Register of the Thomas Addis Papers

    1881-1949

    MSS 19

 

Lane Medical Archives

    Stanford University Medical Center

 

 

Contact Information

Lane Medical Archives

Stanford University Medical Center

Stanford, California 94305

Phone: (650) 725-8045

 

 


 

Table of contents for Addis (Thomas) Papers

 

 

  Descriptive Summary

 

  Series Description

  

  Container List

 


 

Descriptive Summary

 

Title:  Thomas Addis

Accession Number:  MSS 19

Linear feet occupied:  20.2

Extent:  18 document cases, 13 boxes

Provenance:  unknown

 


 

Series Description

 

 

Series 1            Reprints

Series 2            Money file

Series 3            Lab books

Series 4            Patient care records

Series 5            Reference file

 

 


 

 

Container List
(Partial Inventory)


Addis (Thomas) 1881-1949
Thomas Addis papers, 1917-1945

 

BOX 0                         3 folders in a 9 x 12 x 5" box.
Contents : Addis' bibliography and xerox
copies of correspondence.

BOX 1                         Reprints. ADR - CAN
Contents: reprints of articles on various
subjects. Filed alphabetically by subject.
A reprint file key, prepared by Dr. Jessie
Marmorston is at the beginning of the box.
According to this key, the box contains :
first half of the Adrenal Cortex reviews file;
the second half of Blood; all of Cancer.

BOX 2                         Reprints ADR - BLO
Contents : First half of Blood --- Second half of
Adrenal Cortex. Box also contains a series of
correspondence with Dr. Marmorston. 

BOX 3                         Reprints
File Contents:( from key) heading METHODS
( beginning with Determination of Globin ...) and
continuing through PROTEIN, PROTEIN METABOLISM
and RATS.

BOX 4                         Research files

Contents :
3 boxes (9" x 12" x 3") . "Stanford Nephritis Cards".
Some arranged alphabetically by patient name.

ca. 100 folders. (9 x 12"). Bedside and private records
of patient care. No discernible order.

1 folder -- laboratory data  -- includes graphs and
charts concerning titration procedures.

BOX 18                       Correspondence (next to last folder)

                                    About Addis (last folder)
                                    Includes: typescript and reprint, Thomas Addis
                                    (1881-1949): mixing patients, rats and politics /
                                    Steven K. Peitzman, Kidney international, Vol. 37,
                                    (1990); xerox of aticle, Nephrology in the United
                                    States from Osler to the Artificial kidney / Steven
                                    J. Peitzman, Annals of internal medicne, Vol. 105,
                                    no. 6, Dec. 1986; xerox, quotations of Thomas Addis
                                    in Famous Medical Quotations; xerox article,
                                    Thomas Addis and the dietary treatment of kidney
                                    disease / Kevin V. Lemley, Journal of
                                    Orthomolecular medicine, 1992, Vol. 7, no. 3;
                                    typescript excerpt from a speech, Stanford Medical
                                    School in San Francisco, the Parent Organization /
                                    Dr. Alvin J. Cox, 1980 May 31; xerox from Stanford
                                    University School of medicine: the first hundred
                                    years; Thomas Addis: a biographical memoir / Kevin
                                    V. Lemley and Linus Pauling, 1994.

BOX 32

Folder 1                       Pregnancy toxemia notes.  Dr. Richards Lyon's notes,
with drawings by Dr. Addis.

Folder 2                       Typed manuscript. n.d.

 

LAB BOOKS -- 20 bound volumes. Largest is 8 1/2 x 14 "

 

BOX 5             Series 1 : Urine. 6 Volumes. Five volumes : Nos. 5,6,8,9,10.
                        Marked by Roman numerals in orange grease pencil.
                        One (1) Vol. has no numbering.
                        Patient test results. Arranged alphabetically under date.

                                    No. V :  Mar 1929 thru Mar. 1931.

                                    No. VI : Apr. 1931 thru Dec. 1932.

                                    No. VIII : Nov. 14, 1934 thru May 15, 1936.

                                    No. IX : May 16, 1936 thru Sept. 1937.

