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Title
Philip Hauge Abelson papers Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1924-2002 (bulk 1954-1989).
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm2001084803
Summary
Correspondence, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, grant proposals, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Abelson's career from the late nineteen forties through the nineteen eighties when his main area of study was biophysics and his focus was on science administration, writing, and editing. Documents his work at the Carnegie Institution of Washington successively as chairman of the Biophysics Section, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (1946-1953), director of the Geophysical Laboratory (1953-1971), and president of the institution (1971-1978); and served as editor of Science, the chief publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Part I documents his tenure as editor of Science and his participation in scientific professional organizations and advisory committees including the American Geophysical Union, Bio-energy Council, Carnegie Institution of Washington, International Union of Geological Sciences, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the National Academy of Sciences.
Part II primarily documents Abelson's study of biochemistry following World War II, as well as his years at the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
Authorized Access Point
Abelson, Philip Hauge. Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1924-2002 (bulk 1954-1989)