Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

SONNEBORN MSS.

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VIII. PERSONAL

The personal materials are arranged alphabetically by subject and contain miscellaneous materials, such as biographical materials, calendars, diaries, award certificates and photographs.
Box 56 (cont'd.)
  • Addresses
  • Autobiographical - My Intellectual History in Relation to my Contributions to Science; Self-Portrait of an Academician, written for National Academy of Sciences files (3 folders)
  • Awards and Honorary Degrees: American Association for the Advancement of Science prize, 1946; Brown Derby Award, awarded by Sigma Delta Chi, 1971; Frederic Bachman Lieber Award, 1967; Honorary degrees: Indiana University, 1978; Johns Hopkins University, 1957; Northwestern University, 1975; Université de Genève, 1975; University of Munster, Germany (see: Speeches--1979, July 4, Nuclear differ entiation); Kimber Genetics Medal, 1959 (see also: Oversize); Mendel Medal of the Czechoslovakian Academy of Sciences, 1965 (10 folders)
  • Biographical materials. Mostly biographical sketches written by Sonneborn for various reference sources (2 folders)
  • Calendars: 1967-1968; 1971-1972; 1973-1974; 1975, Jan.-July; 1977, Oct.-Dec.; 1978, Jan.-June
  • Department of Defense security clearance
  • Diary: (7 folders) 1921, Feb. 21-1939, Mar. 11; Data diary, 1947-1952; 1949, 1955; 1964-1967; 1970-1975
Box 57
  • Diary: (2 folders) 1976-1977
  • Indiana University appointment, 1939 Job offers, 1937-1964 (3 folders)
  • Johns Hopkins University, 1922-1939 (2 folders)
  • Library. Including inventory, lists of books given away and disposition of Sonneborn's papers (5 folders)
  • Memorials to Sonneborn. Includes: typescripts of several memorials and 2 reel-to-reel audio tapes (4 folders)
  • Photographs. Mostly of Sonneborn and his colleagues (7 folders) (see also: Oversize)
  • Reprint requests
Box 58
  • Tributes to Sonneborn. Includes: correspondence, hand-drawn birthday and anniversary cards, poems and tearsheets (4 folders) See also: Oversize
  • Miscellaneous items
Oversize 3
  • Photographs
  • Kimber Genetics Award for 1959 [certificate]
Oversize 4
  • Scrapbooks of photographs, certificates, printed items and clippings: 1933-1975
  • Scrapbooks of photographs, certificates, printed items and clippings: 1937-1975

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