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Finding Aid for the Hermann Becks Papers, ca. 1932-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hermann Becks Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1932-1958
    Collection number: 949
    Creator: Becks, Hermann, 1897-1962
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Hermann Becks (1897-1962) was born in Wesel am Rhine, Germany. He is known for his research and publications in dentistry and experimental biology. The collection consists of correspondence and printed material related to Becks's career as a dentist and research scientist.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ruth Becks, 1964.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hermann Becks Papers (Collection 949). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 462323 

    Biography

    Hermann Becks was born in Wesel am Rhine, Germany, in 1897; received medical training at University of Rostock in Germany, and DDS from University of California at Berkeley, 1933; known for his research and publications in dentistry and experimental biology; chairman, Oral Biology Department at University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry; awarded Fauchard Medal for contributions to oral medicine, 1958.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence and printed material related to Becks's career as a dentist and research scientist in oral medicine and experimental biology.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Becks, Hermann, 1897-1962--Archives.
    University of California, San Francisco. School of Dentistry--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Dentists--United States--Archival resources.
    Oral medicine--Research--United States.
    Biology, Experimental--Research.