Register of the Harold Delos Chope Papers


MSS 17


Lane Medical Archives

Stanford University Medical Center



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Table of Contents for Chope (Harold D.) Papers



  Descriptive Summary


  Biographical Note


  Series Description


  Container List




Descriptive Summary


Title:  Harold Delos Chope

Accession Number:  MSS 17

Linear feet occupied:  1.6

Extent:  4 boxes

Provenance:  Transferred from Lane Library, Feb. 1989




Biographical Note


Chope (Harold D.) 1904-1976


1929                Contracted coccidioidal granuloma while working in the
                        laboratory of Stanford Prof. of Public Health Ernest Dickson

1931                M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine

1933                Masters in Pubic Health, Harvard School of Public Health

1940                Ph.D. Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health

?                      St. Louis, epidemiologist during encephalitis epidemic

1948-70           Director, Dept. of Public Health and Welfare,
                        San Mateo County California

1955-70           Clinical Professor of Preventive Medicine, Stanford University
                        School of Medicine

1963                Bronfman award, American Public Health Association

1970                San Mateo Community Hospital renamed Chope
                        Community Hospital

1970-75           Clinical Professor Emeritus
                        Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine
                        Stanford University School of Medicine

25 Apr 1976    Died.



Series Description



1.         Speeches and Writings, arranged chronologically, 1938-69


2.         Tacoma-Pierce County Community survey


3.         Miscellany, arranged by subject




Container List


Chope (Harold D.) 1904-1976

Harold Delos Chope papers, 1938-1969


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

1.2 refers to box 1, folder 2.


Box no.           Contents

1.1                   Speeches & Writings: Mar 1965 -

1.2                   Speeches & Writings Oct 1962 - Oct 1964

1.3                   Speeches & Writings June 1960 - Apr 1962

1.4                   Speeches & Writings 1959

1.5                   Speeches & Writings 1957-58

1.6                   Speeches & Writings 1938-56

Box no.           Contents
2.1                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Correspondence, 196?

2.2                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Grant application

2.3                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: information for students…

2.4                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: background statistitistics…

2.5                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Consultant's report

2.6                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Agency self-studies

2.7                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Agency self-studies

2.8                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Tacoma-Pierce Co. H…

2.9                   Tacoma-Pierce County survey: Citizens Survey Com…

Box no.           Contents
3.4                   Miscellany: A.P.H.A. Program Area Comm. on Commu…

3.5                   Miscellany: Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, t…

3.6                   Miscellany: Mid-peninsula Health Facilities Plan

3.7                   Miscellany: agenda, minutes, State Advisory Hosp…

3.8                   Miscellany: correspondence

Box no.           Contents
4.1                   Miscellany: New manpower, ... careerists in San…

4.2                   Program evaluation presentation / San Mateo Ment…

4.3                   Program summary and legislation / San Mateo Co.

4.4                   Data for planning regionalization / San Mateo Co

4.5                   Miscellany: reports and clippings

4.6                   Demonstration of in-home health ... chronically

4.7                   Planning for the mentally retarded, Fresno County

4.8                   First year's report, Family Centered Program / C…

4.9                   Mental retardation survey of Los Angeles County,…

4.10                 Preliminary report, Rockefeller Foundation ...





prepared January 1991
All Citations from Index Medicus and the
Stanford authors catalog of the Lane Medical Library

Epidemiology of epidemic encephalitis, St Louis type.
(co-author with J.P. Leake and E.K. Musson)
            Journal of the American Medical Association
            103: 728-731, Sept. 8, 1934.

Air borne infection.
            Journal of Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology
            18: 780-792, Dec. 1936.

Case method in teaching public health administration.
            American Journal of Public Health
            34: 605-610, June 1944.

Administrative advantages of rapid syphilotherapy on out-patient basis.
(co-author with J.C. Malcolm)
            J Ven Dis Inform
            29: 173-177, June 1948

Nutritional status of aging, public health aspects.
(co-author with S. Dray)
            California Med
            74: 105-107, Feb 1951

Civil defense from health officer's viewpoint.
            American Journal of Public Health
            42: 115-118, Feb. 1952

Relation of nutrition to health in aging persons; 4-year follow up of study in
San Mateo County.
            California Med
            81: 335-338, Nov. 1954

Nutritional status of the aging.
(co-author with L. Breslow)
            Hospital Progress (St. Louis)
            37(1): 46-8, Jan. 1956

Nutritional status of the aging.
(co-author with L. Breslow)
            American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health (New York)
            46(1): 61-7, Jan 1956

California conference of local health officers. Presidential address.
            California's Health. 13:129-136, Mar. 1956.

Public health and public medical care.
            California Med
            85: 220-225, Oct. 1956

Rehabilitation in San Mateo County.
            Public Health Reports (Washington)
            73(1): 42-6, Jan. 1958

Epidemiology in the Social Sciences.
            California Medicine. 91:4, p.189-192, Oct. 1959.

Relief home to rehabilitation center.
            California's Health, 18:11, p.81-84, Dec. 1960.

Mental Health Programs. The role of the health officer.
            California Medicine
            98:2, p.70-3, Feb. 1963

The chronic problem family: San Mateo County's experience.
            Amer J Orthopsychiatry
            33: 462-9, Apr. 1963

Health, welfare and rehabilitation: an official agency approach
-- from a local viewpoint
            American Journal of Public Health
            54: 98-102, Jan. 1964


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