                        No. X : Sept 28, 1937 thru July 31, 1938.

                                    No Vol., No No. : cover title "Datebook for 1915"

Miscellaneous Labbooks

Tables. Patient test results Mar. 1 1917 - June 17, 1917

            No Vol., No No. : Cover title : Concentration test book.
            Summary of Cases of Nephritis.

            Title on spine : Bright's at Camp Lewis 1918 and 1919.
                        246 pages : tables ; 36 cm.

                        Patient register                         1 - 125
                        Concentration results                235-246
                        Summary of cases of Nephritis  173-234

            No Vol., No No. : [1923 - 1926]
                        -- patient care records.

No Vol., No No. : [1941] Book [Renal disease]
            Statistics abstracted from diagnoses of 412 patients
            who had passed through the entire course of development
            of their various diseases.

No Vol., No No. : [1948]
            ca. 20 pgs. patient care records.

No Vol., No No. : Diet [Lab book, 1927-48]

Experimental data in table form.
Composition of various foods for rats expressed as
percentages of protein, Nitrogen, P2O5 & etc present in
mixtures containing beef gristle, yeast, alfalfa,
C.L.O., salt mixture, acid phosphate, lard, cornstarch,
casein &/or etc.
Includes extensive correspondence with Borden, Inc.
Research department et.al. regarding research materials.
Some published results and discussion of findings.

            2 volumes.

-- 1. Miss M. Smith. Chemistry workbook.
                        (begins Sept. 1949)

-- 2. Margaret's Workbook (thru Sept. 1949).

BOX 6             Series 2 : Lab Experiments with rats

21 volumes : Nos. 1-12, 108, 110, 111, 112,114, 115, 117,
118, 122. (ca. 1945 - 1948.)
Working title and contents marked on cover.

Vol. 1 -- Cover title : 1st Longtime Exp.
Cover contents : 40, 60, 70
300 pgs : tables ; 38 cm.

Vol. 2 -- Cover title : 1st Longtime Exp.
Cover contents : 50, 80
300 pgs. : tables ; 38 cm.

Vol. 3 -- Cover title : Rat urines : sediments, albumens etc.
Cover Contents : Experiments 40, 50, 60, 70, 80
500 pgs. : tables ; 38 cm.
Volume begins with index.

Experiment     Subject                        Page
50                    Control diet                  4
80                    High protein diet           118
40                    Alkaline diet                 218
60                    Cystine diet                  312
70                    Acid diet                      406
Summary                                              492

Vol. 4 -- Cover title : Protein determination in urine and
trauzardates and exudates. [ca. Mar. 1926 - May 1934].
503 pgs. ; tables.

Alphabetical index to patient test results,  pg. 2 - 93.
Patient test results, pg. 94 - 441.
Statistical data abstracted from patient test results,
pg. 474 - 501.

Vol. 5 -- Cover title : Urine protein experiments on Methods.
[Rats] [1925-26].  300 pgs.: tables ; 36 cm.

Vol. 6 -- Cover title : Rabbit experiment.
150 pgs : graphs & tables ; 36 cm.
Experiment results. Graphs show rabbit weight relative
to age given diets consisting of a stock mixture
including 10% or 20% casein.

Vol. 7 -- Cover title : Rat sediments 125, 130, 135, 140, 145
thru 175.
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cm.
Volume begins with a detailed index of experiment
and cage numbers to page.

Vol. 8 -- Cover title : Lung Exp. ; 1st Vena cava ;
Vena cava survival and age, pg.266.
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cm.
Methods used : Rgt lung ligatured while animal was alive
under ether. Left lung ligatured and reserved after the
death of the rat. Lung cut dertal to ligature and blood
and air pressed out on blotting paper.
References : Hatai Am.J.Anat. 1913.15.87
Jackson, C.M. Am.J.Anat. 1913.15.1.

