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Jau Don Ball papers, 1917-1934.
BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 1; BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 2; BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 3; BANC MSS C-B 515; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Jau Don Ball papers, 1917-1934

Creator/Contributor:

Ball, Jau Don, d. 1936, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Shell Oil Company

Abstract:

Contains correspondence and reports concerning Dr. Ball's work as an Army Doctor performing discharge examinations at the Presidio of San Francisco during World War I. The bulk of the collection, however, relates to his consulting work for local industry and government in the San Francisco Bay Area, and his work in industrial psychiatry for the Personnel Dept. of the Shell Oil Company during the 1920s. Includes some manuscript lectures for a course on criminology he taught at the University of California, Berkeley, along with speeches and other writings. Also includes some miscellaneous printed articles and pamphlets.

Date:

1917 (issued)

Subject:

Berkeley (Calif.). -- Police Department.
Berkeley (Calif.). -- Fire Dept.
Marchant Calculating Machine Company.
Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company.
Yellow Cab Company.
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Criminology.
Industrial psychiatry
Psychology, Industrial
Psychological tests
Intelligence tests
Typology (Psychology)
Trait intercorrelations
Physicians -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Dr. Ball graduated from the University of Virginia, Dept. of Medicine in 1902 and was licensed to practice in Calif. in the same year. He started his practice in San Juan, San Benito Co., Calif., but moved to Oakland by 1916 and Berkeley in 1922. From 1926, he practiced in San Francisco and died there on Nov. 25, 1936, at the age of 56.
A copy of a narrative collection overview, prepared by Joan Hennecke for Dr. George P. Hammond, Nov. 10, 1947, has been placed at the front of Carton 1. It has been annotated to indicate the appropriate folder numbers in which the materials described may be found, as well as those items which are lacking.

Type:

Case files.

Physical Description:

print
3 cartons (3.75 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 1
BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 2
BANC MSS C-B 515 CARTON 3
BANC MSS C-B 515
BANC MSS C-B 515

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.