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Section I: Human Betterment Foundation--Records, Research and Personal Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1.1

Annual Meetings 1937-38, 1938-39

Folder 1.2

1940

Folder 1.3

1941

Folder 1.4

1942

Folder 1.5

1943

Folder 1.6

Articles by the Human Betterment Foundation Staff

Folder 1.7

Audit--CPA Lawson

Folder 1.8

Blood Groups and Heredity

Folder 1.9

Birthright, Inc.

Box 2, Folder 2.1

California Department of Institutions

 

California Institute of Technology

Folder 2.2

E. C. Barrett and W. R. Scott

Folder 2.3

J. M. Lloyd

Folder 2.4

Mr. Nash

Folder 2.5

Requisitions

Folder 2.6

Mr. Paul Youtz

Folder 2.7

Case Studies of Insanity in Women

Folder 2.8

Charity Case Studies

Folder 2.9

Code for Eugenic Survey [file closed]

Folder 2.10

Corporate Documents, Members, Trustees

Folder 2.11

Correctional Institutions

Box 3, Folder 3.1

Dissolution of Foundation

Folder 3.2

Eugenic Questions and Answers

Folder 3.3

Federal Taxes

Folder 3.4

Feeblemindedness and Sterilization MSS

Folder 3.5

Forms--Blank--Business and Taxes

Folder 3.6

Future of Human Betterment Foundation Prior to Caltech Decision

Folder 3.7

Goethe, C. M.

Folder 3.8

Gosney MSS

Folder 3.9

Gosney Ranch

Box 4, Folder 4.1

Gosney Ranch--Cucamonga

Folder 4.2

Gosney Ranch--Sierra Madre

Folder 4.3

Hospital and Prison Correspondence

Folder 4.4

Human Betterment FoundationCIncorporation and Tax Documents

Folder 4.5

List of Libraries Sent "28 Years"

Folder 4.6

List of Private Institutions for Mental Disease and Deficiencies

Folder 4.7

List of State Hospitals for the Insane and Feebleminded

 

Mailing Lists

Folder 4.7.1

to 1941

Folder 4.7.2

1942

Folder 4.8

Miscellaneous Brochures

Folder 4.9

Office Supplies and Printing

Folder 4.10

"The Progress of Human Sterilization" MS

Folder 4.11

Post Office Permits

Folder 4.12

Publicity

Box 5, Folder 5.1

Security Office Building

Folder 5.2

Special Mailing List of Individuals and Institutions

Folder 5.3

State Unemployment Insurance and Compensation

Folder 5.4

Studies in Criminality

 

Section II: Correspondence Files--by Country and State

Box 5, Folder 5.5

Africa

Folder 5.6

Alabama

Folder 5.6.1

Alaska

Folder 5.7

American Eugenics Society--Southern California

Folder 5.8

American Institute of Family Relations--Poponoe

Folder 5.9

Arkansas

Folder 5.10

Arizona

Folder 5.11

Asia-Minor

Folder 5.12

Australia

Folder 5.13

Austria

Folder 5.14

Belgium

Folder 5.15

Birthright--Mrs. P. Norton

 

