William D. McElroy Papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: William D. McElroy Papers
Identifier/Call Number: MSS 483
Contributing Institution: Mandeville Special Collections Library
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 10.4 Linear feet (19 archives boxes, 11 oversize folders, 6 art bin items)
Date (inclusive): 1944 - 1999
Abstract: Papers of William David McElroy (1917-1999), professor of biochemistry, the fourth chancellor (1972-1980) of the University of California, San Diego; and former director (1969-1971) of the National Science Foundation. McElroy's significant contributions to biology include isolating and crystallizing the compounds that enable firefly luminescence and for his subsequent research into bacterial bioluminescence. He also wrote, spoke, and worked on problems in areas of environment, pollution, food production, science education, and international science. The papers largely document McElroy's scientific research and include correspondence with the scientific community, various biographical materials including awards and photographs, writings and reprints related to biochemical and scientific investigation, research materials on bioluminescene, UCSD teaching materials, and speeches given both as chancellor and as director of the National Science Foundation.
Creator: McElroy, William David, 1917-

Scope and Content of Collection

Papers of William D. McElroy, biochemist, UCSD chancellor (1972-1980) and director (1969-1971) of the National Science Foundation, largely document McElroy's scientific research on bioluminescence. Materials include laboratory data notebooks, bioluminescence research materials, correspondence, and scientific writings. Biographical materials include newspaper clippings, photographs and scrapbooks, especially documenting his trip to China in 1979. The papers contain McElroy's speeches and lectures delivered as director of the National Science Foundation and as chancellor of UCSD, as well as teaching materials from John Hopkins University and UCSD. The papers are arranged in seven series: 1) BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 2) CORRESPONDENCE, 3) WRITINGS, 4) RESEARCH MATERIALS, 5) TEACHING MATERIALS, 6) SPEECHES AND LECTURES, and 7) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.
SERIES 1: BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS
The BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS series, arranged in three subseries, consists mainly of memorabilia materials. The subseries are: A) General, B) Certificates and Awards, and C) Letters of Congratulation.
A) The General subseries, arranged alphabetically, includes biographical material ranging from McElroy's early years at Johns Hopkins to his post-UCSD emeritus years. Materials include curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia scrapbooks.
B) Materials in the Certificates and Awards subseries include fellow, alumnus, and distinguished membership recognitions from 1959-1990. The items are in alphabetical order.
C) The majority of the correspondence in the Letters of Congratulation subseries, arranged alphabetically, is related to McElroy's appointment as director of the National Science Foundation in 1969.
SERIES 2: CORRESPONDENCE
The CORRESPONDENCE series is arranged in two subseries: A) Alphabetical and B) Chronological.
A) The Alphabetical subseries includes correspondence between McElroy and other scientists, colleagues, UCSD staff, and various persons in the scientific community. Also included are the board of director meeting minutes from the Charles Lee Powell Foundation and the UCSD Cancer Center.
B) The Chronological subseries contains McElroy's outgoing correspondence for the years 1975-1989.
SERIES 3: WRITINGS
The WRITINGS series includes three subseries: A) Numbered Reprints, B) Unnumbered Writings, and C) Reports.
A) The Numbered Reprints subseries includes reprints on McElroy's publication list located at the beginning of the subseries. A large majority of the reprints are not included. The Reprints have been arranged chronologically by their publication dates.
B) The Unnumbered Writings subseries, arranged alphabetically by title, gathers manuscripts and typescripts of works by McElroy not listed on his publications list.
C) The Reports included in the third subseries are documents McElroy produced while working with the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, and Johns Hopkins University Long Range Planning Committee.
SERIES 4: RESEARCH MATERIALS
The RESEARCH MATERIALS series is arranged in three subseries: A) Laboratory Notebooks, B) Bioluminescence - Miscellaneous Materials, and C) E. Newton Harvey Manuscript Materials.
A) The Laboratory Notebooks subseries consists of early laboratory log books related to bioluminescence research and experiments done between 1952-1962 at Johns Hopkins University. The notebooks are arranged chronologically and represent the work of several research assistants.
B) The Bioluminescence subseries contains extensive visual material including photographs, films, and newspaper articles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.
C) The E. Newton Harvey Manuscript Materials subseries contains the manuscript and research materials that Dr. Harvey wrote for his unpublished book entitled "Fireflies in Folklore and Fantasy". The subseries contains correspondence, typescript drafts, illustrations, notes, and other research sent to McElroy after Harvey's death in 1959.
SERIES 5: TEACHING MATERIALS
The TEACHING MATERIALS series contains two subseries: A) Johns Hopkins University and B) University of California, San Diego.
A) The materials contained in the Johns Hopkins University subseries consist of lecture notes, syllabi, and exams from biochemistry courses McElroy taught from 1952-1965.
B) The University of California, San Diego, subseries comprises correspondence, handouts, lecture notes, and exams for Marine Biochemistry 185 from 1981-1986 after McElroy resigned as chancellor.
SERIES 6: SPEECHES AND LECTURES
The SPEECHES AND LECTURES series includes chronological indexes at the beginning of every section and is arranged chronologically in two subseries: A) National Science Foundation and B) University of California, San Diego.
A) The National Science Foundation subseries contains statements that McElroy issued as NSF Director (1969-1971) before several United States government subcommittees and departments. Also included are various remarks McElroy gave at meetings, commencements, and as a lecturer.
B) The materials in the University of California, San Diego subseries are copies of remarks, speeches, lectures, and addresses McElroy gave as UCSD Chancellor between 1972-1980. Also included is a folder containing remarks McElroy gave as a biology professor after returning to research.
SERIES 7: ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES
The ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES series contains the originals of brittle or high acid content documents that have been photocopied.

