Louis A. Kazal Papers
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Louis Anthony Kazal graduated from Seton Hall College in South Orange, New Jersey (1935), and received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey (1940). He was hired by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation as a research biochemist where he remained until 1957. In 1957, Kazal joined the staff of the Cardeza Foundation at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He retired from Jefferson Medical College as a Professor of Physiology and an Associate Professor of Medicine in 1978.
Louis A. Kazal Papers, Science History Institute Archives, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Louis A. Kazal Papers contain the personal papers of American chemist Louis A. Kazal. The collection is arranged into the following two series:
- Louis A. Kazal Files
- Merck Sharp & Dohme Addenda
The Louis A. Kazal Papers were donated to the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) by Louis A. Kazal in two installments: 2004 and 2011.
The Louis A. Kazal Papers were processed by Marguarita Schmidt. The addenda to the Louis A. Kazal Papers were processed by Andrew Mangravite in 2017. The finding aid was encoded into EAD by Kenton G. Jaehnig in 2021.
- Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
- Jefferson Medical College
- Merck Sharp & Dohme
- Science History Institute Archives
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- Finding aid created by Andrew Mangravite and encoded into EAD by Kenton G. Jaehnig.
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- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials.
- Use Restrictions
The Science History Institute holds copyright to the Louis A. Kazal Papers. The researcher assumes full responsibility for all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
This series contains the Louis A. Kazal Files of the Louis A. Kazal Papers. Arranged in its original order, this series consists of one hundred thirty-five files in Boxes 1-8. These files contain correspondence, publications, reprints, laboratory notes, presentation materials, and photographs belonging to Louis A. Kazal.
See also Box 9.
Includes two black and white photographs.
This series contains the Merck Sharp & Dohme Addenda of the Louis A. Kazal Papers. Arranged in its original order, this series consists of fifteen files in Box 9. These files contain correspondence, progress reports, and reprints supplemented by a running commentary from Louis A. Kazal explaining the significance of the work and placing it in historical perspective.
Relocated to the artifacts collection.