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Personal papers of nutritionist and chemist Franklin Bing, a leading food scientist as well as a poet and member of the Chicago Literary Club. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; manuscripts and speeches; reports; notes; notebooks; diaries; curricula vitae; correspondence, including extensive communication with his mentor L. B. Mendel concerning his dissertation and subsequent manuscripts; and files relating to the Chicago Literary Club and church.
Personal papers of nutrition researcher Max Kenneth Horwitt, best known for his work with vitamins B and E. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; curricula vitae; and photographs.
Personal papers of Harold Hanson Mitchell (1886-1966) nutritionist and pioneer in the use of statistics in nutrition experimentation. Materials include: correspondence with Marjorie Edman; interviews with Edman and Marguerite Mitchell; portions of dissertation; reprints, 1909-1924; and inventory of collection at UI-Urbana.
Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.
Personal papers of noted toxicologist, nutritionist, and President of Food Research Laboratories, Inc., Bernard Oser (1899-1995). The collection consists primarily of reprints but also also includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts, brochures, and lab data.
Papers of nutritionist William D. Robinson (1911-1988), consisting of materials related to a Nutrition Survey of the American Zone of Occupation in Germany. The collection contains: orders; summary report; reports on various cities, including Berlin; data collection materials; reports on certain population groups.
Papers of nutrition scientist Arnold Schaefer (1917-1992) consists of seven feet of films and slides, primarily related to nutrition education and international nutrition surveys. Two feet of documents from various nutrition surveys. Shaefer made important contributions to the study of folic acid.
Personal papers of nutritionist William Henry Sebrell (1901-1992). Subjects covered include biography, awards, pellagra, NIH, Columbia University, Weight Watchers International. Located within the Goldberger - Sebrell Collection.
Personal papers of biochemist and nutritionist Lester J. Tepley (1920-1993). Materials include files on: Nutrition in Brazil (reprints, reports, clippings); Horticulture; and Nutrition (manuscripts and correspondence).
- Nutrition -- history 5
- Dietetics -- history 2
- Biochemistry -- history 1
- Chemistry, Clinical 1
- Food Additives 1
- Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane (Elgin, Ill.) 1
- Nutrition Surveys 1
- Rheumatic Diseases 1
- Selenium 1
- Trace Elements 1
- United States. Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense 1
- Vitamins 1 + ∧ less
- Bing, Franklin C. (Franklin Church) 1
- Horwitt, Max K. (Max Kenneth) 1
- Mitchell, H. H. (Harold Hanson) 1
- Moxon, Alvin L. (Alvin Lloyd) 1
- Oser, Bernard L. (Bernard Levussove) 1
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