Register of the Alfred Cummings Reed Papers




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Stanford University Medical Center



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Table of Contents for Reed (Alfred C.) Papers



  Descriptive Summary


  Biographical Note


  Container List



Descriptive Summary


Title:  Alfred Cummings Reed

Accession Number:  MSS 6

Linear feet occupied:  0.2

Extent:  7 letters, 1 photo and 1 notebook, handwritten

Provenance:  Collection transferred to Lane Library in 1979 from Nancy Zinn,

University of California, San Francisco. Gift to UCSF by Chauncey D. Leake.

Previously held by John Homer Woolsey, M.D.




Biographical Note


Reed (Alfred C.) 1884-1951

Medical educator


December 2, 1884       Born in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.


1906                            A.B., Pomona Colllege


1910                            M.D., Univeristy of Bellevue Hospital Medical College


1928                            Diplomate of tropical medicine and hygiene, London School of Tropical

                                    Medicine and Hygeine


1911-13                       Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Public Health Service.


1913-15                       Attending Physician, Yale Hospital, Changsha, China


1916                            Assistant in Medicine


1917                            Clinical Instructor


1917-22                       Editor, California State Medical Journal


1918                            Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine


1922-28 and                Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of

1942-45                       Medicine


1928-42                       Professor of Medicine and head of the Pacific Institute of Tropical
Medicine, University of California


June 20, 1951              Died of adenocarcinoma of the colon, at the age of 66




Container List


Reed (Alfred C.) 1884-1951

Alfred Cummings Reed papers, 1915-1929


Box no.           Contents

1.                     CORRESPONDENCE, 1915-29 (Chronologically arranged)


                                    Wilbur, Ray Lyman to ACR, Pomona, 11/4/15, ALS, 1 p.


                                    Wilbur, Ray Lyman to ACR, Pomona, 12/6/15, ALS, 1 p.


                                    Clark, G.A. to ACR, Stanford Medical School, 12/13/15, ALS, 1 p.


                                    Lane, Clayton Arbuthnot to [ACR] London, Eng., 2/28/29, ALS, 2 p.


                                    Low, G. Charmichael, Grosvenor Square [London, Eng.] to ACR,

                                                9/3/29, ALS, 1 p.


                                    Wenyon, Charles Morley to ACR, London, [Eng.], 11/28/29, ALS, 2 p.




                                    London School of [Tropical Medicine]?, 1928




                                    Presumed to be of Dr. Reed in academic robe, filed with correspondence




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August 31, 2000