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Isabella Karle Papers, 1930-2010 (continued)
BOX 17-42 Speeches and Writings, 1944-2008
The Speeches and Writings subseries comprises files related to articles, reports, speeches, lectures, and book chapters written by Isabella Karle, mostly from 1960 to 2003. The files contain drafts, working files, figures, illustrations, research data, notes, abstracts, and correspondence. Frequent collaborators represented in the subseries include Darshan Ranganathan, Subramania Ranganathan, Padmanabhan Balaram, and Bernhard Witkop. The bulk of the speeches and writings correspond to the molecular structure analyses contained in Karle’s Research File. Published structures of these complex organic and inorganic substances include steroids, alkaloids, toxins, ionophores, and, especially, peptides, and relate to such varied topics as the transport of ions, protection against radiation damage, energetic and propellant materials, antimalarials, antibiotics, non-addicting analgesics, shock, neurotoxins, explosives, and nitrogen compounds. Also present in the subseries are Isabella’s lecture files from a variety of x-ray crystallography study institutes, many of which include lectures she presented with Jerome Karle. For additional materials from these study institutes, as well as writings and speeches written in collaboration with Jerome, see the Collaborations series. Additional writings, speeches, and related materials are interspersed throughout the Research File and Subject File.
Material types include articles, notes, research, data, figures, illustrations, correspondence, conference programs, abstracts, speeches, travel files, photographs, and bibliographies. Some textual and visual materials are in digital formats.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or material type and thereunder chronologically. The file structure of the digital content maintained as received.
BOX 17 Articles, 1944-1979
(6 folders)
BOX 18 Articles, 1980-1989
(7 folders)
BOX 19 Articles, 1988-1990
(5 folders)
BOX 20 Articles, 1989-1990
(6 folders)
BOX 21 Articles, 1990-1992
(5 folders)
BOX 22 Articles, 1990-1998
(5 folders)
BOX 23 Articles, 1992-1993
(6 folders)
BOX 24 Articles, 1992-1996
(6 folders)
BOX 25 Articles, 1994-1998
(7 folders)
DF Articles, 1996
Digital ID: mss85507_215_092
BOX 26 Articles, 1997-2002
(4 folders)
DF Articles, 2001
Digital ID: mss85507_215_093
Digital ID: mss85507_215_094
BOX 27 Articles, 2003-2008
(3 folders)
BOX 27 "Diffraction Studies of Model and Natural Helical Peptides," Membrane Protein Structure: Experimental Approaches, 1993
BOX 27 Figures and illustrations, undated
BOX 28 Figures and illustrations, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 28 International Summer School on Crystallographic Computing, Prague, Czech Republic, 1975, July 28-Aug. 5 See also Container 416, same heading
(3 folders)
BOX 29 International Summer School on Supramolecular Chemistry, Strasbourg, France, 1990
BOX 29 Lists of publications, 1963-2008
BOX 29 Naval Research Laboratory release for publication requests, 1951-1953
BOX 29 NATO Advanced Study Institute on Direct Methods in Crystallography, York, England, 1980, Aug. 4-15 See also Container 417, same heading
BOX 29 NATO Advanced Study Institute on Direct and Patterson Methods of Solving Crystal Structures, Parma, Italy, 1970, Sept. 7-19 See also Container 417, same heading
BOX 29 Referee and editor comments, 1951-1971
(3 folders)
BOX 30 Referee and editor comments, 1972-1987
(2 folders)
BOX 30 Reports, 1954-1955
BOX 30 Review articles, 1977-1978
BOX 30 Rontgenstrukturanalyse organisher Verbinungen, preface, 1972-1973
BOX 30 Speeches, 1954-1969
BOX 31 Speeches, circa 1965-1970s See also Container OV 2, same heading
(6 folders)
BOX 32 Speeches, 1975-1978
(5 folders)
BOX 33 Speeches, 1979-circa 1999
(4 folders)
BOX 34 Speeches, 1981-1984
