Register of the Jean Spencer Felton Papers

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
UCSF Library & CKM
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© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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History --History, California --General Biological and Medical Sciences --Public Health --General

Register of the Jean Spencer Felton Papers

Collection number: MSS 92-25

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:
1994
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jean Spencer Felton Papers
Collection number: MSS 92-25
Creator: Felton, Jean Spencer, 1911-
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes (13 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

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jean Spencer Felton Papers, MSS 92-25, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Abstract

Received 2/12/92.
Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, pamphlets and reprints on occupational medicine.

Biography

Jean Spencer Felton was born in Oakland, CA, April 27, 1911. He received his education at Stanford University (A.B. 1931, M.D. 1935). Following an internship and residency in surgery, at the Mt. Zion and Dante Hospitals in San Francisco (1935-38), he was a practicing physician and surgeon there (1936-40).
During his career he held a number of positions in the field of occupational medicine, including Medical Director at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1946-53); and professor, Dept. Medicine and Dept. Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Oklahoma (1953-58). This was followed by a position on the faculty of the School of Medicine in the Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles (1958-68). He later held posts as Director of Occupational Health Services, Co. of Los Angeles (1968-74) Chief, Occupational Health Services, Naval Regional Medical Center, Long Beach (1974-78). He became emeritus professor of community medicine, School of Medicine, University of Southern California, (1983-88), and clinical professor of community medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 1975-88.
Dr. Felton was a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Public Health Association (fellow), American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Occupational Medicine Association (fellow), American Academy of Occupational Medicine (fellow), National Rehabilitation Assoc, and Sigma XI. His research interests: occupational health methods and practices; mental health in industry; job performances of the physically impaired, history of occupational medicine, resulted in myriad publications.

Container List

Folder Box 1, Folder 1.

Anderson, Victor

Folder 2.

Asbestos

Folder 3.

Cadwalader,Thomas

Folder 4.

Chimney-sweeps

Folder 5-7.

Hamilton, Alice

Folder Box 2, Folder 8-9.

Hamilton, Alice

Folder 10.

Health of workers - miscellany

Folder 11.

Gauley Bridge disaster

Folder 12.

Brodeur, Paul: New Yorker article on asbestos

Folder 13.

DiPietro, Pericle: articles/reprints on Ramazzini

Folder 14.

Occupational medicine: JSF illustrated lecture [audio tape & filmstrip]

 

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