Biography

William "Bill" McElroy was born in Rogers, Texas, in 1917. He received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1939, where he played football from 1938-1939. He obtained a master's degree from Reed College in Oregon in 1941 and a doctorate from Princeton University in 1943 both in biology, but it was at Princeton where McElroy first investigated bioluminescence under the mentorship of E. Newton Harvey. McElroy received 12 honorary degrees including those from University of Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins University, the University of San Diego, and the University of Bologna in Italy.
McElroy served two years with U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development after Princeton before joining the faculty of Johns Hopkins University in 1946 and shortly after was the director of the McCollum-Pratt Institute for twenty years and chairman of the department of biology from 1956 until 1969. His studies of bioluminescence by elucidating the mechanisms of living organisms into producing light were his most significant contributions to biochemical research at Johns Hopkins. His position at the Institute enabled him to build a solid foundation of teachers and researchers, and to achieve worldwide recognition in the scientific field.
His concern for an enlightened public understanding of science was also exemplified later when he was appointed the director of the National Science Foundation in 1969.
While at the NSF, McElroy worked to achieve more federal support for scientific research, while responding to societal needs. He also worked to cultivate the collaborative efforts between academic and industrial research initiatives.
In 1972, McElroy resigned as NSF Director to become chancellor at UCSD.
Although his research and training were scientifically based, McElroy encouraged expansion of the arts, humanitites and social sciences at UCSD. He established the Board of Overseers, a group of San Diego advisors, and greatly increased the University's outreach to the San Diego community. He also enhanced UCSD's research budget, oversaw the construction of the Gildred Cancer Center and Mandeville Auditorium, and guided the establishment of Earl Warren College. From 1975-1976, McElroy served as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, succeeding anthropologist Margaret Mead. He also served as a consultant to the Atomic Energy Commission and as a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
McElroy resigned as chancellor in 1980 to return to research, writing, and teaching biology. For the next seven years, McElroy along with his wife, biochemist Marlene DeLuca, continued research on bioluminescence by identifying the enyzme luciferase in fireflies. The subsequent research resulted in 200 original scientific articles and numerous books and the creation of luminescent bacteria using gene research. Marlene DeLuca passed away in 1987.
Even today, McElroy's and DeLuca's research has led to new medical diagnostics and supplemented AIDS research. His leadership at UCSD also led the university through a critical time of growth and expansion. William McElroy died on February 17, 1999.

