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Medical Faculty Wives. Historian's Books. 1949-1992.
University Archives Record Series 515  
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Record Series 515 contains historian books generated by UCLA's Medical Faculty Wives organization.
The Medical Faculty Wives at the University of California, Los Angeles, began with an informal luncheon in 1949 to discuss the desirability of such an organization as a benefit to the medical school (founded in 1945). Originating members included Mrs. John Lawrence, Mrs. Charles Carpenter, Mrs. Norman Nelson, and Mrs. Stafford Warren (chairwoman). As stated in the Constitution of the Medical Faculty Wives, the organization sought to "encourage wider acquaintance among the members and the sharing of common interest in the development of the School of Medicine and Hospital." Activities of the group included regular meetings, the organization of charity events, and operation of a patient library.
2.2 linear ft. (3 boxes, 1 oversize box)
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.
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