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HAUROWITZ MSS.

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Inventory

I. Correspondence

The correspondence is divided into an alphabetical file covering Haurowitz's professional career (1925-July 1966) and a chronological file encompassing his post-retirement (August 1966-1985). The correspondents include several Nobel prize winners, colleagues, students and publishers. The correspondence is not indexed. A list of correspondents in this section is available. Additional correspondence can be found throughout the collection.
  • Box 1: A - G
  • Box 2: H - P
  • Box 3: Q - Z
  • Box 4: 1966, Aug. - 1976
  • Box 5: 1977 - 1985

II. Departmental

Includes internal memorandums and other materials relating to Haurowitz's academic appointment to the Chemistry Department at Indiana University, 1948-1981.
Box 5
  • folders 12-39: Correspondence, 1948-July 1966. Internal correspondence including letters concerning admission of students, examinations, grants and Chemistry Department policies.
  • Oversize: Account Books, 1951-1974. 3 vols. Includes purchase of equipment and supplies, use of funds.
Box 6
  • folders 1-3: Annual Reports, 1948/49-1980/81
  • folders 4-5: Chemistry Faculty Meeting, 1953-1969
  • folders 6-7: Chemistry Policy Committee, 1961-1970
  • folders 8-9: Other Committees, 1949-1978
  • folder 10: Biochemistry and Chemistry Seminars
  • folder 11: Cumulative Examinations, 1969-1978
  • folders 12-13: National Institutes of Health, 1950-1978. Applications for research grants, progress reports and correspondence
  • folder 14: National Science Foundation, 1971-1979. Applications for research grants, progress reports and correspondence
  • folder 15: Miscellaneous. Includes radiation material and miscellaneous Chemistry Department reports.

III. Research/Writings

Includes: typescripts, research notes, some correspondence and photographs. It is organized into the following sections: Research/Writings by Haurowitz; Lectures by Haurowitz; Research/Writings by Others; Reprints. A detailed list is available.

