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The Arthur Kornberg Papers

Title:
Draft memorandum from Arthur Kornberg to Floyd S. Daft regarding fellowship questionnaires pdf (51,542 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Draft memorandum from Arthur Kornberg to Floyd S. Daft regarding fellowship questionnaires
Description:
This memo to his NIH section chief, Floyd Daft, detailed Kornberg's criteria for awarding postdoctoral fellowships.
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (51,542 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
ca. 1948
Creator:
Kornberg, Arthur
Recipient:
Daft, Floyd S.
Source:
Original Repository: Stanford University Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Arthur Kornberg Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Arthur Kornberg.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Fellowships and Scholarships
Exhibit Category:
From Physician to Enzyme Hunter, 1942-1953
Box Number:
15
Unique Identifier:
WHBBBC
Document Type:
Memorandums
Drafts (documents)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
Memo: To: F.S. Daft, Chief Nutrition Section
From: A. Kornberg
Subject: Fellowship Questionnaire
I would like to make the following suggestions:
a. If possible the questionnaire be limited to 2 pages in length.
About ten questions plus the "General Evaluation. . ." page should be adequate. I would submit the following 10 points which appear among the most important to me:
1. Enthusiasm for research work
2. Habit of hard work
3. Imaginative turn of mind
4. Habit of distinguishing hypothesis from data
5. Ingenuity in devising techniques to meet needs of a problem.
6. Objective in collection, evaluation and presentation of data.
7. Judicious use of time-consuming methods of precision.
8. Interest in and understanding of the work
[END PAGE ONE]
[BEGIN PAGE TWO]
of colleagues.
9. General background in science
10. " " " special branch of science.
b. Delete numerical ratings and the rating of "mediocre". Four categories would be adequate.
c. Encourage comments from the respondent that will expand on questions not adequately answered by a "one-word" rating and on matters of importance not considered in the questionnaire.
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2010-04-27
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