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Medical Faculty Wives. Historian's Books. 1949-1992.
University Archives Record Series 515  
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  • Title: Medical Faculty Wives. Historian's Books.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 515
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.2 linear ft. (3 boxes, 1 oversize box)
    Date: 1949-1992
    Abstract: Record Series 515 contains historian books generated by UCLA's Medical Faculty Wives organization.
    Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Medical Faculty Wives.


    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Medical Faculty Wives. Historian's Books (University Archives Record Series 515). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical note

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 515 contains historian books generated by UCLA's Medical Faculty Wives organization. Files contain scrapbooks and scrapbook pages holding black and white and color photos, clippings, event fliers, invitations, programs, select correspondence, and other ephemera related to the actions of the Medical Faculty Wives between 1949-1992.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3466971