Publication Rights

Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

Preferred Citation

William D. McElroy Papers, MSS 483. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

Acquisition Information

Not Available

Restrictions

Materials contained in Box 1, Folder 9 have been restricted by the donor. Additional materials containing personal information are restricted. Also, original films are restricted; patrons must request user copies be produced.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Harvey, E. Newton, (Edmund Newton), 1887-1959
University of California, San Diego -- History -- Archives
Biologists--Biography
Biology--Study and teaching
Bioluminescence
Fireflies

 

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS

 

General

Box 1, Folder 1

Biographies

Box 1, Folder 2

Curriculum vitae

Box 1, Folder 3

Johns Hopkins University - McCollum-Pratt Institute for Investigation of Micronutrient Elements - Brochure

Box 1, Folder 4

National Science Foundation Publication Articles 1970

Box 1, Folder 5-7

Newspaper clippings 1950 - 1988

Box 1, Folder 8

Paul Saltman/Academic Senate Controversy - Clippings and correspondence 1979

Restrictions

Correspondence is restricted.
Box 1, Folder 9

Personal correspondence

Conditions Governing Access note

Restrictions Apply
 

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 10, Oversize FB-410-03

Gordon Research Conference - Organization of Metabolic Sequences 1987

Box 1, Folder 11, Oversize AB-021-E

McElroy with others

Box 1, Folder 12

National Science Foundation

Box 1, Folder 13

Other scientists

Box 1, Folder 14

UC San Diego

Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 16

Recipes

Box 1, Folder 17

Tribute to William D. McElroy - Program 1999

 

UCSD Education Delegation to China

Box 1, Folder 18

Memorabilia 1979

Box 1, Folder 19

Photographs 1979

Box 1, Folder 20, Oversize FB-409-01

Scrapbook 1 1979

Box 1, Folder 21, Oversize FB-409-02

Scrapbook 2 1979

Box 1, Folder 22, Oversize FB-409-03

Scrapbook 3 1979

Box 1, Folder 23, Oversize FB-410-02

Scrapbook 4 1979

Box 1, Folder 24

Slides 1979

Box 1, Folder 25

Who's Who Biographical Data 1972 - 1980

 

Certificates and Awards

Box 1, Folder 26

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Fellow Award 1959

Box 1, Folder 27, Oversize FB-410-05

American Academy of Microbiology - Fellow Award 1992

Box 1, Folder 28

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Fellow Award 1955

Box 1, Folder 29, Oversize FB-410-06

Bishop's Schools - Board of Visitors Certificate 1982

Box 1, Folder 30

California Junior College Association - Distinguished Junior College Alumnus Award 1971

Box 2, Folder 1

California School of Professional Psychology - Doctor of Letters 1978

Box 2, Folder 2

City of Baltimore - Board of School Commissioners 1964

Box 2, Folder 3-4

Delaware State College - Doctor of Science Honoris Causa 1 & 2 1971

Box 2, Folder 5

McElroy Endowment Fund Donors List

Box 2, Folder 6, Oversize AB-021-D

Mexican and American Foundation and Chicano Health Center - Orador de Honor 1975

Box 2, Folder 7

National Medal of Science - Invitation 1971

Box 2, Folder 8, Oversize AB-021-D

National Science Foundation Plaque 1973

Box 2, Folder 9

Providence College - Doctor of Public Service Honors 1970

Box 2, Folder 10

Reed College - Griffin Associate

 

Regents of the University of California

Box 2, Folder 11

Appreciation Award

Box 2, Folder 12

Chancellor Recognition 1972

Box 2, Folder 13, Oversize FB-410-05

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers - Special Membership 1971

Box 2, Folder 14

University of Buffalo - Honorary Doctor of Science 1962

Box 2, Folder 15

UCSD Alumni and Friends Association Award 1980

Box 2, Folder 16, Oversize FB-410-05

UCSD Board of Overseers - Distinguish Membership Certificate 1990

Box 3, Folder 1

UCSD Student Recognition 1980

Box 3, Folder 2

University of Pittsburgh - Doctor of Laws 1971

Box 3, Folder 3

Miscellaneous Membership Awards 1971 - 1996

 

