Register of the Ernest Charles Dickson Papers


MSS 21


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Table of contents for Dickson (Ernest C.) Papers



  Descriptive Summary


  Biographical Note


  Container List 





Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest Charles Dickson
Accession Number: MSS 21
Linear feet occupied: 5 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Extent: 40 folders of correspondence, speeches and writings and miscellany
Provenance: Stanford University Dept. of Public Health and Preventive Medicine


Biographical Note


Ernest Charles Dickson, 1881-1939



Ernest Charles Dickson, B.A., M.B.,M.D. [Charles Edward Smith]
Stanford Medical Alumni Bulletin, v.3, no.1 (Nov. 1939)

Ernest Charles Dickson [A.L. Bloomfield]
Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, v.55, p.12 (1940)


Container List


Dickson (Ernest C.) 1881-1939

Ernest Charles Dickson papers, 1909-1939


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                   Correspondence. : American Public Health Association,[1920]
1.2                   Correspondence. : Calif. Olive Ass'n, 1920
1.3                   Correspondence. : [California State Board of Health, Je 19
1.4                   Correspondence. : Cal. State Board of Health, 1920
1.5                   Correspondence. : [California Packing Corporation, 1919]
1.6                   Correspondence. : [California Packing Corporation, 1920]
1.7                   Correspondence. : [California Packing Corporation, 1921-22
1.8                   Correspondence. : [Canners League of California, D 1919-S
1.9                   Correspondence. : [U.S.] Dept. Ag. Bur. Chem., 1920
1.10                 Correspondence. : Dept. of Agriculture, U. of C.
1.11                 Correspondence. : Dr. J.C. Geiger, 1920-1921 Jul.
1.12                 Correspondence. : Dr. K.F. Meyer, Correspondence to Sept.
1.13                 Correspondence. : [National Canners Association, N 1919-
1.14                 Correspondence. : [National Canners Association, 1921-192
1.15                 Correspondence. : [U.S. Dept. Agriculture, Bur.Chemistry
1.17                 Correspondence.: [Ray Lyman Wilbur, F 1917-Je 1919]

Box no.           Contents
2.3                   Correspondence. : [Miscellaneous Correspondence., Jy 1920-Je 1921]
2.4                   Correspondence. : Requests for reprints
2.5                   Correspondence. : Botulism - Exchange of cultures
2.6                   Correspondence. : [Botulism business Correspondence., 1917 Apr.-191


2.7                   Correspondence. : Botulism business Correspondence., [1920 Apr.-192


2.8                   Correspondence. : Botulism Correspondence, 1921 July 1
2.9                   Speech.& Writ. : Epidemiology of botulism [types
2.10                 Speech.& Writ. : Correspondence ections for "Epidemiology
2.11                 Speech.& Writ. : Collected reprints of Dr. E.C.

Box no.           Contents
3.1                   Speech.& Writ. : Collected reprints of Dr. E.C.
3.2                   Miscellany : Rese budget
3.3                   Miscellany : Lab book 
3.4                   Miscellany : [n.a.] A Study of the physiological
3.5                   Misc.: Lectures in bacteriology and immunity /
3.6                   Miscellany : about E.C. Dickson

Box no.           Contents
4.1                   Miscellany : Botulism clippings, 1920
4.2                   Miscellany : Botulism excerpts and reprints, nos.
4.3                   Miscellany : Botulism excerpts and reprints, nos

5.1                   Miscellany : Botulism excerpts and reprints, nos
5.2                   Miscellany : Botulism excerpts and reprints, nos
5.3                   Miscellany : Botulism excerpts and reprints, nos




(Taken from Index Medicus and the Stanford Authors catalog
 of the Lane Medical Library)

A report on the experimental production of chronic mephritis in animals by use of uranium nitrate.
Arch Int Med, Chicago, v.3, p.375-410 (1909)

Edema formation in guinea-pigs in chronic experimental uranium nephritis.
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & medicine, v.8, p.46-48 (1910-11)

Experimental nephritis.
Calif St J Med, San Francisco, v.8, p.359-362 (1910)

with Wilbur, R.L.
Early symptomatology of subacute bacterial endocarditis.
Calif St J Med, San Francisco, v.12, p.439-448 (1914)

Subacute atrophy of the liver occurring in a child five months age.
Am J Dis Child., v.8, p. 357-361 (1914)

Botulism, an experimental study; a preliminary report.
JAMA, v.65, p. 492-496 (1915)

Oidiomycosis in California, with especial reference to cocciodiodal granuloma and including nine new cases of coccidioidal granuloma and one of systemic blastomycosis.
Arch Int Med, v.16, p.1028-1044 (1915)

Botulism, its occurrence in California.
Calif St J Med, San Francisco, v.14, p.143-145 (1916)

Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine,  v.14, p.47 (1916)

Botulism; the danger of poisoning from vegetables canned by the cold-pack method.
JAMA, v.69, p.966-68 (1917)

Canad M Assn J, v.8, p.903-09 (1918)
Pub Health J, Toronto, v.9, p.280-85 (1918)

Botulism; a further report of cases occuring in the Pacific Coast States.
Arch Int Med, Chicago, v.22, p.483-495 (1918)

with Burke,G.E.
Botulism: a method of isolating bacillus botulinus from infected materials.
JAMA, v.71, p.581 (1918)

Botulism: a clinical and experimental study.
Rockefeller Inst Med Research, Monograph no.8, 1918
117 p.

with Burke, G.S. and Ward, E.S.
Botulism. A study of the resistance of the spores of bacillus to various sterilizing agencies which are commonly employed in the canning industry.

