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
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.
32.8 Linear feet
(79 archives boxes, 9 oversize folders, and 1 art bin item)
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