Register of the Evangeline Harris Olmsted Papers, 1928-75

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Register of the Evangeline Harris Olmsted Papers, 1928-75

Collection number: MSS 78-8

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
Date Completed:
July 1989
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1997. The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Evangeline Harris Olmsted Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1928-75
Collection number: MSS 78-8
Creator: Olmsted, Evangeline Harris, 1895-1983
Extent: 2 boxes
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 9/78.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Evangeline Harris Olmsted papers, MSS 78-8, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

Evangeline Harris Olmsted was a graduate of Oxford University, in classics. She married James Montrose Duncan Olmsted, PhD on June 30, 1927. Dr. Olmsted was professor of physiology at the University of California Berkeley/San Francisco.
She translated classical works, wrote short stories and collaborated with her husband in numerous historical works, one of which was a major work on Claude Bernard.

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia reprints, typescripts, diaries and notebooks.

Container List

Box Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1949-1975

Folder 2

Condolence letters on the death of J. M. D. Olmsted, May 1956

Folder 3

Correspondence, P. F. Colliers & Sons (Collier's encyclopedia), 1951-60

Folder 4

Memorabilia

Folder 5

Claude Bernard and Experimental Medicine. (Minneapolis, 1965).

Folder 6

Influences historique at actuelle des idées de Claude Bernard en Angleterre et aux États Unis, Paris 1965

Folder 7

"Our own Dust" (fiction)

Folder 8

Short stories: "Political metamorphosis;" "The four georges;" "Frieze with small figures" or "Secret diplomacy' [second title]

Folder 9

Notes: manuscript and typescript on various subjects

Folder 10

Photographic copy of ms. leaf with notes for translation

Folder 11

Reprints

Box Box 2

Diaries for 1928, 1945, 1947-49, 1953, 1965

 

Notebook

 

BA hood [stored separately]