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Frederic Lawrence Holmes papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1835

Scope and Contents

The papers document Frederic Lawrence Holmes' research in the history of the life sciences and include audiotapes and transcripts of interviews conducted for his research on Hans Krebs. The files also include materials relating to his work on Matthew Meselson and Frank Stahl on the replication of DNA.

Dates

  • 1952-2002

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The audiotapes of interviews are unprocessed and may contain sensitive information or be in a physical state that would prohibit use. Researchers wishing to request access should email mssa.assist@yale.edu requesting specific box numbers in order to initiate the review process, which may take several weeks. are restricted until processed.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. 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 Susan E. Holmes, 2004; gift of the estate of Frederic Lawrence Holmes, 2004.

Extent

10 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1835

Overview

The papers document Frederic Lawrence Holmes' research in the history of the life sciences and include audiotapes and transcripts of interviews conducted for his research on Hans Krebs. The files also include materials relating to his work on Matthew Meselson and Frank Stahl on the replication of DNA.

Biographical / Historical

Frederic Lawrence Holmes was born in1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned a Ph.D. at Harvard University in the history of science. From 1977 until his death on March 27, 2003, he was a full professor in the Section of the History of Medicine in the Yale School of Medicine. He served as master of Jonathan Edwards College from 1983 to 1987. His research and publications focus on topics in history of the life sciences.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Frederic Lawrence Holmes Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan and Bella Z. Berson
Date
July 2004
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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