03. Special Collections
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Sir Kenneth Murray and Lady Noreen Parker Murray Collection contains documents pertinent to the EMBO Workshop on DNA Restriction and Modification in Basel, Switzerland during September 1972, and a laboratory notebook used by Sir Kenneth Murray in 1978 while at the University of Edinburgh. Within this notebook is a copy of a reprint by Peter Hans Hofschneider and Kenneth Murray, in 2001.
The Rare Book Collection encompasses 352 linear feet and over 2,500 books from the early days of the history of molecular biology and genetics. Please see the CSHL Library catalog for the complete listing of rare books.
The Dr. Gerald Rubin Collection contains documents pertinent to the Drosophila sequencing project collaboration in 1999, the Celera Genomics collaboration, and correspondence with the Department of Energy concerning support for model organism sequencing.
The Dr. Raquel Sussman Collection (1944-2007) consists of material collected throughout her scientific career, including correspondence, subject files, laboratory notebooks, photographs, and reprints spanning a 40 year period in both Spanish and English.
The Dr. Akiyoshi Wada Collection is comprised eight files and a binder of 24 CD-ROMs related to the completion of the human genome project. The files all relate to the Human Genome Project, including workshops, correspondence with Renato Dulbecco, reprints and photographs.
The Bruce Wallace Book Collection contains Cold Spring Harbor Symposia volumes (1938-1973), National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs Volumes (1985-1998), and books related to topics such as evolution, genetics, and agriculture.
Notable authors include T. Dobzhansky, S.E. Luria, F. Stahl, C.H. Waddington, M. Demerec, and T.M. Sonneborn, among others.
The Watson Family Collection (1830s-2012) consists of material created by the Watson family, such as correspondence, writings, clippings, travel ephemera, and birding material. Additionally, the collection includes a series of genealogical research collected by the family and by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory archivists.
The Charles Weissmann Biogen Collection documents the genesis of the biotechnology company Biogen through the files of Charles Weissmann, an original collaborator and board member. The collection is mainly institutional correspondence and administrative and financial records. Biogen is renowned for its work with interferons: proteins which are made and released by host cells in response to pathogens.