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Los Angeles County Medical Association minute books
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administration Information
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Minute books of the Los Angeles County Medical Association
    Dates: 1871-1970
    Collection Number: mssLACMA minute books
    Creator: Los Angeles County Medical Association
    Extent: 41 volumes
    Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
    The Huntington Library
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, California 91108
    Phone: (626) 405-2191
    Fax: (626) 449-3477
    Email: reference@huntington.org
    URL: http://www.huntington.org
    Abstract: The collection contains the minute books of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) from 1871 to 1970.
    Language of Material: The records are in English.

    Administration Information

    Access

    Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.

    Publication Rights

    The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining permission rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Minute books of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Acquisition Information

    On long-term loan from the Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1992.

    Historical Note

    The Los Angeles County Medical Association began in 1878, a professional institution designed to regulate and encourage the development of the medicine in Los Angeles. Since then, the organization has established itself as an important institution in the profession. The Association's library quickly became an archive for the medical history of California and an invaluable research resource for physicians.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains forty-one (41) volumes of minute books of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) from 1871 to 1970. Most of the volumes are typewritten, but some are handwritten.
    The collection consists of three series:
    • 1. Four initial minute books from meetings of the association from its beginning in 1871 to 1905.
    • 2. 28 volumes of minutes from LACMA’s Board of Councilors from 1905 to 1970.
    • 3. Nine volumes of the minutes of LACMA’s Board of Trustees from 1920 to 1966.

    Arrangement

    The volumes are labeled Volume 1–41; each series is arranged in chronological order.

    Indexing Terms

    Corporate Names

    Los Angeles County Medical Association

    Subjects

    Medicine - California - History - 19th century - Sources
    Medicine - California - History - 20th century - Sources
    Medicine - Societies, etc. - California - Los Angeles
    Physicians - California - History - 19th century - Sources
    Physicians - California - History - 20th century - Sources

    Genre

    Minutes - California - 19th century
    Minutes - California - 20th century

    Alternate Author

    Barlow, W. Jarvis, 1868-1937
    Bullock, Lewis T., 1906-1983
    Dock, George, 1860-1951
    Molony, William R., 1879-1976
    Widney, J.P. (Joseph Pomeroy), 1841-1938