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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

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[Dr. O. T. Avery--Deer Isle, Maine]. [1940s].
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Metadata Record Excerpt from Report of the Director of the Hospital to the Corporation of the Rockefeller Institute. Excerpt. Official Report. 6 Images. [April 1902-October 1914]. pdf (257,887 Bytes) ocr (5,580 Bytes)
Excerpt from Report of the Director of the Hospital to the Corporation of the Rockefeller Institute. [April 1902-October 1914].
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. Letter (correspondence). 7 Images. 18 November 1913. pdf (175,093 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. 18 November 1913.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy Avery. Letter (correspondence). 4 Images. 23 September 1930. pdf (116,067 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy Avery. 23 September 1930.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. Letter (correspondence). 6 Images. 19 November 1930. pdf (181,148 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. 19 November 1930.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. 28 September 1931. pdf (90,365 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Minnie Wandell. 28 September 1931.
Metadata Record Science Service, and [Ludwig Benda]. Telegram from Ludwig Benda, Science Service to Oswald T. Avery. Telegram. 1 Image. 28 December 1932. pdf (74,198 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Telegram from Ludwig Benda, Science Service to Oswald T. Avery. 28 December 1932.
Metadata Record Wright, Fred E., and National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Letter from Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 26 April 1933. pdf (43,865 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences to Oswald T. Avery. 26 April 1933.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 2 May 1933. pdf (47,116 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences. 2 May 1933.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy and Catherine Avery. Letter (correspondence). 5 Images. 3 October 1934. pdf (164,318 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy and Catherine Avery. 3 October 1934.
Metadata Record Rous, Peyton. Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 25 January 1935. pdf (37,651 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. 25 January 1935.
Metadata Record [Heidelberger, Michael]. "Fess Took Me for a Polysaccha-ride." Poem. 2 Images. [August 1935]. pdf (176,023 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Fess Took Me for a Polysaccha-ride." [August 1935].
Metadata Record Societe Philomathique de Paris. [Certificate of membership from the Philomathic Society of Paris]. Certificate. 1 Image. 22 March 1938. pdf (48,164 Bytes)
[Certificate of membership from the Philomathic Society of Paris]. 22 March 1938.
Metadata Record Lecomte du Nouy, Pierre, and Societe Philomathique de Paris. Letter from Pierre Lecomte du Nouy, Societe Philomathique de Paris to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 22 March 1938. pdf (75,965 Bytes) ocr (1,296 Bytes)
Letter from Pierre Lecomte du Nouy, Societe Philomathique de Paris to Oswald T. Avery. 22 March 1938.
Metadata Record [Ephrussi-Taylor, Harriett]. "Schermerhorn Scandal: Scientist Gives Birth to Tailless Mouse." Ephemera. Newsletter. 2 Images. 16 May 1944. pdf (173,273 Bytes)
"Schermerhorn Scandal: Scientist Gives Birth to Tailless Mouse." 16 May 1944.
Metadata Record MacLeod, Colin M., and Mary MacLeod. Letter from Colin M. MacLeod, Mary MacLeod to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). Poem. 3 Images. [18-19 July 1944]. pdf (59,076 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Colin M. MacLeod, Mary MacLeod to Oswald T. Avery. [18-19 July 1944].
Metadata Record Hartley, Percival. Letter from Percival Hartley to Henry Dale. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 1 September 1944. pdf (71,768 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Percival Hartley to Henry Dale. 1 September 1944.
Metadata Record New York Academy of Sciences. "Award of the Gold Medal of the New York Academy of Medicine." Science 100, 2598 (13 October 1944): 328-329. Article. 1 Image. pdf (60,769 Bytes) ocr (2,161 Bytes)
"Award of the Gold Medal of the New York Academy of Medicine." 13 October 1944.
Metadata Record "Citations Accompanying Avery Medals at Namru II Dinner, Gridiron Club--November 2, 1944." Speech. 3 Images. 2 November 1944. pdf (166,056 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Citations Accompanying Avery Medals at Namru II Dinner, Gridiron Club--November 2, 1944." 2 November 1944.
Metadata Record "Fortune Favors the Prepared Mind, or You've Got to Have It in Your Genes." Poem. 5 Images. 2 November 1944. pdf (540,605 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Fortune Favors the Prepared Mind, or You've Got to Have It in Your Genes." 2 November 1944.
Metadata Record Royal Society of London. "List of Proposed Foreign Members [to the Royal Society] 1944: Oswald Theodore Avery (b. 1877)." Biography. List. 1 Image. [1944]. pdf (89,016 Bytes) ocr (2,843 Bytes)
"List of Proposed Foreign Members [to the Royal Society] 1944: Oswald Theodore Avery (b. 1877)." [1944].
