Oral Histories

Interview of John E. Canaday

Member of the University of California Board of Regents.
Alumni Officer and University Regent
Interviews not in a series, part one
UCLA and University of California History
UC Regents
UC Regents
Biographical Note:
Member of the University of California Board of Regents.
Canaday, John E.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Youth and early education in Indiana; DePauw University; move to California; attendance at University of California, Southern Branch; bond campaign for Westwood campus; involvement with Alumni Association; description of Westwood campus, 1929; campaign for graduate program; publication of California of the Southland; Lockheed Corporation; membership on University of California Board of Regents; loyalty oath issue; Angela Davis; UCLA personalities: Ernest Carroll Moore, Alex MacGillivray, Frederick Woellner, Robert Campbell, Joe Valentine, William C. Ackerman, Robert Gordon Sproul, Clarence A. Dykstra, Dean McHenry; UCLA buildings; William Andrews Clark Memorial Library given to UCLA; Pauley Pavilion; relations between governors and UC regents; Clark Kerr; Raymond B. Allen, Vern O. Knudsen, and Franklin D. Murphy; development of UC system.