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Melvin Calvin : chemistry and chemical biodynamics at Berkeley, 1937-1980 /
QD22.C32 A5 1984; BANC MSS 85/141 c v.1; Phonotape 3270 C :1; Phonotape 3270 C :2; ...
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Title:

Melvin Calvin: chemistry and chemical biodynamics at Berkeley, 1937-1980
Chemistry and chemical biodynamics at Berkeley, 1937-1980
History of science and technology collection

Creator/Contributor:

Calvin, Melvin, 1911-1997, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Norberg, Arthur L. (Arthur Lawrence), 1938-, interviewer.

Abstract:

This interview with Melvin Calvin was recorded in a number of sessions between October of 1974 and March of 1978, as part of a series dealing with the development of nuclear research at Berkeley. It was conducted and edited by Arthur L. Norberg, based in part on research by Janice E. Palumbo and Robert W. Seidel. Professor Calvin's Nobel prize-winning research in photosynthesis and his views on the place of nuclear chemistry in Berkeley research program are described in this extensive interview, which provides valuable insight into the administration and activities of the Radiation Laboratory (now Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory) and the University. Much attention is devoted to the establishment and growth of the Chemical Biodynamics Laboratory.

Date:

1974 (issued)

Subject:

Calvin, Melvin -- 1911-1997 -- Interviews
University of California, Berkeley. -- Chemical Biodynamics Laboratory.
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
Photosynthesis -- Research
Nuclear chemistry -- Research -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

an interview conducted by Arthur Lawrence Norberg.
Forms part of: History of Science and Technology Collection.
Oral histories are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Physical Description:

1 volume (ix, 317 pages) : portrait (mounted photograph) ; 28 cm
8 sound reels ; 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

QD22.C32 A5 1984
BANC MSS 85/141 c v.1
Phonotape 3270 C :1
Phonotape 3270 C :2
BMC 1-A box 162 (PT 3269:3-3271:6)

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Oral histories are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.