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Title: James B. Sumner papers,
Creator: James Batcheller Sumner, 1887-1955.
Inclusive dates: 1908-1958.
8 cubic ft.
Correspondence, lecture notes, printed material, photographs, notebooks, ephemera.
Abstract::
Correspondence concerning the organization of biochemical research in Brazil, notes for addresses and lectures, drafts and reprints of articles, graphs, photographs, and slides, the Scheele medal (1929), the gold medal and certificate for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, printed Nobel proceedings, photographs of the ceremony, glass slides made in the course of his research, photographs of fellow scientists, and his chemistry notebook from Harvard. Also, biographical sketches, notes, clippings, and related correspondence used by Professor Leonard A. Maynard in preparation of his memoir of Sumner.

Call number: 29-2-671
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library