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The Calvin Lab : oral history transcript : bio-organic chemistry group at the University of California, Berkeley, 1945-1963 / 2000.
Phonotape 3218 C :1; BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 1; BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 2; Phonotape 3218 C :2; ...
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Title:

The Calvin Lab : oral history transcript: bio-organic chemistry group at the University of California, Berkeley, 1945-1963 / 2000

Creator/Contributor:

Moses, V., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Moses, Sheila, interviewer.

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Abraham, E. P. (Edward Penley), 1913-1999, interviewee.

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Alberti, Marie, 1937-, interviewee.

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Aronoff, Sam, interviewee.

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Barker, Sydney Alan, interviewee.

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Bassham, James Alan, 1922-, interviewee.

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Bennett, Edward L., 1921-, interviewee.

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Benson, Andrew A. (Andrew Alm), 1917-, interviewee.

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Blass, Ulrich, 1924-, interviewee.

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Buchanan, Bob B., interviewee.

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Buchanan, J. Grant, 1926-, interviewee.

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Calvin, Melvin, 1911-1997, interviewee.

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Dorough, Gus Downs, 1922-, interviewee.

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Frey, H. Montague, 1929-, interviewee.

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Fuller, R. Clinton, 1925-, interviewee.

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Gibbs, Martin, 1922-, interviewee.

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Goldsby, Richard A., interviewee.

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Goodman, Murray, 1928-2004, interviewee.

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Grisebach, Carol, 1919-, interviewee.

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Holm-Hansen, O. (Osmund), interviewee.

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Hughes, Ann M., 1917-, interviewee.

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Kamen, Martin David, 1913-2002, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kandler, Otto, interviewee.

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Kay, Lorel, 1926-, interviewee.

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Kornberg, H. L., interviewee.

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Lauber, Alice, 1927-, interviewee.

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Lemmon, Richard Millington, 1919-, interviewee.

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Louwrier, K., 1933-, interviewee.

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Massini, Peter, 1921-, interviewee.

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Mayaudon, Jacques, 1924-, interviewee.

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Meier, Richard L., interviewee.

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Metzner, Helmut, 1925-, interviewee.

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Milhaud, GĂ©rard, 1922-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Moses, V., interviewee.

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Park, Roderic B., interviewee.

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Phipps, Anthone, 1898-, interviewee.

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Pon, Ning Gin, interviewee.

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Prins, Petronella Y. F., 1930-, interviewee.

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Quayle, J. R., interviewee.

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Rabin, B. R. (Brian Robert), 1927-, interviewee.

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Rabson, Robert, 1926-, interviewee.

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Rapoport, Henry, interviewee.

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Shaw, Duncan F., 1931-, interviewee.

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Simon, Helmut, 1927-, interviewee.

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Stange, Luise M. C., 1926-, interviewee.

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Stepka, William, 1917-, interviewee.

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Taylor, M. Marilyn, 1924-, interviewee.

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Thain, E. Malcolm, 1925-, interviewee.

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Tolbert, Anne G., 1930-, interviewee.

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Tolbert, Bert M., 1921-, interviewee.

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Tolbert, N. E. (N. Edward), 1919-, interviewee.

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Tyszkiewicz, Edwige, interviewee.

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Sumere, C. F. van, interviewee.

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Whatley, F. R., interviewee.

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Wilkinson, Lise, interviewee.

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Wilson, A. T. (Alexander Thomas), 1930-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Yankwich, Peter E., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Graduate students, postdocs, staff and observers of the Melvin Calvin bio-organic chemistry group at UC Berkeley from 1945-1963 are interviewed on the methods, management, community and culture of the Calvin lab; the Donner Laboratory-based group's work on organic reaction mechanisms and radioactive synthesis; work on photosynthesis in the Old Radiation Laboratory (ORL); years after 1959 in the Life Sciences Building, and the move to the Round House (Melvin Calvin Laboratory; recollections of Sam Ruben, Martin Kamen, UC Radiation Laboratory, E.O. and John Lawrence.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando -- 1901-1958
Lawrence, John Hundale -- 1904-
Ruben, Samuel
Kamen, Martin David -- 1913-2002
Calvin Laboratory (Berkeley, Calif.)
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Biochemistry.
Bioorganic chemistry
Organic reaction mechanisms
Photosynthesis -- Research

Note:

interviews conducted by Vivian and Sheila Moses, December 1995-September 1997. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3218 C:1-60.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
2 v. : ports. ; 29 cm.
60 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0v9k
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0w04
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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0v9k
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0w04