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Joseph Stewart Fruton papers

Call Number: MS 1396
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, lectures, writings, photographs, and laboratory notebooks documenting Joseph Stewart Fruton's career as a professor of biochemistry and the history of medicine. Family photographs are also included in the papers.

Conditions Governing Access

While this collection as a whole is available for research, parts of it may be restricted due to law, university policy or fragility. Any restricted material will be noted as such.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Joseph Stewart Fruton was transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) 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 owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joseph Stewart Fruton, 1994 and 2002.


Arranged by accession.

42.5 Linear Feet (40 boxes)
Related Names
Fruton, Joseph S. (Joseph Stewart), 1912-2007
Language of Materials