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Maurice Bessman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0667
Maurice Bessman is an emeritus professor of biochemistry and enzymology in the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of workbooks, lecture notes, slides, transparencies, research notes, manuscripts, exams, conference papers and journal articles, photographs, and correspondence. These materials span 1956 to 2007.

Dates

  • 1956-2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

8.2 Cubic Feet (6 record center cartons, 2 letter size document boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Maurice Bessman received his bachelors degree from Harvard University and his Ph.D from Tufts University. He pursued postdoctoral work at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri before coming to Johns Hopkins University, where he became a professor of biochemistry and enzymology in the Department of Biology.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the professional papers of Maurice Bessman, a former professor of biochemistry and enzymology at Johns Hopkins University. The papers include workbooks, lecture notes, slides, transparencies, research notes, manuscripts, exams, conference papers and journal articles, photographs, and correspondence. These materials span 1956-2007.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 4 series: Research, Teaching, Writings, and Correspondence and Photographs. Folders were organized in chronological order in each series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated to Special Collections by Maurice Bessman in 2001.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in April 2016 by Annie Tang. Original folder titles written by the creator were retained.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA