Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924

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Physiologist and educator.

From the description of Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448837

Physiologist; at this time, at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York City.

From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 642924222

Biographical Note

  • 1859, Apr. 7: Born, Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 1884: M.D., University of Strasburg, Strasburg, France
  • 1886 - 1888 : Assistant at physiological institute, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
  • 1888 - 1892 : Assistant in physiology, University of Strasburg, Strasburg, France
  • 1890: Married Anne Leonard
  • 1891: Immigrated to America
  • 1891 - 1892 : Professor, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
  • 1892 - 1902 : Assistant professor of physiology and experimental biology, becoming associate professor in 1895, and professor of physiology in 1899, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1899: Using sea urchin larvae, began groundbreaking research on cell division and the transmission of hereditary traits
  • 1902 - 1910 : Professor of physiology, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1912: Published The Mechanistic Conception of Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
  • 1910 - 1924 : Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, N.Y.
  • 1918: Founded Journal of General Physiology
  • 1924, Feb. 11: Died, Hamilton, Bermuda

From the guide to the Jacques Loeb Papers, 1889-1924, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Northrop, John Howard, 1891-. Just for the fun of it : [autobiographical sketch] : typescript (photocopy), [19--]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Jacob Ellsworth Reighard Papers, 1887-1942, 1890-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924. Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924. Library of Congress
referencedIn Julian Sorell Huxley papers MS 50., 1899-1980 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX
referencedIn Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Arrhenius, Svante, 1859-1927. Correspondence of Svante Arrhenius, 1904-1925. Library of Congress
creatorOf Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1920-ca. 1935. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. Papers, 1899-1980. Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf [Jacques Loeb, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Severinghaus, Elmer Louis, 1894-1980. Letters, 1920-1945. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas M. Rivers Papers, 1887-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Rockefeller University. Archives, 1901- Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Osterhout, W. J. V. (Winthrop John Van Leuven), 1871-1964. Papers, 1894-1961. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Newmark, Leo, 1861-1943. Leo Newmark diaries and family materials, c.1850-1938. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944. James McKeen Cattell papers, 1835-1948 (bulk 1896-1948). Library of Congress
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Hopkins Marine Station clippings 1893-2000 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Lafayette Benedict Mendel papers, 1879-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946. Papers, 1891-1946. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Elmer Louis Severinghaus letters, 1920-1945, 1920-1945 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn James McKeen Cattell Papers, 1835-1948, (bulk 1896-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn W. J. V. (Winthrop John Van Leuven) Osterhout papers, 1894-1961, 1894-1961 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946. Papers, 1891-1946. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924. Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1919. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Journal of Experimental Zoology records 1891-1964 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Jacques Loeb Papers, 1889-1924 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Journal of Experimental Zoology records, 1891-1964 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mendel, Lafayette Benedict, 1872-1935. Lafayette Benedict Mendel papers, 1879-1941 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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correspondedWith Arrhenius, Svante, 1859-1927. person
correspondedWith Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 person
correspondedWith Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944. person
correspondedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978 person
correspondedWith De Kruif, Paul Henry, 1890-1971 person
correspondedWith Ehrlich, Paul, 1854-1915 person
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946. person
correspondedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 person
associatedWith Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. person
correspondedWith Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 person
correspondedWith Huxley, Julian Sorell person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 person
correspondedWith Loeb family family
correspondedWith Loeb family family
associatedWith Mendel, Lafayette Benedict, 1872-1935. person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Newmark, Leo, 1861-1943. person
associatedWith Northrop, John Howard, 1891- person
associatedWith Osterhout, W. J. V. (Winthrop John Van Leuven), 1871-1964. person
correspondedWith Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 1849-1936 person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Reighard, Jacob Ellsworth, 1861-1942 person
associatedWith Rivers, Thomas M. (Thomas Milton), 1888-1962 person
associatedWith Rockefeller University. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Severinghaus, Elmer Louis, 1894-1980. person
correspondedWith Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972 person
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Subject
Bryology
Colloids
Chemistry
Biology
Frogs
Gelatin
Tropisms
Biochemistry
Proteins
Genetics
Zoology
Bryophytes
Osmosis
Occupation
Educators
Physiologists
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Birth 1859-04-07

Death 1924-02-11

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