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Avery, Oswald Theodore, 1877-1955


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Michael Heidelberger

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101584940X63
Dates: 29 August 1935

Michael Heidelberger Papers

Identifier: MS C 245a

Michael Heidelberger (1888-1991) is known as one of the founders of quantitative immunochemistry, and in the course of his career studied, among others, bacterial polysaccharides (particularly pneumococcal), as well as the immunochemistry of proteins, antibodies, and antigens. The papers deal primarily with Heidelberger's career as a teacher, researcher, and active member of the scientific community.

Dates: 1901-1990 (bulk 1940-1975)

Oswald T. Avery Collection

Identifier: MS C 497
Abstract Artificial collection of primarily secondary research materials and photocopies of originals from the Rockefeller Archive Center assembled by Avery's colleague Joshua Lederberg. Avery's career focused on a "systematic effort to understand the biological activities of pathogenic bacteria through a knowledge of their chemical composition," focusing most of his research on a single species of pneumococcus, Diplococcus pneumoniae. The collection falls roughly into two parts: items related to the...
Dates: 1912-2005

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Antigens 2
Pneumococcal Infections 2
Antigen-Antibody Complex 1
Bacterial Typing Techniques 1
Bacterial Vaccines 1