Letters of Congratulations

Box 3, Folder 4

National Academy of Sciences 1963

Box 3, Folder 5-8

National Science Foundation 1969

Box 3, Folder 9

UCSD Chancellor Appointment 1972

Box 3, Folder 10

UCSD Chancellor - Farewell letters 1980

Box 3, Folder 11

Miscellaneous letters of congratulations 1971 - 1975

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Alphabetical

Box 3, Folder 12

Miscellaneous, A-Z

Box 3, Folder 13

Academic Press, Incorporated 1981 - 1985

Box 3, Folder 14

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science article 1975 - 1977

Box 3, Folder 15

American Society for Photobiology (James W. Longworth) 1981

Box 3, Folder 16-17

Analytical Biochemistry - An International Journal 1974 - 1982

Box 3, Folder 18

Annual Reviews Incorporated - Board of Directors 1976 - 1980

Box 4, Folder 1

Atkinson, Richard 1980 - 1981

Box 4, Folder 2

Baltimore Sun 1985

Box 4, Folder 3

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 1979 - 1988

Box 4, Folder 4

Bishop's School

Box 4, Folder 5-8

Charles Lee Powell Foundation - Board of Directors 1981 - 1989

Box 4, Folder 9

Colowick, Sidney 1981

Box 4, Folder 10

Consejo Cultural Mundial 1986 - 1987

Box 4, Folder 11

Council of Graduate Schools in the United States 1981

Box 4, Folder 12

Current Wisdom 1986

Box 4, Folder 13

De Vries, Louis, Sr. 1984

Box 4, Folder 14

Fitch, Robert S. 1981

Box 4, Folder 15

Foundation for Ocean Research 1979 - 1987

Box 4, Folder 16

Foundation for Ocean Research - Meeting Minutes 1980 - 1987

Box 5, Folder 1

Franklin Institute 1981 - 1982

Box 5, Folder 2

Global Energy Network, International 1986 - 1988

Box 5, Folder 3

Imai, Kazuhiro 1980 - 1982

Box 5, Folder 4

Institute for Research on Aging - Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Aging 1980 - 1983

Box 5, Folder 5

Johns Hopkins University 1944 - 1981

Box 5, Folder 6

Johnson, Frank H. 1980

Box 5, Folder 7

Journal of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence 1996

Box 5, Folder 8

Kuo, De-Liang 1981

Box 5, Folder 9

Lawson, Anna 1984

Box 5, Folder 10

Lederberg, Professor Joshua 1977

Box 5, Folder 11

Lee, John 1981

Box 5, Folder 12

Morgan, Neil 1977

Box 5, Folder 13

National Academy of Sciences 1981 - 1987

Box 5, Folder 14

National Science Board 1981

Box 5, Folder 15

Nie, Song-Qing 1981

Box 5, Folder 16

Nixon, Richard - National Science Foundation Directorship acceptance letter 1971

Box 5, Folder 17

Nutrition Foundation, Incorporated 1982 - 1984

Box 5, Folder 18

Nutrition Foundation, Incorporated - Board of Directors - Meeting Minutes 1982 - 1984

Box 5, Folder 19

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Howard I. Adler) 1983

Box 5, Folder 20

Ogilvie, A. 1981

Box 5, Folder 21

"Orloff Affair" 1978 - 1979

Restrictions

Restrictions Apply
Box 5, Folder 22

Pates, Hugh 1977

Box 5, Folder 23

Prentice-Hall, Incorporated 1972 - 1973

Box 5, Folder 24

Potomac Capital 1984

Box 5, Folder 25

Ramseyer, Ray 1980

Box 5, Folder 26

Reagan, Ronald 1973

Box 5, Folder 27

Reed College 1980

Box 5, Folder 28

Reed College Alumni Association 1955

Box 5, Folder 29

Roche Institute of Molecular Biology 1980

Box 5, Folder 30

Roda, Aldo 1982

Box 5, Folder 31

Royal Society 1966 - 1968

General note

Includes Science and Poplulation Policy in the United Kingdom and United States: Demographic, Economic, Social and Bio-Medical Aspects of the Development of Population Policies
Box 6, Folder 1

San Diego Gas and Electric Company 1981 - 1987

Box 6, Folder 2

Springer-Verlag 1981 - 1982

Box 6, Folder 3

Stratman, Earl 1979

Box 6, Folder 4

United States Department of Education 1980

Box 6, Folder 5

University of Arizona 1980

Box 6, Folder 6

UCSD Center for Molecular Genetics 1987

Box 6, Folder 7

UCSD Retirement Club 1986

 

UCSD Theodore E. Gildred Sr. Cancer Center

Box 6, Folder 8

Board of Directors 1980 - 1996

Box 6, Folder 9

Board of Directors - Meeting Minutes 1980 - 1986

Box 6, Folder 10

Executive Committee - Meeting Minutes 1983 - 1985

Box 6, Folder 11

Nominating Committee - Meeting Minutes 1983 - 1985

Box 6, Folder 12

University of Georgia - National Conference on the Future of University Research 1982 - 1986

