Ewan Cameron (1922-1991), was a physician and researcher who, for many years, collaborated closely with Linus Pauling in studying the potential benefits of treating cancer with megadoses of vitamin C. His papers contain many of the personal and official letters, research notes, manuscripts, and scientific offprints that he and his estate accumulated over the years 1959-1994, with the bulk dating to his time of affiliation with the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, 1971-1991.
ID: MSS Cameron
Extent: 19.0 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The collection includes dozens of boxes of material from research initiatives that Cameron conducted, including study proposals, grant applications, funding information, notes, manuscripts, and published papers. Cameron's correspondence with a number of colleagues, most notably Linus Pauling, is likewise included in the collection, as are smaller sets of biographical content, including Cameron's awards.
Statement on Access: Permission to examine the Cameron Papers will be granted to qualified researchers upon completion of an "Application for Use" form, and contingent upon the researcher's agreement to abide by the rules and policies governing the use of manuscripts.
Preferred Citation: Ewan Cameron Papers (MSS Cameron), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The papers were donated to Special Collections by the Linus Pauling Institute in 2000 and 2001, with the bulk accession occuring in July 2000.
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