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Orgel (Leslie) Papers
MSS 0176  
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Description
Papers of Leslie Eleazer Orgel (1927-2007), chemist and molecular biologist. Orgel was a senior fellow and research professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where he directed the Chemical Evolution Laboratory. The collection includes correspondence, writings, talks and lectures, research files, patents, administrative files, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Background
Leslie Eleazer Orgel was born in London, England, on January 12, 1927. He received his B.A. in chemistry with first class honors from the University of Oxford in 1949. In 1950 he was elected a fellow of Magdalen College and in 1951 was awarded his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Oxford.
Extent
32.8 Linear feet (79 archives boxes, 9 oversize folders, and 1 art bin item)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Original media formats are restricted; researchers may request listening or viewing copies in advance of their visit.