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Finding Aid for the Charles H. Sawyer Papers, 1915-1990
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles H. Sawyer Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1990
    Collection number: 271
    Creator: Sawyer, Charles H.
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 6 cartons (6 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    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], Charles H. Sawyer Papers (Collection 271). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains manuscripts, worksheets, revisions, correspondence and photographs relating to Sawyer Reprints. Also contains books, biographical files, research notes and lectures, bibliography, and abstracts, as well as materials relating to the UCLA Brain Research Institute, the UCLA Anatomy Department, Gross Anatomy lectures, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Master Set Sawyer Reprints.
    2. Sawyer's dissertation and his Steroid hormones and brain functions.
    3. Biographical files.
    4. Research notes and lectures.
    5. Nobel symposium.
    6. UCLA Brain Research Institute.
    7. UCLA Anatomy Department.
    8. Duke University annual reports.
    9. Gross Anatomy lectures.
    10. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
    11. Ford Foundation.
    12. Photographs.
    13. Bibliography.
    14. Abstracts.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sawyer, Charles H.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--School of Medicine--Dept. of Anatomy--Faculty--Archival resources.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Brain Research Institute.
    Anatomists--United States--Archival resources.
    Reprints.