IV. Conferences

Includes programs, invitations and related materials. Arranged by organizing institution.
Box 20
  • folder 1:
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Section on Botanical Sciences, December 29, 1957; Conference on the History of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Brookline, Massachusetts, May 21-23, 1970
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science. Gordon Research Conferences on Proteins and Nucleic Acids, New Hampton: August 23-28, 1953; August 29-September 3, 1954; June 30-July 5, 1957; June 29-July 3, 1959
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science. Gordon Research Conference on: Proteins, June 24-28, 1963; Cell Structure & Metabolism, June 27-July 1, 1966; Proteins, June 25-30, 1967; Proteins, July 19-23, 1971; Immunochemistry & Immunobiology, Tilton, New Hampshire, June 25-30, 1972
  • American Association of Immunologists. International Congress of Immunology, 1st, Washington, DC, August 1-6, 1971
  • American Cancer Society. Scientific Program, Francis Delafield Hospital, New York, March 1969
  • American Chemical Society. Symposium on the Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Protein Denaturation, 1953; Wabash Valley Section. Protein Biosynthesis and its Modification by Antigens, Terre Haute, Indiana, February 6, 1959; Indiana Section. Frontiers of Biochemical Research, Indiana University, Medical Center, December 1, 1962; National Meeting, 143rd, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 15, 1963
  • American Institute of Biological Sciences. Molecular Structure and Biological Specificity, Washington, DC, October 28-29, 1955
  • AMAL. Scientific Seminar, May 11 & 14, 1959
  • Antibody Workshop Meeting. La Jolla, California, January 4-6, 1961; Cincinnati, Ohio, January 11 & 12, 1963; December 1-7, 1963
  • Biochemical Society. Colloquium on the Proteins of Membranes, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, February 19, 1971
  • Biochemische Gesellschaft der DDR. Symposium "Einweiss-Enzyme," Suhl, September 18, 1966
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory. Conference on Chemistry and Physiology of the Nucleus, August 15-17, 1951
  • folder 2:
  • Cambridge University. Haemoglobin Conference, Cambridge University, June 15-17, 1948.
  • Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island Biological Association. Symposia on Quantitative Biology, June 8-16, 1949
  • Czechoslovak Academy of Science. Developmental Aspects of Antibody Formation and Structure, Prague and Slapy, June 1-7, 1969
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. Jahreversammlung, Halle an der Saale, October 30-November 2, 1969
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie. Tagung, Düsseldorf, May 1-5, 1961
  • Duke University Medical Center. Division of Immunology. 3rd annual Seminar Series, February 28, 1966
  • Faraday Society. A General Discussion on the Physical Chemistry of Enzymes, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford, August 10-12, 1955
  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker. Strucktur und Bildung der Antikörper, Freiberg, July 3, 1963
  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte. Versammlung, 100, Wiesbaden, September 28-October 2, 1958; Versammlumg, 105, Heidelberg, October 6-10, 1968
  • folder 3:
  • Henry Ford Hospital. 8th International Symposium on the Mechanisms of Hypersensitivity, Detroit, March 27-29, 1958
  • Histochemical Society. 9th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 13-14, 1958
  • Indiana Public Health Association. Spring Meeting, Medical Center, Indianapolis, May 9, 1958. Laboratory Section.
  • Indiana University. Conference on Coordination Compounds, Bloomington, August 18-21, 1953; Department of Chemistry. Seminar on Biophysical Chemistry of the Nucleic Acids, Spring Semester, 1961; Chemical Colloquium, Bloomington, May 12, 1965; School of Medicine. 2nd Annual Biochemical Pathology Short Course, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, June 10-12, 1970; New Frontiers in Immunology: a Symposium in honor of Felix Haurowitz, Bloomington, February 28-March 2, 1973; Chemistry Colloquium, Bloomington, April 14, 1977.
  • Institute of Polymer Research. Symposium on Biosynthesis, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, November 14,1953
  • International Society for Cell Biology. 9th International Congress for Cell Biology, August 28-September 3, 1957
  • International Union of Biochemistry. 1st International Congress of Biochemistry, Cambridge, August 19-25, 1949; 3rd Congrès International de Biochimie, Bruxelles, Aug. 1-6, 1955; 4th Internationalen Kongresses für Biochemie, Wien, 1958; 5th International Congress of Biochemistry, Ploshchadka, Russia, August 12, 1961; 9th International Congress of Biochemistry, 1972; 10th International Congress of Biochemistry, July 29, 1976
  • Internationales Symposium der Probleme der Immunkrankheiten, Grosse Ledder, October 11-13, 1968.
  • Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. 6th Convention of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, September 20-25, 1981.
  • folder 4:
  • Michigan Biochemical Society. Protein and Polypeptide Synthesis, Augusta, Michigan, September 27, 1969
  • Michigan State College. 4th Annual Symposium in Fundamental Biology on Proteins and Protein Metabolism, East Lansing, Michigan, February 2-4
  • Michigan University. Molecular Structure and Biological Function: Summer Symposium on Biophysics, Biophysics Research Center, Ann Arbor, July 3-19, 1956
  • Mid-west Autumn Immunology Conference. Annual Meetings:, Chicago, November 3-5, 1974; 4th, Chicago, November 9-11, 1975; 6th, Chicago, November 6-8, 1977; 8th, Detroit, November 4-6, 1979
  • Mid-winter Conference of Immunologists. 8th, Pasadena, California, January 25-28, 1969; 10th, Pacific Grove, California, January 23-26, 1971
  • National Academy of Sciences. Conference on Complement, Shelter Island, New York, June 12-15, 1950; Subcommittee on Blood and Related Problems. Conference on Red Cell Metabolism, Washington, DC, November 19-20, 1954; Subcommittee on Blood and Related Problems. Conference on Hemoglobin, Washington, DC, May 2-3, 1957; Symposium on Antibody Formation, Bloomington, Indiana, November 16-18, 1959; Division of Medical Sciences. Symposium on Gamma Globulin, Washington DC, October 26-27, 1962
  • National Institutes of Health. Complement Workshop, Bethesda, Maryland, March 1, 1963
  • NATO Advanced Study Institute. Cellular and Genetic Aspects of Antibody Formation, Val Morin, Quebec, June 30-July 12, 1968
  • New York Academy of Medicine. Section of Microbiology. Symposium on Nature and Significance of the Antibody Response, New York, March 21-22, 1951
  • New York Academy of Sciences. Section of Biology. Conference on Proteolytic Enzymes and their Clinical Application, New York, November 8-9, 1956; Section of Biological and Medical Sciences. Conference on Autoimmunity - Experimental and Clinical Aspects, New York, February 3-5, 1964; Section of Biological and Medical Sciences. Conference on Specificity of Serological Reactions: Landsteiner Centennial, December 5-7, 1968; Conference on Membrane Structure and its Biological Applications, New York, June 2-4, 1971; Section of Biological and Medical Sciences. International Conference on RNA in Immune Response, New York, April 19-21, 1972
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Biology Division. Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Biology Research Conference on Enzyme and Protein Structure, April 4-6, 1955; Biology Research Conference on Antibodies: Their Production and Mechanism of Action, April 8-10, 1957; Symposium on Differentiation and Growth of Hemoglobin and Immunoglobulin Synthesizing Cells, April 4-7, 1966
  • Rutgers University. 10th Annual Conference Protein Conference, January 29-30, 1954; 14th Annual Protein Conference, January 24-25, 1958; Institute of Microbiology. Immunochemical Approaches to Problems in Microbiology, September 6-8, 1960
  • Rutgers University. Institute of Microbiology. Nucleic Acids in Immunology, October 16-18, 1967
  • Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Ohio Valley Section. Meeting, Bloomington, November 9-10, 1962
  • Symposium on Sulfur and Proteins. Farmouth, Massachusetts, May 23-24, 1958
  • Toronto University. Regulation of the Antibody Response, January 20-22, 1966
  • Universität Würzburg. Probleme der Antikörperstrucktur und der Antikörperbildung, November 3, 1969
  • Vanderbilt University. School of Medicine. Symposium on Immunity and Virus Infection, Vanderbilt University, May 1-2, 1958
  • Wayne State University. College of Medicine. 8th Annual Symposium on Blood, Wayne State University, January 16-17, 1959
  • Western Reserve University. Institute of Pathology. Enrique E. Ecker Annual Seminar in Experimental Pathology, Cleveland, Ohio, June 12, 1957
  • World Congress on Surface Activity. 2nd, London, April 8-12, 1957
  • folder 5:
  • Abstracts of Conferences, 1959-1977. Contains printed abstracts of papers and annotated typescript abstracts. Arranged chronologically.

