Don C. DeVault Papers, 1956-90
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Brief Description: Papers of Don C. DeVault (1915-90), research professor of biophysics at the Johnson Foundation of the University of Pennsylvania (1960-77) and professor of biophysics at the University of Illinois (1977-90), including correspondence with colleagues, students, publishers, prospective employers, and professional organizations; memoranda and minutes of conferences and academic business; publications and manuscripts (1964-89); Britton Chance reprints (1951-88); notes on photosynthesis lectures, seminars, readings, and experiments (1972-86); research data and calculations; grant proposals and project reports (1974-86); reviews of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals (1970-84); course materials for classes at Pennsylvania (1966-67) and Illinois (1983-90); and data notebooks (1965-70).  The papers related to photosynthesis research and include material on conferences and meetings, protein structure, emigration of dissident Russian scientists, NSF grants, split beam spectra, DB spectra, porphyridium, chromatium, radiation safety, holography, oscillating electron tunneling, virtual state tunneling, electron transfer, energy gap, cytochromes, photooxidation, reduction oxidation, Britton Chance, cancer research, Linus Pauling and cancer research, the moon, statistics, quantum mechanics, high pressure work, filter design, solar cells, phonon deduction and quinanes.
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Record Series Number: 15/17/22
Created by: DeVault, Don (1915-1990)
Volume: 8.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/2/1991; 10/21/1993
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Arrangement: by type of material and alphabetical or chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Electron Transfer
Electron Tunneling
Faculty Papers
Gordon Research Conferences
Johnson Foundation (University of Pennsylvania)
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Physiology and Biophysics Department
University of Pennsylvania
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]