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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:1-60; BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 1; BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 2; BANC MSS 2002/47 c
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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.

Creator/Contributor:

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 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. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley and to Vivian and Sheila Moses. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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
Phonotape 3218 C:1-60
BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 1
BANC MSS 2002/47 c v. 2
BANC MSS 2002/47 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley and to Vivian and Sheila Moses. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

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