• Creator
  • Allen, Raymond B
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • Raymond B. Allen received his Ph.D. and MD from University of Minnesota. He became President of the University of Washington in 1946 until 1951. While President of the University of Washington he dealt with the Un-American Activities Committee and subsequently dismissed three professors for their affiliation with the Communist Party. He served as the first Chancellor of University of California, Los Angeles from 1951 to 1959. Roy W. McDonald w... more
    Raymond B. Allen received his Ph.D. and MD from University of Minnesota. He became President of the University of Washington in 1946 until 1951. While President of the University of Washington he dealt with the Un-American Activities Committee and subsequently dismissed three professors for their affiliation with the Communist Party. He served as the first Chancellor of University of California, Los Angeles from 1951 to 1959. Roy W. McDonald was an attorney for the law firm Donovan Leisure Newton Lumbard and Irvine. The Interim Committee on Un-American Activities (Canwell Committee) operated from 1947-1949. It was a special exploratory committee of the Washington State Legislature which investigated the influence of the Communist Party in Washington State, most notably at the University of Washington. During the years the committee was active it subpoenaed and took to trial 12 of the University’s professors, three of whom were dismissed from the university for having Communist... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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