Box 6, Folder 13

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Box 6, Folder 14

University of Massachusetts - Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1975

Box 6, Folder 15

University of New Hampshire - Review 1982

Box 6, Folder 16

University of Oxford (Ainsworth Harrison) 1968 - 1969

Box 6, Folder 17

Wright Energy Corporation 1982

Box 6, Folder 18

Young, Milton - National Science Foundation Directorship reaction letter 1971

Box 6, Folder 19

Zobell, Claude

 

Chronological

Box 6, Folder 20-22

1975 - 1977

Box 7, Folder 1-6

1978 - 1989

 

WRITINGS

 

Numbered Reprints

Box 8, Folder 1

Publications list 1943 - 1987

Box 8, Folder 2

3. "Bubble Formation in Animals: An Analysis of Gas Tension and Hydrostatic Pressure in Cats" 1944

Box 8, Folder 3

3. "Bubble Formation in Animals: Gas Nuclei and Their Distribution in Blood Tissues" 1944

Box 8, Folder 4

11. "Removal of Gas Nuclei From Liquids and Surfaces" 1945

Box 8, Folder 5

20. "The Effect of Mechanical Disturbance on Bubble Formation in Single Cells and Tissues After Saturation..." 1946

Box 8, Folder 6

21. "The Mechanism of Inhibition of Cellular Activity by Narcotics" 1947

Box 8, Folder 7

23. "The Mechanism of Inhibition of Bioluminescence by Naphthoquinones" 1947

Box 8, Folder 8

34. "Purification of Firefly Luciferin" 1949

Box 8, Folder 9

39. "Properties of Firefly Pyrophosphatase" 1951

Box 8, Folder 10

41. "Properties of the Reaction Utilizing Adenosinetriphosphate for Bioluminescence 1951

Box 8, Folder 11

46. "Purification of Cypridina Luciferase" 1951

Box 8, Folder 12

65. "Mechanism of Action of Micronutrient Elements in Enzyme Systems" 1954

Box 8, Folder 13

72. "Metal Toxicity and Iron Deficiency Effects on Enzymes in Neurospora" 1955

Box 8, Folder 14

75. "Crystalline Firefly Luciferase" 1956

Box 8, Folder 15

77. "Purification and Properties of Bacterial Luciferase" 1955

Box 8, Folder 16

79. "Function of Adenosine Triphosphate in the Activation of Luciferin" 1959

Box 8, Folder 17

86. "The Preparation and Properties of Crystalline Firefly Luciferin" 1957

Box 8, Folder 18

87. "Neurospora Nitrate Reductase: The Role of Phosphate, Flavine and Cytochrome c Reductase" 1958

Box 8, Folder 19

91. "The Function of Coenzyme A in Luminescence" 1958

Box 8, Folder 20

92. "Enzymic Formation of Choline Sulfate" 1958

Box 8, Folder 21

95. "The Synthesis and Function of Luciferyl-adenylate and Oxyluciferyl-adenylate" 1958

Box 8, Folder 22

96. "Mechanism of Hydrogen Sulfide Formation from Thiosulfate" 1959

Box 8, Folder 23

97. "Light Emission from Extracts of Luminous Fungi" 1959

Box 8, Folder 24

98. "Some Structual and Molecular Facets of Cerebral Responses to Drugs" 1959

Box 8, Folder 25

100. "Spectral Emission and Quantum Yield of Firefly Bioluminescence" 1960

Box 8, Folder 26

101. "Pathways of Energy Transfer in Bioluminescence" 1960

Box 8, Folder 27

102. "Bioluminescence" 1960

Box 8, Folder 28

106. "Spectroscopy of the Apogon Luminescent System and is Cross Reaction with the Cypridina System" 1961

Box 8, Folder 29

114. "Origin and Evolution of Bioluminescence" 1962

Box 8, Folder 30

115. "Biological Luminescence" 1962

Box 8, Folder 31

119. "The Growth of World Population" 1963

Box 8, Folder 32

120. "Insect Bioluminescence" 1964

Box 8, Folder 33

127. "Enzyme Catalysis and Color of Light in Bioluminescent Reactions" 1965

Box 8, Folder 34

128. "Analogs of Firefly Luciferin" 1965

Box 9, Folder 1

130. "Living Light" 1966

Box 9, Folder 2

131. "Role of Sulfhydryl Groups in Activating Enzymes. Properties of Escherichia Coli Lysine - Transfer..." 1966

