Scope and Content
Title: Hermann Becks Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1932-1958
Collection number: 949
Becks, Hermann, 1897-1962
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of 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, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging 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.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Ruth Becks, 1964.
[Identification of item], Hermann Becks Papers (Collection 949). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
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.