Vol. 9 -- Cover title : 125, 130, 135, 140, 145.
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cms.
"Long time exp. - new series - nephrectomized."
Volume begins with a detailed index by
experiment in the categories of Body weight,
Food weights, Organ weights and Probable errors.
Volume begins with index

Exp.                 Page                Notes
125                  1                      18 % beef protein
130                  60                    36 %    "           "
135                  120                  72 %    "           "
140                  180                  "           "           "   plus cholesterol
145                  240                  72 %    "           "   plus NaH2PO4

Vol. 10 -- Cover title : 175 NGC, 50 G, 50 C.
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cms.
Volume begins with partial index.

Exp.                 Page                Notes
175 NCC         2-3                   Female killed at 120 day
175 NCC         6-7                   Female    "        120    "
50  G               126-127           Male       "          50    "
50  G               168-169           Male       "   60&70    "
50  C               170-171           Male       "          50    "
50  C               172-173           Male       "   60&70    "

Vol. 11 -- Cover title : 120,115,150,50,160,165, 135N,
140N, 135N,135C,135NC,135L,140C, 140N,140L,140NL.
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cms.

Volume begins with detailed index by experiment type and
number. The primary divisions are Body weight, Organ
weights, Food, and Probable errors.

Vol. 12 -- Cover title : 170 NL, 170 NC, 175 N-C
300 pgs. : tables ; 36 cms.

Volume begins with detailed index by experiment number.

Exp.                 Page                Notes
Organ Weights
170 NL            4-5                   Male killed at    120
170 NL            14-15               Female  "     "    120
170 NL            30-31               Male      "     "   180

(50 food after 120)

170 NC           38-39               Male      "     "   120
170 NC           46-47               Male      "     "   180
170 NC           46-47               Male      "     "   180

 (castrated)

170 NC           98-99               Female   "     "   120
175 NC           112-113           Male      "     "   120-?
175 NC           168-169           Male      "     "   180
175 NC           184-185           Female   "     "   120-184
175 NC           198-199           Female   "     "   180-199

Diets and Food Intake

170 NL            7                      Male    120 days Consumption
                                                                                    of food.
170 NL            12                    Female 120      "
170 NL            32                    Male    180      "

50 Food after 120.

170 NC           100                  Male    120      "
                                                            ? of Food.
170 NC           101                  Male    180      "
                                                            Castrated and 50 Food.
170 NC           108                  Female 120      "
175 NC           189                  Female 180      "
175 NC           197                  Male    120      "
175 NC           222                  Female 120      "
175 NC           223                  Female 180      "
170 NC           97                    Male    180

Vol. 108  -- Cover title :  Diff. Proteins.D.P 1944.
Cover contents : Correction system for therapeutic Exp.
Page 290 (Apr. 1945).
300 pgs. ; tables.
Volume begins with "INDEX to page in Lab. Book 108,
corresponding to sundry combinations of the 4
independent variables".

Vol. 110 -- Cover title : 2nd Gel. n.d.
Cover contents : p.62 Blocking ; 1 and 4 Inj Sum,
p.60. ; Util (continued) p. 1-5 and p. 208 ;
Amigen control, p 240 ; Summary 1 - 3 - 5 Av.,
p. 200 ; Renal Anoxia Clamp Exp., p.250.
300 pgs ; tables.
Volume begins with Index :

Utilization  --  1-7, 206-243
Blocking  --  1-67
Protein molecule  --  8&9
1-3-5 Inj. Summary  --  200 - 205
Clamping  --  250-245
Chondroitin SO4  --  276-300
NaCl controls for 1-3-5 Inj. Exp.  --  194-199
"Rossi" clamping Exp.  --  68-100

Vol. 111 -- Cover title : 2nd Util.
Cover contents : resumed pg. 12-13 ;
1-3-5 Injection Exp.  --  page 150-200-294;
Special Egg White Exp. -- page 230 ;
Benee-Jones Protein Injection -- page 250 ;
Students Low Protein, p.100.

300 pgs : tables.

