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Donald S. Fredrickson Papers 1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)
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Title: Donald S. Fredrickson Papers
Creator: Fredrickson, Donald S.
Dates: 1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)
Extent: 55.4 linear feet (53 boxes)
Abstract:
Donald Sharp Fredrickson (1924-2002) was an American physiologist and science administrator who made contributions to American medicine over the course of four decades, first as a laboratory scientist, then as a leader of several prominent medical research institutions. As director of the National Institutes of Health from 1976 to 1981, Fredrickson mediated between scientists and the federal government during contentious, far-ranging debates over the direction of medical research policy, research funding, and the dangers of genetic engineering. The collection consists of a wide range of materials related to Fredrickson's scientific and administrative careers

Call number: MS C 526
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.