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Leo Szilard research files,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: QR84_.S95 MSS 196

Dates

  • 1948-1969
  • 1948-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Leo Szilard was a nuclear physicist, biologist and advocate of global arms control. Aaron Novick is a biophysicist. From 1948 to 1952, they jointly investigated the genetics and physiology of bacteria and viruses at the Institute of Radiology and Physics (University of Chicago).

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Arranged in. three series: 1. Correspondence. 2. Laboratory notebooks. 3. Photographs

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date of acquisition--1991.

Summary

The collection comprises seven laboratory notebooks documenting Szilard's and Novick's investigations of bacteria and viruses, correspondence between the two scientist from 1948 to 1964, and photographs of the chemostat they used for their work.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Leo Szilard research files, QR84_.S95 MSS 196
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Your Name Here Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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