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Finding Aid for the Hector P. Blejer Collection. 1966-1991
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Series 1. Personal Papers.

Box 1, Folder 1

Curriculum vitae, publications, career summary, biographical listings.

Scope and Content Note

two cv versions, the earlier up to 1979, the later up to 1986, with list of publications and reports; three short biographical sketches, one from "Who's Who in the West", 20th ed., the other two sources unidentified
 

Series 2. Professional Papers.

Box 1, Folder 2

Continuing Medical Education. 1972-1988

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

certificates for CME hours, materials for courses taken, correspondence with: California Medical Association; American Medical Association; American Heart Association
Box 1, Folder 3

Continuing Medical Education. 1978-1989

Scope and Content Note

a Faculty Recognition Award for a CME course given at the University of Arizona; certificates for CME hours, materials for courses taken, correspondence with: American Heart Association; Baylor College of Medicine; Yale School of Medicine's "The Medical Letter"; University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; American College of Preventive Medicine; American Occupational Medical Association; American College of Chest Physicians
Box 1, Folder 4

Drug Enforcement Administration. 1971-1991

Scope and Content Note

yearly controlled substances registration certificates issued in the name of Hector Blejer-Prieto; DEA guidelines, registration information
Box 1, Folder 5

Consultancy services. 1984, 1986

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with various law firms re. service as consultant or expert witness; two dated fee schedules for such services
Box 1, Folder 6

Consultancy services for Western Airlines. 1980-1984

Physical Description: folder 1 of 2

Scope and Content Note

various health questionnaires for employees; correspondence, memos
Box 1, Folder 7

Consultancy services for Western Airlines. 1983-1986

Physical Description: folder 2 of 2

Scope and Content Note

a listing, by month, of special work done for Western Airlines' Safety and Environmental Health Program, 12/1984-10/1985; billing statements, 12/1983-8/1986
Box 1, Folder 8

Consultancy services for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. 1981-1986

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

correspondence re. termination of Dr. Blejer's contract after nearly five years of service; text of the original agreement and an amendment to that agreement; additional work-related correspondence
Box 1, Folder 9

Consultancy services for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. 1981-1984

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

medical form letters; various health questionnaire and examination forms, some in draft stages
Box 1, Folder 10

Consultancy services for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. 1981-1986

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

billing statements, 6/26/1981-4/15/1986
Box 1, Folder 11

"Principles and Procedures for the Preplacement Medical Examination", County of Los Angeles. 1986

Scope and Content Note

letter to the California State Department of Fair Employment and Housing with Dr. Blejer's opinion on some of the required standards; photocopy of the procedures document
Box 1, Folder 12

Pulmonary function.

Scope and Content Note

teaching and clinical materials: photocopies and manuscript notes on standard values, function studies and tests, bibliographic references; lengthy photocopies of publications on respiratory function tests and their interpretation
Box 1, Folder 13

Asbestos work exposure. Occupational health study report. 1966

Physical Description: folder 1 of 3

Scope and Content Note

California Department of Public Health study conducted by Dr. Blejer and two industrial hygiene engineers of the Pacific Asbestos Corporation, Copperopolis, California, to examine the mill's health hazards of asbestos dust and excessive noise, and to advise with respect to control
Box 1, Folder 14

Asbestos work exposure. Epidemiological data, bibliographic references.

Physical Description: folder 2 of 3

Scope and Content Note

data tables on deaths in California and nationally; asbestos-related work-injury reports in California, 1963-1966; bibliographic reference lists for selected epidemiological studies and early reports of asbestos and work exposure
Box 2, Folder 1

Asbestos work exposure. Teaching materials. 1970, 1984

Physical Description: folder 3 of 3

Scope and Content Note

list of 125 slides, Asbestosis Course June 15-18, 1970; photocopies of electron microscope images of human lung tissue showing the presence of asbestos fibers and other foreign particles, 1984
Box 2, Folder 2

Copyright registrations for three silent videotapes. 1983

Scope and Content Note

registration packets for three versions, titled: "Asbestosis" (4 min. 23 sec.), "Parenchymal and Pleural Asbestosis" (4 min. 23 sec.), and "Pleural Asbestosis" (1 min. 15 sec.); Copyright Office booklets R1c "Copyright Registration Procedures" and R45 "Copyright Registration for Motion Pictures Including Video Recordings"; correspondence about legal matters arising re. Asbestos Films, the entity holding the films' copyright
Box 2, Folder 3

Conference on "Organizing Community Based Clinical Trials: Models for the AIDS Epidemic". 1989 July

Scope and Content Note

Conference materials, participants, background documents; travel documents and correspondence; manuscript notes on the proposed topic

Note

Dr. Blejer was invited to participate in a round-table discussion on "What is meant by community-based?"
Box 2, Folder 4

Various occupational health forms.

Box 2, Folder 5

Miscellaneous materials.

Scope and Content Note

lists of slides and films on occupational health; typescript titled "Apportionment: cigarette smoking and industrial injury"; American Heart Association booklet on "Exercise testing and training..."
Box 2, Folder 6

Lead and its biological effects.

Scope and Content Note

nineteen 35mm slides of text and graphs
Box 2, Folder 7

Pulmonary function tests - clinical patient material. 1980-1982

Scope and Content Note

laboratory reports on three patients

Note

RESTRICTED access
Box 2, Folder 8

Clinical trial of Roferon administered with or without Vinblastine. 1986-1987

Scope and Content Note

consent form with description of the study; instructions and information for patients; one week's record of side effects in a subject

Note

RESTRICTED access; this research study was conducted at UCLA School of Medicine, sponsored by Hoffmann-La Roche