Scope and Content
Title: UCLA Brain Research Institute opening ceremonies scrapbook.
Date (inclusive): 1961
Collection number: 411
Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Brain Research Institute
Extent: 1 v.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: Bound scrapbook with programs, letters, telegrams, clippings, and photographs mounted on leaves, commemorating the opening
ceremonies of the UCLA Brain Research Institute, October 14-15, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. A nine-page typed statement
by John D. French, M.D., founding Director of the Institute, provides a short history and description, and the major goals,
of the new research institution.
Physical location: UCLA Biomedical Library History and Special Collections Locked Cage.
Language of Material: Collection materials inEnglish,Russian
Collection is open for research.
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. 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 if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.
[Identification of item], UCLA Brain Research Institute opening ceremonies scrapbook, 411, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
History and Special Collections for the Sciences , University of California, Los Angeles.
Gift of Dr. Horace W. Magoun.
Scope and Content
The following are pasted onto the 10x12" leaves of the scrapbook:
1. "UCLA's Brain Research Institute, 1961" by John D. French, M.D., Director, nine-page statement of history, organization,
2. Invitations, programs, general information, and campus map for the opening ceremonies.
3. Listing of the laboratories open to visitors during the ceremony weekend.
4. Program of the opening symposium, "Frontiers in Brain Research", which was chaired by T. H. Bullock and S. Roberts, with
Opening Remarks by Vice-Chancellor F. H. Sherwood and Regent E. W. Pauley, featured speakers W. F. Windle, A. Fessard, S.
S. Kety, Percival Bailey, J. H. Gaddum, G. W. Harris, H. Kluever, R. Hassler, and Summation by H. W. Magoun.
5. Letters of acceptance from the featured speakers.
6. Snapshot portraits of Vice-Chancellor Foster H. Sherwood, Dean Stafford L. Warren, Dr. Theodore H. Bullock, Dr. Sidney
Roberts, Dr. John D. French, Dr. William F. Windle, Dr. A. Fessard, Dr. Seymour S. Kety, Dr. Percival Bailey, Dr. Donald
B. Lindsley, Dr. Charles A. Sawyer, Dr. J. H. Gaddum, Dr. G. W. Harris, Dr. Rolf Hassler, Dr. W. H. Magoun, plus a formal
portrait of Dr. Magoun
7. Typed list (C-Z only) of guests attending the opening ceremony (approx. 220 names).
8. Lists of 41 institutions from 18 foreign countries and 14 from the U.S. sending congratulations.
9. ca. 60 letters and 11 telegrams of congratulations from individuals unable to attend the opening.
10. A letter from Toni (Mrs. Ernest V.) Edwards to Dr. French is also included, regretting that she can not attend the party
honoring Dr. Magoun on his new position as Dean of the UCLA Graduate School.
"Frontiers in Brain Research", ed. by John D. French. New York. Columbia Univ. Press, 1962. Papers presented at a symposium
held at the opening of the Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Oct. 14-15, 1961. [UCLA Biomedical
Library call no. WL 20 F888f 1962]
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
University of California, Los Angeles. Brain Research Institute.
French, John D. (John Douglas), 1911-1989.
Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907-1991.