Scope and Content
Title: Clara M. Szego Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1937-2006
Collection number: 1640
Szego, Clara M., 1916-
11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Clara M. Szego (b.1916-), a biologist, taught at the UCLA School of Medicine before accepting a position in the Department
of Zoology where she was promoted to full professorship (1960). Her research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms
of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in the normal cellular economy. The collection consists of correspondence,
printed materials, articles, clippings, and photographs related to Szego's career.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
[Identification of item], Clara M. Szego Papers (Collection 1640). Department of Special Collections, University Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Clara M. Szego, 1989.
Szego was born in 1916; attended Hunter College and did graduate work in the Department of Physiological Chemistry at University
of Minnesota; researcher, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology; faculty member at Yale University; followed Abraham
White to UCLA School of Medicine and later accepted position in the Department of Zoology, UCLA; promoted to full professorship,
1960; research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in
the normal cellular economy; closed her laboratory, 1985.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, articles, clippings, and photographs related to the career of biologist
Clara M. Szego.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.
Szego, Clara M., 1916- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
Women biologists--United States--Archival resources.
Insight and progress: development of a cell biologist [oral history transcript] / Clara M. Szego, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1989. Available at Department
of Special Collections, UCLA.