                        Volume begins with detailed index :

                        Experiment                             pages
                        Utilization
                        Partial Resume                          1-13
                        Fraction I                                 14-15
                        H.A. 12 nu                               16-17
                        H.A. 164 normal                      20-21
                        H.A. 164 TLH                         22-23
                        H.A. 164 TL                            28-29
                        Hemoglobin (Sharp & Dohme) 28-29
                        letters                                       18,19,26

                        1 - 3 - 5 Inj.
                        Heated R.S.                             151-153
                        Oxy hemoglobin (home made)  154-156
                        CO - hemoglobin          "           156-157
                        Eggwhite                                  158-161
                        "Sturnia?" globin (toxic)             162

                        Student Exp.
                        Minimum protein diet                100-119

                        Toxicity                                    164-168
                        Resume                                    264
                        1 - 3 - 5 Inj.    
                        globine E 2154                         200
                        Hemoglobin (Sharp & Dohme) 201-205
                        OPG 11381x                           206-209
                        Bruce(Bence?)-Jones               251-255
                        Resume                                    294-298

                        Starvation Exp.
                        Eggwhite Inj.                            227-229

                        Special Egg White Exp.            230-249
                        Resume                                    260-263

Vol.112  --  Cover title : Protein uria. Size of Particle.
Cover contents : Protein Exc p 50 ; Check see Methods
for determining various Proteins, pg 200.

                        300 pgs.: tables.
                        Volume begins with Index :

                        Experiment                             Pages
                        Particle size                              1-49
                        Resume                                    50-51
                        Method for determining            
                        protein fractions                        100-103

                        Human Urine protein                 250-356
                        and 166 Rat Injections

                        Human Serum Protein               258-263
                        Rat Injections

                        Dried Urine Protein (Human)    264-265
                        Rat Injections

                        Dried Urine Protein (Human)    120-168
                        [1947?]  17 hour series

Vol. 114  --  Cover title : Mechanism of Proteinuria.
Cover Contents : Ch-SO4  and Triethenolamine, p.250.
300 pgs. : tables.
Volume begins with index.

                        Experiment                                         Pages
                        25 % Bovine albumin Inj.                      102-111
                        8 %      Bovine albumin Inj.                   112-143
                                                                                    200-232
                        Clearance Exp.                                     156-177
                        Hemoglobin Inj.                                    261-275
                        6.2% Bovine albumin Inj.                      276-281
                                                                                    293-300
                        6.2 % Rat Serum Inj.                            282-289
                        Bovine albumin Exp.                             100-101

                        Vol. 115  --  Cover title : Liver Protein 1945.
                        Cover contents : Experiment I,II,III,IV,V.
                        300 pgs.: tables.
                        Volume begins with index :

                        Protein Determination
                        Prot. Inj.                                               6-29
                        Thyroid Exp.                                        98-123
                        Renin - Adrenalectomy
                                    Group I                                    124-133
                                    Group II                                   134-139
                                    Group III                                  140 ;142,143
                                    Group IV                                 141,144,145
                                    Group V                                   146-148

                        Urea - Adrenalectomy - 75 % nepherectomy
                                    Group A                                   150-153
                                    Group B                                   154-157
                                    Group C                                   158-161

Vol. 117 -- Cover title : Alloxan, p.160.
Cover contents : Medication of proteinuria #2.

                        300 pgs. : tables.
                        Volume begins with index :
                                    Gelatin Experiment - pp 1 -
                                    Ruten - Proteinuria Exp. pp 50 -
                                    Rat Proteinuria Exp. pp 87

Vol. 118 -- Cover title : none.
            Cover contents : Direct creatinine ; Alloxan, p.66 ;
            Renin, p.100-149, 200 - ; Rat Serum Hyperproteinemia,
            p.151.

                        20 x 32 cms.
                        300 pgs. : tables

                        Volume begins with index :
                                    Clinincal methods for creatinine 1-61
                                    Alloxan 64-75
                                    Renin Exp. 100-150
                                    Rat serum Proteinuria 151 - 154
                                    Renin Exp         209-258
                                    Adrenalin Exp.  259-274
                                    and Ephedrin
                                    Index on Renin Exp. 200-204

Vol. 122 -- Cover title : 2nd Different Proteins.
No index.

 

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August 31, 2000