Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Jones (Margaret H.) papers
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (54.18 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
This collection documents a portion of Margaret H. Jones's involvement with the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy's Brain Registry. It includes: "Infantile spastic hemiplegia", a ten-page pamphlet reproducing (in a different format) the Academy's brain registry exhibit at the American Medical Association's June, 1955 meeting -- Annotated typescript, "Submission of brains in connection with 'Project Cerebral Palsy'" (27 June 1956) -- Typed letters signed (December 1959) and her affirmative response (January 1960), inviting Jones to serve on the Academy's Brain Registry Committee and the Committee for Evaluation of Treatment.
Margaret H. Jones, M.D., was born June 3, 1904, in Portland, Maine. She received an A.B., Radcliffe Coll., 1925, Yale Univ., an M.A., Vassar Coll., 1927, an M.D., Cornell Univ. Med. Center, 1933-34, Babies Hosp., 1934-36, did a residency at Mary Imogene Bassett Hosp., 1936, and received an M.P.H., Harvard Grad. School of Public Health, 1940. She was instructor, Dept. of Physiology, Vassar Coll., 1926-28, research chemist, Reed and Carnick Co., N.J., 1928-29, director, Div. of Maternal and Child Health, Crippled children, Public Health Nursing, Wyo. State Dept. of Health, 1936-43, and pediatrician, Holleran Med. Group, L.A., 1943-49. She was on the staff, Childrens Hospital, L.A., 1943-49, and Queen of Angels Hosp., L.A., 1943-54. She taught in the Dept. of Pediatrics, USC School of Medicine, 1943-54, had a private practice, Glendale, Calif., 1949-54, and taught in the UCLA Dept. of Pediatrics, 1954-72. She joined the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine at their second annual meeting in 1949 and became their sixth president in 1956. She married Adrian C. Kanaar in 1989 and became Margaret Jones-Kanaar. Dr. Jones-Kanaar died at her home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, in 2001.
.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.