work centered mostly on the endocrinology of stress. His administrative services at the National Institute of Mental Health focused on developing manpower for effective...

 
Etienne Esquirol's 'Le present registre compos de vingt feuille[s] cottes [sic]...'

Register of admissions to and discharges from the private psychiatric clinic run by Jean Etienne Dominique Esquirol, covering the period from February 6, 1802 to July 1, 1808, and describing 151 patients....

 
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Field (John) collection of history of medicine course syllabi and lecture notes

Materials pertaining to "History of Medicine," Anatomy 201 and later Anatomy 240, a one-unit elective course emphasizing the historical development of concepts relating to basic medical sciences, presented to UCLA sophomore medical students. Included is correspondence relating to the development...

 
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Gnudi (Martha Teach) Research and Publication Papers.

The collection consists of materials relevant to the publication of Dr. Gnudi's major volumes on Renaissance Italians: 1)"The Life and Times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi." New York: 1950; 2)"The Various and Ingenious Machines of Captain Agostino Ramelli." Baltimore: 1976; and to...

 
Goodwin (Willard) collection of William Osler correspondence

The collection is built around two sets of letters: 1. Twenty original letters from William Osler, M.D. to Howard Atwood Kelly, M.D., dated 1897-1917, plus the notes and materials Dr. Goodwin used to write an article for the "Bulletin of...

 
Green (John D.) papers

Dr. John D. Green was an internationally renowned researcher in anatomy, neurophysiology and neuroendocrinology. This is a very sketchy collection of his laboratory research notes, reprints of a few publications, and some family photos.

 
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Hamilton (G.V.), M.D., Poems

Poems written by G.V. Hamilton, M.D., a psychiatrist who studied animal behavior mainly in primates, then became interested in human sexual behavior, especially that of married couples, and spent approximately the last fifteen years of his life as a clinical...

 
Harris, George. +Philosophical Treatise on the Nature and Constitution of Man+: letters

George Harris (1809-1890) was a barister and judge with strong interests in anthropology and psychology. During 1874-1876, George Harris solicited comments and suggestions from many eminent philosophers, theologians and naturalists concerning the ideas and language of his planned treatise on...

 
Hassenplug (Lulu K. Wolf) Papers

Hassenplug (1903-1995), was founding dean of the UCLA School of Nursing (1949-1968). She was a pioneer and leader in modern education of nurses, spearheading the movement to shift nursing education from the hospital to the college campus and insisting that...

 
Haymaker (Webb) Founders of Neurology archive.

Much of this collection consists of correspondence, texts, and photographs created and gathered for an exhibit about individuals important in the history of basic and clinical neuroscience. The materials of this multi-authored, international endeavor were expanded, under leadership and editing...

 
Healy (David) papers

The David Healy Papers collection consists of a draft of David Healy’s monograph and all associated interview transcripts/supplementary materials from his published oral history of psychopharmacology ( , Vols. I-III). It also contains research and testimony from multiple legal cases...

 
Hottes (Alfred C.) Papers

Collection consists of photographic portraits; correspondence; newspaper and magazine tear-sheets and clippings, some in scrapbooks; newletters; publication contracts and agreements; collected chromolithographs and colored engravings (many by Mary E. Eaton); and watercolor, oil color, and scratchboard illustrations by Hottes, which...

 
Huggins, Charles, Collection of material about and correspondence with Elmer Belt and Willard E. Goodwin

Correspondence with and subject files from the offices of Los Angeles urologists Elmer Belt (1893-1980) and Willard E. Goodwin (1915-1998), pertaining to Canadian oncologist Charles Brenton Huggins (1901-1997). Huggins shared the 1966 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his...

 
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Ignarro (Louis J.) Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Photo Archive

The collection consists of pictorial materials, including photographs provided by Dr. Ignarro, assembled for "Louis J. Ignarro: the Road to Stockholm: a Nobel Mission," an exhibit displayed in the UCLA Biomedical Library, 1999. The exhibit was curated by Anjay Rastogi,...

 
Influenza pandemic personal narratives, manuscripts and ephemera

A small collection of items relating to the 1918-19 influenza epidemic. Included are letters and diaries from 44 individuals, almost all either members of the U. S. Armed Forces or their relatives and friends, who provide a personal commentary on...

