Finding Aid for the Frank Picker Collection of Medical and Surgical Equipment and Supply Catalogs Biomed.0420

Finding aid prepared by Courtney Dean, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 November 17.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

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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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.