Scope and Content
Title: Glanville Y. Rusk Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1934
Collection number: MSS 24-5
Creator: Rusk, Glanville Y., 1875-1943
Extent: 1 box (5 folders)
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.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Glanville Y. Rusk Papers, MSS 24-5, Archives & Special
Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
Glanville Yeisley Rusk was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on February 15, 1875. He was a
graduate of Johns Hopkins University, and in 1901 he graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical
School. After his internship he served one year as house officer at the Sheppard-Pratt
Institute for Mental Diseases in Baltimore. He then moved to New York and was a member of
the staff of the New York Pathological Institute, where for seven years he specialized in
the pathology of the central nervous system. In December, 1906, he married Agnes Woodruff
of Virginia; they were the parents of three daughters.
In September, 1910, he came to Berkeley, joining the faculty of the University of
California in the Department of pathology and Bacteriology. In 1918 a separate Department
of Pathology was established in San Francisco, headed by Dr. Rusk. In the years following
he became nationally known as an authority on pathology, especially of the central
nervous system and of tumors. He was a member of Sigma Xi and Nu Sigma Nu societies. From
1930 to 1942, Dr. Rusk was in charge of the pathological laboratory at the Mount Zion
Dr. Rusk died at his home in San Francisco on the evening of November 22, 1943.
Scope and Content
Includes typescripts of articles and papers.