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Guide to the John Hundale Lawrence Papers, 1935-1987.
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Cartons 1-2.

Series 1: Writings, 1935-1984.

Scope and Content Note

This series includes articles for publication in medical journals, scripts for prepared speeches and notes for talks, public appearances, and congressional testimony. This series also contains some correspondence pertaining to Lawrence's writings and speeches.
The writings in this series are arranged in chronological order.
Ctn. 1, folder 1, reel 1

Comparative Effects of X-rays and Neutrons on Normal and Tumor Tissue 1936

folder 2

A Transmissible Leukemia in the "A" Strain 1937-38

folder 3

[X-ray irradiation of rat pituitaries] 1935

folder 4

The Comparative Effects of Neutrons and X-rays on the Whole Body 1937

folder 5

Roentgen Irradiation of the Hypophysis 1937

folder 6

Effects of Neutrons on Tissue 1938

folder 7

Studies on Neoplasms with the Aid of Radioactive Phosphorus 1939

folder 8

A Preliminary Report on the Use of Fast Neutrons in the Treatment of Malignant Disease 1940

folder 9

Clinical Studies with the Aid of Radiophosphorus 1941

folder 10

Discussion on the Leukemias and Lymphoblastomas 1942

folder 11

Metabolic Studies on Neoplasm of Bone with Aid of Radioactive Strontium 1942

folder 12

Observations of Multiple Joint Pains in the Extremities at 38,000 Feet 1945

folder 13

Therapeutic Use of Artificial Radioactivity 1945

folder 14

Observations on the Narcotic Effect of Xenon . . . 1945

folder 15

The Elimination of Carbon Monoxide from the Human Body . . . 1945

folder 16

Studies on the Cause of Pain in High Altitude "Bends" 1946

folder 17

The Histologic and Therapeutic Effects of Radio Phosphorus on Normal and Lymphomatous Mice 1946

folder 18

Some Tracer and Therapeutic Studies with Artificial Radioactivity 1947

folder 19

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 1948

folder 20

Atomic Energy in Medicine 1948

folder 21

Constructive and Destructive Aspects of Atomic Energy 1947-48

folder 22

Isotopes in Neoplastic Disease 1948

folder 23

Control of Polycythemia by Marrow Inhibition 1949

folder 24

Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia, A Study of 100 Patients Treated with P32 1949

folder 25

Multiple Myeloma Associated with Polycythemia. . . 1949

folder 26

Multiple Myeloma: A Study of 24 Patients . . . 1950

folder 27

Isotopos Radioactivos en Medicina 1950

folder 28

Civil Defense Speeches and Reports 1950

folder 29

Miscellaneous Reports and Figures 1948-51, n.d.

folder 30

Therapy with Radioactive Isotopes 1951

folder 31

Tracer Research and Cancer 1951

folder 32

Editorial for American Journal of Roentgenology and Radium Therapy 1951

folder 33

International European Society of Haematology 1951

folder 34

Therapeutic Attempts on Various Malignancies with Radioactive Isotopes 1952

folder 35

Oxygen and the Control of Red Cell Production . . . 1952

folder 36

The Physiology and Treatment of Polycythemia . . . 1952

folder 37

Polycythemia Vera 1952

folder 38

The Mechanism of the Anemia of Neoplastic Disease 1952

folder 39

A Physiological Study in the Peruvian Andes 1952

folder 40

The Treatment of Reticuloendothelial Disease 1953

folder 41

Medicine as Career 1953

folder 42

My Visit to Aloysius Cardinal Stepinac 1953-54

folder 43

Journal of the American Medical Association, Queries and Minor Notes 1953

folder 44

Isotopes in Medicine 1953

folder 45

Pan American Medical Association Speech 1953

folder 46

Living in the Clouds 1954

folder 47

Trip to Yugoslavia 1954

folder 48

University of South Dakota Dedication of Medical Sciences Building 1954

folder 49

Armory Auditorium Dedication, Canton, South Dakota 1954

folder 50

May 10-11 T.V. Broadcast, California Medical Association 1954

folder 51

Aero Medicine, Science in Action, California Academy of Science 1954

folder 52

Joint Committee on Atomic Energy; Subcommittee on Research and Development: Hearings on the Contributions of Atomic Energy to Medicine 1954

