• Creator
  • Students' Committee for Academic Freedom
  • 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. The University of... 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. The University of California, University Committee on Academic Freedom studies things that may impact the academic freedom of the University, its faculty and/or students. The discuss faculty employment procedures including discipline, reviews, reputation of faculty, and political and social trends. 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... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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