Metadata Record United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. [Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Oswald Avery from the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development]. Award. Certificate. 1 Image. 1 March 1945. pdf (125,537 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Oswald Avery from the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development]. 1 March 1945.
Metadata Record Rous, Peyton. Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 6 March 1945. pdf (46,615 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. 6 March 1945.
Metadata Record Rous, Peyton. Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 15 June 1945. pdf (34,416 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Peyton Rous to Oswald T. Avery. 15 June 1945.
Metadata Record Royal Society of London. [Copley Medal certificate]. Award. Certificate. 1 Image. 30 November 1945. pdf (52,042 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Copley Medal certificate]. 30 November 1945.
Metadata Record Dale, Henry. "Address of the President: Sir Henry Dale, O.M., G.B.E., at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1945." The Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 133, (12 February 1946): 123-124. Article. Speech. 2 Images. pdf (228,480 Bytes) ocr (5,832 Bytes)
"Address of the President: Sir Henry Dale, O.M., G.B.E., at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1945." 12 February 1946.
Metadata Record MacLeod, Colin M., Shosho MacLeod, William S. Tillett, Dorothy Tillett, Minnie Wandell, and A. R. Dochez. Letter from Colin M. and Shosho MacLeod, William S. and Dorothy Tillett, Minnie Wandell, and A. R. Dochez to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. [21 October 1947]. pdf (181,417 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Colin M. and Shosho MacLeod, William S. and Dorothy Tillett, Minnie Wandell, and A. R. Dochez to Oswald T. Avery. [21 October 1947].
Metadata Record "The Lasker Awards for 1947." American Journal of Public Health 37, (December 1947): 1612-1616. Article. 5 Images. pdf (690,679 Bytes) ocr (20,318 Bytes)
"The Lasker Awards for 1947." December 1947.
Metadata Record Lasker Foundation. "The Lasker Award for Medical Research." Award. Certificate. 4 Images. 1947. pdf (22,892,324 Bytes) ocr (1,595 Bytes) Document Segments
"The Lasker Award for Medical Research." 1947.
Metadata Record Avery, Oswald T. "Oswald Theodore Avery." Resume. 1 Image. [After 1947]. pdf (77,784 Bytes) ocr (2,237 Bytes)
"Oswald Theodore Avery." [After 1947].
Metadata Record Dible, J. H., and Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Letter from J. H. Dible, Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 4 August 1948. pdf (39,705 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from J. H. Dible, Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland to Oswald T. Avery. 4 August 1948.
Metadata Record Williams, E. F., and Passano Foundation. Letter from E. F. Williams, Passano Foundation to Oswald T. Avery. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 4 March 1949. pdf (86,835 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from E. F. Williams, Passano Foundation to Oswald T. Avery. 4 March 1949.
Metadata Record "1949 . . . Oswald Theodore Avery, M.D." Brochure. Excerpt. 1 Image. [After 1955]. pdf (51,669 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"1949 . . . Oswald Theodore Avery, M.D." [After 1955].
Metadata Record Chesney, Alan M. "Oswald Theodore Avery, 21st October 1877 - 20th February 1955." Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology 74, 2 (October 1957): 450-460. Article. Bibliography. Obituary. 11 Images. pdf (1,307,783 Bytes) ocr (28,148 Bytes)
"Oswald Theodore Avery, 21st October 1877 - 20th February 1955." October 1957.
Metadata Record Dochez, A. R. "Oswald Theodore Avery: October 21, 1877 - February 20, 1955." National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs 32, (1958): 32-49. Article. Bibliography. Eulogy. 10 Images. pdf (1,389,536 Bytes) ocr (32,896 Bytes)
"Oswald Theodore Avery: October 21, 1877 - February 20, 1955." 1958.
Metadata Record Corner, George W. [Excerpts from "A History of the Rockefeller Institute, 1901-1953: Origins and Growth"]. A History of the Rockefeller Institute, 1901-1953: Origins and Growth. Rockefeller Institute Press, 1964. Pp. 362, 460-462, 472, 496-497, 509, 521, 572. Excerpt. Monograph. 11 Images. pdf (1,006,400 Bytes) ocr (26,002 Bytes)
[Excerpts from "A History of the Rockefeller Institute, 1901-1953: Origins and Growth"]. 1964.
Metadata Record Hotchkiss, Rollin D. "Oswald T. Avery: 1877-1955." Genetics 51, 1 (January 1965): 1-10. Article. Biography. Obituary. 12 Images. pdf (1,380,110 Bytes) ocr (31,748 Bytes)
"Oswald T. Avery: 1877-1955." January 1965.
Metadata Record Austrian, Robert. "Of Man and Pneumococcus, An Historical Paradox." Of Microbes and Life, edited by Ernest Borek and Jacques Monod. Columbia University Press, 1971. Pp. 165-173. Excerpt. Monograph. 10 Images. pdf (779,496 Bytes) ocr (20,283 Bytes)
"Of Man and Pneumococcus, An Historical Paradox." 1971.
