Alexander Gordon Bearn papers, Rockefeller University Faculty (FA007) 1951-1988

21.12 cubic feet (48 document boxes.)

Physical Description

48 document boxes.

File Plan

Former Classification: I 450 B38

Arrangement

Arranged into three series:

Series 1: Laboratory Notebooks. Series 2: Correspondence. Series 3: Subject Files: Organizations.

Correspondence and subject files arranged alphabetically.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander G. Bearn (1923-), a physician and scientist, was affiliated with the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research starting in 1951. Prior to that he was a house physician at Guy’s Hospital (1946-1947) and house physician in the Postgraduate Medical School (1948-1951), both in London. Subsequently, after joining the staff of RIMR, he was an associate professor (1957-1964) and then professor and senior physician (1964-1966). In 1966, he accepted the position of professor of medicine at Cornell University where he was the chairman of the department of medicine until 1977. During this period, he was physician-in-chief of New York Hospital.

Dr. Bearn has also served as a trustee of the Rockefeller University and the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, a member of the board of scientific counselors of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive Diseases. Bearn also served as president of the Royal Society of Medicine Foundation, Inc.

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Processing Information

Lab Notebooks processed by Arthur F. Sniffin, 1990 March 22. Correspondence and Subject Files processed by Julia Welby, 2011.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Boxes 1-3 were officially ingested as Accession 1990:019. All other materials were subsequent addtions to the collection.

