Oral Histories

Interview of Elmer Belt

UCLA professor of urology and collector of works relating to Leonardo da Vinci. Interviewed because of connection to UCLA Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Subtitle:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Series:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UC Regents
Interviewer:
Wutkee, Winston
Interviewee:
Belt, Elmer
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Series Statement:
This series contains reminiscences of individuals who knew University of California Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Abstract:
Elmer Belt on his memories of Edward A. Dickson: First impressions of Dickson; start of UCLA medical school; State Board of Public Health; Earl Warren and legislative support for medical school; Sproul's influence; Stafford Warren and Dickson; Dickson's support of Powell; 1942 reappointment to regents; Herbert Hoover and Kerensky memoirs; Dickson's final illness.