Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid to the Marian E. Koshland Papers, 1950-1995
BANC MSS 99/326  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (61.10 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Marian E. Koshland papers
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1995
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 99/326
    Creator: Koshland, Marian Elliot
    Extent: 2 cartons Linear feet: 2.5
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: The papers of Marian E. Koshland document Koshland's professional life. Papers contain correspondence and edits to published journal papers and some research, research methods and notes from lectures.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Marian E. Koshland Papers, BANC MSS 99/326, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Koshland, Marian Elliott--Archives
    University of California, Berkeley--Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
    Immunologists--California--Berkeley
    Immunology--Research--California--Berkeley
    University of California, Berkeley--Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology--Faculty
    University of California, Berkeley--Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology--Students
    Faculty papers
    Manuscripts (for publication)

    Administrative Information

    The Marian E. Koshland papers were given to The Bancroft Library by Daniel Koshland Jr. on July 7, 1998.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Jae Mauthe in 2012.

    Biography/Organization History

    Marian E. Koshland (1921-1997) graduated from Vassar in 1942, going on to earn her doctorate in immunology from University of Chicago in 1949. In 1945 Koshland worked as a researcher on the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 1949 Koshland moved to Boston for a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Bacteriology at Harvard Medical School. In 1951 Koshland worked as a bacteriologist at Brookhaven National Labrotory before moving to Berkeley in 1965. Koshland was a researcher and lecturer at University of California, Berkeley until 1970 when she joined the UC Berkeley faculty. She was the president of the American Association of Immunologists (1982-1983 ) and served as the chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology from 1982 to 1989. She was head of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology Graduate Affairs Division at UC Berkeley at the time of her death in 1997.

    Scope and Content Note

    The papers of Marian E. Koshland document Koshland's professional life. Papers contain correspondence and edits to published journal papers and some research, research methods and notes from lectures.