folder 53

Parks Air Force Base Lecture, P32 in Leukemia 1954

folder 54

Talks regarding Cardinal Stepinac 1954-68

folder 55

U.S.Congress Hearings, Contributions of Atomic Energy to Medicine 1954

folder 56

American College of Chest Physicians 1954

folder 57

American Medical Association Meeting: Isotopes 1954

folder 58

Parents Club, Mt. Diablo High School 1954

folder 59

Association of American Physicians 1954

folder 60

Polycythemia: Physiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment 1955

folder 61, reel 2

College of Medical Evangelists, Radioactive Isotopes and Surgery 1955

folder 62

Hollywood Academy of Medicine, Newer Applications of Isotopes and Nuclear Radiation 1955

folder 63

Scientific Assembly, Los Angeles College of Medical Evangelists 1955

folder 64

American College of Surgeons, Northern California Chapter: Radioactive Isotopes and Surgery 1955

folder 65

California Medical Association Annual Session, Abstract: Red Cell Production 1955

folder 66

Symposium on the Problems of Mountain Altitudes, Session on Erythropoiesis - Polycythemia 1955

folder 67

Red Cell Production 1955

folder 68

Radioactive Isotopes in the Treatment of Cancer 1955

folder 69

American Association for Cancer Research 1955

folder 70

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1955

folder 71

Isotopes and Nuclear Radiation in Experimental Medicine 1955

folder 72

American Medical Association 1955

folder 73

Early Experiences in Nuclear Medicine 1955

folder 74

Adventures in Medical Research 1955

folder 75

Isotope Therapy in Hematology 1955

folder 76

March of Medicine T.V. Show 1955

folder 77

Recent Advances in Methods for the Study of Red Cell Mass . . . 1955

folder 78

Rotary Talk 1955

folder 79

Seminar on the Geneva Conference 1955

folder 80

Radio Broadcast - Monitor Spot 1955

folder 81

Journal of the American Medical Association, Queries and Minor Notes 1955

folder 82

Radioactive Isotopes in Hematologic Therapy 1955

Ctn. 2, folder 1

Atomic Medicine 1956

folder 2

Present Status of Isotopes 1956

folder 3

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Radioactive Isotopes 1956

folder 4

Proton Irradiation in Advanced Metastatic Carcinoma 1956

folder 5

University Committee on State Support for Nuclear Research 1956

folder 6

Isotopes in Cancer 1957

folder 7

American Cancer Society 1957

folder 8

Polycythemia 1957

folder 9

The Regulation of Red Cell Production 1957

folder 10

Medical Research and the Importance of Training in the Basic Sciences 1957

folder 11

Radioactivity and Medicine 1957

folder 12

International Conference on Radioisotopes in Scientific Research 1957

folder 13

Use of Isotopes and Nuclear Radiation in Medicine 1957

folder 14

Health Hazards of Radiation 1957

folder 15

Present Concepts in Internal Medicine 1957

folder 16

Unesco Asian-American Science Cooperation 1957

folder 17

American Cancer Society (television program on radioiodine) 1957

folder 18

Obstetrical and Gynecological Travel Club 1957

folder 19

The Endless Frontier (telecast) 1957

folder 20

Radioactive Isotopes in Clinical Medicine 1958

folder 21

Endocrine and Metabolic Studies After Proton Hypophysection 1958

folder 22

Hypophysectomy for Advanced Breast Cancer 1958

folder 23

Low Level Irradiation 1958

folder 24

San Mateo Rotary Club Talk 1958

folder 25

International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy 1958

folder 26

Récents Développements de la Médecine Nucléaire 1958

folder 27

Recent Studies in Nuclear Medicine 1958

folder 28

Urinary 17-Ketosteroids and and 17-Hydroxycortoids in Polycythemia 1958

folder 29

The Incidence of Cancer in in Chronic Leukemia and Polycythemia Vera 1959

folder 30

Biology and Medicine at the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory 1959

