Finding Aid for the Horace Winchell Magoun Papers, 1963-1972

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Finding Aid for the Horace Winchell Magoun Papers, 1963-1972

Collection number: 1485

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.


Container List

 

Papers, 1963-1972

Creator/Collector: Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907-
Physical Description: (1 box)