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Finding Aid for the Viola Lockhart Warren Papers, 1908-1968
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  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Viola Lockhart Warren Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1968
    Collection number: 1322
    Creator: Warren, Viola Lockhart, 1896-1968
    Extent: 36 boxes (18 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Viola Lockhart Warren (1896- ) was a lecturer on medical history in the UCLA Department of History (1953-58) and wrote about early California for children and early California medical men. She was also the assistant editor for the Journal of electricity (1918-20), did book reviews for Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, New York (1938-43), and was a columnist on women's affairs for the Oak Ridge journal in Tennessee (1944-46). The collection consists of Warren's correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, some photographs, and ephemera.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative 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 the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Viola Lockhart Warren Papers (Collection 1322). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Warren was born in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska, September 6, 1896; married Stafford Warren, 1920; BA, University of California, Berkeley (1918); graduate work in English at Radcliff (1922-23); assistant editor, Journal of electricity (1918-20); did book reviews for Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, New York (1938-43); columnist on women's affairs, Oak Ridge journal, Tennessee (1944-46); lecturer in medical history, University of California, Los Angeles Department of History (1953-58); wrote about early California for children and early California medical men; gave numerous public speeches on children's and women's welfare, the women in the Oak Ridge War period, and the impact of the new University of California, Los Angeles Medical School (1947-62).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, some photographs, and ephemera related to the life of Viola Lockhart Warren. Includes correspondence with members of the Warren family including Stafford Warren, materials related to the Los Angeles College Clinical Association (ca. 1909-51), miscellaneous manuscripts of Warrens, and a photo album containing mostly unidentified snapshots.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Warren, Viola Lockhart, 1896-1968--Archives.
    Women authors--Archival resources.
    College teachers' spouses--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.