Register of the Ray Lyman Wilbur Papers

1875-1949

MSS 3

 

Lane Medical Archives

Stanford University Medical Center

 

 

Contact Information

Lane Medical Archives

Stanford University Medical Center

Stanford, California 94305

Phone: (650) 725-8045

 

 

Processed by: Claire Still

Date completed: 7/31/81




 

Table of Contents for Wilbur (Ray L.) Papers

 

 

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Series Description

Container List

 

Folder List


 

Descriptive Summary

 

Title: Ray Lyman Wilbur

Accession Number: MSS 3

Linear feet occupied: 66.25

Extent: 157 boxes, two index card drawers

Provenance: Hoover Library Ray Lyman Wilbur Collection on Social Problems

 

Note: A finding aid for the Hoover Institution's Ray Lyman Wilbur Collection can be

found in the Online Archive of America at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/dynaweb/ead/hoover/reg_921

The collection contains material relating to American and world politics, national health and other

social problems.

 

The following collections are available in the Department of Special Collections of Stanford University

Libraries (Green Library): Presidential papers (call number SC 064A)

 

Bibliography and biographical materials on Ray Lyman Wilbur and the

Wilbur family (call number SC 064C)

For history of Nutrition Foundation see Lane Medical Library
(call number RA601 K52 1976 Lane-Hist).

Materials withdrawn from the collection:

1. American Journal of Socialized Medicine, v. 1, 1936

2. American Medical Association, House of Delegates Proceedings,

1934-44, 8 publications

3. Baruch Committee Annual reports - various copies, duplicates of publications

in Lane's collection

4. Kansas City Medical Journal, scattered issues, 1940-43, integrated in Lane's

collection

5. Milbank Memorial Fund Proceedings, June, 1934-Dec., 1940, duplicates

of publications in Lane's collection

6. Nutrition Foundation, reprint series - duplicates of publications in Lane's

collection under call no. U217-N97

 


 

Biographical Note

 

See "Memoirs' in Lane under call no. Hl54H - W67 - 1960
and tribute by Robert E. Swain
, Box103C.

 

 

 

 


 

Series Description

 

Wilbur (Ray L.) 1875-1949

Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1913-1954

 

Summary of contents according to type of material No. of boxes

1. Correspondence* 112

 

2. Pamphlets 8

 

3. Clippings 3

 

4. Publications 4

 

5. Agendas and minutes 5

 

6. Reports 3

 

7. Draft 1

 

8. Miscellaneous materials 5

 

9. Personal papers 16

 

* Some correspondence boxes contain reports and minutes, but the total number

of boxes are usually counted only as correspondence.

 

 

Summary of contents according to major series description No. of boxes

American Medical Association, Council on Medical Education

and Hospitals, Boxes 16-28 13

 

American Social Hygiene Association, Boxes 36-46 13

 

Baruch Committee on Physical Medicine, Boxes 5O-54D 7

 

Medical Economics, Boxes 69-92 34

 

Committee on Costs of Medical Care, Boxes 93-102 13

 

Other material and personal papers 77

 


 

Container List

 

Wilbur (Ray L.) 1875-1949

Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1913-1954

 

 

Box No.

Contents

No. of Folders

1 - 1H

Correspondents, alphabetically arranged

1
1A
1B
1C
1D
1E
1F
1G
1H

Addis to Byrd
Cabot to Cutting
Darrach to Gudrun
Hadwen to Ireland
Jameson to Lyon
McCarthy to Osler
Parran to Selfridge
Shattuck to Watkins
Weaver to Zobel

36
21
38
21
26
28
36
39
21

2

Correspondence and Literature re: Alcohol with miscellaneous organizations including National Temperance League, Anti-Saloon League, Women's Christian Temperance Union and others

10

3

Correspondence and Literature re: Alcohol with the American Alcohol Education Association, CaliforniaSafety Council, War-time Prohibition Campaign and others

5

4

Correspondence, Minutes, Reports, Publications of Allied Youth (organization to educate individual and society about the handicaps of alcohol)

6

5

Correspondence, Publications, and Reprint Packets of the Alcohol Research Council

8

6

Pamphlets re: Alcohol

4

7

Clippings and Articles on Alcohol of the United Brewers Foundation and Yale School of Alcohol Studies

6

8

Publications and Reports of the Distilled Spirits Institute

3

9

Program and Publications of the American Eugenics Society

2

10

Correspondence and Publications of the American Academy of Medicine, 1914-21, and Alpha Omega Alpha, 1927-48

3

11

Correspondence, Clippings and Publications re: Tobacco, nicotine and narcotics with White Cross Society

4

12-12E

Correspondence with miscellaneous medical associations (6 boxes) alphabetically arranged from Alameda through President's Committee of 50 on College Hygiene (Includes A.L.S. from Bernard Baruch, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Herbert Hoover, 1949)

83

12F

Correspondence alphabetically arranged from the Republican Party to United States

17

13-15
(3 boxes)

Correspondence, Proceedings, Reports of the American Medical Association, 1917-46

15

16-28
(13 boxes)

