Oral Histories

Interview of Dean E. McHenry

UCLA Student Leaders: Dean E. McHenry
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Treleven, Dale E.
McHenry, Dean 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.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series document the experiences and activities of student leaders at UCLA beginning in 1919, when the institution was named University of California, Southern Branch, and moving forward into the 1930s. This series was funded in part by Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA).
Childhood on farm in Lompoc, California; moves to Los Angeles; enters UCLA; the Vermont Avenue campus; Reserve Officers Training Corps; move to Westwood campus; fraternities; University Dramatics Society; Young Men's Christian Association activities; Campus Capers; university traditions; campus athletics; Stephen W. Cunningham; William C. Ackerman; the Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA); the ASUCLA financial deficit; the Daily Bruin; Thanic Shield; Golden Bruin; Ernest Carroll Moore; Earl J. Miller; impact of the Depression; UCLA professors; UCLA political science department; Robert Gordon Sproul; politics on campus; pros and cons of fraternities and sororities; elected student body president; Clark Kerr; administrative philosophy of the University of California, Santa Cruz; Charles E. Young; runs for mayor of Los Angeles in 1950; runs for the United States Congress in 1952.