This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the Duplication Policy section for more information.
|Size||10.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 8400 items)|
|Abstract||The Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, part of the University's School of Medicine, provided coursework in biological chemistry. Established as the Department of Biochemistry in 1935, it was renamed Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition in 1943; the fuller name, however, was not used until 1973. In 1991, the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition was replaced by a new Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the School of Medicine. Records include annual reports, minutes of staff meetings, staff memoranda, self-studies, long-range plans, committee correspondence, files pertaining to federal training grants, along with material about courses and curriculum.|
|Creator||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition.|
The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.
Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs.
The Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, part of the University's School of Medicine, was established in 1935 as the Department of Biochemistry. Prior to that time, courses in biological chemistry were taught in the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry. The name of the department was changed in 1943 to Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition; however, the fuller form of the name was not used until 1973. In 1991, the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition was replaced by a new Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the School of Medicine.
The chairmen of the department have been:
|1935-1937||Evan W. McChesney|
|1937-1957||James Clarence Andrews|
|1957-1978||Joseph Logan Irvin|
|1978-1989||Mary Ellen Jones|
|1989-1993||Michael G. Douglas|
|1994-1997||William F. Marzluff, Acting|
|1997-1998||Ronald Swamstrom, Acting|
|1998-2005||David E. Lee|
|2005-2006||Henrik Dohlman, Acting|
|2006-||Leslie V. Parise|
The records of the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition include annual reports, minutes of staff meetings, staff memoranda, self-studies, long-range planning documents, committee correspondence and memoranda, correspondence and memoranda regarding training grants from various federal government agencies, and some material about courses and curriculum.Back to Top
National Institutes of Health: Health Sciences Advancement Awards, 1966 #40122, Subseries: "1.4. Outside Organizations." Box 1:4
(see also Series 4, Training Grants)
See also Series 1.2, for files on committees in the School of Dentistry.
School of Medicine and University Committees: Long-Range Planning, 1957-1963 #40122, Series: "2. Committees." Box 2:2
(see also Medical Advisory Committee)
See Series 1.2 and 1.3 for files on curricula in the School of Dentistry and other units of the and School of Medicine. See also Series 2 for records of committees charged with studying curricula and course changes.
See also Series 1.2 and 1.3 for files on training grants in the School of Dentistry and other units of the School of Medicine.
NIH/HEW Public Health Service Training Grants: NIH/HEW/Public Health Service, 1962-1963 #40122, Series: "4. Training Grants." Box 3/4:2
(National Institutes of Health/United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare)
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Processed by: University Archives Staff
Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008Back to Top