(5 folders)
BOX 35 Speeches, 1984-1986
(5 folders)
BOX 36 Speeches, 1986-1988
(4 folders)
BOX 37 Speeches, 1988-1989
(4 folders)
BOX 38 Speeches, 1990-circa 1999
(4 folders)
BOX 39 Speeches, 1991-1993
(4 folders)
BOX 40 Speeches, 1994-1996
(4 folders)
BOX 41 Speeches, 1997-1999
(4 folders)
BOX 42 Speeches, 2000-2007
(4 folders)
BOX 42-55 Subject File, 1947-2010
The Subject File subseries comprises files from a variety of Karle’s professional efforts, and include name files, travel files, grant files, and slides. Name files contain correspondence, draft publications, notes, clippings, photographs, and crystallographic data related to specific projects undertaken by Karle and the identified individual. Travel files largely consist of Defense Department memoranda that detail Karle’s attendance at conferences, meetings, award ceremonies, and lecture engagements. Grant files include applications, progress reports, and correspondence related to the National Institutes of Health-funded “X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Oligopeptides” project from 1981 to 2008. The subseries also contains referee comments and recommendations by Karle. Of particular interest are the recommendations Karle wrote for her daughters Louise Karle Hanson and Jean Karle Dean, both of whom pursued careers in the field of chemistry. The associated correspondence in these files contains some of the only references in the collection to Jerome and Isabella Karle’s family life. Slides, arranged by subject, likely relate to speeches, lectures, and presentations though are not identified as such.
Material types include correspondence, publications, notes, clippings, slides, photographs, research data, memoranda, applications, reports, letters of recommendation, and travel files. Some textual materials are in digital formats
Arranged alphabetically by subject or material type. The file structure of the digital content maintained as received.
BOX 42 Amines, Bernhard Witkop, slides, undated
BOX 42 Antam channel, slides, undated
BOX 42 BRITTS, CCD-dichloro/2,2 dichloro, slides, undated
BOX 42 Brossi, Arnold, 1990-1992
BOX 42 C-tetrapeptides, slides, undated
BOX 42 Clippings, 1967, 1987-2002
BOX 42 "Cohen reaction rate," slides, undated
BOX 42 "Combustion Dynamics Initiative," Department of Energy, 1991
BOX 42 Conferences attended, 1962-1969, 1979-2004
BOX 43 Daly, John W., 1971-2009
BOX 43 "Eisner," slides, undated
BOX 43 Espelitia paper K-9, slides, undated
BOX 43 Frogs, slides, undated See also Container OV 2, same heading
BOX 43 Grochowski, Jacek, 1974-1980
BOX 43 Hirschmann, Ralph Franz, 1992-2002
(3 folders)
BOX 43 L-pim, slides, undated
BOX 43 Li⁺ complex, slides, undated
BOX 43 Na antam, slides, undated
BOX 43 National Academy of Sciences, elections, 1978
BOX 44 National Academy of Sciences, elections, 1979-1996
(11 folders)
BOX 45 National Academy of Sciences, elections, 1997-2004
(8 folders)
BOX 46 National Academy of Sciences, elections, 2006-2009
(3 folders)
BOX 46 "OBTUSA," slides, undated
BOX 46 Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, elections, 2006-2010
BOX 46 "OV 2" and "OV 4," slides, undated
BOX 46 Parma part structure mescaline polypeptide, slides, undated
BOX 46 Peptide extras, clathrite diagram, slides, undated
BOX 46 Peptide helices, Benedetti and Jung, slides, undated
BOX 46 Peptides, slides, undated
BOX 46 "Peptides, other scientists," slides, 1981
BOX 46 Poly OCH₃, slides, 1984
BOX 46 Polypeptides, slides, undated
BOX 46 Recommendations
BOX 46 B-G, 1982-2001
BOX 46 Hanson, Louise Karle, 1988-1997
(2 folders)
BOX 47 H-P, 1981-2008
BOX 47 Hirschmann, Ralph Franz, 1994-1999
(2 folders)
DF Hirschmann, Ralph Franz, 1995-1998
Digital ID: mss85507_215_125
Digital ID: mss85507_215_126
BOX 47 Karle, Jean Marianne, 1976
BOX 47 Scheuer, Paul Josef, 1988-1990
BOX 47 Toniolo, Claudio, 2003
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