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Pneumococcal Infections

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Lappin Horsfall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 191
Abstract

Dr. Frank Horsfall was a microbiologist with the Rockefeller Hospital from 1934 to 1960, after which he became Director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research until his death in 1971. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, memoranda, drafts of articles, laboratory studies and notes, reprints, printed matter, and photos.

Dates: 1940-1971

Michael Heidelberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 245a
Abstract

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

 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