Maurice Bessman papers
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.
- Bessman, Maurice J., 1928- (Person)
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.
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.
8.2 Cubic Feet (6 record center cartons, 2 letter size document boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
This collection was processed in April 2016 by Annie Tang. Original folder titles written by the creator were retained.
- Guide to the Maurice Bessman papers
- Annie Tang
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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