Register of the Adelaide Brown Papers


MSS 12


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Table of Contents for Brown (Adelaide) Papers



  Descriptive Summary


  Series Description


  Container List




Descriptive Summary


Title:  Adelaide Brown

Accession Number:  MSS 12

Linear feet occupied:  1.6

Extent:  4 boxes organized in 4 series

Provenance:  unknown



Series Description


1.         Public health nursing


2.         Milk


3.         Miscellany


4.         Prenatal, infant, child and maternal health care



Container List


Brown (Adelaide) 1868-1939

Adelaide Brown papers, 1917-1933


Note:   numbers after the decimal point refer to folder numbers, for example:

1.2 refers to box 1, folder 2.


Box     Contents

1.1       Pub health nurs: correspondence 1917-31

1.2       Pub health nurs: Education programs, Calif

1.3       Pub health nurs: Visiting nursing, 1924 San Francisco

1.4       Pub health nurs: Lectures / Adelaide Brown

1.5       Pub Health Nurs: Calif. Comm. on Pub Health Nurs…

1.6       Pub health nurs: Calif. PH nurses' exams 1921-30

1.7       Pub Health Nurs: exam statistics and administration

1.8       Pub Health Nurs: pamphlets, United States

1.9       Pub Health Nurs: syllabus, New York PHN course

1.10     Pub Health Nurs: Education programs, U.S.

1.11     Pub Health Nurs: Stanford course 1921-31

1.12     Pub Health Nurs: Miscellany

Box     Contents

2.1       Ser. 2 Milk: Correspondence, 1917-24

2.2       Ser. 2 Milk: Correspondence, 1925-33

2.3       Ser. 2 Milk: Misc. articles / [A. Brown?]

2.7       Ser. 2 Milk: pamphlets, clippings

2.8       Ser. 2 Milk: legislation, misc. United States

2.9       Miscellany: History ... women medicine / A. Brown

2.10     Miscellany: Health insurance

2.11     Miscellany: Sanitation

2.12     Miscellany: Venereal diseases

2.13     Miscellany: Occupancy survey tuberculosis wards

2.14     Miscellany: Committee on Nursing Education in C…

2.15     Miscellany: Nurses registration

2.16     Miscellany

Box     Contents

3.1       Prenatal, infant, child, maternal health: corres…

3.2       Prenatal ... health: What the prospective mother…

3.3       Prenatal ... health: Why I am voting for Governo…

3.4       Prenatal ... health: Prenatal talks / A. Brown (…

3.5       Prenatal ... health: Lecture notes

3.6       Prenatal ... health: Sheppard-Towner for Califor…

3.7       Prenatal ... health: Sheppard-Towner miscellany

3.8       Prenatal ... health: Survey of California county

3.9       Prenatal ... health: Infant and maternal welfare

3.10     Prenatal ... health: Prenatal care in health di…

3.11     Prenatal ... health: Prenatal letters

3.15 pamphlets, California Comm.

3.16 Record...SF child study pare…

3.17 minutes, Calif. State Board

Box     Contents

4.1 San Francisco schools

4.2 Mills College Nursery School

4.3 pamphlets, National Child Lab

4.4 Nassau County (New York) Medi…

4.5 Campfire Girls of America

4.6 miscellany, San Francisco

4.7 miscellany, Los Angeles

4.8 miscellany, California

4.9 misc., Pennsylvania, Div. of…

4.13 miscellany, New Zealand

            Scrapbook, Birth Control clippings

            (Shelved oversized) formerly MSS O856 P18






Adelaide Brown, 1868-1939


Citations taken from Index Medicus, Bibliographia medica,

Quarterly Cummulative Index Medicus and the

Stanford Authors catalog of the Lane Library



In memorium

Stanford Medical Alumni Bulletin

v.4, no.1 (Apr. 1940)



A Case of stricture of the esophagus following a carbolic acid burn.

Occidental Medical Times, Sacramento

v.9, p.192-194 (1895)



Care of premature and feeble infants.

Transactions of the Medical Society of California, San Francisco

v.26, p.156-161 (1896)



Hemorrhagic disease of the new-born. A clinical report of two cases.

Pediatrics, New York

v.12, p.130-133 (1901)



Caesarian section necessitated by ventrosuspension.

American Journal of Obstetrics

v.46, p.197-201 (1902)



The Children's year and opportunity in preventive medicine.

California State Journal of Medicine

v.16, p.414-416 (1918)


Birth registration in California.

California State Journal of Medicine

v.16, p.519 (Dec. 1918)



The Permanent results of children's year for the neglected period of childhood in San Francisco.

California State Journal of Medicine

p.157-168 (1919)



with Lezynsky, H. (Hattie)

Infant mortality in San Francisco in 1919.

California State Journal of Medicine

v.18, p.296 (Aug. 1920)



Preventive pediatrics.

Archives of Pediatrics

v.42, p.52-64 (Jan. 1925)


The History of the development of women in medicine in California.

California & Western Medicine

v.23, p. 579-582 (1925)



Survey of prenatal care in California.

California & Western Medicine

v.26, p.182-184 (Feb. 1927)


Better health in the world.

Better Health

v.8, p.112-117 (Apr. 1927)



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August 11, 2000