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Collection Details


Collection Name: Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection, 2001-02
Repository Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/depthistory/biochem/oralhist/
Material Formats: [5 documents with text] [3 documents with audio]
Dates Spanned: 2001-2001
Description: Oral history interviews conducted with faculty and staff of the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the department, which was founded in 1952. Interviews were conducted in the period from October 2001 to June 2002 with current and former department heads, faculty, and staff who played an important role in the founding and development of the department. Oral history interviewees included: Juel Albert by Robert R. Schmidt, Bruce M. Anderson by Thomas O. Sitz, Ruben W. Engel by George Edwin Bunce, Robert Smibert by John L. Hess, Everett L. Wisman by Lewis Barnett, and Roderick Young by Robert R. Schmidt. Full text of most of the interview transcripts as well as sound clips and other documentation are available at the "50-Year Celebration of the Department of Biochemistry 1952-2003."
Interviews: [5 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Finding Aid: Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection, 2001-02
Broad Subjects: Science and Technology; Education
ASP Subjects: Biochemistry; Biology; Blacksburg, VA; Chemistry; Oral history; Science; Science--Research; Science--Study and teaching; United States; Virginia; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Collection Code: OHC0002917