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1990 Addition, 1943-1979 (continued)
Subject File, 1948-1978 (continued)
BOX 463 Sutton, William B., 1957-1958
BOX 463 Synthetic fuel industry, 1971-1974
BOX 464 Synthetic fuel industry, 1971-1974
(2 folders)
BOX 464 Szent-Gyorgyi, Albert, 1961-1965
BOX 464 "S" miscellany, 1965-1966, 1971
BOX 464 Technology, 1970-1974
(2 folders)
BOX 465 Technology, 1970-1974
BOX 465 Transportation, railroads, 1971-1974
(3 folders)
BOX 465 Trips
BOX 465 France, 1971
BOX 465 Italy, 1973
BOX 465 New York, 1970-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 466 Washington, D.C., 1971
BOX 466 "T" miscellany, 1965-1966
BOX 466 Urban rat control, 1968-1970
BOX 466 "U" miscellany, 1964-1966
BOX 466 Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1965-1966
BOX 466 Weapons, 1974
BOX 466 Working environment, 1972-1974
BOX 466-485 Research File
Charts, graphs, computer printouts, and other research data.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or type of material.
BOX 466 Auxin
BOX 466-470 Charts and graphs
BOX OV 1-OV 3 Computer printouts See containers OV 1-3, same heading
BOX 471-474 Demography See also container OV 4, same heading
BOX 475 Diet
(2 folders)
BOX 476-477 DNA
BOX 478-482 Electron spin resonance
BOX 483-484 Free radicals
BOX 484-485 Tobacco mosaic virus
BOX R 486-487 Photographs and Slides
Photographs, slides, and transparencies. Broken glass slides are restricted.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX R 486 Broken glass slides (Restricted) See Container 487, Slides
BOX 487 Photographs
(2 folders)
BOX 487 Slides (photocopies of broken glass slides in container R 486)
BOX OV 5-OV 14 Transparencies See containers OV 5-OV 14, same heading
BOX 488-491 Miscellany
Awards and certificates, clippings, physiology notes, telephone logs, printed matter, and other miscellaneous items.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 488 Awards and certificates
BOX 488 Clippings
BOX 489 Clippings
BOX 490 Clippings
BOX 490 Physiology, notes
BOX 490 Telephone logs and lists
BOX 490 World War II service material, 1942
BOX 491 Clippings and printed matter
(5 folders)
BOX OV 1-14 Oversize for 1990 Addition
Computer printouts and demographic data from Commoner's research file and a set of transparencies from the photographs and slides file.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were separated.
BOX OV 1-OV 4 Research file
BOX OV 1-3 Computer printouts, 1961, undated
BOX OV 4 Demography (Container 474, same heading)
BOX OV 5-OV 14 Photographs and Slides
BOX OV 5-OV 14 Transparencies (Container 487, same heading)
BOX 492-528 2019 Addition, 1936-2009
The 2019 Addition contains material received in 2011 and 2014. This addition is arranged into four subseries and oversize. Material from organizations represented in the Organizations File of the original collection is placed in the Subject File.
Arranged alphabetically into four subseries and oversize: Clippings File, Research File, Speeches and Writings and Subject File.
BOX 492-495 Clippings File, 1951-2000
Newspaper and magazine clippings about Commoner from a wide array of publications. Clippings were removed from binders, kept in original order, and generally photocopied for preservation.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 492 1951-1969
(8 folders)
BOX 493 1970-1975
(7 folders)
BOX 494 1976-1979
(9 folders)
BOX 495 1980-2000
(4 folders)
BOX 495-497 Research File, 1936-1978
Notebooks, notes, and drafts of scientific research projects and studies by Commoner.
Arranged alphabetically by name of research topic or type of material.
BOX 495 Bibliography and abstracts notebook, circa 1958
BOX 495 "Chemical Identification, Distribution Kinetics and Metabolism in vivo of a New Mutagen Detected in Beef Extract and in Cooked Beef," proposal, 1978
BOX 495 "Free Nucleotides in Bird Erythrocytes," notebook, 1966-1967
BOX 495 "Free Radicals I," notebook, 1952-1957
BOX 496 "Free Radicals II," notebook, 1959
BOX 496 "Mechanisms of Chemical Carcinogenesis," final report, circa 1976
BOX 496 "Metabolism and DNA Project, progress report," 1969
BOX 496 Nitrogen cycle project, 1969
BOX 496 Notes and drafts
BOX 496 Inheritance, circa 1965
(2 folders)
BOX 496 Miscellaneous, undated
BOX 496 Viruses, circa 1966
BOX 496 "Physical Mechanisms of Biological Electron Transport: Progress Report,"
BOX 496 1959
BOX 497 1963
BOX 497 "Physical Mechanisms of Biological Electron Transport: Progress Report," 1963
BOX 497 "Respiration" notebook, 1936-1937
BOX 497 Unlabeled notebooks, 1947, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 497 "Warburg Apparatus Data" notebook, circa 1959
BOX 497-514 Speeches and Writings, 1942-2009
The Speeches and Writings subseries includes book drafts, a chronological file of published articles, speeches, testimonies, and related material. The chronological file reveals Commoner's shifting interests over time and includes a mix of writings on scientific research, public policy, and political issues. The book drafts and reviews of Commoner's books include Air Pollution, Making Peace with the Planet, and The Poverty of Power. The speaking engagements file contains correspondence, publicity, itineraries, travel arrangements, and sometimes speech texts or notes and is chronologically arranged. The speech, conference papers, and testimonies file is also arranged chronologically but only contains the written texts.
Material types include drafts and published writings, speech texts, related correspondence and printed matter, itineraries, and travel material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of writing and chronologically therein; the book file is arranged alphabetically.
BOX 497 Articles
BOX 497 1942, "The Mechanism of Auxin Action"
BOX 497 1943, "The Mechanism of Auxin Action. The Effect of Auxin on Water Absorbtion by Potato Tuber Tissue"
BOX 497 1947, "The Beginning of Life"
BOX 497 1958, "The Fallout Problem" and "The Hazard of Fallout"
BOX 497 1962, "The Scientist and Political Power--Some Brief Comments"
BOX 498 1963
BOX 498 "Government Research Grants: Effect of the New Proceedures on the Individual Investigator"
BOX 498 "Is Science Getting Out of Hand?"
BOX 498 "The Roles of Deoxyribonucleic Acid in Inheritance"
BOX 498 "Science and the Race Problem"
BOX 498 "Scientific Statesmanship"
BOX 498 1964
BOX 498 "Biology Today"
BOX 498 "Civil Defense: The Citizen's Choice"
BOX 498 "DNA and the Chemistry of Inheritance"
BOX 498 "Fallout and Water Pollution--Parallel Cases"
BOX 498 "Rapid Biosynthetic Incorporation of C14--Labeled Amino Acids into Tobacco Mosaic Virus"
BOX 498 "The Responsibility of Science to Man"
BOX 498 "What is the Harm of Nuclear Testing to Human Inheritance?"
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