California

Folder 5.16

A

Folder 5.17

B

Folder 5.18

C

Folder 5.19

D

Folder 5.20

E

Folder 5.21

F

Box 6, Folder 6.1

G-H

Folder 6.2

I-J

Folder 6.3

K

Folder 6.4

L

Folder 6.5

M

Folder 6.6

N-O

Folder 6.7

P-Q

Folder 6.8

R

Folder 6.9

S

Folder 6.10

T

Folder 6.11

U-V

Folder 6.12

W

Folder 6.13

X-Y-Z

Folder 6.14

Canada

Folder 6.15

Canadian Eugenics Society

Folder 6.16

Central America

Folder 6.17

China

Folder 6.18

China--Yenching University

Folder 6.19

Colorado

Folder 6.20

Connecticut

Folder 6.21

Delaware

Folder 6.22

District of Colombia

Folder 6.23

D. C.--Population Association of America

Box 7, Folder 7.1

D. C.--U. S. Departments

Folder 7.2

Early Correspondence

Folder 7.3

England

Folder 7.4

England--Eugenics Society

Folder 7.5

Europe

Folder 7.6

Florida

Folder 7.7

Georgia

Folder 7.8

Germany

Folder 7.9

Hawaii

Folder 7.10

Iceland

Folder 7.11

Idaho

Folder 7.12

Illinois

Folder 7.13

Indiana

Box 8, Folder 8.1

Iowa

Folder 8.2

Italy

Folder 8.3

Japan and Korea

Folder 8.4

Kansas

Folder 8.5

Kentucky

Folder 8.6

Louisiana

Folder 8.7

Maine

Folder 8.8

Maryland

Folder 8.9

Massachusetts

Folder 8.10

Mexico

Folder 8.11

Michigan

Folder 8.12

Minnesota

Folder 8.13

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Folder 8.14

Misc. Correspondence--Legal and Business

Folder 8.15

Mississippi

Folder 8.16

Missouri

Folder 8.16.1

Missouri--Betterment League

Folder 8.17

Montana

Folder 8.18

Nebraska

Folder 8.19

Nevada

Folder 8.20

New Hampshire

Box 9

New Jersey

Folder 9.1

A-L

Folder 9.2

M-Z

Folder 9.3

Sterilization League

Folder 9.4

New Mexico

Folder 9.5

New York A-B

Folder 9.6

C-F

Folder 9.7

G-L

Folder 9.8

M-R

Folder 9.9

S-V

Folder 9.10

W-Z

Folder 9.11

American Eugenics Society

Folder 9.12

American Social Hygiene Association

Folder 9.13

North Carolina

Folder 9.14

North Dakota

 

Ohio

Folder 9.15

A-H

Folder 9.16

I-M

Folder 9.17

N-Z

Box 10, Folder 10.1

Oklahoma

Folder 10.2

Oregon

Folder 10.3

Oregon--Sterilization Procedure Blanks

 

Pennsylvania

Folder 10.4

A-L

Folder 10.5

M-Z

Folder 10.6

American Association for Mental Deficiency

Folder 10.7

Philippine Islands

Folder 10.8

Puerto Rico

Folder 10.9

Rhode Island

Folder 10.10

Russia

Folder 10.11

Sonoma State Home--Dr. F. O. Butler

Folder 10.12

South America

Folder 10.13

South Carolina

Folder 10.14

South Dakota

Folder 10.15

South Dakota--Legislative File

Folder 10.16

Sweden--Norway

Folder 10.17

Tennessee

Folder 10.18

Texas

Folder 10.19

Utah

Folder 10.20

Vermont

Box 11, Folder 11.1

Virginia

Folder 11.2

Washington

Folder 11.3

West Indies

Folder 11.4

West Virginia

Folder 11.5

Wisconsin

Folder 11.6

Wyoming

 

Section III: Sterilization--Papers, Data, Correspondence

Box 11, Folder 11.7

Articles on Sterilization

Folder 11.8

Castration

Folder 11.9

Cooper Case, Ann Hewitt

Folder 11.10

Copies of Present California Laws and Comments

Folder 11.11

Correspondence Regarding Sterilization [file closed]

Folder 11.12

Correction to Sterilization Statistics in California

Box 12, Folder 12.1

Effects of Salpingectomy on Sexual Life

Folder 12.2

History of Sterilization

Folder 12.3

Marriages after Sterilization

Folder 12.4

Miscellaneous Data Relating to Legal Points

Folder 12.5

Mother's Clinic Data

Folder 12.6

Number Needing Sterilization

Folder 12.7

Pasadena Cases

Folder 12.8

Physicians Questionnaires

Folder 12.9

Private Sterilizations--Female

Box 13, Folder 13.1

Private Sterilizations--Male

Folder 13.2

Rate of Reduction of Feeblemindedness through Sterilization

Folder 13.3

Restoration of Fertility After Sterilization

Folder 13.4

Roman Catholic Views of Sterilization

Folder 13.5

Rosanoff Data

Folder 13.6

Savings to State through Sterilization

Folder 13.6.1

Report of Cases Sterilized [file closed]

 