Box 9, Folder 3

133. "Biological and Physical Observations on a Phosphorescent Bay in Falmouth Harbor, Jamaica, W. I. 1966

Box 9, Folder 4

134. "The Colors of Bioluminescence: Role of Enzyme and Substrate Structure" 1966

Box 9, Folder 5

135. "Firefly Bioluminescence" 1966

Box 9, Folder 6

137. "Isolation and Sequence of an Essential Sulfhydyrl Peptide at the Active Site of Firefly Luciferase" 1966

Box 9, Folder 7

139. "Molecular Uniformity in Biological Catalyses" 1967

Box 9, Folder 8

143. "Role and Reactivity of Sulfhydryl Groups in Firefly Luciferase" 1969

Box 9, Folder 9

144. "Biomedical Aspects of Population Control" 1969

Box 9, Folder 10

145. "Mechanism of Bioluminescence, Chemiluminescence and Enzyme Function in the Oxidation of Firefly..." 1969

Box 9, Folder 11

147. "Substrate-Binding Properties of Firefly Luciferase: Luciferin-binding Site" 1969

Box 9, Folder 12

149. "Substrate-Binding Properties of Firefly Luciferase: ATP-Binding Site" 1970

Box 9, Folder 13

150. "Catalytic Subunit of Firefly Luciferase" 1970

Box 9, Folder 14

152. "Isolation and Partial Characterization of a Peptide Derived from the Luciferin Binding Site of..." 1971

Box 9, Folder 15

156. "Insect Bioluminescence" 1974

Box 9, Folder 16

157. "Kinetics of the Firefly Luciferase Catalyzed Reactions" 1974

Box 9, Folder 17

158. "The Unity in Biochemistry" 1976

Box 9, Folder 18

159. "Chemistry of Firefly Luminescence" 1978

Box 9, Folder 19

163. "Bioluminescence" 1983

Box 9, Folder 20

165. "Firefly and Bacterial Luminescence: Basic Science and Applications" 1983

Box 9, Folder 21

166. "Two Kinetically Distinguishable ATP Sites in Firefly Luciferase" 1984

Box 9, Folder 22

167. "Biochemistry of Insect Luminescence" 1985

General note

Includes research notes and correspondence.
Box 9, Folder 23

168. "Firefly Luminescence" 1986

General note

Includes handwritten draft.
 

Unnumbered Writings

Box 9, Folder 24

American Basic Sciences Require Healthy Universities 1977

Box 9, Folder 25

Anion Inhibition of Firefly Luciferase 1970

Box 9, Folder 26

Bioluminescence

Box 9, Folder 27

Care, Feeding and Control of Technology 1982

Box 9, Folder 28

Color of Bioluminescent Light 1967

Box 9, Folder 29

Complimentary DNA Coding Click Beetle Luciferases Can Elicit Bioluminescence of Different Colors 1989

Box 9, Folder 30

Cornelis Bernardus Van Niel (1897-1985)

Box 9, Folder 31

Decarboxylation of Luciferin in Firefly Bioluminescence 1968

Box 9, Folder 32

Education 1980

Box 9, Folder 33

Environment

Box 9, Folder 34

Enzymatic Detection of Hydrazine

Box 9, Folder 35

Firefly Luciferase 1960

Box 9, Folder 36

From the Precise to the Ambiguous: Light, Bonding, and Administration 1976

Box 9, Folder 37

Global Age: Roles of Basic and Applied Research 1977

Box 9, Folder 38

Growth of World Population 1965

Box 9, Folder 39

Growth of World Population - U.S. Policy 1968

Box 9, Folder 40

Health 1980

Box 9, Folder 41

History of the Biochemistry of Luminescence

Box 9, Folder 42

History of Biology at the Johns Hopkins University

Box 9, Folder 43

International Affairs 1986

Box 9, Folder 44

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Box 9, Folder 45

Lipmann's Influence on Firefly Luminescence 1988

Box 9, Folder 46

Marlene A. DeLuca: In Memoriam 1988

 

Nathan Oram Kaplan (June 25, 1917-April 15, 1986)

