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Finding Aid of the Clara M. Szego Papers
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Description
Clara M. Szego (b.1916-), a biologist, taught at the UCLA School of Medicine before accepting a position in the Department of Zoology where she was promoted to full professorship (1960). Her research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in the normal cellular economy. The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, articles, clippings, and photographs related to Szego's career.
Background
Szego was born in 1916; attended Hunter College and did graduate work in the Department of Physiological Chemistry at University of Minnesota; researcher, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology; faculty member at Yale University; followed Abraham White to UCLA School of Medicine and later accepted position in the Department of Zoology, UCLA; promoted to full professorship, 1960; research included work on molecular and cellular mechanisms of hormone action, and lysosomes and lysosome theory in the normal cellular economy; closed her laboratory, 1985.
Extent
11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.