Sterilization

Folder 13.7

Case records [file closed]

Box 14, Folder 14.1

Correspondence regarding 1934 Survey [file closed]

Folder 14.2

Data and Notes

Folder 14.2.1

Data--Case Summaries [file closed]

Folder 14.3

Discussion

Folder 14.4

Economic and Social Status of Insane

Folder 14.5

Exogenous Factors in Feeblemindedness

Folder 14.6

Failures

Folder 14.7

Fecundity of Families Producing Feebleminded

Box 15, Folder 15.1

Fecundity of Insane

Folder 15.2

Fecundity of Feebleminded

Folder 15.3

Illustrations

Folder 15.4

Inquiries and Effects

Folder 15.5

Laws

Folder 15.6

Laws--Foreign

Folder 15.7

Marriages

Folder 15.8

Marriage Rates of the Insane

Box 16, Folder 16.1

Menstruation and Salpingectomy

Folder 16.2

Miscellaneous

Folder 16.3

Public Opinion

Folder 16.4

Social and Economic Status of the Sterilized Feebleminded

Folder 16.5

Questionnaires for Social Workers

Folder 16.6

Records

Folder 16.7

Records--Napa Males--Extras [file closed]

Folder 16.8

Records--Norwalk Males--Extras [file closed]

Box 17, Folder 17.1

Records--Stockton Males--Extras [file closed]

Folder 17.2

Technique

Folder 17.3

Special Data and Correspondence

Folder 17.4

Success on Parole

Folder 17.5

Statistics From Foreign Countries

Folder 17.6

Stories--Case Summaries [file closed]

Folder 17.7

Stories of, and Cacogenic Stories

Folder 17.8

Stories of, from Case History Files

Box 18, Folder 18.1

Sterilization by Consent

Folder 18.2

Sterilization for Human Betterment--Comments

Folder 18.3

Sterilization of Feebleminded

Folder 18.4

Sterilization of Insane

Folder 18.5

Surgeons--List of Doctors Performing Sterilizations

Folder 18.6

Unpublished MSS on Sterilization

Folder 18.7

Vasectomy

Folder 18.8

Vasectomy--Data Sheets; Sample Records

Folder 18.9

Vasectomy--Normal Male Histories

Folder 18.10

Wagner-Manslau, Willy

 

Section IV: Printed Materials--Journals, Articles, Laws, Clippings

 

Part A: Sterilization

Box 19, Folder 19.1

Articles on Birth Control and Miscellaneous Subjects

Folder 19.2

Articles on Eugenics and Miscellaneous Subjects

Folder 19.3

Articles on Sterilization and Miscellaneous Subjects

Folder 19.4

Miscellaneous

Folder 19.5

Recent Publications

Folder 19.6

Sterilization Articles

Folder 19.7

"Sterilization Procedure in California Institutions"

 

Part B: Printed Materials by Country and City

Box 20, Folder 20.1

Austria

Folder 20.2

Australia and New Zealand

Folder 20.3

Brazil--Boletin de Eugenia

Folder 20.4

Canada

Folder 20.5

Canada--British Columbia

Folder 20.6

Cuba

Folder 20.7

Danzig

Box 21, Folder 21.1

Denmark

Folder 21.2

England--Reports

Folder 21.3

England

Folder 21.4

Estonia

Folder 21.5

Finland

Folder 21.6

France

Folder 21.7

Germany--Sterilization Law

Box 22, Folder 22.1

Germany--Journals, Articles

Folder 22.2

Germany--Clippings and Misc.

Folder 22.3

Germany--Der Erbarzt

Box 23, Folder 23.1

Germany--Eugenik

Folder 23.2

Germany--Volksaufartung Erbkunde Eheberatung

Folder 23.3

Holland

Box 24, Folder 24.1

Holland--Ons Nageslacht

Folder 24.2

Hungary

Folder 24.3

Iceland

Folder 24.4

Italy

Folder 24.5

Japan

Box 25, Folder 25.1

Japan--Race Hygiene

Folder 25.2

Japan--Eugeniko

Folder 25.3

Mexico

Folder 25.4

Mexico--Eugenesia

Folder 25.5

Norway

Folder 25.6

Poland

Folder 25.7

Puerto Rico

Box 26, Folder 26.1

Russia

Folder 26.2

South America

Folder 26.3

Sweden

Folder 26.4

Sweden--Eugenika

Folder 26.5

Switzerland

Folder 26.6

Turkey

 

United States (Misc.)

