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Moses Chaim Shelesnyak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 405

Abstract

Dr. Shelesnyak received his doctorate from Columbia University, and taught physiology, pharmacology, and human growth and development. Includes biographical data, correspondence files with individuals and organizations, U.S. Navy material relating to arctic research, meetings, and conference data, reviews, and publications.

Dates

  • 1946-1979
  • 1966
  • 1966
  • 1970
  • 1972-1974
  • 1944
  • 1945-1946
  • 1946-1947?
  • 1931, 1937

Extent

7.9 Linear Feet (19 boxes)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

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Biographical Note

Dr. Moses Shelesnyak received his doctorate from Columbia University, and taught physiology, pharmacology, and human growth and development. From 1942-49 he was engaged in research projects with the U.S. Navy, including the Canadian Arctic Expedition: Operation Musk Ox. In 1950 he moved to the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, and was active in reproductive physiology research and population-family planning. He returned to the U.S. in 1967 and directed the Interdisciplinary Communications Program of the Smithsonian Institution until 1977.

Collection Summary

Correspondence, diaries, photographs, reports, clippings, publications, and printed matter. Includes biographical data, correspondence files with individuals and organizations, U.S. Navy material relating to arctic research, meetings, and conference data, reviews, and publications. Among the correspondents are Hans Lindner, Elise Ottesen-Jensen, Gregory Pincus, Vilhjalmur and Evelyn Stefansson, and Solly Zuckerman.

Abstract

Dr. Shelesnyak received his doctorate from Columbia University, and taught physiology, pharmacology, and human growth and development. Includes biographical data, correspondence files with individuals and organizations, U.S. Navy material relating to arctic research, meetings, and conference data, reviews, and publications.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Provenance

Acquired in 1984.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff
Encoded by
Dan Jenkins

Addenda - Photographs

Addenda - Photographs

  1. M.C. Shelesnyak - Portraits and photos taken at Weizmann Institute
  2. Family Photographs

Dr. Shelesnyuak with colleauges and friends, including:

  1. Abba Eban
  2. Amalia Fleming
  3. Shri Nehru
  4. Elise Ottesen-Jensen
  5. Michael Wilcox Perrin
  6. S. Radhakrishnan
  7. Lady Rama Rau
  8. Shou-Town Tsou
  9. Abbe Fulbert
  10. You Lou

Dr. Shelesnyak and colleagues at Weizmann Institute, including:

  1. andersen, Lucile
  2. Adisman, Kenneth
  3. Bakamjian, Vahram
  4. Berelson, Bernard
  5. Bloedorn, Fernando G.
  6. Brown, Robert L.
  7. Clark, R. Lee
  8. Conley, John
  9. Dietz, J. Herbert
  10. Diedrich, William M.
  11. Egerton, Milton T.
  12. Everett, John
  13. Folley, S.J.
  14. Golden, Joshua
  15. Healey, John E., Jr.
  16. Hills, W.J.
  17. Keith, Liza
  18. Laney, William R.
  19. Leavitt, Lewis A.
  20. Lebensohn, Zigmond
  21. Lennenberg, Edith
  22. Liverman, Lonis W.
  23. Loeb, Leo
  24. Loewe, Walter S.
  25. Lufburrow, William A.
  26. MacComb, William S.
  27. Martin, Richard G.
  28. Moreton, Robert D.
  29. Murphy, Eugene F.
  30. Parsons, Langdon
  31. Pool, J. Lawrence
  32. Remine, W.H.
  33. Sinding, Steven
  34. Snyderman, Reuben K.
  35. Stein, Justin J.
  36. Velasco, Suarez, Manuel
  37. Wilson, Vernon E.
  38. Zondek, Bernard

Conferences:

  1. Steroid Congress, Milan - M.C. Shelesnyak and M.C. Chang1966
  2. Ford Foundation Conference On the Physiology of Human Reproduction, Venice1966
  3. Shering Symposium IV, Venice. Includes: Hans Lindner, Gerhard Raspe 1970
  4. Interdisciplinary Communications Program Conferences 1972-1974

Conference On The Philosophy And Technology Of Drug Assessment, 1973. Participants include:

  1. Craig Burwell
  2. R.L. Hodge
  3. Louis Lasagna
  4. Jerome Levine
  5. Herbert Ley
  6. Ake Liljestrand
  7. Rudolf Preisig
  8. Derek Quantock
  9. Kumeo Shirota
  10. Owen Wade

Other

  1. First Aid Kit for Aviation Personnel, Designed by M.C. Shelesnyak 1944
  2. Operation Musk Ox - Canadian Arctic Expedition 1945-1946
  3. Arctic Scene
  4. Man and Snowplane 1946-1947?
  5. U.S.S. Nautilus in the Arctic 1931, 1937
Title
Finding Aid to the Moses Chaim Shelesnyak Papers, 1946-1979
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff
Date
2000
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latn
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
Version 1.0

Revision Statements

  • July 2004: PUBLIC "-//National Library of Medicine::History of Medicine Division//TEXT (US::DNLM::MS C 405::Moses Chaim Shelesnyak Papers)//EN" "shelesnyak" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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