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Inventory of the Stanley Barron Freeborn Papers, 1925-1958
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Description
Dr. Stanley Barron Freeborn was named the first Provost of the University of California, Davis in 1952. He then served as Chancellor from 1958-1959. During his career he held several positions in the University of California system. From 1924-1935 he was chairman of the Division of Entomology at Davis. His research centered on mosquitoes and malaria and he was recognized as an authority on malariology. His papers contain biographical and research materials, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Background
Stanley Barron Freeborn (December 11, 1891-July 17, 1960) was the first provost of the University of California, Davis. He received a B.S. degree in 1914 and a Ph.D. degree in 1924 from the Massachusetts Agricultural College. His entire scientific and administrative career, save for two wartime leaves, was spent with the University of California. He joined the faculty at Berkeley as an Instructor in Entomology in 1914. Freeborn was chairman of the Division of Entomology at Davis from 1924-1935, then became assistant to the Dean of the College of Agriculture at Berkeley. Two years later, he was appointed Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture and Assistant Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station at Berkeley. In 1952 he was appointed as the first Provost of the Davis campus and in 1958 became Chancellor. Following his retirement in 1959, Freeborn was a part-time academic assistant to University of California President Clark Kerr and worked on a study section of the National Institutes of Health.
Extent
1 linear foot
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.