Folder 26.7

Birth Control Review

Folder 26.8

National Conference of Social Work

Folder 26.9

Yugoslavia

 

Section V: Sterilization Survey Data

 

Part A: Sterilization Data and Manuscripts

Box 27, Folder 27.1

All Insane--Libido after Sterilization

Folder 27.2

Attitude of Patients

Folder 27.3

Attitude of Relatives

Folder 27.4

Criminality

Folder 27.5

Codes and Cost Projection for Data Analysis

Folder 27.6

Codes (for individual patients) [file closed]

Folder 27.7

Exogenous Factors in Etiology of Mental Deficiency

Folder 27.8

Feeblemindedness Data

Folder 27.9

Feeblemindness Manuscripts

Folder 27.10

Los Angeles Schools Data

Folder 27.11

Los Angeles Schools and California Data

Folder 27.12

Los Angeles, California Data to Discard

Box 28, Folder 28.1

Patients Sent to State Hospitals for Sterilization Only

Folder 28.2

Research Notes

Folder 28.3

Sterilization for Human Benefit MS--English

Folder 28.4

Sterilization for Human Benefit MS--German

Folder 28.5

Statistics--California to 1/1/34

Folder 28.6

Statistics--California (corrected) 1/1/35-38

Folder 28.7

Statistics--National 1928, 1930

Folder 28.8

Sterilized Insane; and 1935-36 Hospital Statistics

Folder 28.9

Summary of Names [file closed]

 

Part B: Survey Data Analysis

Box 29, Folder 29.1

All Controls, Female

Folder 29.2

All Controls, Male

Folder 29.3

All Sterilizations

 

All Sterilizations

Folder 29.4

Group A, Female

Folder 29.5

Group A, Male

Folder 29.6

Group B, Female (1927)

Folder 29.7

Group B, Male (1927)

Folder 29.8

Group C, Female (1927)

Folder 29.9

Group C, Male (1927)

Box 30, Folder 30.1

Agnews Controls, Female

Folder 30.2

Agnews Controls, Male

Folder 30.3

Norwalk Controls, Female

Folder 30.4

Norwalk Controls, Male

Folder 30.5

Agnews Sterilizations, Female

Folder 30.6

Agnews Sterilizations, Male

Folder 30.7

Index Cards--Case Histories [file closed]

Folder 30.8

Mendocino Sterilizations, Female

Folder 30.9

Mendocino Sterilizations, Male

Folder 30.10

Napa Sterilizations, Female

Folder 30.11

Napa Sterilizations, Male

Folder 30.12

Norwalk Sterilizations, Female

Folder 30.13

Norwalk Sterilizations, Male

Folder 30.14

Patton Sterilizations, Female (1927)

Folder 30.15

Patton Sterilizations, Male (1927)

Box 31, Folder 31.1

Sonoma Men and Women

Folder 31.2

Sonoma Sterilizations, Female (1927)

Folder 31.3

Sonoma Sterilizations, Male (1927)

Folder 31.3.1

Sonoma Sterlizations, Miscellaneous

Folder 31.4

Stockton Sterilizations, Female (1926)

Folder 31.5

Stockton Sterilizations, Male (1926)

 

Part C: Second Survey Data

 

Feebleminded Women

Folder 31.6

1-25

Folder 31.7

26-50

Folder 31.8

51-75

Box 32, Folder 32.1

76-100

Folder 32.2

101-125

Folder 32.3

126-150

Folder 32.4

151-175

Folder 32.5

176-200

Folder 32.6

201-225

Box 33, Folder 33.1

226-250

Folder 33.2

251-275

Folder 33.3

276-300

Folder 33.4

301-325

Folder 33.5

326-350

Folder 33.6

351-387

Folder 33.7

Miscellaneous

Box 34

Feebleminded Men

Folder 34.1

1-25

Folder 34.2

26-50

Folder 34.3

51-100

Folder 34.4

101-150

Box 35, Folder 35.1

151-200

Folder 35.2

201-225

Folder 35.3

226-300

Folder 35.4

301-350

Folder 35.5

351-400

Box 36, Folder 36.1

Data Summary--Insane Men and Women

 

Insane Women

Folder 36.2

1-49

Folder 36.3

50-100

Folder 36.4

101-150

Box 37, Folder 37.1

151-200

Folder 37.2

201-300

Folder 37.3

Salpingectomy & Vasectomy Cases [file closed]

 

Insane Men

Folder 37.4

1-50

Folder 37.5

51-100

Box 38, Folder 38.1

101-200

Folder 38.2

201-387

Folder 38.3

Charts Not Figured

 

Part D: Survey Data Sheets

Box 39, Folder 39.1

Agnews Controls, Men & Women, Original MSS

Folder 39.2

Agnews Controls, Men & Women

Folder 39.3

Agnews Sterilizations, Men & Women, First Survey

Folder 39.4

Case Records, Not Included [file closed]

Folder 39.5

List of Cases Sent to Mrs. Broomell [file closed]

Folder 39.6

Mendocino Sterilizations, Men & Women

Folder 39.7

Miscellaneous Manuscript Data [file closed]

Box 40, Folder 40.1

Miscellaneous, Private Practice [file closed]

Folder 40.2

Napa Sterilizations, Men & Women (I)

Folder 40.3

Napa Sterilizations, Men & Women (II)

Folder 40.4

Norwalk Controls, Men & Women, Original MSS

Folder 40.5

Norwalk Controls

Folder 40.6

Norwalk Sterilizations, Men & Women (I)

Box 41, Folder 41.1

Norwalk Sterilizations, Men & Women (II)

Folder 41.2

Patton, Male Sterilizations, First Survey

Folder 41.3

Patton Sterilizations, Men & Women, Carbons (I)

Folder 41.4

Patton Sterilizations, Men & Women, Carbons (II)

Folder 41.5

Salpingectomies in Private Practice (I)

Box 42, Folder 42.1

Salpingectomies in Private Practice (II)

Folder 42.1.1

Salpingectomies in Private Practice (III) [file closed]

Folder 42.2

Salpingectomies in Private Practice, Incomplete [file closed]

Folder 42.3

61 Cases in Los Angeles and Vicinity

Folder 42.4

61 Cases in Los Angeles and Vicinity, MSS [file closed]

Folder 42.5

Sonoma Females (Popenoe), not used [file closed]

Folder  42.6

Sonoma Sterilizations--Cases not Paroled (not used in survey)

Folder  42.7

Sonoma Sterilizations, Men & Women, Carbons (I)

Folder 42.8

Sonoma Sterilizations, Men & Women, Carbons (II)

Box 43, Folder 43.1

Sonoma Sterilizations, Men & Women, Carbons (III)

Folder 43.2

Stockton Sterilizations, Men & Women, First Survey (I)

Folder 43.3

Stockton Sterilizations, Men & Women, First Survey (II)

Folder 43.4

Stockton Sterilizations, Men & Women, First Survey(III)

Box 44, Folder 44.1

Vasectomies in Private Practice (1928)

 

Section VI: Case Histories

Note

***** ALL FILES IN THIS SECTION ARE CLOSED *****
Box 44, Folder 44.2

Agnews Females, A-E [file closed]

Folder 44.3

Agnews Females, F-L [file closed]

Folder 44.4

Agnews Females, M-Z [file closed]

Folder 44.5

Agnews Females, Extras (Popenoe 1926 Survey) [file closed]

Folder 44.6

Agnews Males, A-Z [file closed]

Folder 44.7

Agnews Males, Extras (Popenoe 1926 Survey) [file closed]

Box 45 [Closed], Folder 45.1

Mendocino Females, A-Z

Folder 45.2

Mendocino Females, Extras (Popenoe 1926 Survey)

Folder 45.3

Mendocino Males, A-Z

Folder 45.4

Mendocino Males, Extras (Popenoe 1926 Survey)

