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Inventory of the Stanton A. Glantz Papers, 1980-97, n.d.
MSS 97-08  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stanton A. Glantz Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1980-97, n.d.
    Collection number: MSS 97-08
    Collector: Stanton A. Glantz
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box, 1 carton

    Linear feet: approx. 1.65
    Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
    San Francisco, California 94143-0840
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Stanton A. Glantz donated the papers to the library in increments between 1995-1997.


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Library & Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives & Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library & Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanton A. Glantz Papers, MSS 97-08, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM.

    Biographical Note

    Stanton Arnold Glantz is a professor in the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, at the University of California, San Francisco, and a well-known anti-tobacco activist and writer. In 1994, Glantz donated to the UCSF Tobacco Control Archives his research files based on copies of internal tobacco industry documents, which are known as the Brown & Williamson Collection. He is the a co-author (with John Slade, Lisa A. Bero, Peter Hanauer, and Deborah E. Barnes) of The Cigarette Papers (Berkeley: University of California Press, c1996), and numerous articles based on the Brown & Williamson industry documents, as well as a series of reports on the tobacco industry and anti-tobacco activities around the country.
    Glantz received a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics/Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University in 1973 and stayed at Stanford as a Research Fellow in Cardiology. He came to UCSF in 1975 as a Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Research, eventually becoming an Assistant Professor in 1977 and a full Professor in 1987.
    Glantz has served on the California State Tobacco Education Program Media Advisory Committee (1990-92). He was also a member of the California Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants (1986-96) and affiliated with the Statewide Air Pollution Resource Center (SAPRC) where he was concerned with the effects of ETS (Environmental Tobacco Smoke).

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains materials gathered by professor Stanton A. Glantz in the course of his anti-tobacco work. It is comprised primarily of drafts and copies of tobacco-related articles written or co-written by Glantz and video tapes of Glantz's television appearances. Included are drafts of the Journal of the American Medical Association articles based on his work with the Brown & Williamson Collection, and a video tape of a speech on the same topic that Glantz gave at Sarah Lawrence College in 1997. Also included are materials from his service with the Statewide Air Pollution Resource Center (SAPRC), and other tobacco-related videos and materials.
    The collection is divided into two series: Papers and Videos. The Papers are arranged chronologically within alphabetical subject subdivisions. Videos are arranged in chronological order.