Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974

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Jacob Bronowski, a mathematician by training, was well known for his work in literature, intellectual history and the philosophy of science. At his death in 1974, Bronowski was Research Professor and Fellow of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California and Director of the Council for Biology in Human Affairs there. At the Salk Institute, which he joined in 1964, Bronowski's field of research was 'human specificity', that is, the analysis of those functions which characterize man and make him unique among animal species.

From the description of Jacob Bronowski papers. 1953-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225145303

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referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Jonas Salk Papers, 1926 - 1991 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Benkovitz, Miriam J.,. Collection of Richard Aldington Letters-Manuscripts, 1920-1965. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Julian Sorell Huxley papers MS 50., 1899-1980 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX
creatorOf Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. Papers, 1926-1991. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. Louis G. Cowan papers, 1885-1976, 1952-1976 (bulk). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Cleverdon, Douglas. Papers, 1953-1973. Indiana University
referencedIn Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962. Papers, 1918-1965. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Cleverdon, Douglas. Papers, 1926-1988. Indiana University
creatorOf Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974. Jacob Bronowski papers. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. Papers, 1899-1980. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Norbert Wiener papers, 1898-1966 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
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associatedWith Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962. person
associatedWith Benkovitz, Miriam J., person
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Windham, 1858-1934 person
correspondedWith Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. person
correspondedWith Huxley, Julian Sorell person
associatedWith Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. person
associatedWith Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964 person
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Birth 1908-01-18

Death 1974-08-22





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