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Breslow (Lester) papers
LSC.2246  
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Description
Lester Breslow was a former dean of the UCLA School of Public Health, professor emeritus of health services, and one of the leading figures in public health. He was born March 17, 1915 in Bismarck, ND, and received a BS in Psychology (1935) from the University of Minnesota, where he also earned his medical and public health degrees (MD, 1938; MPH, 1941). He is widely known for his early advocacy and research into health promotion and disease prevention. This collection consists of materials related to Breslow's professional research, scholarship, and leadership in the field of public health both as a UCLA professor and as a researcher and advocate in non-UCLA affiliated projects. The papers include professional correspondence, research notes and files, authored reports and related materials, conference presentation and talks, legislative testimonies and related materials.
Background
Lester Breslow was a former dean of the UCLA School of Public Health, professor emeritus of health services, and one of the leading figures in public health. He was born March 17, 1915 in Bismarck, ND, and received a BS in Psychology (1935) from the University of Minnesota, where he also earned his medical and public health degrees (MD, 1938; MPH, 1941).
Extent
53.6 Linear Feet (134 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright to portions of this collection has been assigned to the UCLA Library Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Library Special Collections. Credit shall be given as follows: The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the UCLA Library Special Collections.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.