Oral Histories

Interview of Stafford L. Warren (Regent Edward A. Dickson)

Dean of the UCLA School of Medicine. Interviewed because of connection to UCLA Regent Edward A. Dickson.
The Godfather of UCLA”: Regent Edward A. Dickson
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
UCLA and University of California History
UC Regents
Wutkee, Winston
Warren, Stafford L.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Series Statement:
This series contains reminiscences of individuals who knew University of California Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Stafford L. Warren on his memories of Edward A. Dickson: First meeting Dickson; Edwin Janss; John Anson Ford and site selection for medical school; Dickson's influence with Ernest E. Debs and Phil Davis in legislature; architect David Allison; Dickson's opposition to locating neuro-psychiatric unit on UCLA campus; Frank Tallman, head of California Department of Mental Hygiene; Helen M. Laughlin; Edwin Pauley; Marion Davies's contribution to medical school; Dickson's support for the arts; Vern O. Knudsen; Isaac Jones; Edwin and Guy Earl; Lincoln Club; Neylan and other regents; loyalty oath issue; Wilhelmina Dickson as stabilizing influence in Dickson's life; Allen, Coffman, and Dickson.