Julius Axelrod papers, 1915-1998.


Julius Axelrod papers, 1915-1998.

Contains correspondence, laboratory notebooks, research reports, published articles and books, unpublished manuscripts, speeches, news clippings, photographic prints, audiovisual materials, awards, and printed material dating primarily from the 1970s through the 1990s. There is a collection of laboratory notebooks and notes from the 1950s-1970s that document his early research. There are also materials relating to Axelrod's winning the Nobel Prize in 1970. Includes correspondence with other scientists, editorial boards, universities, professional organizations, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) officials. The series also documents his extensive professional activities outside the laboratory.

13.08 linear ft. (26 boxes)

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Axelrod, Julius, 1912-2004

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Axelrod graduated with a B.S. in biology in 1933 from the City College of New York. Two years later he secured a job testing vitamin supplements added to food, especially milk, for the New York City Department of Health's Laboratory of Industrial Hygiene. While working in this position, he took night classes at NYU, and in 1942 earned his M.S. in chemistry. From 1946-1949, he worked with at Goldwater Memorial Hospital on Welfare (now Roosevelt) Island on the physiological affects of certain anal...