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Julius Axelrod Papers 1910-2004 (bulk 1946-1999)
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Series 4: Nobel Prize and Other Awards, 1929-2004, [series]:

This series covers the numerous awards and professional honors that Axelrod received during his scientific career. Included in these files are correspondence, programs, and printed matter surrounding specific events. The most significant awards include the Nobel Prize (1970), the Gairdner Award (1967), and several important awards from the NIH. Related materials are also found in the Professional Activities series.

The first subseries covers Axelrod's Nobel Prize award, including correspondence, letters of congratulations, and numerous articles and clippings. The second subseries consists of awards from the NIH, including awards for government service. The third subseries features other awards, such as honorary degrees from New York University, George Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, and various scientific awards such as the Gairdner Award. This subseries also includes academic degrees, lectureship awards, and membership certificates. Photographs from several of the awards ceremonies, including the Nobel, are found in the Photographs series. Some of the larger items such as honorary degrees and certificates are stored with other oversized materials in Boxes 20 and 21 and in oversized flat storage.

 
4.1 Nobel Prize [subseries]:
 
Nobel Presentation, December 1970 [subseries]:
13 1
Nobel Week correspondence, Oct-Nov 1970
13 2
Award statement, 11 Dec 1970
13 3
Nobel acceptance speech, Stockholm, [10 Dec 1970]
20
Nobel Foundation portfolio, containing Axelrod's personal program and an empty matchbox with picture of the Nobel medal
13 4
Schedules
13 5
Programs
13 6
Invitations
13 7
Menus
13 8
Seating charts
13 9
Stockholm souvenirs
 
Notes and Letters of Congratulations [subseries]:
13 10
15 Oct 1970
13 11
16 Oct 1970
13 12
17-18 Oct 1970
13 13
19-21 Oct 1970
13 14
22-30 Oct 1970
13 15
[ca. Oct 1970]
13 16
Nov 1970
13 17
Dec 1970
13 18
1971
 
Publicity [subseries]:
14 1
Press conference speech, Oct 1970
14 2
Journal/magazine articles, 1970-1971
14 3-7
Newspaper clippings, 1970
 
Other Materials [subseries]:
14 8-9
Nobel Prize scrapbook, Oct 1970
14 10
Remarks by Axelrod at NIH Nobel reception, 3 Nov 1970
10 vol.
Odelberg, W., Ed. Les Prix Nobel en 1970. Stockholm: Nobel Foundation, 1971
14 11
Proofs for printing of Nobel speech, Feb 1971
14 12
Commemorative medals, Oct 1971
21 2
Famous Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine-Physiology, Historical Documents Company, 1973
14 13
Nobel stamps, 1984
14 14
Publications about Nobel Laureates, 1985-2004
25 vol.
The Nobel Prize Annual for 1992. New York: Baxter International, 1993
14 15
Nobel monument in New York City, 2002
 
4.2 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Awards [subseries]:
14 16
Ten Year's Government Service Award, with service pin, Apr 1960
14 17
NIH Quality Increase, 1967
14 18
Department Superior Service Award, May 1968
14 19
Distinguished Service Award, 10 Apr 1970
14 20
Twenty Years' Government Service Award, 1970
14 21
Meritorious Executive Rank in the Senior Executive Service, 1980
25 25
National Library of Medicine Sesquicentennial Commemorative Award, 1986
14 22
NIH Scientist Emeritus, Jul 1996
14 23
Preclinical Psychopharmacology Research Review Committee Certificate of Appreciation, undated
 
