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Sidney Altman papers

Call Number: MS 1680
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, publications files, laboratory notebooks, edited manuscripts, and research data, which document Sidney Altman's research in nucleic acid chemistry.

Conditions Governing Access

Accession 2012-M-045 is open for research. The original accession of the Sidney Altman papers is unprocessed and may contain sensitive information or be in a physical state that would prohibit use. Researchers wishing to request access to the original accession should email requesting specific box numbers in order to initiate the review process, which may take several weeks. Accession 2013-M-048 is closed to researchers until January 3, 2033, or the death of William H. McClain, Halvorson Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, whichever occurs first.

Original born digital files, as well as preservation masters, may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist request that they be made. Born digital files cannot be accessed remotely. System requirements include a Manuscripts and Archives computer and file viewing software.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creator of this collection for materials he has authored or otherwise produced. After the lifetime of the creator, copyright passes to Yale University. 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

Received from Sidney Altman, 1995, 2012 and 2013.

72 Linear Feet (90 boxes)
Related Names
Altman, Sidney
Language of Materials