The Ray Dawson - Percy Julian Collection, 1938-1993 (bulk 1957-1960)


The Ray Dawson - Percy Julian Collection, 1938-1993 (bulk 1957-1960)

The bulk of collection deals with Julian's Dioscorea project, but there are some materials dealing with overall accomplishments as a scientist.

2 boxes (.88 linear ft.)

Related Entities

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Robinson, Robert, 1886-1975 (person)

Upjohn company (corporateBody)

Kalamazoo, MI. From the description of Collection, ca.1895-1936. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122616395 ...

Julian, Percy Lavon, 1899-1975 (person)

Dawson, Ray F. (Ray Fields) (person)

Percy Lavon Julian was born on April 11, 1899 in Montgomery, AL. He attended DePauw University in Greencastle, IN and after a brief time as an instructor of chemistry at Fisk University, he received a fellowship to pursue his M.S. degree at Harvard University. Unable to complete his Ph.D. at Harvard due to racial discrimination, a Rockefeller Foundation grant allowed him to travel to Vienna where he earned his Ph.D. in 1931. An outstanding research chemist, Julian was awarded over 138 individual...