Leo Frederick Rettger papers, 1921-1942 (inclusive).


Rettger, Leo Frederick, 1874-. Leo Frederick Rettger papers, 1921-1942 (inclusive).

Leo Frederick Rettger papers, 1921-1942 (inclusive).

The papers contain the professional correspondence of Leo F. Rettger, a bacteriologist at Yale University and document the many research interests, academic responsibilities, and professional activities of Rettger from 1921-1942. Research interests in the areas of classification and taxonomy, bacterial nutrition and metabolism, intestinal bacteriology, anaerobic bacteria, cattle diseases, turkey diseases, and acidophilus milk are detailed. Among Rettger's major correspondents are: faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States, dairy farms and operations, scientific societies and bodies, public health organizations, veterinary officials, and scholarly journals and publishers.

16.5 linear ft. (45 boxes)

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Yale University. School of Medicine. Dept. of Bacteriology.

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Rettger, Leo F. (Leo Frederick), 1874-1954

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Leo F. Rettger was born in Huntington, Indiana on March 17, 1874. He graduated from Indiana University (B.A., 1896; M.A., 1897) and Yale University (Ph.D., 1902). Rettger taught at Yale University from 1902-1942, and served as chairman of the Department of Bacteriology from 1928-1931 and 1933-1942. He held the title of professor emeritus from 1942 until his death in New Haven, Connecticut on January 7, 1954. From the description of Leo Frederick Rettger papers, 1921-1942 (inclusive)....

Yale University.

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Yale University. School of Medicine. Dept of Public Health.

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