Contents

Laboratory Notebooks
CU++ #1, 1951 November 10-1952 February 2

Box 1

CU++ #2, 1951 April 2-June 10

Box 1

CU++ #3, 1952 May 19-June 9

Box 1

CU++ #3A, 1952 May 26-December 2

Box 1

Cu++ #4, 1952 December 5-1953 June 8

Box 1

CU++ #5, 1953 September 18-1954 May 6

Box 1

CU++ #6, 1954 May 11-December 28

Box 1

CU++ #7, 1955 January 12-June 16

Box 1

CU++ #8, 1955 June 20-1956 July 31

Box 1

CU++ #9, 1956 September 14-1957 May 9

Box 1

CU++ #10, 1957 April 27-1958 March 12

Box 1

CU++ #11, 1958 March 18-1958 December 15

Box 1

CU++ #12, 1958 December 22-1959 July 27

Box 1

CU++ #13, 1959 August-1961 November 21

Box 1

CU++ #14, 1962 January 6-1964 January 13

Box 1

Direct Reacting Copper, 1955 September

Box 1

Starch Blocks, 1959 October

Box 1

Starch Blocks, 1960 September

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1957 May

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1957 October

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1958 January

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1958 April

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1958 October

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1959 August

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1961 September

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1962 August

Box 1

Starch Gels, 1965 January

Box 1

Gels & Starch Blocks #1, 1962 October 16-1964 January 9

Box 1

Gels & Starch Blocks #2, 1964 January 14-1964 April 29

Box 1

Acrylamide Gels, undated

Box 1

CP (Na CN) #1, 1957 July 18-1958 June 11

Box 2

CP (Na CN) #2, 1958 June 16-1958 December 29

Box 2

CP (Na CN) #3, 1959 January 2-1959 July 7

Box 2

CP (Na CN) #4, 1959 July 27-1959 September 21

Box 2

CP (Enzyme) #1, 1952 January 3-1956 December 7

Box 2

CP (Enzyme) #2, 1956 December 11-1958 April 5

Box 2

CP (Enzyme) #3, 1958 April 11-1958 December 30

Box 2

CP (Enzyme) #4, 1959 January 6-1959 July 30

Box 2

Complement #1, 1961 April-May

Box 2

Complement, 1961 August 16-1962 April 4

Box 2

Complement, 1961 September 22-1962 August 23

Box 2

Paper Electrophoresis, 1959 November 30

Box 2

Paper Electrophoresis, undated

Box 2

Paper Electrophoresis, undated

Box 2

Immunoelecthophoresis, undated

Box 2

Hemolysates Bank #1

Box 2

Carbonic Anhydrase & Starch Blocks, 1959 January

Box 2

Carbonic Anhydrase, 1959 August 4

Box 2

Catalase, 1959 December 14

Box 2

Alpha 2, 1956 July 6

Box 2

Alpha 2, 1957 August 7

Box 2

Alpha 2, 1958 May 5

Box 2

Alpha-Amino-Nitrogen, 1957 October 24

Box 2

ZN++ #1, 1954 November

Box 2

ZN++ #2, 1956 June 5

Box 2

ZN++ #3, 1960 January 25

Box 2

Procedures (Susan?), 1961 July

Box 3

Transfer Stock, 1964

Box 3

Photography, 1962 March 6-23

Box 3

P.H. Kammeyer, 1960 September 7-December 19

Box 3

P.H. Kammeyer, 1960 December 21

Box 3

Lowell Goldsmith, 1960 Summer

Box 3

Glutathlone Analysis, 1957 July

Box 3

Cellulose Acetate-Dr. Kirk, Betsy (Allawany?), 1962 September

Box 3

C.R. Paylingwright, Haptoglobins, 1961 October 7

Box 3

Prematurity, 1961 December-1962 August 28

Box 3

Normal Sera and Normal Families, undated

Box 3

Lab Order Book, 1959 November

Box 3

Dr Elliot Vesell, 1960 July 7-September

Box 3

Dr E. Vesell Book 2, 1960 September 14

Box 3

Dr E. S. Vesell Hospital 701 Boo 3, 1961 April 3

Box 3

E. Vesell, Book 4, 1961 August 20

Box 3

Elliot Vesell Book 5, 1961 October 9

Box 3

Dr Vesell (Ellen) Scrap Notebook, 1960-1961

Box 3

Phoebe Mason Methods, Solution, and Graphs, 1962-1964

Box 3

Stone, undated

Box 3

Statistics-Notes, 1961

Box 3

Statistics-Calculations, undated

Box 3

Ceruloplasmin #I, 1959 September

Box 3

Ceruloplasmin #II, 1960 June-1961 April

Box 3

Ceruloplasmin #3, 1961 September

Box 3

Correspondence
A, 1969-1982

Box 4, Folder 1

B, 1966-1976

Box 4, Folder 2

B, 1977-1982

Box 4, Folder 3

B, 1977-1982

Box 4, Folder 3A

B, 1977-1982

Box 5, Folder 1

B, 1977-1982

Box 5, Folder 1A

B, 1977-1982

Box 5, Folder 2

B, 1977-1982

Box 5, Folder 2A

C, 1964-1976

Box 5, Folder 3

C, 1977-1982

Box 6, Folder 1

C, 1977-1982

Box 6, Folder 1A

C, 1977-1982

Box 6, Folder 2

D, 1970-1982

Box 6, Folder 3

D, 1970-1982

Box 6, Folder 3A

D, 1970-1982

Box 6, Folder 4

D, 1970-1982

Box 6, Folder 4A

E, 1966-1982

Box 7, Folder 1

E, 1966-1982

Box 7, Folder 1A

F, 1967-1982

Box 7, Folder 2

F, 1967-1982

Box 7, Folder 2A

F, 1967-1982

Box 7, Folder 3

F, 1967-1982

Box 7, Folder 3A

G, 1966-1976

Box 8, Folder 1

G, 1966-1976

Box 8, Folder 1A

G, 1977-1982

Box 8, Folder 2

G, 1977-1982

Box 8, Folder 2A

H, 1966-1976

Box 8, Folder 3

H, 1966-1976

Box 8, Folder 3A

H, 1966-1976

Box 9, Folder 1

H, 1977-1982

Box 9, Folder 2

H, 1977-1982

Box 9, Folder 3

H, 1977-1982

Box 9, Folder 3A

I, 1967-1982

Box 9, Folder 4

J, 1967-1982

Box 10, Folder 1

J, 1967-1982

Box 10, Folder 2

J, 1967-1982

Box 10, Folder 2A

K, 1966-1982

Box 10, Folder 3

K, 1966-1982

Box 10, Folder 3A

K, 1966-1982

Box 10, Folder 4

K, 1966-1982

Box 10, Folder 4A

L, 1966-1982

Box 11, Folder 1

L, 1966-1982

Box 11, Folder 2

L, 1966-1982

Box 11, Folder 2A

