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Picker (Frank) collection of medical and surgical equipment and supply catalogs
Biomed.0420  
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Frank Picker collection of medical and surgical equipment and supply catalogs
    Creator: Picker, Frank
    Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0420
    Physical Description: 13.5 Linear Feet (9 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1998
    Language of Material: Materials are primarily in English.

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    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5946764 

    Scope and Contents

    The working collection of a physician's office in Garden Grove, California, includes medical and surgical equipment and supply catalogs, price lists, product specification sheets and instruction pamphlets, accumulated from 1949 through 1998. Folders are organized alphabetically by vendor or company name. Boxes 1 and 2 contain typescript cross reference price lists and indexes for medical office, surgical and laboratory supplies, 1969-80 and 1989. Vendors are chiefly headquartered in California or elsewhere in the United States; some companies are located in Europe.