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Finding Aid for the Collection of material about Charles Huggins and correspondence with Elmer Belt and Willard E. Goodwin.1946-1985
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of material about Charles Huggins and correspondence with Elmer Belt and Willard E. Goodwin.,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1985
    Collection number: 43
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library.Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Correspondence with and subject files from the offices of Los Angeles urologists Elmer Belt (1893-1980) and Willard E. Goodwin (1915-1998), pertaining to Canadian oncologist Charles Brenton Huggins (1901-1997). Huggins shared the 1966 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer. Goodwin's files range from 1946-1948 and 1966-1985; Belt's files span 1956-1977. Also: Audiocassette tape labeled "Nobel Prize winner Charles Huggins on his discovery of orchiectomy for prost. cancer".
    Physical location: SRLF
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of material about Charles Huggins and correspondence with Elmer Belt and Willard E. Goodwin., 43, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences , University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was a gift from Dr. Willard E. Goodwin to the UCLA Biomedical Library.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence with and subject files from the offices of Los Angeles urologists Elmer Belt (1893-1980) and Willard E. Goodwin (1915-1998), pertaining to Canadian oncologist Charles Brenton Huggins (1901-1997). Huggins shared the 1966 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer. Goodwin's files range from 1946-1948 and 1966-1985; Belt's files span 1956-1977. Also: Audiocassette tape labeled "Nobel Prize winner Charles Huggins on his discovery of orchiectomy for prost. cancer".

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Belt, Elmer, 1893-1980 - Archives.
    Goodwin, Willard E., 1915-1998 - Archives.
    Huggins, Charles, 1901-1997 - Archives.
    Orchiectomy - history.
    Prostatic Neoplasms - history.