De Kruif, Paul, 1890-1971

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De Kruif received a B.S. degree in 1912 from the University of Michigan. As a Rockefeller fellow, he became a researcher in bacteriology at Michigan. Narrowing his specialty to microbiology, he earned a Ph. D. in 1916. In order to supplement his income from research he began writing free-lance. de kruif collaborated with Sinclair Lewis on "Arrowsmith" and was a contributing editor for Reader's Digest for more than twenty years.

From the description of Papers, 1885-1971. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451854

Paul De Kruif was an American author. He was also a bacteriologist at the University of Michigan from 1912 to 1917. Among his books are MICROBE HUNTERS (1926), THE FIGHT FOR LIFE (1938), and HUNGER FIGHTERS (1939).

From the description of A man against the hidden hunger : typescript, [1916?] / by Paul de Kruif. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051688

American microbiologist and author; wrote Microbe Hunters (1926)

From the description of Paul Henry de Kruif letters [manuscript], 1931 Jan 27, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 310760485

American microbiologist, co-author with Sinclair Lewis the novel "Arrowsmith." Author of popular science best-seller "Microbe Hunters" (1926).

From the description of Paul Henry de Kruif letter to Miss Lola L. Kov[e]ner [manuscript], 1938 Jul 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 187303529

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referencedIn Alice Catherine Evans papers, 1908-1965. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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referencedIn Clarence Day papers, 1796-1993, 1890-1953 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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referencedIn Murray D. Van Wagoner Papers, 1921-1949 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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