Box 10, Folder 1-2

Related correspndence 1985 - 1987

Box 10, Folder 3

Page proofs 1993

Box 10, Folder 4

Research materials 1993

Box 10, Folder 5

Typescript drafts 1993

Box 10, Folder 6

Biographic memoir 1994

Box 10, Folder 7

National Science Foundation: The Crisis in Research and Development 1970

Box 10, Folder 8

Natural Resources 1980

Box 10, Folder 9

Normal Pathways of Assimilation of Nitrate and Nitrite 1956

Box 10, Folder 10

Origins of Biochemical

Box 10, Folder 11

Poem 1973

Box 10, Folder 12

Pollution, Population, and Food

Box 10, Folder 13

Promise of the Sea 1961

Box 10, Folder 14

Ribosome Recycling Factor (Ribosome Releasing Factor) Is Essential for Bacterial Growth 1994

Box 10, Folder 15

Science and the Public 1971

Box 10, Folder 16

Space 1980

Box 10, Folder 17

Sulfhydryl Groups of Tryptophan - Transfer Ribonucleic Acid Synthetase 1966

Box 10, Folder 18

Support of Basic Research 1975

Box 10, Folder 19

To Interview a Scientist 1978

Box 10, Folder 20

Toward a New Partnership 1976

Box 10, Folder 21

Transportation

Box 10, Folder 22

Will Family Planning Solve the Population Problem?

Box 10, Folder 23

Untitled firefly bioluminescence writing 1982

 

Reports

Box 10, Folder 24

Assuming the Resources for Biomedical Research - Conducted by the Research Resources Evaluation Panel of the National Institute of Health 1976

Box 11, Folder 1

Committee to Study Organized Research (UCSD) - Final Report 1980

Box 11, Folder 2-5

National Science Foundation - Director's Program Review 1970 - 1971

Box 11, Folder 6

Report of the Long Range Planning Committee to the President, The Johns Hopkins University 1966

 

RESEARCH MATERIALS

 

Laboratory Notebooks

Box 12, Folder 1

Book #2 - Frances Barbusca 1952

Box 12, Folder 2

Book #10 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1952

Box 12, Folder 3

Book #12 - Jane Coulombre 1953

Box 12, Folder 4

Book #13 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1953

Box 12, Folder 5

Book #14 - Ann L. Claggett 1953

Box 12, Folder 6

Book #15 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1953

Box 12, Folder 7

Book #16 - Jean Colombre and Valerie Sonnenfeld 1953 - 1954

Box 12, Folder 8

Book #17 - Ann L. Claggett 1953 - 1954

Box 12, Folder 9

Book #18 - Luminous Bacteria 1953 - 1954

Box 12, Folder 10

Book #20 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1954

Box 13, Folder 1

Book #23 - Edith Kolacskovszky 1954

Box 13, Folder 2

Book #24 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1954

Box 13, Folder 3

Book #26 - Valerie Sonnenfeld 1954 - 1955

Box 13, Folder 4

Book #19 - Protein Determination 1955 - 1958

Box 13, Folder 5

Book #34 1955 - 1956

Box 13, Folder 6

Book #35 - Hilda Beck 1955 - 1956

Box 13, Folder 7

Book #32 - Luminous Bacteria 1956 - 1957

Box 13, Folder 8

Book #37 - Assay - Luminous Bacteria 1956

Box 13, Folder 9

Book #38 - L. Geiger 1956

Box 13, Folder 10

Book #39 - L. Geiger 1957

Box 14, Folder 1

Book #40 - Luminous Bacteria 1957

Box 14, Folder 2

Book #42 - Cypridina 1958 - 1960

Box 14, Folder 3-4

Bacterial Luciferase 1959

Box 14, Folder 5

Book #3 - P.R. Elliott - Aldehyde Quantum Yields "A.fischerienzyme" - Enzyme Reduction, Gsh, Cysteine 1961 - 1962

Box 14, Folder 6

Book #10 - Z. Paritzky and P.R. Elliott - Benzothiazole Isotope 1961 - 1963

Box 14, Folder 7

Book #5 - P.R. Elliott - VPC Gas Chromatography of Aliphatic Aldehydes, Acids, and Alcohols 1961

Box 14, Folder 8

Book #7 - P.R. Elliott - Pholas Dactylus Enzymology 1962

 

