Horace Winchell Magoun (1907- ) was a professor and chairman of the department of anatomy (1950-55), then professor and dean
of the graduate division of the UCLA School of Medicine beginning in 1962. The collection consists of Magoun's papers, published
articles, comments at professional conferences, letters, and files.
Magoun was born on June 23, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; BS, Rhode Island State College, 1929; MS, Syracuse University,
1931; Ph.D, Northwestern University Medical School, 1934, D.Sc, Northwestern University, 1959; D.Sc., University of Rhode
Island, 1960; H.H.D., Wayne State University, 1965; instructor Institute of Neurology (1934-37), assistant professor (1937-40),
associate professor (1940-43), and professor of microanatomy (1943-50), Northwestern University; Rockefeller Fellow, Johns
Hopkins Medical School, 1939-40; professor and chairman of the department of anatomy (1950-55), then professor and dean of
the graduate division of the UCLA School of Medicine beginning in 1962; winner of the Passano award of the American Medical
Association, 1963; member of the American Academy of Neurology; published works include The waking brain (1958) and The historical development of physiological thought (1959).
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