V. Societies

Includes correspondence, certificates, printed materials, and policy documents concerning scientific societies. Arranged alphabetically by name of Society.
Box 20
  • folder 6: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1959-1986
  • folder 7: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1951
  • folder 8: American Cancer Society, 1952-1955
  • folder 9: American Chemical Society, 1959-1963
  • folder 10: American Society for Cell Biology
  • folder 11: American Society of Hematology, 1973
  • folder 12: American Society for Microbiology, 1975
  • folder 13: American Society of Naturalists, 1950
  • folder 14: Biochemical Society, 1945; Czechoslovak Medical Society, 1972
  • folder 15: Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, 1956; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, 1961
  • folder 16: Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie, 1966-1968; Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte; Gesellschaft für Immunologie, 1967; Gesellschaft für Physiologische Chemie, 1955
  • folder 17: Indiana Academy of Science, 1949-1980
  • folder 18: Indiana University societies, 1950-1966: Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1950; Indiana University Alumni Association 1974; Phi Beta Kappa, 1966; Phi Lambda Upsilon, 1949; Sigma Xi, 1946-1978
  • folder 19: International Society of Hematology, 1954
Box 21
  • folders 1-3: National Academy of Sciences, 1961-1986
  • folder 4: New York Academy of Sciences, 1951-1955
  • folder 5: Societè Française d'Immunologie, 1973
  • folder 6: Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1952-1962
  • folder 7: Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, 1947-1960
  • folder 8: Weiner Biologische Gesellschaft, 1934; Weizmann Institute of Science, 1971

VI. Photographs

Some photographs are accompanied by related materials, such as: newspaper and journal clippings; printed material concerning awards and prizes, including some certificates; autobiographical and biographical material; and obituaries.
Box 21
  • folders 9-13: Photographs of Felix Haurowitz, ca. 1938-1976. 169 photographs
  • folders 14-17: Photographs of Others, 1948-1982. 31 photographs. Arranged alphabetically. Mostly of scientists, many with whom Haurowitz corresponded, as well as those of researchers and coworkers at Indiana University.
  • folder 18: Photographs of groups and American Chemical Society Jubilee, ca. 1938-1974. 20 photographs. Includes group photographs of scientists and conference photographs.

VII. Printed

Box 21
  • folders 19-22: Newspaper and journal clippings on scientific topics and some political issues, particularly concerning the former Czechoslovakia and some book reviews. Also includes newsletters, pamphlets, articles and publisher's advertisements.
  • folder 23: Names and addresses

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