Register of the Ernest Jawetz Papers, 1942

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Register of the Ernest Jawetz Papers, 1942

Collection number: MSS 86-3

UCSF Library & CKM



Archives and Special Collections

University of California, San Francisco

Contact Information:

  • UCSF Library & CKM
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • 530 Parnassus Ave.
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0840
  • Phone: (415) 476-8112
  • Fax: (415) 476-4653
  • Email: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives/contact
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsf.edu/collections/archives
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
September 1993
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest Jawetz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1942
Collection number: MSS 86-3
Creator: Jawetz, Ernest, 1916-
Extent: 1 box
Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
San Francisco, California 94143-0840
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ernest Jawetz Papers, MSS 86-3, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

Biography

Born in Vienna, Austria, June 9, 1916, Dr. Jawetz attended the University of Vienna (1937), the Universities of New Hampshire and Massachusetts (1940), and received his PhD from the University of California in microbiology in 1942. Stanford University awarded his MD in 1946.
Subsequently, Dr. Jawetz was a lecturer on bacteriology at the University of California; senior assistant surgeon at NIH, 1946-48. He was professor of microbiology and lecturer in pediatrics at UCSF from 1954 (having been assistant and associate professor, 1948-53). From 1962 to 1978 Dr. Jawetz was chair of the Dept. of Microbiology. He also held posts as Almroth Wright lecturer in London (1952 and 1958), and was visiting professor at the University of Shiraz, Iran, 1977.
Dr. Jawetz is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Society of Microbiology, the Society of Experimental Biology & Medicine, the American Association of Immunology, and the American Academy of Microbiological Research.
His research interests included clinical bacteriology, antibiotics, chemotherapy, infectious diseases, virology. In 1979 he received the School of Medicine Alumni Association's Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Jawetz became professor emeritus in 1984; the following year a library at the entrance to HSE on the 4th floor was named in his honor.

Scope and Content

Includes manuscripts and typescripts of papers on plague, immunity. Received from Reinhard S. Speck, MD.

Container List

Box 1

Studies on plague immunity: pt. I. Production of immunity; pt. II. Behavior of p. pestis.

 

Tables: behavior

 

Studies on plague immunity: pt. III. Indirect measurement of natural and acquired immunity

 

Studies on plague immunity: pt. IV. Mechanism of immunity in bubonic plague

 

Plague references

 

Planned papers on immunity

 

The derivation of the avirulent strains A1122 and A1124

 

Phagocytosis experiments

 

A virulent strains of P. pestis

 

Squirrels

 

Unidentified notes, 1942