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Finding Aid for the John Milton Adams Papers, 1936-1970
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Description
John Milton Adams (1905- ) was a professor of pediatrics at UCLA (1950-72) specializing in immunology, multiple sclerosis (MS), and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The collection consists of Adams's professional correspondence, publications, and research files.
Background
Adams was born on June 7, 1905 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; BS, Princeton, 1929; MD, Columbia, 1933; Ph.D, University of Minnesota, 1943; taught at University of Minnesota from 1939-50; professor of pediatrics at UCLA, 1950-72; specialist in immunology, multiple sclerosis, and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS); Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, UCLA, 1950-64; director of American Board of Pediatrics from 1960-66; author of over 100 scholarly articles.
Extent
24 boxes (12 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.