folder 31

Samuel and Minnie Goodfriend Memorial Lecture 1959

folder 32

San Francisco Veterans Hospital, Lecture to Residents 1959

folder 33

Proposed telecast [regarding peacetime use of atomic energy] 1959

folder 34

Atomic Energy in Medicine Radiology Meeting, Tokyo 1959

folder 35, reel 3

High School Students Visiting Donner Laboratory 1959

folder 36

Hypophysectomy with High Energy Alpha Particles 1959

folder 37

Radiation Safety and Hazards in Nuclear Energy 1959

folder 38

Importance of Hi[gh] School Training in Science 1959

folder 39

Radiation Neurobiology Symposium 1959

folder 40

Katharine Burke School, talk at dedication of new science building 1959

folder 41

Riverside County Hospital, talks on pituitary and erythropoietin 1959

folder 42

Medical Research and the Nonprofit Motive 1959

folder 43

Pacific Union Club Dinner 1960

folder 44

TV Program, American College of Physicians 1960

folder 45

Agranulocytes and Leukopenia, Method of Pollycove and Lawrence 1959-60

folder 46

U.S. Congress, Hearings, Washington, D.C. 1960

folder 47

Valley Memorial Hospital fund-raising dinner 1960

folder 48

Talk, University of California agriculture specialists 1960

folder 49

Budget Committee of Atomic Energy Commission 1960

folder 50

Radiation Safety Hazards in Nuclear Energy 1959

folder 51

Safety and Hazards of Atomic Energy 1960

folder 52

Current Therapy, Acromegaly - Methodology of John H. Lawrence 1961

folder 53

Alpha Particle Pituitary Irradiation in Acromegaly 1961

folder 54

Isotopes and Nuclear Radiations in Medicine 1961

folder 55

Alpha Particle Pituitary Irradiation in Acromegaly 1961-62

folder 56

India - Report and Memorandum 1961

folder 57

Heavy Particle Irradiation 1962

folder 58

Medical Tribune, Use of Radioisotopes in Medicine 1962

folder 59

Acromegaly 1962

folder 60

Experiences at Japan Medical Conference 1959-62

folder 61

Alpha Omega Foundation 1963

folder 62

Speech to Academic Senate, University of California at Berkeley 1964

folder 63

Letter to Berkeley Gazette 1965

folder 64

Articles for Isotopes and Radiation Technology 1966

folder 65

Springfield, South Dakota, Southern State College, Dedication of Carl G. Lawrence Library 1969

folder 66-67

Spokane, Washington, Dedication of St. Luke's Memorial Hospital 1970

folder 68

Talk, College Preparatory School 1970

folder 69

Report to the Regents: Potential Effects of the Tax and Expenditure Limitation Initiative on the University of California 1973

folder 70

Statement of Regent John Lawrence on Livermore and Los Alamos Labs 1979

folder 71

Fermi Award, Remarks by John H. Lawrence 1984

Carton 3.

Series 2: Course Notes, Harvard Medical School, ca. 1927-1929.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains Lawrence's course notes from Harvard Medical School, which are written on five-by-eight-inch note cards. This series also includes course examinations and health-related pamphlets. Courses include: immunology, surgery, neurology, pediatrics, laryngology, obstetrics, otology, gynecology, ophthalmology, syphilology, psychiatry, dermatology, orthopedic surgery, pharmacology, and legal medicine.
The note cards are arranged by course name.
Ctn. 3, reel 3:5567-4:6963

Course Notes, Harvard Medical School ca. 1927-29

Carton 4-8.

Series 3: Correspondence, 1926-1984.

