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Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch

1928-1998

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Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch.

Summary

Creator:
Gluecksohn-Waelsch, Salome
Date Coverage:
1928-1998
Quantity:
27 cubic ft.

Dr. Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch received her Ph.D. from the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1932, but was forced to flee Hitler's Germany one year later with her first husband, biochemist Rudolf Schoenheimer. Her first position in the U.S. came in 1936 as a Research Associate at Columbia University, a position she held for nineteen years. Finally, in 1955, she was offered a full-time faculty position in the Department of Genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1979, Waelsch was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and in 1993, she was awarded the National Medal of Science.

The collection contains Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch's correspondence, biographical material, including awards, citations, diplomas, grant applications, reviews, publications, National Academy of Science files, conference, seminar and lecture materials, photographs, and extensive reprint collection in the field of genetics.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2017-04-14 12:35:33 -0400

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2017 January 1

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch, 1928-1998. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch).