Sydney Harshman (1930-1998) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0553

Abstract

Biographical file includes news clippings, curriculum vitae, correspondence, and other biographical materials.

Dates

  • 1996 - 1998

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

Sydney Harshman earned his B.S. in biology and chemistry from Western Reserve University in 1950 and his Sc.D. in biochemistry from Johns Hopkins University in 1959. He joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical School in 1959 as Instructor in the Department of Microbiology and rose to the rank of Professor by 1978. Harshman was Associate Dean of the Graduate School from 1976 to 1981, and he was appointed Professor Emeritus in 1996. The world's leading expert on staphylococcal alpha toxins, Harshman passed away in 1998.

Extent

0 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Sydney Harshman (1930-1998) biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2010-05-11
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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