Leo L. Stanley scrapbooks and papers 1928-1965 1849-1974


Leo L. Stanley scrapbooks and papers 1928-1965 1849-1974

Comprises scrapbooks, correspondence, writings, publications, and other materials created or collected by Dr. Leo Leonidas Stanley documenting his personal research and professional work as a prison doctor, ship's physician, and medical experimenter (1913-1974). The scrapbooks contain Stanley's observations of conditions at prison hospitals and road camps in the United States and abroad, as well as descriptions of his travels. Scrapbooks, autobiographical writings, and other materials document the experimental testicular transplant surgeries Stanley performed during his tenure at San Quentin. The collection also contains Stanley's correspondence with prisoners, including J.P. "Bluebeard" Watson; Watson's writings, including his novel ; and official reports and records Stanley collected or transcribed from San Quentin. Tangled

27 boxes; (8 linear feet)


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California State Prison at San Quentin

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Stanley, Leo L. (Leo Leonidas), 1886-

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Resident physician, California State Prison, San Quentin, California. From the description of Twenty years at San Quentin : printed pamphlet, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79628021 Physician for San Quentin Prison, 1913-1951. During his leaves of absence, Stanley signed on as relief surgeon on maritime ships. From the description of Leo L. Stanley papers, 1928-1965. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145415108 Physician for San Q...

Watson, J. P.

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