Scope and Content
Title: Hamilton Holland Anderson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1926?-1934?
Collection number: MSS 34-5
Creator: Anderson, Hamilton Holland, 1902-1988
Extent: 1 box (12 folders)
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.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Hamilton Holland Anderson Papers, MSS 34-5, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
Dr Anderson, a graduate of the School of Medicine, Class of 1930, was born in Sacramento October 20, 1902. He also received
his AB from the University, as well as an MS. He held appointments as assistant in pharmacology in the medical school, instructor
1931-34, and assistant clinical professor, 1934-37. From 1940-43 Dr. Anderson was professor of pharmacology at Peiping Union
Medical College, and he held the same title at UCSF from 1944, as well as chair of that department, until he stepped down
in 1955. He served as Dean of the Medical Faculty at the American University of Beirut 1950-51, and was a member of various
field expeditions to Panama (1931), Brazil (1934), Costa Rica (1947), Colombia(1954), and South Africa (1957).
His research interests and expertise included chemotherapy of parasitic disease, analgetics and hypnotics, chemotherapy of
tuberculosis, industrial toxicology and chemotherapy of amebiasis. He served as consultant to the US Dept. of Agriculture,
the National Research Council and the US Public Health Service, 1944-50, 1957. Dr. Anderson was a fellow of the AMA, and a
member of the Society of Experimental Biology, Society of Tropical Medicine (president 1950), Academy of Tropical Medicine,
Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; New York Academy of Science.
Scope and Content
Includes manuscripts (typescripts, mimeographs) of published and unpublished papers, lecture notes.