Record Series 255 contains for the administrative files of Jeanne Fulkerson Williams. Mrs. Williams was Dean Stafford Warren,
the first and founding dean of the UCLA School of Medicine, first secretary. She worked in the Dean's Office for forty years,
rising to the rank of assistant dean. The materials in this series include: administrative records for the various clinical
departments, research units, and institutes that are a part of the medical school.
The School of Medicine was established in 1947 on a 35-acre site at the south end of the campus. The first class of 28 medical
students was accepted in 1951. In 1954, it moved to permanent buildings; and has grown since. The founding dean of the medical
school was Dr. Stafford L. Warren. In addition to Dean Warren, Dr. Charles Carpenter, professor of infectious diseases; Dr.
John Lawrence, professor of medicine; Dr. Andrew Dowdy, professor of radiology; and Dr. William Longmire, professor of surgery
were the original faculty of the school.
6.6 linear ft.
(11 boxes, 2 cartons)
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