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BOX 64-69 Miscellany, 1952-2002
Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 64 American Society for Microbiology News, 1976
Awards and certificates, 1952, 1969, 1988-1997 See also Oversize
Calendar, 1974
BOX 65 Congratulatory letters from Singer, 1990-1992
Diary of India trip, 1970
John Paul II, Pope, 1980
Events, 1968, circa 1975- circa 2000
Family, circa 1959-1974
Laboratory photographs, circa 1959- circa 1963, 1969-1986
Portraits, 1967-1996
Pines, Maya, The New Human Genetics: A Cell Bank Helps Researchers Fight Inherited Disease, 1976
Speeches and lectures
1989, Oct. 27, “Biology: Forty Years at the Frontier,” Smithsonian Institution and the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1989
May 17, “Gene Structure and Function,” Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Bethesda, Md., 1990
Sept. 14, “Lessons from Mirrors,” Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y., 1990
1992, June 11, “Symposium on Women in Biomedical Careers: Dynamics of Change Keynote Address,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., 1992-1993
Feb. 13, “The Future of Science Museums: The Smithsonian as Test Case,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Baltimore, Md., 1994-1996
Apr. 17, “Behind the Endless Frontier,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., 1996
BOX 66 June 26, “GTE Growth Initiatives for Teachers Program Dinner Keynote Speech,” Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C., 1996
Jan. 19, “New Knowledge, New Dilemmas, New Solutions,” U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., 1997
Mar. 20, “Thoughts of a Nonmillenarian,” American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1997
June 7, “Alumni Weekend Swarthmore Collection,” Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1997
1998, Sept. 11, “Remarks on Human Cloning,” Committee on Science and Human Values, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, D.C., 1998
1999, June 27, “Genetics and Health,” UNESCO, Budapest, Hungary, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Oct. 17, “Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisors, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies: Opening Statement,” Association of American Medical Colleges, Savannah, Ga., 2000
Nov. 28, “Long Term, Creative Strategies for Addressing Public Interest Missions,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000
Feb. 23, “Genetically Modified Organisms,” Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 2000-2001
BOX 67 Sept. 21, “Invention: New Research Questions,” Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 2001-2002
(2 folders)
2002, Jan. 10, “Galaxies: Mind Over Matter,” a celebratory symposium for Vera Rubin, introduction for Allan Sandage, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C., 2001-2002
U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology, reports, 1974, 1980
Vacation, Pasadena, Calif., 2000
Articles about Singer, 1989-1990, 1996
Articles and miscellaneous writings by Singer
“Answers from Outside the Box,” Washington Post, 2001
“Assault on Science,” Washington Post, 1996
“Believing Is Not Understanding,” Washington Post, 1999
“Betting on Research,” in Nurturing Creativity in Research (1995), 1996
“The Challenge to Science: How to Mobilize American Ingenuity,” in The Age of Terror (2002), 2001-2002
“Cytoplasmic Ribonucleoprotein Complexes Containing Human LINE-1 Protein and RNA,” with Hirohiko Hohjoh, EMBO Journal, 1996
“DC Public Schools: Train the Teacher,” Washington Post, 1998
Editorial on bovine somatotropin, with Virginia Weldon, unpublished, 1990-1991
BOX 68 “Heroines and Role Models,” Science (1991), 1991-1997
“Hot Tomato,” Washington Post, 1993
“The Human LINE-1 Reverse Transcriptase Domain,” with Andrew Clements, Nucleic Acids Research, 1998
“I Can Do It,” Swarthmore College Bulletin, 1998
“An Inclusive Agenda for Change,” Washington Post, 2001
“LINE-1 Sequences: Human Transposable Elements,” in Evolutionary Tinkering in Gene Expression, 1989
“No, You Can't Make Dinosaurs,” Washington Post, 1993
”Nuclease Activity in Rabbit Reticulocytes,” with Paul Marks and Walter Farkas, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1964
“Report on Spetsai,” unpublished, 1966
“Ribonuclease and High Salt Sensitivity of the Ribonucleoprotein Complex Formed by the Human LINE-1 Retrotransposon,” with Hirohiko Hohjoh, Journal of Molecular Biology, 1997
“Sensible Policy on Human Cloning,” with Paul Berg, Science, 1998
“Sequence-Specific Single-Strand RNA Binding Protein Encoded by the Human LINE-1 Retrotransposon,” with Hirohiko Hohjoh, EMBO Journal, 1997
“Shaping the Future for Women in Science,” American Society for Cell Biology Newsletter, 2000
“Strategies for the Future NIH Conference on Women in Biomedical Careers: Dynamics of Change: Strategies for the 21st Century Keynote Address,” Journal of Women's Health, 1992
“Unusual Reverse Transcriptases,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1994-1995, undated
“What Did the Asilomar Exercise Accomplish, What Did It Leave Undone?” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 2000
“Who Needs a Space Station?” with Donald Brown, Washington Post, 1992
Book reviews
Ferris, Timothy, Coming of Age in the Milky Way; Benno Muller-Hill, Murderous Science; and George F. Kennan, Sketches from a Life, in Washington Post Book World, 1990
Grobstein, Clifford, A Double Image of the Double Helix: The Recombinant DNA Debate, in Bioscience, 1979
Holmes, Frederick Lawrence, Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA, blurb for Yale University Press, 2001-2002
Mattfeld, Jacquelyn A., and Carol G. Van Aken, editors, Women and the Scientific Professions, in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1967
Richards, John, ed., Recombinant DNA: Science, Ethics, and Politics, in Quarterly Review of Biology, 1978-1979
Dealing with Genes, with Paul Berg, 1989-1997
(2 folders)
BOX 69 Exploring Genetic Mechanisms, with Paul Berg, 1997-1999
Genes and Genomes, with Paul Berg
Correspondence, 1989-1997
(2 folders)
Drafts, 1989-1992
Reviews, 1991-1992
George Beadle, an Uncommon Farmer: The Emergence of Genetics in the 20th Century, with Paul Berg, 1996-2003
Why Black Holes Aren't Black, with Robert Hazen, 1995-2000
Collins Publishers, 1988
Letters to the editor
Science, 1990
Washington Post, 1991, 1999
BOX 69 2022 Addition, 1986-2007
Correspondence, handwritten and published diary, newspaper clipping, report, speech outline, and trip itinerary relating to Singer's trip to South Africa in 1986.
BOX 69 Yale Corp. trip to South Africa, 1986, 2006-2007
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1990
Arranged and described according to the series, container, and folder from which the item was removed.
BOX OV 1 Miscellany
Awards and certificates, 1990 (Container 64)

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