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Register of the John Nolan Chain Papers, 1897-1924
MSS 74-8  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Nolan Chain Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1924
    Collection number: MSS 74-8
    Creator: Chain, John Nolan, 1897-1956
    Extent: 2 boxes (3 folders)
    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


    Gift of John S. Chain, Eureka, CA., son of John Nolan Chain, June 14, 1974.


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Nolan Chain Papers, MSS 74-8, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM


    John Nolan Chain, M.D., was a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine, Class of 1904. After an internship at Sacramento County Hospital, he practiced in Eureka, CA until his death, April 14, 1956. Dr. Nolan was an obstetrician, a member of the Humboldt County Medical Society, and the California Medical Society. In the 1920s Dr. Nolan participated in the series of lectures given by Alumni Instructors; his presentation was titled "Practical Therapeutics and the Art of Medicine."

    Scope and Content

    Includes medical lectures, high school and medical school memorabilia. (Diplomas and photographs transferred to certificate and photograph collection, Archives).