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Joshua Lederberg Papers 1904-2008
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Series 11: Photographs, 1910-2006 [series]:

The Photographs series contains photographs and slides from Lederberg's personal and professional life. Caption information is available with the majority of photographs.

 
Lederberg Family Photographs, 1910-2006 [subseries]:

The Lederberg Family Photographs sub-series contains photographs of Joshua Lederberg and his relatives. There are photographs of Lederberg's parents (including their 1924 wedding photograph), aunts, uncles, grandparents, and great-grandparents. There are photographs of Lederberg as a young child and young man with several of his brothers. In addition, there are two photographs of Lederberg with his first wife Esther. The later photographs, from the 1990s-2000s, include photographs of Lederberg with his daughter Annie and second wife Marguerite.

The photographs are arranged in chronological order.

171 1
Yehoshua Lederberg (father's father), undated
171 2
Shmuel Schulman Print (maternal great-grandfather), undated
171 3
R. Samuel Schulman (mother's grandfather), undated
171 4
Miriam Goldenbaum (mother's mother), undated
171 5
Esther Lederberg (mother) and Naomi (mother's sister), ca. 1910-1920
171 6
Zvi Lederberg (father), ca. 1920s
171 7
Esther Lederberg (mother) and Sarah (mother's sister), ca. 1923
171 8
Zvi and Esther Lederberg (parents) at their wedding, 1924
171 10
Esther Lederberg (mother), 1924
171 11
Zvi Lederberg (father), 1924
171 12
Zvi and Esther Lederberg (parents), Chaim "Zadeh" Goldenbaum (mother's father), and J.L., ca. 1926-1927
171 13
Esther Lederberg (mother) and Joshua Lederberg age four, 1928
171 14
Joshua Lederberg and Seymour (brother), 1933
171 15
Isaac Lederberg (father's brother) and family, 1933
171 16
Esther (mother), Joshua Lederberg, Seymour (brother), and Morris Heller (family friend), 1933
171 17
Joshua Lederberg and Bernard (brother), ca. 1943-1944
171 18
Joshua Lederberg with brothers Seymour and Dov, 1945
171 19
Joshua Lederberg and Esther (wife), 1947 Dec
171 20
Joshua Lederberg and Esther (wife), 1962
171 21
Esther Lederberg (mother) and Ephraim Katzer (Weizmann Institute), 1967
171 22
Joshua Lederberg with daughter Annie (age 18), 1992 Jul 16
171 23
Joshua Lederberg with wife Marguerite at the Carnegie Council, 1993 Nov
171 24
Joshua Lederberg with wife Marguerite in Paris, 1993 Dec
171 25
Joshua Lederberg with wife Marguerite and Raymond Sackler, 1995 Jun 15
171 25a
Joshua Lederberg and Dov (brother), ca. 2006
171 25b
Seymour and Dov Lederberg (brothers), ca. 2000s
 
Joshua Lederberg Personal Photographs, 1925-1998 [subseries]:

The Joshua Lederberg Personal Photographs sub-series contains photographs of Joshua Lederberg in personal settings. There is a baby photo of Lederberg from 1925 and photos of Lederberg at junior high and high school age, including a junior high school class photo. The collection also contains photos of Joshua Lederberg as a young man in the 1940s, as well as several photographs of an older Lederberg relaxing with friends and colleagues.

The photographs are arranged in chronological order.

171 26
Joshua Lederberg [baby photograph], 1925
171 27
Stitt Junior High School class photograph, 1938
171 28
Joshua Lederberg (age 14) at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Zionist Organization of America, 1939 Jun 25
171 29
Joshua Lederberg at American Institute Science Laboratory, 1941
171 30
Joshua Lederberg, 1942
171 31
Joshua Lederberg, 1943
171 32
Joshua Lederberg in U.S. Naval Reserve uniform, 1943 Oct
171 33
Joshua Lederberg, ca. 1944
171 34
Joshua Lederberg, 1945 Dec
171 35
Joshua Lederberg, 1945 Dec-1946 Jan
171 36
Joshua Lederberg and Francis Crick [slide], 1956
171 37
Joshua Lederberg and Andre Lwoff in Royaumont, France, 1959 May 3
171 38
Joshua Lederberg and H. Urey, 1961
171 38a
Joshua Lederberg, Esther Lederberg, Paola Tifieri, 1966 Sep
171 39
Joshua Lederberg, 1972 Dec
171 40
Joshua Lederberg in Rio De Janiero, 1995 Feb
171 41
Stitt Junior High School Class Reunion, 1998 May 29
 
Joshua Lederberg Professional Photographs, 1958-2002 [subseries]:

The Joshua Lederberg Professional Photographs sub-series contains photographs featuring Lederberg in professional and work settings. There are photographs of Lederberg at work in labs and classrooms at places like the University of Wisconsin, Stanford University, and Rockefeller University. There are also photographs of Lederberg with colleagues from such groups as the original DENDRAL team (twenty-five years later), the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, the National Library of Medicine Board of Regents, and the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel.