Bioluminescence - Miscellaneous Materials

Box 15, Folder 1

Articles 1966 - 1989

Box 15, Folder 2, Oversize FB-410-01

Bioluminescence: Light in the Sea - 16mm film, color, sound. United States Navy - Naval Air Systems Command

Restrictions

Restrictions Apply
Box 15, Folder 3

Film (untitled) - Johns Hopkins University Firefly Research. 16mm color

Restrictions

Restrictions Apply
Box 15, Folder 4, Oversize FB-410-07

Firefly cartoons

Box 15, Folder 5

Luminescence Review - ATP Measurements: Theory and Practice 1981

 

Photographs

Box 15, Folder 6, Oversize FB-410-04

Firefly 1968 - 1980

Box 15, Folder 7, Oversize AB-022-E

Glow worm. Includes glass slides

Box 15, Folder 8

Other organisms

Box 15, Folder 9, Oversize AB-022-D

Other organisms (Laboratory bioluminescence)

Box 15, Folder 10, Oversize AB-022-D

Other organisms (Microscopic)

Box 15, Folder 11

Tobacco plant

Box 15, Folder 12

Related correspondence 1971 - 1980

Box 15, Folder 13

Second International Symposium on Analytical Application of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence 1980

Box 15, Folder 14

Miscellaneous notes

 

E. Newton Harvey Manuscript Materials

Box 15, Folder 15

Chemiluminescence - Draft

Box 15, Folder 16

General correspondence 1955 - 1959

 

Fireflies in Folklore and Fantasy

Box 15, Folder 17

Publisher correspondence and notes 1956 - 1959

Box 15, Folder 18

Typescript draft & handwritten notes - Preface, Contents and Chapter 1 1959

Box 15, Folder 19

Typescript draft - Chapters 1-3

Box 15, Folder 20

Typescript draft - Chapter 2 1959

Box 16, Folder 1-3

Typescript draft - Chapters 3-5 1959

Box 16, Folder 4

Typescript draft - Various sections 1959

Box 16, Folder 5-6

Illustrations

Box 16, Folder 7

Firefly and glow-worm poetry

Box 16, Folder 8

Glow Worms and Evolution by Richard B. Goldschmidt 1948

Box 16, Folder 9

Popular writings regarding fireflies 1957

 

TEACHING MATERIALS

 

Johns Hopkins University

Box 16, Folder 10

Biochemistry - Exams 1962

 

Lecture notes

Box 16, Folder 11

Amino Acid Metabolism

Box 16, Folder 12

Bioluminescence

Box 16, Folder 13

Carbohydrates

Box 17, Folder 1

Enzymes

Box 17, Folder 2

Kinetics Rate Theory

Box 17, Folder 3

Syllabi - Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 1952 - 1965

 

University of California, San Diego

Box 17, Folder 4

Chemistry and Biochemistry Reading Group - Syllabus 1981

 

Marine Biochemistry 185

Box 17, Folder 5

Correspondence 1982 - 1986

Box 17, Folder 6

Handouts 1982 - 1985

Box 17, Folder 7

Lecture notes 1982 - 1986

Box 17, Folder 8

Exams 1982 - 1986

Box 17, Folder 9

Miscellaneous notes

 

SPEECHES AND LECTURES

 

National Science Foundation

Box 17, Folder 10-13

Congressional Hearing Statements 1969 - 1976

 

Remarks

Box 17, Folder 14

Index 1969 - 1970

Box 18, Folder 1-2

1969 - 1970

Box 18, Folder 3

Index 1971

Box 18, Folder 4-5

1971

Box 18, Folder 6

World's Largest Laboratory 1971

 

University of California, San Diego

 

Remarks

Box 18, Folder 7-9

Index & 1-21 1972

Box 18, Folder 10-11

Index & 1-14 1973

Box 18, Folder 12

Index 1974

Box 19, Folder 1

15-32 1974

Box 19, Folder 2-3

Index & 1-11 1975

Box 19, Folder 4-5

Index & 13-18 1976

Box 19, Folder 6-7

Index & 19-30 1977

Box 19, Folder 8-10

Index & 31-50 1978 - 1980

Box 19, Folder 11

UCSD Professor of Biology - Remarks 1981 - 1984

 

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

Box 19, Folder 12

Originals