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UCLA Brain Research Institute opening ceremonies scrapbook, 1961
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: UCLA Brain Research Institute opening ceremonies scrapbook.
    Date (inclusive): 1961
    Collection number: 411
    Creator: University of California, Los Angeles. Brain Research Institute
    Extent: 1 v.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library.Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Bound scrapbook with programs, letters, telegrams, clippings, and photographs mounted on leaves, commemorating the opening ceremonies of the UCLA Brain Research Institute, October 14-15, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. A nine-page typed statement by John D. French, M.D., founding Director of the Institute, provides a short history and description, and the major goals, of the new research institution.
    Physical location: UCLA Biomedical Library History and Special Collections Locked Cage.
    Language of Material: Collection materials inEnglish,Russian


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. 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 if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], UCLA Brain Research Institute opening ceremonies scrapbook (Manuscript collection 411). Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences , University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3520379 

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. Horace W. Magoun.

    Scope and Content

    The following are pasted onto the 10x12" leaves of the scrapbook:
    1. "UCLA's Brain Research Institute, 1961" by John D. French, M.D., Director, nine-page statement of history, organization, and goals.
    2. Invitations, programs, general information, and campus map for the opening ceremonies.
    3. Listing of the laboratories open to visitors during the ceremony weekend.
    4. Program of the opening symposium, "Frontiers in Brain Research", which was chaired by T. H. Bullock and S. Roberts, with Opening Remarks by Vice-Chancellor F. H. Sherwood and Regent E. W. Pauley, featured speakers W. F. Windle, A. Fessard, S. S. Kety, Percival Bailey, J. H. Gaddum, G. W. Harris, H. Kluever, R. Hassler, and Summation by H. W. Magoun.
    5. Letters of acceptance from the featured speakers.
    6. Snapshot portraits of Vice-Chancellor Foster H. Sherwood, Dean Stafford L. Warren, Dr. Theodore H. Bullock, Dr. Sidney Roberts, Dr. John D. French, Dr. William F. Windle, Dr. A. Fessard, Dr. Seymour S. Kety, Dr. Percival Bailey, Dr. Donald B. Lindsley, Dr. Charles A. Sawyer, Dr. J. H. Gaddum, Dr. G. W. Harris, Dr. Rolf Hassler, Dr. W. H. Magoun, plus a formal portrait of Dr. Magoun
    7. Typed list (C-Z only) of guests attending the opening ceremony (approx. 220 names).
    8. Lists of 41 institutions from 18 foreign countries and 14 from the U.S. sending congratulations.
    9. ca. 60 letters and 11 telegrams of congratulations from individuals unable to attend the opening.
    10. A letter from Toni (Mrs. Ernest V.) Edwards to Dr. French is also included, regretting that she can not attend the party honoring Dr. Magoun on his new position as Dean of the UCLA Graduate School.

    Related Material

    "Frontiers in Brain Research", ed. by John D. French. New York. Columbia Univ. Press, 1962. Papers presented at a symposium held at the opening of the Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Oct. 14-15, 1961. [UCLA Biomedical Library call no. WL 20 F888f 1962]

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    University of California, Los Angeles. Brain Research Institute.
    French, John D. (John Douglas), 1911-1989.
    Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907-1991.