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of this series is Lawrence's professional correspondence, although it does include some early personal correspondence from Lawrence's father and brother.
Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Within the chronological arrangement, Lawrence organized his correspondence alphabetically, usually by the surname of the correspondent, although occasionally it is filed under an institutional name or another topic.
Correspondence with notable individuals, written mainly during Lawrence's tenure as a Regent of the University of California (1970-1983), may be found at the end of the series, arranged alphabetically by correspondent's surname.
Ctn. 4, folder 1-3, reel 4:6964-7109

Correspondence 1926-36

folder 4-6, reel  4:7110-7230

Correspondence 1938-43

folder 7-24, reel 4:7231-8722

Correspondence, A-Z 1945

folder 25-37, reel 5:8723-9998

Correspondence, A-R 1946

Ctn. 5, folder 1-3, reel 5:9999-10439

Correspondence, S-Z 1946

folder 4-23, reel 5:10440-6:12122

Correspondence, A-Z 1947

folder 24-36, reel 6:12123-7:13358

Correspondence, A-O 1948

Ctn. 6, folder 1-6, reel 7:13359-13832

Correspondence, P-Z 1948

folder 7-8, reel 7:13833-13971

Correspondence, A-W 1949

folder 9-12, reel 7:13972-14508

Correspondence, A-Z 1950

folder 13, reel 7:14509-14531

Correspondence 1951-55

folder 14-15, reel 7:14532- 14631

Correspondence, T,W 1957

folder 16-32, reel 7:14632-8:16314

Correspondence, A-Y 1958

folder 33, reel 8:16315-16355

Correspondence 1960,1963

folder 34, reel 8:16336-16377

Correspondence 1964-65

folder 35, reel 8:16378-16409

Correspondence 1966-67

folder 36, reel 8:16410-16461

Correspondence 1968-69

Ctn. 7, folder 1-22, reel 8:16462-9:19378

Correspondence, A-So 1970-73

Ctn. 8, folder 1-5, reel 10:19682-20164

Correspondence, Sp-Z 1970-73

folder 6-14, reel 10:20165-20854

Correspondence, A-Y 1974-85

folder 15, reel 10:20855-20930

Born, James L. 1970-73

folder 16, reel 10:20931-20969

Bowker, Albert Hosmer, 1919- 1971-75

folder 17, reel 10:20970-21078

Campbell, Glenn 1970-77

folder 18, reel 10:21079-21114

Chong, Claude Y. 1970-72

folder 19, reel 10:21115-21126

Clark, Frank W. 1983

folder 20, reel 10:21127-21164

D'Angio, Giulio J. (Giulio John) 1922- 1970-75

folder 21, reel 10:21165-21185

Hearst, Catherine 1970-74

folder 22, reel 10:21186-21221

Hitch, Charles Johnston 1970-76

folder 23, reel 10:21222-21250

Johnson, George R. 1970-72

folder 24, reel 10:21251-21363

Jones, Hardin B. 1970-73

folder 25, reel 10:21364-21453

Jukes, Thomas H. (Thomas Hughes) 1906- 1964-73

folder 26, reel 10:21454-21473

Li, Choh Hao 1971-73

folder 27, reel 10:21474-21502

Maxfield, J. R. 1970-73

folder 28, reel 10:21503-21523

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison) 1907- 1971-84

folder 29, reel 10:21524-21610

Northrup, John H. 1958-83

folder 30, reel 10:21611-21677

Piasek, Andrew 1970-72

folder 31, reel 10:21678-21846

Ratnam, Lawton 1956-70

folder 32, reel 10:21847-21876

Saenger, Eugene L. 1970-84

folder 33, reel 10:21877-21892

Siri, William E. 1970-73

folder 34, reel 10:21893-21939

Teller, Edward 1908- 1969-73

folder 35-36, reel 11:21940-22163

Tobias, Cornelius A. 1970-84

folder 37, reel 11:22164-22197

Wasserman, Louis R. 1970-74

folder 38, reel 11:22198-22244

Weinberger, Caspar W. 1970-74

folder 39, reel 11:22245-22270

Wilkes, Daniel M. 1970-73

folder 40, reel 11:22271-22297

Wilson, Charles B. 1929- 1970-74

folder 41, reel 11:22298-22355

Winchell, Harry S. 1966-76

Carton 9, Boxes 1-2.