Correspondence, Proceedings, Reports of the AMA Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, 1917-5O

59

29

Agendas and Minutes of Meetings and Supplements, AMA, CMEH, 1932-39

12

30

Same as above, 1940-44

12

31

Same as above, 1945-49. Also includes North Carolina Study for State Health

10

32

Minutes, AMA, CMEH, 1930-47

12

33

Correspondence, Reports, and Minutes of the Commission on Medical Education 1926-33, and Commission on Graduate Medical Education, 1937-38

7

34

Clippings, Reprints, Reports on Post-war Professional Education for medicine, nursing, and dentistry

13

35

Reports of various organizations concerning professional education in psychiatry, Surveys of Education for Public Health, 1939, and Survey on Medical Care in Puerto Rico, 1945

4

36

Correspondence and Reports of the American Social Hygiene Association, 1915-35

3

36A

Correspondence, Reports, Minutes of the ASHA (RLW's personal files while Secretary of the Interior, 1929-32; 1932-33)

2

37-46
(11 boxes)

Correspondence, Reports, Minutes and Pamphlets ASHA, 1936-49. (Includes material of the National Anti-Syphilis Campaign in 1941 when RLW was chairman)

65

47

Clippings and Publications re: Anti-vivisection chronologically arranged from 1913-47

9

48

Correspondence and Minutes of meetings of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 1920-49

5

49-49C
(4 boxes)

Miscellaneous Medical Correspondence alphabetically arranged

25

50-54D
(7 boxes)

Correspondence, Reports, Pamphlets of the Baruch Committee on Physical Medicine, 1943-54

7

55

Correspondence with California Dept of Public Health, Board of Medical Examiners, 1918-49

3

56

Correspondence, Clippings, Pamphlets re: General Hospitals 1923-47

5

56A

Correspondence, re: specific hospitals and clinics

8

57

Pamphlets on specific hospitals and the American Hospital Association Conference 1945 and 1946

4

58

Correspondence and other materials concerning the Commission on Hospital Care. Hospital Construction Act of 1946

10

58A

Drafts of Book Hospital Care in the U.S.- Commission on Hospital Care

2

59

Correspondence, Minutes, Reports, of the California Physicians' Service, 1939-52

4

60

Correspondence and Other Materials re: Medical Schools, alphabetically arranged

28

61 and 61A

Correspondence and Minutes of the Commonwealth Club, Public Health Section, 1915-44

7

62-62B
(3 boxes)

Correspondence and Other Materials of the Hoover Commission, Federal Medical Services Committee, 1947-49

14

63

Miscellaneous Materials re: various medical subjects from Cancer to Vivisection, including Medical Legislation, 1914-45

13

64

Correspondence and Reports of various organizations concerned with mental health including National Committee for Mental Hygiene, 1915-47, National Mental Health Foundation and Report of Council on Medical Education and Hospitals on Institutional Care of Mental Patients in the U.S., 1931-32

3

65

Correspondence and Other Materials re: Nursing and nutrition of various organizations including Committee on Grading Nursing Schools, l926-27, National Organization for Public Health Nursing,Visiting Nurse Association, and the Nutrition Foundation, 1942-49

9

66

Correspondence re: San Francisco County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County Medical Societies and various related health and welfare agencies, 1918-49

6

67

Correspondence re: Stanford University Medical School 1906-59

4

68-68A

Correspondence, Minutes, Programs re: U.S. Veterans Administration, 1921-48

10

69-92
(34 boxes)

Correspondence, Pamphlets, Press Releases and
Miscellaneous Other Materials re: Medical Economics

205

69

Summary of Course 214, Economic Aspects of Public Health and Medical Care, taught by RLW and Inez G. Richardson, 1939, and General Correspondence alphabetically arranged according to the association involved including Commonwealth Fund

20

70

Additional General Correspondence alphabetically arranged from American Foundation Studies to Industrial Medicine

7

70A1-70A4
(4 boxes)

Additional Materials geographically arranged, Alabama to Wisconsin

47

71-71B

Various Materials concerning the American Medical Association, 1937-1947

13

Note: Alphabetical arrangement is interrupted here and is loosely continued with Box 91

72

Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials re: California Medical Association and Agricultural Workers Health and Medical Association

4

73-76

Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials re: California Physicians' Service, 1939-44

26

77

Proceedings of meetings of Commonwealth Club, Public Health Section, 1930-49. Also some issues of the journal, The Commonwealth

5

78

Correspondence, Clippings, and Other Materials re: Locality developments in the Bay area and Los Angeles

5

79

 

 

 

 

 

California Legislative Reports and other materials re: compulsory Health Insurance,1920, 1939, 1945.

