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Finding Aid for the Charles H. Sawyer Papers, 1915-1990
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Description
Charles Henry Sawyer (1915- ) was a professor of anatomy at Duke University and at the UCLA School of Medicine (1951-85) where he served as chairman of the department (1955-63). His research interests included neuroendocrinology of reproduction, nervous control of pituitary secretion, the function, distribution, ontogenesis and properties of cholinesterases, and the effects of hormones on brain function. The collection contains manuscripts, worksheets, revisions, correspondence and photographs relating to Sawyer Reprints, biographical files, research notes and lectures, bibliographies and abstracts.
Background
Charles Henry Sawyer was born on January 24, 1915 in Ludlow, Vermont; AB, Middlebury College, 1937; Ph.D. in zoology, Yale University, 1941; on academic staffs in anatomy, Stanford and Duke Universities, 1941-51; professor of Anatomy, Duke University, 1950; professor of anatomy, UCLA School of Medicine (1951-85); served as chairman of the anatomy department, 1955-63; vice-president, American Association of Anatomists, 1968-70, and winner of its Henry Gray Award, 1984; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; won Award of Extraordinary Merit, UCLA Medical Alumni Association, 1990; his research interests included neuroendocrinology of reproduction; nervous control of pituitary secretion; the function, distribution, ontogenesis and properties of cholinesterases; and the effects of hormones on brain function.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 6 cartons (6 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.