The sub-series includes many photographs of special note. There are photographs from 1958 of Lederberg receiving his Nobel Prize, watching as Edward L. Tatum receives the same award, and standing with several other Nobel Prize winners. In addition, there are photos of Lederberg with New York City Mayor Rudolph Guliani (1997), with Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig (2000), and with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (2001). Finally, there are photographs of Lederberg at the White House with Presidents John F. Kennedy (1961), George H. W. Bush (1989), and Bill Clinton (1998).

The photographs are arranged in chronological order.

171 42
Joshua Lederberg Scientist photographs, undated
171 43
Joshua Lederberg passport photographs, undated
171 44
Joshua Lederberg receiving applause after being awarded his 1958 Nobel Prize, 1958
171 45
Joshua Lederberg wathching as E.L. Tatum receives his 1958 Nobel Prize, 1958
171 46
1958 Nobel Prize recipients, 1958
171 47
Joshua Lederberg at work in the University of Wisconsin Genetics Building, 1958
171 48
Stanford University Genetics Department, 1959?
171 49
Joshua Lederberg, et al. in Royaumont, France, 1959 May
171 50
Joshua Lederberg, ca. 1960s
171 51
Joshua Lederberg, 1960
171 52
Stanford University Genetics Department, 1960
171 53
Yale University Science Department at 1960 Convocation, 1960
171 54
Joshua Lederberg at the Syntex Institute of Molecular Biology, 1961
171 55
Joshua Lederberg with Abe Ribicoff and Wendell Stanley at the White House, 1961 Oct 18
171 56
Joshua Lederberg interview in Stanford lab, [ca. 1962]
171 57
Joshua Lederberg, 1962
171 58
Joshua Lederberg with James F. Crow [Walter J. Burdette(?)], 1962
171 59
Stanford University Genetics Department, ca. 1963-1964
171 60
Joshua Lederberg in front of his exobiology equipment at Stanford, 1965
171 61
Stanford Dedication of Kennedy Labs, 1965 Apr
171 62
Joshua Lederberg, 1966
171 63
Joshua Lederberg, 1967
171 64
Joshua Lederberg and the National Advisory Mental Health Council, 1967 Nov
171 65
Joshua Lederberg, 1968
171 66
Joshua Lederberg with Arthur Kornberg Testifying before a Senate subcommittee, 1968 Mar 8
171 66a
Joshua Lederberg lecturing, ca. 1960s
171 67
Joshua Lederberg, 1973
171 68
Joshua Lederberg at a LINC computer teletype, 1974 Dec
171 69
Joshua Lederberg at the Kennedy Space Center, 1975 Aug 7
171 70
Joshua Lederberg, 1978 Jul
171 71
Rockefeller University President's Office Joshua Lederberg photograph sheet, 1978
171 72
Joshua Lederberg with David Rockefeller, 1979 Jun 20
171 73
Joshua Lederberg being introduced to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher by David Rockefeller, 1979 Dec
171 74
Joshua Lederberg with David Rockefeller and Maclyn McCarty, 1984 Jun
171 75
1958 Nobel Prize winners group photograph, 1987 Mar 23
171 76
Joshua Lederberg (special ops demos), 1988 Mar
171 77
Joshua Lederberg receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President George H.W. Bush, 1989 Oct
171 78
National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control Moscow (CISAC) meeting, 1991
171 79
Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel (CNO/CEP) plenary session, Norfolk, Virginia, 1991
171 80
The Original DENDRAL team, 25 years later, 1991
OS2 1
Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, 1991 Jul 15
OS2 2
Joshua Lederberg with Secretary of Energy Jim Watkins, 1991 Jul 15
171 81
Carnegie Commission Commissioners and Advisory Council Members, 1993 Apr 1
171 82
Joshua Lederberg with John Whitehead at the carnegie Commission's Council of Ethics and International Affairs, 1993 Nov 3
171 83
Joshua Lederberg with Frederick Seitz and Rodney Nichols, New York Academy of Sciences Board of Governors, 1994 Oct
171 84
Joshua Lederberg with Larry Eagleburger, Raymond Sackler, and Larry and Bunny Tisch, 1995 Jun 15
171 85
Joshua Lederberg at Rockefeller University, 1996
171 86
Joshua Lederberg (Bangkok), 1997 Jan 29
171 87
Joshua lederberg with Donald Fredrickson, 1997 Feb 6
171 88
Attendees of the Science Awards of New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs, 1997 Feb 18
171 89
Joshua Lederberg with New York City Mayor Rudolph Guliani, 1997 Feb 18
171 90
New York City Mayor Rudolph Guliani handing Science award to Joshua Lederberg, 1997 Feb 18
171 91
Joshua Lederberg with Beatrix(?) Hamburg and Melanie(?) Barnett, 1997 May 27
171 92
Joshua Lederberg, 1997 Jul 1
171 93
Joshua Lederberg at Forum 2000 in Prague, 1997 Sep
171 94
Joshua Lederberg with Elie Wiesel at Forum 2000 in Prague, 1997 Sep
171 95
Joshua Lederberg at University of Toronto lecture series on Global Warming, 1997 Sep
171 96
Joshua Lederberg in New Delhi, India, 1997 Nov 13
171 97
Joshua Lederberg at the 1998 International Kilmer Memorial Conference, Scotsdale, Arizona, 1998 Mar
171 98
Joshua Lederberg at a meeting at the White House with President Bill Clinton [signed photo], 1998 Apr 10
OS2 3
National Library of Medicine Board of Regents, 1999
171 99
Portrait of Joshua Lederberg, 1999
171 100
Joshua Lederberg with other Rockefeller University Presidents, 1999 Apr 22
OS3 1
Joshua Lederberg with other Rockefeller University Presidents [Framed], 1999 Apr 22
171 101
Joshua Lederberg at the American Society of Microbiology Centennial Meeting, 1999 May 31
171 102
Morris F. Collen Award Ceremony, 1999 Nov
171 103
Joshua Lederberg with Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig, 2000 Jul 13
171 103a
Joshua Lederberg with Brian Urquhart, 2000 Sep 21
171 104
Joshua Ledeberg and others at Ellison Medical Foundation Symposium, 2000 Oct 11
171 105
Joshua Lederberg with Senator Patrick Moynihan at the New York Academy of Medicine Spring Meeting, 2001 Apr 5
171 106
"Lecture Hall Dedications Pay Tribute to Two Past Presidents and Their Wives", 2002 Apr 12
171 107
Joshua Lederberg and the National Library of Medicine Board of Regents, 2002 May 14
171 108
Joshua Lederberg at Rockefeller University Convocation, 2002 Jun 13
171 109
Joshua Lederberg, 2002 Aug 21
 
