Lafayette Benedict Mendel papers 1879-1941


Lafayette Benedict Mendel papers, 1879-1941

Lafayette Benedict Mendel papers 1879-1941

The papers are composed of family and professional correspondence, writings, diaries, scientific notebooks, research files, photographs, and memorabilia which relate to Lafayette Mendel's research on nutrition and growth. Professional correspondents include both Yale colleagues and scientists and nutritionists from around the world. Topical files also document his activities as chairman of the Department of Physiological Chemistry (1920-1935).

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