The collection contains papers and audiovisual materials relating to UCSF campus events.
The history of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine dates back to the founding of the Toland Medical
College in 1864. In 1873 it began its affiliation with the University of California campus in Berkeley. The Parnassus campus
location opened in 1898.
Dr. Robert Langley Porter, a renowned pediatrician, graduated in 1896 from Cooper Medical College in San Francisco. He traveled
extensively in Europe and studied in London. Returning to San Francisco, he became one of the city's first pediatricians with
a successful practice. He joined the University of California faculty in 1918, becoming a lecturer in pediatrics. In 1927
Dr. Porter was called from a European tour to become dean of the UC School of Medicine by University President W. W. Campbell.
He retired from the deanship in 1940 at the age of seventy. He died at the age of ninety-five in 1965.
0.5 linear ft. (1 box).
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Collection is open for research.