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Michael Heidelberger Papers 1901-1990 (bulk 1940-1975)
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Series 1: Personal materials, 1909-1991 [series]:

These materials include clippings about Heidelberger's career as a scientist and his social activism, family reminiscences, various laudatory remarks, music he composed, and the program from his memorial service. In addition, there is an audio cassette of this memorial service and a reel to reel tape from Radio Cordoba in Argentina.

The materials fill one manuscript box and are arranged in chronological order, using the first date if the folder covers a span of time. Undated material is filed at the back of the box.

1 1
"Goethe as a Scientist"[paper by Michael Heidelberger], 1909
1 2
[Clippings about career], c. 1923-1988
1 3
[Seating chart with autographs from dinner at Sixth International Congress for Experimental Cytology and menu with autographs from Eighth Congress de Chimie Biologique], July 12, 1957 and Oct. 8, 1948
1 4
[Address and speeches], 1947, 1949, 1958, n.d.
1 5
"Some of what I remember of my husband David Heidelberger" [remembrances of Fannie Heidelberger (mother) dictated to her sister Blanche], May 5, 1954
1 6
"As I remember my son"[remembrances of Fannie Heidelberger (mother) dictated to her sister Blanche], 1954
1 7
[Announcement of retirement from Columbia University], June 18, 1956
1 8
[Clippings documenting political activism], c. 1956-60
1 9
[Rally - (Eugene) McCarthy for President remarks], 1968
1 10
[Christmas letter], 1971
1 11
[Introductions and laudatory remarks for Michael Heidelberger], c. 1977-1988
1 12
[Acceptance remarks for Louisa Gross Horowitz prize for biology or biochemistry, John Jay award at Columbia and Lasker award], Oct. 5, 1977, 1978; March 23, 1988
1 13
[Pamphlet in] Commemoration of Charles Heidelberger, 1920-1983, February 19, 1983
1 14
Miller's final Charles Heidelberger draft, 1984
1 15
"Interview with and Impressions of Dr. Michael Heidelberger" by Barbara Evans, 1988
1 16
[Thank-you notes from schoolchildren], 1988
1 17
[Profiles of Michael Heidelberger], c. 1983-1989
1 18
[Program and remarks from memorial service for Michael Heidelberger], Sept. 12, 1991
1 19
"History and Family Tree of the Family of Gabriel Tachau"[Nina Heidelberger's family]
1 20
"Our First Trip to Europe"
1 21
"Charlie's mother, her family and his preprofessional years" [notes byHeidelberger about his first wife son]
1 22
"My Idea of Why I Failed to Win the Nobel Prize"
1 23
Japanese calligraphy greeting
1 24
Bibliography and curriculum vitae
1
Audio cassette of memorial service
1
reel to reel tape from Radio Cordoba Argentina
Oversize 1
Commission and Discharge from the United States Army, 1918, 1919
Oversize 1
Music composed by Michael Heidelberger