Folder 45.5

Miscellaneous/Personal Follow-up (I)

Folder 45.6

Miscellaneous/Personal Follow-up (II)

Folder 45.7

Napa Females, A-Z

Box 46 [Closed], Folder 46.1

Napa Female Extras

Folder 46.2

Napa Males, A-Z

Folder 46.3

Norwalk Females, A-H

Folder 46.4

Norwalk Females, I-Q

Folder 46.5

Norwalk Females, R-Z

Box 47 [Closed], Folder 47.1

Norwalk Females, Extras

Folder 47.2

Norwalk Females, Popenoe Data

Folder 47.3

Norwalk Males, A-J

Folder 47.4

Norwalk Males, K-Z

Folder 47.5

Patton Males, A-Ba

Folder 47.6

Patton Males, Be-Bo

Box 48 [Closed], Folder 48.1

Patton Males, Br-Chu

Folder 48.2

Patton Males, Ci-Dy

Folder 48.3

Patton Males, Ea-Fi

Folder 48.4

Patton Males, Fl-G

Box 49 [Closed], Folder 49.1

Patton Males, H-Je

Folder 49.2

Patton Males, Ji-Ke

Folder 49.3

Patton Males, Ki-L

Folder 49.4

Patton Males, M

Folder 49.5

Patton Males, N-Q

Box 50 [Closed], Folder 50.1

Patton Males, R-Se

Folder 50.2

Patton Males, Sh-Te

Folder 50.3

Patton Males, Th-Wh

Folder 50.4

Patton Males, Wi-Z

Folder 50.5

Patton Males, Popenoe Data

Box 51 [Closed], Folder 51.1

Sonoma State Home Females, A-Ba

Folder 51.2

Sonoma State Home Females, Be-Bo

Folder 51.3

Sonoma State Home Females, Br-Ca

Folder 51.4

Sonoma State Home Females, Ce-Cu

Box 52 [Closed], Folder 52.1

Sonoma State Home Females, D

Folder 52.2

Sonoma State Home Females, E-F

Folder 52.3

Sonoma State Home Females, G

Folder 52.4

Sonoma State Home Females, Ha-Ho

Box 53 [Closed], Folder 53.1

Sonoma State Home Females, Hr-Ke

Folder 53.2

Sonoma State Home Females, Ki-L

Folder 53.3

Sonoma State Home Females, Mc A-Ma

Folder 53.4

Sonoma State Home Females, Me-N

Box 54 [Closed], Folder 54.1

Sonoma State Home Females, O-P

Folder 54.2

Sonoma State Home Females, Q-R

Folder 54.3

Sonoma State Home Females, Sa-Sil

Folder 54.4

Sonoma State Home Females, Sim-Sy

Box 55 [Closed], Folder 55.1

Sonoma State Home Females, T-Wa

Folder 55.2

Sonoma State Home Females, We-Z

Folder 55.3

Stockton State Hospital Females, A-B

Folder 55.4

Stockton State Hospital Females, C-E

Box 56 [Closed], Folder 56.1

Stockton State Hospital Females, F-J

Folder 56.2

Stockton State Hospital Females, K-M

Folder 56.3

Stockton State Hospital Females, N-R

Folder 56.4

Stockton State Hospital Females, S-T

Box 57 [Closed], Folder 57.1

Stockton State Hospital Females, U-Z

Folder 57.2

Stockton Females, Popenoe Data [1926]

Folder 57.3

Stockton State Hospital Males, A-B

Folder 57.4

Stockton State Hospital Males, C

Folder 57.5

Stockton State Hospital Males, D-E

Box 58 [Closed], Folder 58.1

Stockton State Hospital Males, F-G

Folder 58.2

Stockton State Hospital Males, H-J

Folder 58.3

Stockton State Hospital Males, K-L

Folder 58.4

Stockton State Hospital Males, M

Box 59 [Closed], Folder 59.1

Stockton State Hospital Males, N-Q

Folder 59.2

Stockton State Hospital Males, R-S

Folder 59.3

Stockton State Hospital Males, T-Z