L, 1966-1976

Box 11, Folder 3

L, 1966-1976

Box 11, Folder 3A

M, 1966-1977

Box 11, Folder 4

M, 1967-1977

Box 12, Folder 1

M, 1967-1977

Box 12, Folder 1A

M, 1966-1969

Box 12, Folder 2

M, 1977-1982

Box 12, Folder 3

M, 1977-1982

Box 12, Folder 3A

M, 1977-1982

Box 13, Folder 1

M, 1977-1982

Box 13, Folder 1A

N, 1966-1982

Box 13, Folder 2

N, 1966-1982

Box 13, Folder 2A

N, 1966-1982

Box 13, Folder 3

O, 1966-1982

Box 13, Folder 4

O, 1966-1982

Box 13, Folder 4A

P, 1967-1976

Box 14, Folder 1

P, 1967-1976

Box 14, Folder 1A

P, 1977-1982

Box 14, Folder 2

P, 1977-1982

Box 14, Folder 2A

R, 1970-1982

Box 14, Folder 3

R, 1970-1982

Box 14, Folder 3A

R, 1970-1982

Box 15, Folder 1

R, 1970-1982

Box 15, Folder 1A

S, 1970-1976

Box 15, Folder 2

S, 1970-1976

Box 15, Folder 2A

S, 1977-1982

Box 15, Folder 3

S, 1977-1982

Box 15, Folder 3A

S, 1977-1982

Box 15, Folder 4

S, 1977-1982

Box 15, Folder 4A

T, 1966-1976

Box 16, Folder 1

T, 1966-1976

Box 16, Folder 2

T, 1966-1976

Box 16, Folder 2A

T, 1977-1982

Box 16, Folder 3

T, 1977-1982

Box 16, Folder 3A

V, 1958-1976

Box 16, Folder 4

V, 1958-1976

Box 16, Folder 4A

V, 1958-1976

Box 16, Folder 5

V, 1958-1976

Box 16, Folder 5A

W, 1966-1976

Box 17, Folder 1

W, 1966-1976

Box 17, Folder 2

W, 1977-1982

Box 17, Folder 3

W, 1977-1982

Box 17, Folder 3A

W, 1977-1982

Box 17, Folder 4

W, 1977-1982

Box 17, Folder 4A

Subject Files: Organizations
Association of American Physicians

Box 18, Folder 1

Association of American Physicians

Box 18, Folder 1A

Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland

Box 18, Folder 2

The American Society of Human Genetics

Box 18, Folder 3

The American Society of Human Genetics

Box 19, Folder 1

The American Society of Human Genetics - Committees

Box 19, Folder 2

The Association of American Medical Colleges

Box 19, Folder 3

American Cancer Society

Box 19, Folder 4

American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Box 19, Folder 5

American Society for Clinical Investigation

Box 20, Folder 1

American Society for Clinical Investigation

Box 20, Folder 1A

American College of Physicians

Box 20, Folder 2

American College of Physicians Course NYH, 1978 January 9-13

Box 20, Folder 3

American Geriatrics Society, Inc.

Box 20, Folder 4

American Hospital of Paris

Box 20, Folder 5

American Society of Biological Chemists

Box 21, Folder 1

American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China

Box 21, Folder 2

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Box 21, Folder 3

American Federation for Clinical Research

Box 21, Folder 4

American College of Clinical Pharmacology

Box 21, Folder 5

American College of Physicians

Box 21, Folder 6

American College of Physicians

Box 22, Folder 1

American College of Physicians

Box 22, Folder 2

American College of Physicians

Box 22, Folder 2A

British Schools and Universities Foundation

Box 22, Folder 3

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study

Box 22, Folder 4

Century Association - General

Box 22, Folder 5

Century Association - General

Box 22, Folder 5A

Century Association - Admissions

Box 23, Folder 1

Carnegie Corporation

Box 23, Folder 2

Center for the Study of Drug Development

Box 23, Folder 3

Columbia Medical Society

Box 23, Folder 4

Council on Foundations, Inc.

Box 23, Folder 5

Community Treatment Foundation

Box 23, Folder 6

CIBA Foundation - Meeting and Paper - London, 1979 January

Box 24, Folder 1

The CIBA Foundation

Box 24, Folder 2

English Speaking Union

Box 24, Folder 3

English Speaking Union

Box 24, Folder 3A

The Epsomian Society

Box 24, Folder 4

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Box 24, Folder 5

Fulbright Alumni Association

Box 24, Folder 6

Genetics Society of America, Inc.

Box 24, Folder 7

Grand Rounds

Box 25, Folder 1

The Grolier Club

Box 25, Folder 2

The Grolier Club

Box 25, Folder 3

The Grolier Club

Box 25, Folder 3A

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Box 25, Folder 4

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Box 25, Folder 5

Gutherie Clinic

Box 25, Folder 6

Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia

Box 26, Folder 1

Harvey Society

Box 26, Folder 2

Harvey Society

Box 26, Folder 2A

Health Action International

Box 26, Folder 3

Heberden Medical History Society

Box 26, Folder 4

Health Research Council of New York City

Box 26, Folder 5

Hotel Okura - Japan

Box 26, Folder 6

Iran Trip

Box 27, Folder 1

Iran Trip

Box 27, Folder 1A

Iran Feasibility Study Group

Box 27, Folder 2

International Section of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

Box 27, Folder 3

Industrial Sector Liaison Group

Box 27, Folder 4

Interurban Clinical Club

Box 28, Folder 1

Irvington House Institute

Box 28, Folder 2

Irvington House Institute

Box 28, Folder 3

The Jackson Laboratory

Box 28, Folder 4

The Jackson Laboratory

Box 29, Folder 1

The Jackson Laboratory - Minutes of Meeting

Box 29, Folder 2

The Jackson Laboratory Misc.

Box 29, Folder 3

The Jackson Laboratory Misc.

