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Biology -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Annamaria Torriani-Gorini papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0702
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of Annamaria Torriani-Gorini, who was a professor in the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Materials in the collection span the 1960s-1970s. Among the materials are correspondence, research materials, writings, lecture notes and more. Of interest are materials on women in science and women faculty groups at MIT.

Dates: approximately 1940 to 2013

Bernard S. Gould papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008717677]
Identifier: MC-0279
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Bernard S. Gould consist largely of Gould's writings, and professional correspondence with a number of companies including the Gillette Safety Razor Company and the Howard Company with whom he worked.

Dates: 1937 - 1980

David Botstein personal archives

Identifier: MC-0277
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection contains correspondence, grant proposals, research materials and records of his work at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for his study of the temperate salmonella bacteriophage P22. Botstein's activities as a member of the MIT Department of Biology are illustrated in course notes, course evaluations, and student papers for classes he taught in genetics and molecular biology, 1972-1988; and correspondence with colleagues and records of committees on which he served,...
Dates: 1967 - 1997

David F. Waugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0255

Har Gobind Khorana papers

Identifier: MC-0346
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of research and laboratory notebooks relating to DNA research.

Dates: circa 1970-2006

Herman N. Eisen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0664
Abstract The Herman N. Eisen papers document the professional life of Herman Eisen (1918-2014), a professor of Biology at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (previously the MIT Center for Cancer Research). Herman Eisen’s focus on immunology can be seen in laboratory notes and data sets, many authored by Eisen’s students and assistants, as well as research materials and articles co-authored by Eisen and some of his students, photographs, and correspondence he maintained with his former...
Dates: 1946 - 2011

Jerome Y. Lettvin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0525
Abstract The collection documents the career of Jerome Y. Lettvin, a cognitive scientist who made important contributions to neurophysiology and vision science. Lettvin came to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1951, joining the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), He was professor emeritus of electrical and bioengineering and communications physiology at the time of his death in 2011. His research on optic nerve studies and the physiology and psychology of vision is documented...
Dates: 1943 - 1994

John M. Buchanan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0650
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the personal and professional life of John M. Buchanan. It contains many of Buchanan’s research publications, as well as articles written by him about the history of the field of biochemistry. The collection also contains letters, photographs, teaching materials, newspaper clippings, materials relating to Department of Biology’s history and students he mentored. Included is a video production covering the scientific symposium held at MIT in 1987 honoring Professor...
Dates: 1938 - 2007

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Public Health students' reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0089
Abstract The Department of Biology was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1889, replacing Course 7, Natural History. In addition to premedical studies, the department also emphasized bacteriology and sanitary biology. In 1911, the department’s name was changed to the Department of Biology and Public Health. This collection, spanning 1926 to 1930, consists of six bound volumes of reports prepared by graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Biology and...
Dates: 1926 - 1930

Maurice S. Fox papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0390
Scope and Contents of the Collection Files on the Committee on the Assessment of Biohazards include minutes and agendas from committee meetings, correspondence, and testimony regarding recombinant DNA research, letters of appointment to the committee, and application of professors at MIT to conduct recombinant DNA experiments at the Institute. Also included are materials from the City of Cambridge Biohazards Committee including correspondence, notes, and draft statements regarding recombinant DNA research within the city of...
Dates: 1924 - 1996

Phillip A. Sharp papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0678
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Phillip A. Sharp between the approximate years of 1971 to 2004.

Materials include: grants, correspondence, publications, course notes, slides, and administrative files.

Dates: 1971 - 2004

Susan Hockfield papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0642
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of Susan Hockfield, who was a professor of Neurobiology at Yale University before joining MIT in 2004-2012 to serve as president of the Institute. Materials in this collection span her the 1980s through the early 2000s, including her time at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Among the materials are correspondence, research materials and writings.

Dates: approximately 1980 to 2004

Vernon M. Ingram papers

Identifier: MC-0645
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence, memoir, and photographs, 2003 - 2006 series consists entirely of digitial material. It includes correspondence, four photographs, and personal writings including notes, diary entries, and a memoir segment. The photographs are in TIFF or JPEG formats and documents are in RTF or Microsoft Word formats.

Dates: circa 1970-2006