California Health Insurance Campaign, 1916-23

California Medical Association, 1934-35

Medical Society of the state of California, 1935-49

Northern California Union Health Committee, 1944-45

Summary of Gov. Earl Warren's recommendations to the 57th Legislature, 1947, including the expansion of Local Health Services

7

80-82

Additional Materials re: California State Legislative activity concerning Health Insurance, 1933-49

9

83

Miscellaneous Materials re: Health insurance in England and the Dominions including the Beveridge Plan and Clippings from the London Times, 1946

6 folders, 1 envelope

83A

Miscellaneous Materials re: Health Insurance in European and other countries

2

84

Pamphlets, Press Releases and Other Materials re:U.S. National Developments concerning Health Insurance, 1936-49, Group Practice,1929-43, and Compulsory Health Insurance, 1929-44

5

84A

Copies of U.S. Congressional Record concerning National Developments in Health Insurance, 1945-49

3

84B

Pamphlets, Clippings and Other Materials concerning Senator Wagner's Economic Security Bill, 1935-49

7

85

Pamphlets and Other Materials concerning War-time Health and Education including S. Res. 74, 1944-45

2

86-89

Pamphlets, Press Releases and Reprints re: Medical care and the public, professional, 1914-47, non-professional, 1927-50, and lay opinion. Includes list of series of radio programs on medical economics arranged by National Advisory Council on Radio in Education, 1934-35, and several student papers on the subject

6

90

Pamphlets and Other Materials re: National Health Survey National Health Conference, 1938

7

91

Miscellaneous Materials alphabetically arranged from Milbank Memorial Fund to Rosenwald Fund

8

92

Additional Miscellaneous Materials concerning relief problems, Hoover Commission on Federal Medical Services and State of New Jersey, Emergency Relief Administration Manual of Procedure. Also includes unpublished paper by Helen B. Mysels on California Social Insurance Developments between 1910-1920

3

93-102
(13 boxes)

Various Materials, Chiefly Correspondence re:
Committee on Costs of Medical Care

76

93

Correspondence, CCMC, 3/7/29 to 9/21/31 and RLW's personal files

6

94

Correspondence, CCMC, 9/23/31 to 2/6/33 and RLW's personal files

5

95

More Correspondence CCMC, 1927-28; CCMC Burial Survey, 1926-27; Executive Committee minutes, pamphlets and clippings, 1927-28

7

95A

Correspondence, Meetings, and Reports CCMC, 1928-32. Includes ALS from Herbert Hoover, 1932, and Calvin Coolidge, 1932

7

95B

Correspondence, 1933-41; replies from Universities concerning resolutions of the CCMC, 1931-32; and RLW's chapter 41 Handbook of Preventive Medicine, 1940

6

96

Final Report of CCMC, tentative drafts and comments, statement by RLW

7

97

Reports and Correspondence CCMC, 1928-33. Includes Executive and General committee reports.

Note: Photograph of CCMC taken around conference table, Mayflower Hotel, May, 1932, is in Lane's Photo File, filed under CCMC

7

97A

Minutes, CCMC, 1925

1

98

Miscellaneous Correspondence, CCMC, alphabetically arranged, A-Z

6

99

Correspondence of CCMC with foundations re: financing CCMC, Carnegie Corporation to Milbank Memorial Fund

8

100

Same as above, New York Foundation to Twentieth Century Fund

6

101

Premliminary Reports and Publications, CCMC, 1927-29, and public commentary (clippings and articles)

4

102

Publications List, CCMC, and copies of publications, 2-20 (missing, 1, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19)

2

102A

 

 

Publications of Abstracts, CCMC, 2-26 (missing 1, 7, 8, 22, 24 and ClC2)

1

Miscellaneous Contributions, CCMC, l-ll (6 and 9 missing)

1

Additional Publications and copy of above list of publications (see box 102)

1

103-103E
(6 boxes)

Ray Lyman Wilbur - Series of boxes including RLW's
personal papers, speeches, and various miscellaneous materials

54

103

RLW's Personal Papers-World War I period and ALS re: Belgian Fund from J.C. Branner

7

103A

More Personal Papers as above and memoranda to CCMC General and Executive committees

14

103B

More Personal Papers of RLW including manuscripts, i.e. typed notes, typed copies of articles submitted to journals for publication, etc., 1916-45; speeches; some reprints; and booklet "A collection of Recipes used in Stanford University Hospital" Christmas gift to Mrs. Ray Lyman Wilbur from Geo. B. Somers

9

103C

More Personal Papers including copies of letters of condolences sent by RLW, copies of tributes re: RLW, by Robert E. Swain and others, and other miscellaneous materials

5

103D

More RLW Personal Papers re: medical activities as early as 1902; some reprints; correspondence, 1940s; copies of letters of recommendation, 1943-48; RLWs canceled insurance policies and material re: social and health insurance, 1917-early 1920s

7

103E

More RLW Personal Papers re: special patients

12

104-107
(4 boxes)

CCMC - Galley Proofs of various publications

10

104

CCMC: Galley Proofs for publications, #3(2), 4, 6 and 9 (see Box 102)

3

105

CCMC: Galley Proofs for publication #12 and Report of a Conference of Experts on International Relations, 1941

2

106

CCMC: Galley Proofs for #18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and Statistical appendices of the Study of Adequate Medical Care for the American People (See pub #28, in Lane Library under call no. H728-C73-no.28-1932)

3

107

CCMC: Galley Proofs for #27 and 28 (Final report of the Committee)

2

 


 

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August 31, 2000