General Photographs, 1941-2003 [subseries]:

The General Photographs sub-series contains photographs that do not include Joshua Lederberg. There are photographs of objects, buildings, and Lederberg's colleagues. There are photographs of United States Naval Reserve Units at Columbia University, the University of Wisconsin genetics building, Lederberg's 1958 Nobel Prize diploma, and a plaque honoring Lederberg in the archway of the Yale University Oswald Botanical Library. There are also photographs of Francis J. Ryan, Edward L. Tatum, the entire Columbia University Zoology Department, and several others. Lederberg created a list of these images providing identifying information for the various individuals. Many slides of these images also exist as slides in the Slides subseries.

The photographs are arranged in chronological order.

171 109a
Oswald T. Avery Exhibit with Negatives, undated
171 110
Herbert S. Gasser and Simon Flexner, undated
171 111
Plaque Honoring Lederberg in Archway of Yale University Oswald Botanical Library, undated
171 112
Various Photographs of Individuals [photos 1-22; numbered index provided], undated
171 113-114
Various Photographs of Individuals (1 of 2) [photos 1-109; numbered index provided], undated; ca.1950s
171 115
Jastrow lecturing at AISL, 1941
171 116
Jack Edman, 1942-1966
171 117
Columbia University V-12 USNR Units, 1944
171 118
USNH St. Albans (U.S. Navy V-12's), 1944
171 119
Dr. Francis J. Ryan at work at Columbia University, 1950
171 120
Dr. Francis J. Ryan with a dogfish, 1950
171 121
Columbia University Zoology Department, 1954
171 121a
Lantern Slide Material [with Handwritten Diagrams], 1955, undated
171 122
University of Wisconsin Genetics Building, 1958
171 123
Joshua Lederberg's 1958 Nobel Prize Diploma and Medal, 1958
171 124
International Microbiological Congress, 1958 Oct
171 125
Boris Rotman, Zderic (?), and Samuel (?) Moffat at the Syntex Institute for Molecular Biology, 1961
171 126
Edward Tatum at Stanford University, 1973
171 127
Airlie House Meeting, 2003 Aug 16-18
 
Slides [subseries]:

The Slides sub-series contains slides of the photographs of individuals from the General Photographs subseries, as well as about five hundred slides of the NASA Viking Mars mission. Due to his work in exobiology, Lederberg was involved in the Viking mission; these slides are his personal copies of images taken in space.

Please note that the slides are housed in their original boxes to facilitate organization and access.

OS4 1-2
Various Photographs of Individuals [slides 1-170; see index in Box 171 folder 113], undated; ca.1950s
OS4 3
Viking Lander Primary Mission TDR Slide Set (Black and White), 1976
OS4 4
Viking-Mars Slides [color], 1976