Bernhard Witkop Collection 1859-2004 bulk 1898-2004


Bernhard Witkop Collection 1859-2004 bulk 1898-2004

This collection documents the personal and professional life of Bernhard Witkop. Even though the major focus of thecollection is on Witkop himself, there is a lot of correspondence between him and other Jewish friends, as well as material about other Jewish families like Levy-Salomonsohn andEhrlich. The collection is composed of official documents, family trees, correspondence and newspaper articles.

1 linear foot.




SNAC Resource ID: 6346102

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Ehrlich, Paul, 1854-1915 (person)

Paul Ehrlich was a scientist and the winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine. From the description of [Letter c.1906, Frankfurt, to] Moizia / P[aul] E[hrlich]. (University of Missouri -- Columbia. Health Sciences Library). WorldCat record id: 164437908 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the ...

Universitä̈t München (corporateBody)

Salmonsohn Family (family)

Witkop, Bernhard, 1917- (person)

Bernhard Witkop was born in Freiburg, German on May 9, 1917. He received degrees from the University of Munich (1938, 1940) where he later served as Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry. Coming to America in 1947 he became an instructor and lecturer at Harvard. Becoming a U.S. citizen in 1950, he went to work as a chemist in the Civil Service. From 1957 onward he served as Chief of the Laboratory of Chemistry, National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases. From the descr...