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Finding Aid to the Daniel Israel Arnon papers, 1928-2001
BANC MSS 99/315 c  
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Description
The Daniel Israel Arnon Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of his writings, grant files, laboratory notebooks, experimental data, drawings for slides, research notes, lectures and speeches, awards and honors, and biographical information, which document his distinguished career at U.C. Berkeley.
Background
Daniel Israel Arnon was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 14, 1910. He completed his B.S. degree in 1932, and his Ph.D. in plant physiology and biochemistry in 1936, both at the University of California, Berkeley. His doctoral dissertation examined the role of trace elements in nitrogen metabolism in plants. After military service in World War II, he set up and directed an experimental nutrient culture center on Ascension Island in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, for the United States Army Air Corps. Except for this military service and sabbatical leaves in England, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, and Pacific Grove, California, he spent his entire career at U.C. Berkeley.
Extent
Number of containers: 10 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 12.9
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.