Guide to the Philip Howard Arnot Papers, 1908-1974

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History --History, California --General Biological and Medical Sciences --Clinical Medicine --Obstetrics and Gynecology

Guide to the Philip Howard Arnot Papers, 1908-1974

Collection number: MSS 74-11

UCSF Library & CKM



Archives and Special Collections

University of California, San Francisco

Contact Information:

  • UCSF Library & CKM
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • 530 Parnassus Ave.
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0840
  • Phone: (415) 476-8112
  • Fax: (415) 476-4653
  • Email: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives/contact
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Philip Howard Arnot Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1974
Collection number: MSS 74-11
Creator: Arnot, Philip Howard, 1894-1974
Extent: 5 cartons, 1 box (os)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Philip Howard Arnot Papers, MSS 74-11, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

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.
Dr. Arnot was member of the American Medical Association, the California Medical Association, the San Francisco Gynecology Society, and the Pacific Coast Gynecology and Obstetrics Society. He also belonged to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologies, and was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Arnot was a member of the Bohemian Club, and performed in the San Francisco Doctors' Symphony.

Scope and Content

Papers include correspondence, reprints, research materials (including illustration and demonstration materials), high school yearbooks, manuscript notes of medical school (UCSF) lectures.

Container List

 

Series I. Personalia

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 1

Contents list

Folder 2

Biography

Folder 3

High school yearbooks: Pine Breezes, 1908-10; 1912-15

Folder 4

Correspondence

Folder 5

Reprints

Folder 6

Miscellaneous

Folder 7

Office inventory

Folder 8

Journal references

Folder 9

San Francisco County Medical Society history

Folder 10

Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

Folder 11

11th Congress, Pan Pacific Surgical Association, 1957

 

Series II. Subject Files

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 12

Ovariotomy: historical review

Folder 13

Cervix

Folder 14

Abortion

Folder 15

Hydatid mole and chorion

Folder 16

Uterus: infections

Folder 17-18

Leucorrhea: treatment

Folder 19

Leucorrhea: douching problem

Folder 20

Leucorrhea: vaginitis

Carton Ctn. 2, Folder 21

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Folder 22

Brain damage in the infant: CMA meeting, 2/59

Folder 23

Duration of pregnancy

Folder 24-25

Diabetes in pregnancy

Folder 26

Patient records

Conditions of Use

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Folder 27

Complications of pregnancy and delivery

Folder 28

Prolonged slow labors

Folder 29

Trauma in obstetrics

Folder 30

Obstetrics and postpartum instructions

Folder 31

Post maturity babies

Folder 32

Bag labor

Folder 33

Krukenberg tumor

Folder 34-38

Caesarian section

Folder 39

Caesarian section, frequency and indications, UC Hospital, 1916-26

Folder 40

Placenta previa

Folder 41

Posteriors

Folder 42-42

Delivery: problems of 2d stage, face, brow and transverse presentations

Folder 44

Breech delivery

Carton Ctn. 3, Folder 45

Multiparas over 40

Folder 46

Duration of pregnancy, tables and charts

Folder 47

Operative book: obstetrics and operations, 1922-34

Conditions of Use

[RESTRICTED]
Carton Ctn. 4, Folder 48

Elderly primiparas

Folder 49

A comparison of younger and elder primiparas

Folder 50

Pregnancies under 17 years of age

Folder 51

History of obstetrics

Folder 52

Wallace I Terry portrait dinner, November 6, 1948

Folder 53

UCSF alumni dinner, June 16, 1955

Folder 54

Doctor's night sketch: "Fathers in labor"

Folder 55-56

American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, 1956

Folder 57

AMA meetings: 1956, 1957 (Oakland Naval Hospital)

Folder 58

Miscellaneous

Folder 59-61

Bohemian Club, 1938-1959

Carton Ctn. 5

Manuscript notes from medical school lectures by Morrow, Pratt, Wastneys, Neel, Markel, Schneider, Moffitt, Allen, Hinman, Lynch, Ebright, Terry, J.B. Evans, Pope, Harvey, Witney, Cummings, Hurwitz, Falconer, Lennon, Lucas, Fleishner, Porter, Ash, Bine, Naffziger, D'Ancona, Podestata (on 5x8" cards, note paper)

Box Box (os), Folder 1

Chart of various types of labor (lettered)

Folder 2

Chart of various types of labor (manuscripts)

Folder 3

Chart of bag labor (MS)

Folder 4

Chart of various types of labor (MS)

Folder 5

Diagrams of fetal presentation (MS)

Folder 6-7

Charts of various types of labor (MS)

Folder 8

Charts of menstrual cycle; due dates (MS)

Folder 9

Duration of pregnancy charts (lettered)

Folder 10

Charts of caesarian section (MS)

Folder 11-12

Charts of various types of delivery (MS)

Folder 13

Charts of various medications and their costs (MS)