 
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Johnson (Arthur Monrad) collection of botanical drawings

Approximately 1000 botanical drawings, most in pen and black ink on paper, of the structural parts of angiosperms and some gymnosperms, by Arthur Monrad Johnson. Many of the illustrations have been published in the author's scientific publications, such as his...

 
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Kanaar, Adrian Charles, M.D., Papers

Dr. Kanaar was a British-born and -trained surgeon who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War II, in France and Belgium up to the retreat at Dunkirk, in various battlefield locations after D-day, and in Berlin during...

 
Karno (Marvin) M.D. professional papers

Dr. Marvin Karno, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, had an illustrious career as clinician, researcher, teacher, and administrator. This small collection focuses mainly on his research in community centered psychiatry, especially with Los...

 
Kling (Arthur S.) Collection

This small collection contains Dr. Arthur S. Kling's basic biographical and professional information in a few textual documents. However, a visual history of his scientific work is well represented in photographs and over one thousand 35 mm slides. Contained are...

 
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Lindsley (Donald B.) papers

Donald B. Lindsley was an early pioneer of the electroencephalogram (EEG) and an internationally recognized psychologist and brain scientist. Originally from Ohio, Lindsley worked throughout the United States and spent the last half of his career at UCLA where he...

 
Livingston (Kenneth E.) Papers

Original order and original series designation were maintained with the Livingston Papers, hence some overlap in content (e.g., the papers arrived with alphabetical ....

 
Livingston (Kenneth E.) Papers. Supplement.

The supplement to the main Kenneth E. Livingston collection (Ms. Collection #130) extends the documentation of his clinical and research endeavors in limbic system research and in the control of chronic pain. To his long-term ongoing study of intravenous procaine...

 
Livingston (William K.) Papers

The William K. Livingston Papers were received from his daughter-in-law Katherine Livingston in 1996 with one additional box on 10 October 1997....

 
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Marshall (Wade H.) Papers

Wade Hampton Marshall, Ph.D. (1907-1972) was a pioneer in electrophysiology of the brain, internationally renowned for his work in mapping the somatosensory system of the cat and monkey and the visual cortex of the cat. His strong background in physics,...

 
Mayday Fund Archive

The Mayday Fund is dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree and consequence of human physical pain. The Fund was established in 1992 to further Shirley Steinman Katzenbach's commitment to social and medical causes, specifically the treatment of human physical pain....

 
Mease (James) Papers

James Mease (1771-1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture...

 
Mental Health Advocacy in California Materials

This collection documents the history of mental health patient advocacy and services in California, with an emphasis on Los Angeles County, from the 1960s to the present. Containing materials from longstanding grassroots advocacy organizations including Mental Health Advocacy Services (MHAS),...

 
Murman (Eugene Otto Weber) Watercolors of California Flora.

The Murman collection consists of 495 original watercolors and 26 photographs of California native plants, representing 85 different families and ca. 460 species. The paintings are scientifically accurate as well as artistic, each showing details of a branch and enlarged...

 
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Noordenbos (William) Papers

Information in brackets was collected from material inside the folder. Information in parentheses was supplied by Noordenbos's daughters in an inventory list sent prior to the delivery of the Noordenbos papers. Information neither in brackets nor parentheses was part of...

 
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O'Malley (Charles Donald) Papers.

The collection contains O'Malley's research materials, documents pertaining to his professional and academic life, correspondence, and some personal items. Included are reproductions, translations and transcriptions of source texts; reprints; illustrations and portraits; notes, bibliographies, catalogs, etc.

 
Osler (Sir William) Portrait by Seymour Thomas, and other Osler-Related Papers

From the original Osler portrait he had painted and exhibited in 1909, the prominent American portraitist S. Seymour Thomas also painted a replica. Elmer Belt, M.D., instrumental in the founding of the UCLA School of Medicine and its staunch supporter,...

 
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Pavlov (Ivan Petrovich) Collection of 18 Contemporary Laboratory Photographs

The collection of photographs, taken around the turn of the 20th century, shows Pavlov's laboratories, coworkers, and some laboratory procedures used in his experiments. The photographs were presented by one of Pavlov's pupils, Professor Petr Stepanovich Kupalov, to Dr. Mary...

