Scope and Content
Title: Horace Winchell Magoun Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1963-1972
Collection number: 1485
Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907-
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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 where The UC Regents do not hold
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Horace Winchell Magoun Papers (Collection 1485). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
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).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of papers, published articles, comments at professional conferences, letters, and files of Horace Magoun,
dean of the graduate division, UCLA School of Medicine. Includes files on quality of graduate education and faculty organization,
various papers and articles on science research, and reports on U.S. graduate schools. Includes Magoun's paper, “A survey
of graduate education in engineering in the United States, California, and UCLA,” and a copy of his journal article, “The
Cartter report on quality in graduate education.”
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Magoun, Horace Winchell, 1907- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine--Administration--Archival resources.
Deans (Education)--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.