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Carcinogens

 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

Mearl F. Stanton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 432
Abstract

Stanton's early work at the National Cancer Institute was on chemically-induced carcinogenesis, after which he shifted to viral oncology. His last years were spent working on fiber carcinogenesis, and in particular on the carcinogenic effect of asbestos.

Dates: 1931-1980

Pope A. Lawrence Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 539
Abstract

The collection documents the varied research and policy-making career of this environmental health specialist with the U.S. Department of Heath, Education and Welfare and the Public Health Service. His papers contain a wealth of primary source research materials and scientific data related to: environmental and industrial hygiene; radon activity; use of beryllium as a rocket propellant; uranium mining; and toxicological, biological and chemical weapon systems.

Dates: 1924-1983