4.3 Other Awards [subseries]:
21 2
Seward Park High School, Diploma, Jun 1929
21 2
CUNY City College, B.S. Diploma, 21 Jun 1933
21 2
New York University, M.S. Diploma, 1 Feb 1941
14 24
Society of the Sigma Xi, certificate of membership, 13 May 1949
14 25
George Washington University, Ph.D., 15 Oct 1955
21 2
International Congress of Pharmacology Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 28 Jul 1966
14 26
University of Chicago, Honorary Degree, 16 Dec 1966
24 42
Gairdner Foundation Award, 16 Nov 1967
24 43
George Washington University, Alumni Achievement Award, 2 Jun 1968
24 44
Modern Medicine Award for Distinguished Achievement, 12 Jan 1970
24 45
New Century Club, Honorary Membership [declined], Oct 1970
24 46
George Washington University, Honorary Degree, 15 Feb 1971
25 1
American Psychology Association, Honorary Membership, Mar 1971
Oversize 1
National Academy of Sciences, Member, 27 Apr 1971
25 2
Columbia University, Parkinson's Disease Award, 28 Apr 1971
25 3
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 12 May 1971
25 4
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, National Figure of the Year Award for 1970, 26 May 1971
25 5
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Honorary Degree, 30 May 1971
25 6
Election to the National Academy of Sciences, May 1971
25 7
New York University, Honorary Degree, 7 Jun 1971
25 8
Alumni Association of the City College of New York, Townsend Harris Medal, 1 Nov 1971
25 9
Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein Commemorative Awards, 1971
25 10
Hadassah (Greater Washington Area), Myrtle Wreath Award, 27 Jan 1972
25 11
Japanese Pharmacological Society, Foreign Member, 1 Apr 1972
21 3
International Society of Endocrinology Distinguished Lectureship, 18-23 Jun 1972
25 12
City University of New York, City College, Honorary Degree, 7 Oct 1972
21 3
State of Israel Bonds Scroll of Honor, 5 Nov 1972
25 13
Colegio Nacional de Farmaceuticos, Honorary Membership, 29 Nov 1972
21 4
University of Panama, Honorary Degree, 30 Nov 1972
25 14
University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Rennebohm Lecturer, 1972-1973
25 15
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, The Torald Sollmann Award in Pharmacological Investigation and Education, Aug 1973
21 3
Lehman College, CCNY, Biological Science Club, Honorary Member, 12 Dec 1973
25 16
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Honorary Degree, 18 May 1974
25 17
Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum, Honorary Membership, 1 Jul 1974
21 3
The College of Medicine of the Medical University of South Carolina, Silver Medallion Award, 17 Oct 1974
21 3
American College of Clinical Pharmacology, Fellow, 2 May 1975
21 3
CCNY, Alumni Association, John H. Finly Medal, 20 Nov 1975
25 18
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Royal College Lecturer of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, 1977
25 19
Deutsche Pharmakologische Gesellschaft, Schmiedeberg-Plakette, 21 Apr 1978
25 20
Election to the Royal Society, 27 Apr 1979
21 3
Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Member, 1 Jan 1980
25 21
Stanley R. Dean Research Award for Schizophrenia, The American College of Psychiatrists and The Fund for the Behavioral Sciences, 18 Feb 1981
21 3
British Association of Psychopharmacology, Lecturer, 3 Apr 1981
25 22
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, A. Ross McIntyre Award, 5 May 1981
25 23
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Cushing Orator, 1981
25 24
Université de Paris-Sud, Honorary Degree, 6 Oct 1982
25 25
University of Michigan Medical School, Sterling Drug Visiting Professor of Pharmacology, 3 May 1983
21 4
University of California, Davis, Nelson Medical Lectureship, 29-30 Nov 1983
25 26
Ripon College (Wisconsin), Honorary Degree, 13 May 1984
25 27
Akademie der Wissenschaft der DDR, Foreign Member, 31 Oct 1984
Oversize 1
Tel Aviv University, Honorary Degree, 1984
25 28
Peking Union Medical College, Visiting Professor, 17 Jun 1986
25 29
Jewish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 8 Dec 1986
Oversize 1
University of Pennsylvania, Honorary Degree, 1986
Oversize 1
Hahnemann University (Philadelphia, PA), Honorary Degree, 1987
20
[New York Academy of Medicine, certificate of appreciation], 3 Dec 1987
25 30
Washington Academy of Sciences, Fellow, 18 Feb 1988
25 31
McGill University, Honorary Degree, 31 May 1989
25 32
Bristol-Myers Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Research, 28 Jun 1989
25 33
NIMH, David Mahoney Institute for the Decade of the Brain Award, 18 Jul 1990
25 34
Worldwide Hungarian Medical Academy, Honorary Member, 1990
25 35
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow, 10 Feb 1992
21 4
Academia, Medicinae and Psychiatriae Foundation, Honorary Fellow, 1993
25 36
American Chemical Society, Certificate for Fifty Years of Membership, 1 Jan 1994
25 37
Wayne State University College of Pharmacy, Roland T. Lakey Honorary Lecture Award, 12 Apr 1994
25 38
American Philosophical Society, Member, 21 Apr 1995
25 39
Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, Achievement Medal Award, 30 Dec 1995
25 40
Catecholamine Club, Julius Axelrod - SmithKline Beecham Medal, 20 Apr 1999
25 41
Honorary Board of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, Membership, 2003