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Winship Herr Collection

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Identifier: WRH
The Winship Herr Collection is comprised mainly of material generated from 1991 to 1994. The collection consists of Laboratory Notebooks (1991-1992), manuscript reviews for both CSHL and non-lab publications (1992-1994), the grant application paperwork for Cancer Center Support Year 09 (1992) and letters requesting samples of plasmid from Dr. Herr’s laboratory. At CSHL, Dr. Herr’s work focused on the mechanics of transcriptional regulation in eukaryotes utilizing two cellular proteins, Oct-1 and Oct-2 and a herpes simplex protein, VP16.

Dates

  • 1985-1997 (bulk 1991-1994)

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Some restrictions apply, see Archivist for details. Access is given only by appointment, 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday.

Use Restriction

Archival materials must remain in the archival reading area. Item duplication is to be done by archivists. Fees are applied to copies made. Digital photography is permitted by users. Due to the very fragile nature of some materials in this collection, some are available through photocopies; others must be used under the supervision of an archivist.

Extent

2 storage cartons (2.5 linear feet)

Overview

The collection consists of plasmid request letters, manuscript reviews, laboratory notebooks and the Cancer Center Support Grant application for year 09 (1992).

Biography

Winship Herr was born July 9, 1958 in New Haven, CT. In 1974, he obtained his A.B. (Biology) at University of California at Santa Cruz and received his PhD from Harvard University in 1982 for studies on recombinant retroviruses in leukemogenic mice with Walter Gilbert. After postdoctoral studies with Frederick Sanger in Cambridge, England and then with Joe Sambrook at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, he joined the CSHL faculty in 1984. After achieving the rank of Senior Scientist, he served as assistant director of the Laboratory from 1994-2002 and from 1998-2004 was the founding Dean of the Watson School of Biological Sciences, a doctoral degree-granting school. In 2004, he joined the Center for Integrative Genetics in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Arrangement Note

  1. Series 1: Manuscript submission reviews by Winship Herr (Box 1)
  2. Series 2: Cancer Center Support Grant Application (Box 1)
  3. Series 3: Plasmid Request Letters for Oct 1 SV40 (Box 1)
  4. Series 4: Laboratory Notebooks (Box 2)
Material was received in an organized state with like materials grouped together. The names of the file folders were taken from the folder or notebook titles and generally describe the material within. Each series is chronological; see series description for more information.

Provenance

Material was received in an organized state with like materials grouped together. The names of the file folders were taken from the folder or notebook titles and generally describe the material within. Each series is chronological; see series description for more information.

Acknowledgment

This collection was processed with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Basic Processing Grant.
Title
Winship Herr Collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding Aid Prepared by Amy Driscoll.
Date
2012
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Repository

Contact:
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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 USA
516-367-6872