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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Clara M. Szego Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1937-2006
    Collection number: 1640
    Creator: Szego, Clara M., 1916-
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Clara M. Szego (b.1916-), a biologist, taught at the UCLA School of Medicine before accepting a position in the Department of Zoology where she was promoted to full professorship (1960). Her research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in the normal cellular economy. The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, articles, clippings, and photographs related to Szego's career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clara M. Szego Papers (Collection 1640). Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Clara M. Szego, 1989.

    Biography

    Szego was born in 1916; attended Hunter College and did graduate work in the Department of Physiological Chemistry at University of Minnesota; researcher, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology; faculty member at Yale University; followed Abraham White to UCLA School of Medicine and later accepted position in the Department of Zoology, UCLA; promoted to full professorship, 1960; research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in the normal cellular economy; closed her laboratory, 1985.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, articles, clippings, and photographs related to the career of biologist Clara M. Szego.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Szego, Clara M., 1916- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Women biologists--United States--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Insight and progress: development of a cell biologist [oral history transcript] / Clara M. Szego, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1989. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.