 
Pfefferkorn Study of the Los Angeles County General Hospital.

A double-spaced typed report of 135 pages titled: "Pfefferkorn Study. [Los Angeles County General Hospital]". National League of Nursing Education, New York. Blanche Pfefferkorn, at the time Director, Department of Studies, National League of Nursing Education, conducted a study of...

 
Poole, Emilia Wyndham patient records

A manuscript notebook kept by Emilia Wyndham Poole, a professional nurse, to enter patient case notes from January 1897 through December 1898. The entries contain the patient's name, disease or operation, vital signs, wound condition, medications, general medical state and,...

 
Prednisone for kidney transplant rejection, case history of first use

This collection documents the medical history of the first kidney transplant patient recorded as receiving Prednisone to inhibit organ rejection, in 1960-1961. Dr. Willard E. Goodwin, founding chair of the UCLA Division of Urology and surgeon of record on the...

 
Putnam (Tracy J.) Collection

The bulk of the material is in the form of medical records from Putnam's neurological surgery practice, covering the period from 1947 to 1975 when Putnam worked in Beverly Hills, California and consulted at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital there....

 
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Rand (Robert Wheeler) Collection.

A collection of documents, publications, 35 mm and glass slides, and films chronicling Dr. Robert Rand's career as clinical neurosurgeon, researcher into innovative techniques of cancer treatments and microsurgery, and entrepreneur of medical equipment. Textual coverage of his extensive publications...

 
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San Francisco County Medical Society. Library. Standard Accession Books

Three Standard Accession Books: the official record of each volume added to the San Francisco County Medical Society Library from March 12, 1909 to October 22, 1945. Identification of the institution was aided by a 1944 letter found between the...

 
Scott (Flora Murray) collection of photographs of southern California trees

The collection consists of 56 black and white photographs of southern California trees, identified by popular and scientific name. The collection was assembled for teaching purposes for the Herbarium and Botanical Gardens of the University of California, Los Angeles.

 
Seymour Family Papers

The collection consists of miscellaneous personal and professional materials belonging to 3 generations of physicians in one family, spanning 150 years: Robert Curran, M.D. (1806-1872); Francis Asbury Seymour, M.D. (1843-1920); and Eleanor C. Seymour, M.D. (1877-1961). Eleanor Seymour lightly annotated...

 
Sigerist (Henry Ernest) collection of material related to farewell dinner

Collection documents a farewell dinner held at the Plaza Hotel, New York City, 9 May 1947, organized for Dr. and Mrs. Henry E. Sigerist "on the occasion of their return to Switzerland and to do honour to Dr. Sigerist for...

 
Singer (Jacob J.) Collection.

Dr. J.J. Singer specialized in diseases of the chest, especially tuberculosis. He had an eminent career both as clinician and as hospital administrator. This is a small and spotty collection of personal, legal, and professional documents, a few photographs and...

 
Society for the History of Medical Science Records

Records of the Society for the History of Medical Science, which was a duly registered University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus-affiliated group and a constituent society of the American Association of the History of Medicine. The Society was founded...

 
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Turner (Thomas Larkin) Collection.

Ninety-seven items, consisting of legal agreements, letters, and testimonials related to T. Larkin Turner's apothecary business in Boston, and to the patent medicines and soap he manufactured and sold.

 
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Varey (Simon) Papers Relating to Francisco Hernández

The collection consists of materials stemming from Simon Varey's Hernández research, which culminated in the editorship of two volumes: 1) "The Mexican Treasury; the Writings of Dr. Francisco Hernández" (English translations of some of Hernández's primary texts, and an unraveling...

 
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Windle (William F.) Papers

The bulk of the collection consists of paper documents, plus approximately 25,000 feet of motion pictures, over 400 slides, photographs, and a few artifacts. The materials span the years 1918-1986....

 
Wood Family Papers and Medical Practice Records

The Wood Family papers consist of office and some household records of a multi-generational physicians' practice in Muncy (Pennsborough), Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, from 1803 to approximately 1868, with a few later items. In addition to 40 bound day books, which...