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Freedman (Daniel X.) papers
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Description
Collection consists of correspondence, class syllabi, lectures, notes, grant applications, laboratory notebooks and data, manuscripts and typescripts of publications, lectures, speeches, interviews, publications, notes of committee meetings and draft reports, patient case notes and correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, awards, photographs, and audiotapes.
Background
Freedman was born on August 17, 1921 in Lafayette, Indiana; BA, Harvard University, 1947; MD, Yale University, 1951; as recipient of a Career Investigator Award, he studied the effects of LSD at the National Institute of Mental Health (1957-58); assistant professor (1958-61), associate professor (1961-64), and professor of psychiatry (1964-66), Yale University; became professor and chair of the psychiatry department at the University of Chicago in 1966; became Judson Braun Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at UCLA in 1983; served as acting chairman of the UCLA department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, and acting director of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 1989-91; became chief editor of the American Medical Association's Archives of General Psychiatry in 1970; served as president of the American Association of Chairmen of Departments of Psychiatry (1972-73), the Association of Research in Nervous and Mental Disease (1974), the American Psychiatric Association (1981-82), and the Society of Biological Psychiatry (1985-86); chaired or served on many federal committees; won several awards including the Award for Distinguished Achievement in Modern Medicine (1973), co-authored The theory and practice of psychiatry (with Frederick C. Redlich, 1966); Freedman died on June 3, 1993 in Los Angeles.
Extent
112.0 Linear Feet (225 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.
Availability
Portions of collection unprocessed. Audiovisual materials are unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.