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Register of the Steven Horvath Papers MSS 449
MSS 449  
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Description
Papers of Steven Michael Horvath, professor of physiology, researcher and director (1962-1984) of the Institute of Environmental Stress at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Horvath studied the physiological effects of the environment, particularly air pollutants, altitude, and heat. The bulk of the material documents Horvath's career after 1961, when he joined the faculty of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and took part in establishing the Institute of Environmental Stress. Materials documenting the Institute include correspondence, drafts and reprints of research reports, minutes of meetings, and annual reports. Also included are writings by Horvath, materials related to the Center for Aging Research at UCSB and typescript writings of others.
Background
Steven Michael Horvath was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 15, 1911. In 1930 he enrolled at Oberlin College to study chemistry and after one year transferred to Miami (Ohio) University where he earned a B.A. degree in chemistry and physical education in 1934 and an M.S. in physiology in 1935. After two years at Ohio State University (1935-1937), he went to Harvard University, earning a Ph.D. in physiology and biology in 1942.
Extent
2.4 Linear feet (6 archives boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.