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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Rene Jules Dubos
RLIN number: NXCP88-A118
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Part I: Development of his work in bacteriology to 1943, and, more particularly, his thinking about his work; childhood and early training; polysaccharide of pneumococcus; Oswald T. Avery; tyrocidine, streptomycin and gramicidin; Harvard University and the war years.; 520 |aPart II: Development of his work in bacteriology since 1945; and in particular his concern with the physiological, biochemical, and metabolic aspects of tuberculosis research; writing of LOUIS PASTEUR, THE WHITE PLAGUE, THE BIOCHEMICAL DETERMINANTS OF DISEASE, and BACTERIAL AND MYCOTIC INFECTIONS IN MAN; scientific papers; Rockefeller Institute.
Extent: Transcript: 1,541 leaves, Transcript: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Permission required. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dubos, Rene Jules, 1901-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Bacteriologist
Age at speaking: 56
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Benison, Saul
Organizations discussed: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; North America; Tuberculosis; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Antibacterial agents; Antibiotics; Bacteriologists; Bacteriology; Dubos, Rene Jules, 1901-1982; Rockefeller Institute
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018996-14439