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Finding Aid to the John L. Ziegler, M.D. Papers, 1980-1990
MSS 94-18  
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  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: John L. Ziegler, M.D. papers
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1990
    Collection Number: MSS 94-18
    Creator: Ziegler, John L., 1938-
    Extent: Number of containers: One-half letter-size box, one-half legal-size box (12 folders) Linear feet: 0.5
    Repository: The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, Archives and Special Collections
    University of California, San Francisco
    530 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94143-0840
    Phone: (415) 476-8112
    Fax: (415) 476-4653
    Email: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collres/archives/contactform.html
    URL: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collres/archives/
    Abstract: Correspondence, grant and project proposals, notes, research papers and ephemera connected to Dr. Ziegler's work dealing with AIDS related cancers, particularly Kaposi's Sarcoma. Also included in the collection is a folder of correspondence, clippings, and a photo from Dr. Ziegler's term as the UCSF appointed trustee to the Marin Community Foundation's Bucks Family Trust.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English.
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/ .

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research with the following exceptions: patient records, photos and other personally identifiable materials have been RESTRICTED.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manager of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
    Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John L. Ziegler, M.D. Papers, MSS 94-18, The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, Archives and Special Collections, University of California, San Francisco.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

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    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    AIDS (Disease)--Research
    Kaposi's sarcoma
    Community Foundations
    Ziegler, John L., 1938-

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The majority of this collection was donated by Dr. John L. Ziegler in 1994. An additional folder of Ziegler's correspondence was donated by Debra Kent (AIDS Research Institute) in 2002. The material had been collected by Kent and Arthur Amman for an AIDS Oral History display in the 1990s.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Julia Bazar in March 2005

    Biographical Information

    John L. Ziegler was born in New York City in 1938. He received a BA and MA in English from Amherst College. He then received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in 1964. He served 2 years at Bellevue Hospital in New York before joining the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Clinical Associate in the Medicine Branch.
    In 1967, as a Senior Investigator at NCI, he spent five years as Director of the Lymphoma Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, Markerere University, in Kampala Uganda. In 1973 Dr. Ziegler returned to the United States as Chief of the Pediatric Oncology Branch, Division of Cancer treatment at NCI. He also served the NCI as Deputy Clinical Director; Associate Director, Clinical Oncology Program; and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the NCI. He has also served as a consultant to the World Health Organization and as medical director of the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Ziegler is also a two-time Fulbright Research Scholar.
    Dr. Ziegler joined the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) faculty and staff in 1981. At UCSF he served as a professor of medicine and director of the UCSF AIDS Clinical Research Center. In this position he used his knowledge of fast growing tumors in research into Kaposi 's sarcoma and other AIDS related tumors. He also worked at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) Center for AIDS Research and Education. Dr. Ziegler served as co-chair of the Sixth Annual International AIDS Conference, which was held in San Francisco in 1990.
    Doctor Ziegler is currently Director of the Familial Cancer Risk Core Facility and the Cancer Risk Program at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, grant and project proposals, notes, research papers and ephemera connected to Dr. Ziegler's work dealing with AIDS related cancers, particularly Kaposi's Sarcoma. Also included in the collection is a folder of correspondence, clippings, and a photo from Dr. Ziegler's term as the UCSF appointed trustee to the Marin Community Foundation's Bucks Family Trust.
    This collection contains ephemera, correspondence, research papers, grant proposals and research studies. The majority of these materials cover the period 1981-1984.
    The "Ephemera" and "Various Papers" folders consist primarily of the work of others, though some biographical information on Dr. Ziegler (and an abstract for a paper) does appear in the "Various Papers folder."
    Dr. Ziegler served as the Principal Investigator for the two American Cancer Society proposals (folders 1/3 and 1/4). These two files consist primarily of correspondence.
    Dr. Paul A. Volberding is listed as Principal Investigator for the NIH/Tissue Bank Proposal.
    Ziegler was directly involved in coordinating the "Multi-Center Study of the Correlation between Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (H-L) and Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)" which was accepted for publication in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1984. This file contains correspondence and other data related to the article. The NCI Cancer and AIDS Research Proposal also consists primarily of correspondence and other exploratory work towards submitting a proposal, and a recommendation for approval of the proposal.
    Also included in this collection is a folder of materials relating to Dr. Ziegler's service as a trustee of the Buck Trust of the Marin Community Foundation (MCF). These materials consist mainly of letters and a few newspaper articles to, from, or about Dr. Ziegler and his appointment in 1988 and resignation in 1990. Also included are several newspaper clippings and other material on the "Ventura Model" of integrated mental health services, the push towards decentralized/integrative business models and other foundation management issues.
    A stock photo of Dr. Ziegler can also be found in the collection.
    Patient records, photos and other personally identifiable materials have been RESTRICTED.