Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren. 1925-1968.
University Archives Record Series 300  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (132.78 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Historical note
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 300
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 75.2 linear ft. (188 boxes)
    Date: 1925-1968
    Abstract: Record Series 300 contains the administrative files of the first Dean of the UCLA School of Medicine, Stafford L.Warren.
    Creator: School of Medicine. Office of the Dean; Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences. 1948-


    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], School of Medicine. Office of the Dean. Administrative files of Stafford L. Warren (University Archives Record Series 300). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical note

    Stafford Leak Warren (1896-1981) earned his B.A. at University of California at Berkeley in 1918; M.A. and M.D. at University of California San Francisco Medical School, 1922; and accomplished his postgraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and Harvard, 1922-1925. Warren went on to direct the Atomic Energy Project at the University of Rochester (1943) and worked on the Manhattan Project. After the war, Warren came to UCLA to serve as dean of the School of Medicine (1947-1962), vice-chancellor of the Health Sciences (1962-1963) and professor emeritus at UCLA (1965-1981).

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 300 contains the administrative files of Stafford L. Warren, Dean of UCLA's School of Medicine. Files include School of Medicine employment applications; letters of reference directed to Stafford L. Warren; and correspondence (chiefly from physicians, but also from student, administrative, and technical applicants); as well as information and correspondence regarding topics including atomic bomb and atomic energy; Atomic Energy Commission; budgets; civil defense and UCLA disaster preparedness; foundations; hospitals; Health Research Facilities Grant; Public Health; Veteran's Administration; UCLA Medical School and related departments; Planning Committee; Faculty Practice Plan; and construction and location plans.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    Series 1. Employment Applications. 1947-1955; n.d.

    Series 2. Professional Associations. 1946-1956; n.d.
    There is a gap in the box numbering sequence of this record series. Due to reprocessing, box numbers jump from box 13 to box 19.
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.