Papers consist of Lederberg's administrative files while head of the department of genetics at Stanford University Medical
School from 1959 to 1978; they are divided into five series. 1) General files, 1959-77, pertain to miscellaneous University
and Medical School committees and matters including computer systems, curriculum, and research proposals. 2) Minutes, agenda,
and memos from the Stanford Medical School Executive Committee, 1959-78. 3) Agenda, memos, and subject folders from the Stanford
University Committee on Research, 1966-78, including topics such as conflict of interest, defense research, human subjects,
and patents. 4) Personnel files on people under consideration for appointment to the SUMS faculty, 1962-78. 5) Plans, proposals,
and equipment specifications for the Clinical Sciences Research Building, 1960-66. Papers added to the collection since 1978
pertain to a SWOPSI course on the environmental impact on health taught by David P. Sachs, 1970; two Stanford academic programs:
United States-China Relations, 1973-78, and Arms Control and Disarmament, 1971-78; and the genetics department.
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