Series 4: Subject Files, 1927-1987.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains Lawrence's papers on a variety of subjects, including national and international organizations and conferences; biographical materials on Carl G. Lawrence, John H. Lawrence, and the Lawrence family; some records relating to the administration of Donner Laboratory; papers regarding issues Lawrence faced as a Regent of the University of California; and one laboratory notebook.
Folders are arranged alphabetically by title.
Ctn. 9, folder 1, reel 11:22356-

Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati 1950-51

folder 2-3

Advances in Medical Physics 1946-47

folder 4

American Cancer Society 1957-60

folder 5

American Chemical Society 1970

folder 6

California Air Resources Board 1970-71

folder 7

Chemical Conference on Endocrine and Nonendocrine Hormone-Producing Tumors 1971

folder 8

Committee on Space Biology and Medicine 1971-72

folder 9

Endocrine Society 1970-71

folder 10

French nuclear reactors 1981-82

folder 11

International Cancer Congress 1969

folder 12

International Conference on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pituitary Tumors 1973

folder 13

International Congress of Neurological Surgery 1973

folder 14

International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes 1965

folder 15

International Society for Nuclear Medicine 1973

folder 16

Journal of Nuclear Medicine 1969

folder 17

Jubilee Congress of the Society of Hungarian Radiologists 1972-73

folder 18

Lawrence, Carl G., biographical information 1927-69

folder 19

Lawrence family portraits 1967-68

folder 20

Lawrence, John H., biographical information 1946-87

folder 21

National Cancer Conference 1952

folder 22-23

National Research Council, Subcommittee on Decompression Sickness 1943-45

folder 24

Nuclear Medicine Seminar 1970-71

folder 25

Pacific Interurban Clinical Club 1968-70

folder 26

Penrose Hospital 1972

folder 27

Radioisotopes and Nuclear Radiation in Medicine 1967-68

folder 28

Saint Luke's Memorial Hospital 1970

folder 29

Saturday Review article on on Edward Teller 1958

folder 30

Society of Nuclear Medicine 1964-70

folder 31

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission 1957-78

folder 32

University of California, Academic Senate, Berkeley Division 1970

folder 33-34

University of California, Berkeley, correspondence 1964-67

folder 35, reel 12

University of California, Berkeley, news clippings 1964-69

folder 36-38

University of California, Berkeley, statements and position papers 1964-68

folder 39

U.C. Committee for the Safe Use of Radioactive Isotopes 1946-49

folder 40

U.C. Donner Laboratory, correspondence 1943-81

folder 41-45

U.C. Donner Laboratory, history 1933-83, n.d.

folder 46

U.C. Donner Laboratory, patient treatment schedule 1970-72

folder 47-49

U.C. Donner Laboratory, patients 1968-73

Box 1, folder 1

U.C. Donner Laboratory, personnel 1958-72

folder 2

U.C. Donner Laboratory, visitors 1957-58

folder 3-6

University of California. (System). Regents 1970-84

folder 7

University of California. (System). Regents. Oversight Committee of the Department of Energy Laboratories 1972-83

folder 8

University of South Dakota 1967

folder 9

Veterans Administration Hospital, Contra Costa County 1956-60

folder 10

Western Association of Physicians 1964-74

folder 11

World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology 1971

Box 2, volume Vol. 1, reel 9:19379-19581

Scrapbook containing biographical information regarding John H. and Ernest O. Lawrence 1933-36

volume Vol. 2, reel 9:19582-10:19681

Laboratory Notebook 1937-43