The working papers, correspondence, manuscripts, and lectures of Norman Harold Horowitz form
the collection known as the Papers of Norman Horowitz in the Archives of the California
Institute of Technology. Horowitz was professor of biology at Caltech, and a pioneer in the
fields of exobiology and biochemical genetics.
Norman Harold Horowitz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1915, the eldest of three boys, and the son of an émigré businessman
and Bostonian mother. Raised in the middle-class neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, he attended public elementary and secondary
schools, where at the latter he was made valedictorian.
Copyright may not have been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on
behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include
or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
The collection is open for research. Researchers must apply in writing for access.