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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings Abstracts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MAC

Scope and Content

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has hosted scientific meetings attended by both CSHL and external scientists since 1966. The CSHL Meetings Abstracts Collection is a catalog of the Meeting title, the Meeting Organizers, the Organizers’ affiliated institutions, and the physical location of the Abstract. A detailed list of the box contents can be found at http://library.cshl.edu/special-collections/cshl-meetings-abstracts/cshl-meetings-abstracts-inventory

Dates

  • 1966-2012

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

Some restrictions apply, see Archivist for details. Access is given only by appointment, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

Historical Note

Since 1966, CSHL has hosted professional meetings to allow scientists to present and exchange ideas on the latest results and techniques in their particular field. Each year, 5,500 - 6,000 scientists from over 50 countries attend one or more of the many Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meetings held in Grace Auditorium throughout the year. The flagship of this program is the annual Symposium on Quantitative Biology, which changes topic every year.

Extent

120 Linear Feet (From 2002 on, all Abstracts are digital and can be found via the searchable Abstract Directory off the CSHL Library website: http://library.cshl.edu/.) : 300 Volumes.

Overview

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has hosted scientific meetings attended by both CSHL and external scientists since 1966. The CSHL Meetings Abstracts Collection is a catalog of the Meeting title, the Meeting Organizers, the Organizers’ affiliated institutions, and the physical location of the Abstract.

Arrangement Note

The bound Abstracts are arranged chronologically. There are two sets of bound volumes which may differ slightly in terms of actual content due to binding parameters, see inventory for more information. The physical copies are held in the following locations: A=Archives, CSHL Library and Archive S=Szybalski Room, CSHL Library and Archive Z=Norton Zinder Reading Room, CSHL Library and Archive From 2002 on, all Abstracts are digital and can be found via the searchable Abstract Directory off the CSHL Library website: http://library.cshl.edu/. There are physical volumes of some individual meetings post 2002. .

Provenance

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Abstracts Collection is composed of approximately 300 Bound Volumes and digital archives which contain the abstracts of the papers presented at the CSHL meetings. From 2002 on, all Abstracts are digital. The papers are authored by CSHL employees and external meeting participants and were processed in January 2013.

Related Collections

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings and Courses Department Collection, Audio-Visual Collection, CSHL Image Collection.

Acknowledgment

This collection was processed with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Basic Processing Grant.
Title
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings Abstracts
Author
Finding Aid Prepared by Amy Driscoll.
Date
2013
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Repository

Contact:
Library & Archives
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Rd
Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 USA
516-367-6872