Arch Int Med, v.24, p. 581-599 (1919)

Am J Pub Health, v.10, p.865-871 (Nov. 1920)
Calif St J Med, v.18, p.40-42 (Feb. 1920)
Med Insur & Health Conserv, Dalas, v.30, p.91-96 (1920-21)

with Howitt, B.M.
Botulism; preliminary report of a study of the anti-toxin of bacillus botulinus.
JAMA, v.74, p. 718-722 (Mar 13, 1920)

with Shevky, R.
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine, v.18, p.313 (1921)

The prevention of botulism from canned goods.
California State Board of Health Monthly Bulletin, Sacramento, v.16, p.36-38 (1920-21)

Botulism; a method for determining the thermal death time of the spores of Bacillus botulinus.
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine, New York, v.19, p.99-101 (1921-22)

with Burke, G.S, Beck, D., Johnson, J., King, H.
Studies on the thermal death time of spores of Clostridium botulinum; preliminary report.
J.A.M.A., v.79, no.15, p.1239 (1922)

with Shevky, R.
Botulism; studies on the manner in which toxin of Clostridium botulinum acts upon the body. II. The effect upon the voluntary nervous system.
J Exper Med, Baltimore, v.38, p.327-46 (Oct 1923)

The diagnosis of botulism.
Med Clin North America, v.6, p.1423-1431 (May 1923)

Botulism ... I. The effect upon the autonomic nervous system.
Journal of Experimental Medicine, v.37, p. 711 (1923)

et. al.
Studies on the thermal death time of spores on Clostridium botulinum, IV. The resistance of spores to heat and the dormancy or delayed germination of spores which have been subjected to heat.
Journal of Infectious Diseases, v.36, p. 472-483 (May 1925)

Teaching of public health and preventive medicine.
Assn Amer Med Colleges Bulletin, v.1, no.1-2 (no.2) (Oct 1926)

Observations on the pathogenicity of Brucella abortus for human beings.
Journal of Clinical Investigation, v.2, p. 617 (Aug. 20, 1926)

Present status of botulism problem; pathogenicity, toxicity and immunology.
J Prev Med, v.1, p.71-83 (Sept. 1926)

Concerning the etiology and treatment of measles.
Calif and West Med v.26, p.345-346 (Mar 1927)

Nonspecific therapy in botulism.
Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, Philadelphia, v.42, p. 218-223 (1927)

Dormancy or delayed germination of spores of Clostridium botulinum subjected to heat.
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine, v.25, p.426-27 (Mar 1928)

Subacute bacterial endocarditis.
Calif & West Med, v.30, no.5, p.103 (Jan.-Feb., 1929)

Mimicry of tuberculosis by coccidioidal granuloma.
Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, Philadelphia, v.44, p. 284-294 (1929)

Epidemic meningitis.
Calif St Dept. Public Health Weekly bulletin, v.8, p.157-159 (Nov.9, 1929)

Bacteriology and serology of meningococci.
West Hosp Rev, v.16, p.26-30 (Jan. 1931)

with Sox, H.C.
Experimental therapy in coccidioidal granuloma.
JAMA, v.106, p.777-779 (Mar.7, 1936)

On practical value of instruction of undergraduate medical students in public health and industrial medicine.
J Assn Amer Med Coll, v.11, p. 308-309 (Sept., 1936)

"Valley Fever" of the San Joaquin Valley and fungus cocciodiodes.
Calif West Med, v.47, p.151-155 (Sept., 1937)

Cocciodiodes infection.
Arch Int Med, v.59, p.1029-1044 (June 1937)

Primary coccidioidomycosis; initial acute infection which results in coccidioidal granuloma.
Am Rev Tuberc., v.38, p.722-729 (Dec. 1938)

Coccidioidomycosis; preliminary acute infection with fungus coccidioides.
JAMA, v.111, p.1362-1365 (Oct.8, 1938)

with Gifford, M.A.
Coccidioides infection (coccidioidomycosis); primary type of infection.
Arch Int Med, v.62, p.853-871 (Nov. 1938)

with Faber, H.K. and Smith, C.E.
Acute coccidioidomycosis with erythema nodosum in children.
J pediatrics, v.15, p.163-171 (Aug. 1939).


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