Box 29, Folder 4

The Jackson Laboratory - Board of Trustees

Box 30, Folder 1

Javeriana University

Box 30, Folder 2

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Box 30, Folder 3

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Box 30, Folder 4

The Journal of the American Medical Association

Box 30, Folder 5

Knickerbocker Club

Box 30, Folder 6

Knickerbocker Club

Box 30, Folder 6A

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation

Box 31, Folder 1

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 1 (Nominations)

Box 31, Folder 1A

The Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute

Box 31, Folder 2

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - General, 1976-1977

Box 31, Folder 3

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - General, 1976-1977

Box 31, Folder 3A

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 1984

Box 32, Folder 1

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 1979

Box 32, Folder 2

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - Psychiatry, 1977

Box 32, Folder 3

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - Psychiatry, 1977

Box 32, Folder 3A

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - Psychiatry, 1978

Box 32, Folder 4

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation - Psychiatry, 1979

Box 33, Folder 1

V.D. Mattia Lectureship

Box 33, Folder 2

METPAK, Ltd.

Box 33, Folder 3

METPAK, Ltd.

Box 33, Folder 4

Mexican Foundation for Health

Box 34, Folder 1

Milton Helpern Library of Legal Medicine

Box 34, Folder 2

The Medical Society of London

Box 34, Folder 3

Medical Research Council

Box 34, Folder 4

Medical Research Society

Box 34, Folder 5

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Box 34, Folder 6

The New York Medical and Surgical Society

Box 35, Folder 1

The National Foundation New York Chapter

Box 35, Folder 2

National Genetics Foundation Proposal

Box 35, Folder 3

New York Academy of Medicine

Box 35, Folder 4

New York Academy of Sciences

Box 36, Folder 1

New York Blood Center

Box 36, Folder 2

New York Blood Center

Box 36, Folder 2A

Old Epsomian Club

Box 36, Folder 3

Practitioners

Box 36, Folder 4

Practitioners

Box 36, Folder 5

Royal College of Physicians, 1982-1984

Box 37, Folder 1

Royal College of Physicians, 1982-1984

Box 37, Folder 1A

Royal College of Physicians, 1959-1982

Box 37, Folder 2

Royal College of Physicians, 1959-1982

Box 37, Folder 2A

Royal College of Physicians, 1984-1988

Box 38, Folder 1

Royal College of Physicians, 1984-1988

Box 38, Folder 1A

Royal College of Physicians, 1984-1988

Box 38, Folder 2

Royal Postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith Hospital)

Box 38, Folder 3

Radiation Effects Research Foundation I

Box 38, Folder 4

Radiation Effects Research Foundation I

Box 39, Folder 1

Radiation Effects Research Foundation II

Box 39, Folder 2

Radiation Effects Research Foundation II

Box 39, Folder 3

Radiation Effects Research Foundation II

Box 39, Folder 4

Radiation Effects Research Foundation III

Box 40, Folder 1

Radiation Effects Research Foundation III

Box 40, Folder 2

Radiation Effects Research Foundation IV

Box 40, Folder 3

Advisory Committee on the Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Box 40, Folder 4

Radiation Effects Research Foundation - Research Program Plan Draft, 1986 March

Box 41, Folder 1

Radiation Effects Research Foundation - The Thirteenth Meeting of the Scientific Council (March 18-20)

Box 41, Folder 2

Radiation Effects Research Foundation - The Fourteenth Meeting of the Scientific Council (March 17-20)

Box 41, Folder 3

Radiation Effects Research Foundation Program - Project Budget Proposal

Box 41, Folder 4

The Royal Society of Medicine Foundation

Box 42, Folder 1

The Royal Society of Medicine Foundation

Box 42, Folder 2

The Royal Society of Medicine Foundation

Box 42, Folder 3

The Royal Society of Medicine Foundation

Box 43, Folder 1

The Royal Society of Medicine Foundation

Box 43, Folder 1A

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 43, Folder 2

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 43, Folder 3

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 44, Folder 1

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 44, Folder 1A

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 44, Folder 2

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 44, Folder 2A

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 44, Folder 3

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 45, Folder 1

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 45, Folder 2

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 45, Folder 3

The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 45, Folder 3A

Royal College of Physicians and The Royal Society of Medicine

Box 46, Folder 1

The Royal Society of Medicine - Nominee Information

Box 46, Folder 2

The Royal Society of Medicine - Nominee Information

Box 46, Folder 3

Sigma Tau

Box 47, Folder 1

St. Andrew's Society of New York State

Box 47, Folder 2

Stanton Griffis Lectures, 1979-1980

Box 47, Folder 3

Stanton Griffis Lectures, 1979-1980

Box 47, Folder 4

Scripps Clinic

Box 47, Folder 5

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston

Box 47, Folder 6

The Welcome Trust

Box 47, Folder 7

Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellowships

Box 48, Folder 1

Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London

Box 48, Folder 2

World Health Organization

Box 48, Folder 3