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Register of the Alfred Newman Papers, 1899-1956
MSS 85-5  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alfred Newman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1956
    Collection number: MSS 85-5
    Creator: Newman, Alfred, 1872-1966
    Extent: 1 carton
    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


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alfred Newman Papers, MSS 85-5, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM


    Dr. Newman was born in San Francisco on December 22, 1872, the son of William Joseph and Anna Newman. He received his education in San Francisco, his undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley, and his M.D. from the UCSF School of Medicine. He graduated in the class of 1896.
    Dr. Newman did two years of postgraduate in Germany and Austria following his internship at San Francisco General Hospital. He was one of the first specialists in proctology on the West Coast.
    In addition to his association with San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Newman was on the staff of Mount Zion Hospital.

    Scope and Content

    Contains patient logs and ledgers, notebooks, receipt book, a photograph and one letter.