Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research correspondence

Collection Data

Description
The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research was founded in 1901 in New York City by John D. Rockefeller for the advancement of medical research. Collection consists of correspondence of P.A. Levene of the Institute with displaced foreign physicians and chemists. Levene was a chemist who was a member of the Institute from 1907 to 1939. The foreign physicians and chemists sought to emigrate to the U.S. from Europe and especially Germany because they were of Jewish descent. Other correspondence is with referees and refugee aid organizations.
Names
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (Correspondent)
Levene, P. A. (Phoebus Aaron), 1869-1940 (Correspondent)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1933 - 1940
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2593
Topics
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Chemists
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
International relief
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1933-1945
Jewish physicians
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Acquisition: 1946 Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars Gift
Date: Bulk 1938-1940
Physical Description
Extent: .2 linear foot (1 box)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW94-A219
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12035505
MSS Unit ID: 2593
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 754c38e0-c61d-012f-b388-58d385a7bc34
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