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Finding Aid for the School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren. 1926-1985.
University Archives Record Series 300  
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  • Title: School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 300
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 95.2 linear ft. (237 boxes, 1 carton, 1 half box)
    Date: 1926-1985
    Abstract: Record Series 300 contains the administrative files of Stafford L. Warren, Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.
    Creator: School of Medicine. Office of the Dean; Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences. 1948-

    Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

    Processing Information

    Original processing of boxes 1-13 has been revised and updated (2005 Summer): contents of file folders have been reviewed; folder titles revised as needed; and some folders assigned new box numbers. Record Series 300 now consists of Boxes 1-13; 19-242 [NOTE: boxes 14-18 empty].

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren (University Archives Record Series 300). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical note

    Stafford Leak Warren (1896-1981) earned his B.A. at University of California at Berkeley in 1918; M.A. and M.D. at University of California San Francisco Medical School, 1922; and accomplished his postgraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and Harvard, 1922-1925. Warren went on to direct the Atomic Energy Project at the University of Rochester (1943) and worked on the Manhattan Project. After the war, Warren came to UCLA to serve as dean of the School of Medicine (1947-1962), vice-chancellor of the Health Sciences (1962-1963) and professor emeritus at UCLA (1965-1981).

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 300 contains the administrative files of Stafford L. Warren, Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Files regard the founding and development of the School of Medicine, as well as atomic bomb and atomic energy; Atomic Energy Commission; budgets; civil defense and UCLA disaster preparedness; foundations; hospitals; Health Research Facilities Grant; Public Health; Veteran's Administration; Planning Committee; Faculty Practice Plan; and construction and location plans. Materials include correspondence, reports, proposals, employment applications, research materials, and architectural drawings. Architectural drawings include diazotypes, blue prints, and original drawings of the Medical Center and its environs dating between 1948-1968. Drawings originated in the Office of Architects and Engineers (and its predecessors); Welton Becket and Associates; Murray, Erick, and Associates; Stacy and Skinner Structural Engineers; Wurdman and Becket; and Neptune, Thomas, and Associates. Some drawings are notated.
    There is a gap in the box numbering sequence of this record series. Due to reprocessing, box numbers jump from box 13 to box 19.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.