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Finding Aid for the Horace Winchell Magoun Papers, 1963-1972
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Horace Winchell Magoun Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1963-1972
    Collection number: 1485
    Creator: Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Horace Winchell Magoun (1907- ) was a professor and chairman of the department of anatomy (1950-55), then professor and dean of the graduate division of the UCLA School of Medicine beginning in 1962. The collection consists of Magoun's papers, published articles, comments at professional conferences, letters, and files.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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 where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Horace Winchell Magoun Papers (Collection 1485). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Magoun was born on June 23, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; BS, Rhode Island State College, 1929; MS, Syracuse University, 1931; Ph.D, Northwestern University Medical School, 1934, D.Sc, Northwestern University, 1959; D.Sc., University of Rhode Island, 1960; H.H.D., Wayne State University, 1965; instructor Institute of Neurology (1934-37), assistant professor (1937-40), associate professor (1940-43), and professor of microanatomy (1943-50), Northwestern University; Rockefeller Fellow, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1939-40; professor and chairman of the department of anatomy (1950-55), then professor and dean of the graduate division of the UCLA School of Medicine beginning in 1962; winner of the Passano award of the American Medical Association, 1963; member of the American Academy of Neurology; published works include The waking brain (1958) and The historical development of physiological thought (1959).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of papers, published articles, comments at professional conferences, letters, and files of Horace Magoun, dean of the graduate division, UCLA School of Medicine. Includes files on quality of graduate education and faculty organization, various papers and articles on science research, and reports on U.S. graduate schools. Includes Magoun's paper, “A survey of graduate education in engineering in the United States, California, and UCLA,” and a copy of his journal article, “The Cartter report on quality in graduate education.”

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine--Administration--Archival resources.
    Deans (Education)--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.