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Mary B. Olney papers

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Title

Mary B. Olney papers

Description

Selected documents and images from the Mary B. Olney papers, MSS 98-64. In 1938, Dr. Olney founded the first wilderness camp in California for children with diabetes. The camp developed into Bearskin Meadow, a permanent campsite located near Kings Canyon National Park. Dr. Olney graduated from the UCSF School of Medicine in 1932. She completed her training in pediatrics at San Francisco General Hospital and was later appointed Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF. At the time of her death in 1993, Olney had served the UCSF community for over 50 years.

Source

Mary B. Olney papers, MSS 98-64

Publisher

Regents of the University of California

Date

1940-1980

Contributor

UCSF Archives and Special Collections

Rights

Regents of the University of California

Items in the Mary B. Olney papers Collection

Photograph of Dr. Mary Olney leaning on a tree during a nature hike.

Dr. Mary Olney at camp teaching a nutrition class to a group of children with diabetes.

Nutrition information and diet plan for children with diabetes. Created by Dr. Mary Olney and Larry Carbine for use at Bearskin Meadow Camp.