Papers include correspondence, reprints, research materials (including illustration and
demonstration materials), high school yearbooks, manuscript notes of medical school
Philip Howard Arnot was born in Placerville, CA, in February 1894, the son of Nathaniel
D. Arnot, superior court judge in El Dorado and Alpine counties, California. He received
his secondary education in Placerville, where he graduated from the Eldorado High School
in 1912. Dr. Arnot graduated from the University of California Medical School in 1920,
and was an intern and resident at University Hospital, 1919-1922. He was a visiting
physician in obstetrics and gynecology at the Hospital for Children, chief of obstetrics
and gynecology at St. Mary's Hospital, and a consultant in obstetrics at Franklin
Hospital. Dr. Arnot was also a clinical professor in obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF.
He published frequently on various topics in his field.