Metadata Record Dubos, Rene J. The Professor, The Institute, and DNA: Oswald T. Avery, His Life and Scientific Achievements. Rockefeller University Press, 1976. Biography. Monograph. 250 Images. pdf (22,606,776 Bytes) ocr (634,668 Bytes)
The Professor, The Institute, and DNA: Oswald T. Avery, His Life and Scientific Achievements. 1976.
Metadata Record "A Pioneer in DNA Research." MD Magazine, (March 1977): 72. Article. 1 Image. pdf (162,990 Bytes) ocr (5,546 Bytes)
"A Pioneer in DNA Research." March 1977.
Metadata Record Rockefeller University Archives. [Inventory of Avery's papers at Rockefeller Archives Center]. Finding Aid. 5 Images. [ca. 1977]. pdf (402,281 Bytes) ocr (12,294 Bytes)
[Inventory of Avery's papers at Rockefeller Archives Center]. [ca. 1977].
Metadata Record Kay, Alan S. "Avery, Oswald T." Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume 1, edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980. Pp. 342-343. Index. Monograph. 3 Images. pdf (278,452 Bytes) ocr (7,456 Bytes)
"Avery, Oswald T." 1980.
Metadata Record Thomas, Lewis. "50 Who Made the Difference . . . : Oswald Avery and the Cascade of Surprises." Esquire, (December 1983): 74-76, 78. Article. 5 Images. pdf (923,841 Bytes) ocr (9,464 Bytes)
"50 Who Made the Difference . . . : Oswald Avery and the Cascade of Surprises." December 1983.
Metadata Record McCarty, Maclyn. The Transforming Principle: Discovering that Genes Are Made of DNA. W. W. Norton, 1985. Biography. Monograph. 243 Images. pdf (19,801,802 Bytes) ocr (495,327 Bytes)
The Transforming Principle: Discovering that Genes Are Made of DNA. 1985.
Metadata Record Schlenk, Fritz. "Reflections on Biochemistry: Early Nucleic Acid Chemistry." Trends in Biochemical Sciences 13, 2 (February 1988): 67-69. Article. 3 Images. pdf (360,935 Bytes) ocr (16,449 Bytes)
"Reflections on Biochemistry: Early Nucleic Acid Chemistry." February 1988.
Metadata Record Bardossi, Fulvio. "Oswald Avery and the Sugar-Coated Microbe." Rockefeller University Research Profiles 31, ([Spring 1988]). Article. Biography. 4 Images. pdf (603,581 Bytes) ocr (17,257 Bytes)
"Oswald Avery and the Sugar-Coated Microbe." [Spring 1988].
Metadata Record Russell, Nicholas. "Oswald Avery and the Origin of Molecular Biology." British Journal for the History of Science 21, (1988): 393-400. Article. 8 Images. pdf (864,256 Bytes) ocr (26,784 Bytes)
"Oswald Avery and the Origin of Molecular Biology." 1988.
Metadata Record Institute for Scientific Information. [Citations to publications by "Avery," "Avery OT," and "McCarty M"]. Science Citation Index, 1945-1954. Institute for Scientific Information, 1989. Excerpt. Index. 3 Images. pdf (547,979 Bytes) ocr (799 Bytes)
[Citations to publications by "Avery," "Avery OT," and "McCarty M"]. 1989.
Metadata Record Bearn, Alexander G. "Oswald T. Avery and the Copley Medal of the Royal Society." Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 39, 4 ([Summer 1996]): 550-554. Article. 5 Images. pdf (466,476 Bytes) ocr (13,777 Bytes)
"Oswald T. Avery and the Copley Medal of the Royal Society." [Summer 1996].
Metadata Record O'Leary, J. Patrick, and Chen Xie. "DNA and the Brains Behind Its Discovery." American Surgeon 62, (November 1996): 979-980. Article. 2 Images. pdf (197,481 Bytes) ocr (6,431 Bytes)
"DNA and the Brains Behind Its Discovery." November 1996.
Metadata Record Pool, R. Dennis, and National Library of Medicine. History of Medicine Division. [Glossary of terms used in the Oswald T. Avery exhibit]. Index. 2 Images. April 2005. pdf (179,246 Bytes) ocr (4,900 Bytes)
[Glossary of terms used in the Oswald T. Avery exhibit]. April 2005.
Metadata Record Pool, R. Dennis, and National Library of Medicine. History of Medicine Division. [Oswald T. Avery bibliography]. Bibliography. 2 Images. April 2005. pdf (152,044 Bytes) ocr (4,246 Bytes)
[Oswald T. Avery bibliography]. April 2005.