Maxine Singer Papers 1950-2004 (bulk 1970-1995)

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Maxine Singer Papers, 1950-2004, (bulk 1970-1995)

Maxine Singer Papers 1950-2004 (bulk 1970-1995)

Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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