Guide to the Joan I. Ablon Papers, 1968-75

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Guide to the Joan I. Ablon Papers, 1968-75

Collection number: MSS 84-17

UCSF Library & CKM



Archives and Special Collections

University of California, San Francisco

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  • 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: Joan I. Ablon Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1968-75
Collection number: MSS 84-17
Creator: Ablon, Joan I., 1934-
Extent: 2 cartons (46 folders)
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

Provenance

Received 8/13/84.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joan I. Ablon Papers, MSS 84-17, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

Dr. Ablon was born in Dallas Texas October 21, 1934. She received her B.A. in anthropology from the University of Texas in 1955, and an M.A. from the University of Chicago three years later. She was an NIMH fellow, and received her PhD in anthropology, also from Chicago, in 1963.
She was a research anthropologist in the School of Criminology at UC Berkeley from 1963-66, and worked for the New Mexico State Division of Mental Health 1966-67. In 1968 Dr. Ablon was appointed asst. professor of medical anthropology in the Dept of Psychiatry at UCSF, with a concurrent position as Instructor in criminology in the Extension Division, UC Berkeley, from 1965. In 1986 Dr. Ablon was appointed professor of the Medical Anthropology Program, epidemiology and international health, and psychiatry at UCSF. Her research interests include cultural values and mental health; family structure in alcoholism; North American Indians; urban anthropology, urban ethnic and racial minority groups; and action and applied anthropology, and she has published extensively in these areas.
Dr. Ablon is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association and also of the Society of Applied Anthropology.

Scope and Content

The papers include correspondence, meeting minutes and related publications of the Community Mental Health Training Program at LPPI, colloquia for community mental health educators, reflecting Dr. Ablon's participation in this program. Also part of the collections are materials on mental health programs throughout the city of San Francisco, and outside the city.

Container List

 

Series I. LPPI Community Mental Health Training Program

Carton Ctn. 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous correspondence

Folder 2

Community Mental Health (CMH) joint planning committee

Folder 3

CMH Program planning committee

Folder 4

CMH Training program, grant proposal

Folder 5

Program information

Folder 6

CMH Service, budget, 1969-70

Folder 7

CMH Training Program, 1967-68

Folder 8

CMH Training Program, 1968-69

Folder 9

CMH Training Program, 1968-73

Folder 10

CMH Training Program, 1975

Folder 11

Staff seminars, meetings: notes

Folder 12

CMH Area descriptions

Folder 13

CMH Area reports (1)

Folder 14

CMH Area reports (2)

Folder 15

Catchment area, research reports, 1972 (1)

Folder 16

Catchment area, research reports, 1972 (2)

Folder 17

Catchment area, research reports, 1972 (3)

Folder 18

Catchment area, Sunset OMI; CMH center minutes, reports

Folder 19

Bernal Heights

Folder 20

Hunters Point redevelopment

Folder 21

Western Addition

Folder 22

Western Addition: redevelopment

Folder 23

West of Twin Peaks

Folder 24

Children & Youth services, 1973

Folder 25

Neighborhood groups, 1972

 

Series II. CMHTP Related Activities

Carton Ctn. 2, Folder 26

Community Action Training Center project, 1965

Folder 27

InterUniversity Forum for Educators in Community Psychiatry, 1968

Folder 28

InterUniversity Forum for Educators in Community Psychiatry, 1970

Folder 29

InterUniversity Forum for Educators in Community Psychiatry, 1971

Folder 30

Colloquium, 1970-01

Folder 31

Colloquium, 19770-72

Folder 32

Advanced colloquium, 1972

Folder 33

San Francisco Unified School District: desegregation plan, 1971

Folder 34

OMI community

 

Series III. Subject Files

Carton Ctn. 2, Folder 35

Cancer

Folder 35

Conference: Women and their health, 1975

Folder 36

Girl Scouts

Folder 37

Homosexuality

Folder 38

Miscellaneous

Folder 39

Mental health centers, programs: elsewhere

Folder 40

Mental health centers, programs: UC Berkeley

Folder 41

Mental health centers, programs: New York City

Folder 42

New Mexico aging proposal

Folder 43

Northern California subregional research and evaluation: grant proposal

Folder 44

Retention of cultural values, 1969

Folder 45

Speak report

Folder 46

Welfare