Govindjee and Rajni Govindjee Papers, 1955-82 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/17/21
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Govindjee (1933- ), professor of Botany and Biophysics (1969-Ã?ÃÂ ), including curriculum vitae containing personal data and a 13 page listing of Govindjee's publications (August 1980); Xeroxed correspondence from Robert Emerson, research professor in Botany, Emerson's assistant Ruth Chalmers, and Eugene B. Rabinowitch about Govindjee's move from India to U.S., fellowships, laboratory work on photosynthesis, curriculum in Physico-chemical Biology (1955-59, 1962); reprints of photobiology research articles concerned with photosynthesis, chlorophyll in photosynthesis, fluorescence induction and bacterial photosynthesis (1960-84); copy of May 1978 lecture (published March 1982), a comprehensive discussion of photosynthesis explaining elementary as well as technically advanced aspects; copies of newspaper clippings of Govindjee's marriage (1957) and Emerson's death in a plane crash (1959).