University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch, Records, 1888-1992



Descriptive Summary

Creator: American Society of Microbiology, Texas Branch
Title: American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch, Records
Dates: 1888-1992
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, programs, clippings, and related material from the American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch. The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is a scientific organization, based in the United States although with over 43,000 members throughout the world. The society was created in 1899 and was called the Society of American Bacteriologists from 1899 until December 1960.
Accession No.: AR 93-307
Extent: 5 feet
Language: Materials are written in Spanish and English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is a scientific organization, based in the United States although with over 43,000 members throughout the world. It is the largest single life science professional organization and its members include those whose interests encompass basic and applied aspects of viruses, bacteria, fungi, algae and protozoa as well as other aspects of microbiology. The society was created in 1899 and was called the Society of American Bacteriologists from 1899 until December 1960. As a branch of the American Society for Microbiology, the mission of the Texas Branch of the ASM is to promote microbiology within the State of Texas.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, programs, clippings, and related material from the American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects
American Society of Microbiology--Texas Branch.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Society of Microbiologists, Texas Branch, Records, 1888-1992, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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CDL2/A58 Clippings, 1981, 1985
Reports and Recommendations of the Local Committee for the 56th General Meeting of the Society of American Bacteriologists, Houston, April 29-May 3, 1956
Society of American Bacteriologists, Texas Branch:
Correspondence, 1940-1951
Minutes, 1941-1948
Programs, 1941-1957
Program abstracts, 1942-1948
American Society of Microbiology (ASM):
Programs, 1984-1987, 1990, 1991
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CDL2/A59 Society of American Bacteriologists:
Newsletters, 1934, 1942-1947
Membership applications, undated
Texas Branch, ASM, president's file:
El Paso, Fall 1972
Austin, Spring 1972
College Station, Fall 1971
Galveston, Spring 1971
Dallas, Fall 1970
NASA, Spring 1970
San Antonio, Fall 1969
Presidential papers to 1966
Texas Branch, ASM:
Branch meetings, newsletters, 1964-1965
Notes, constitution amendments, etc., 1964-1965
New members, 1966-1967
General correspondence, 1966-1969
Society of American Bacteriologists:
Bacteriology in the University of Texas, by O. S. Williams, 1950
Meeting, Austin, 1956
Programs, correspondence, committees, 1942-1956
Photographs, 1956
"Aerosporin," polymyxin B sulfate (pamphlet)
Nile Blue, by Livius L. Lankford, 1944
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CDL2/A60 American Society of Microbiologists:
Houston meeting, 1978-1979
Correspondence, 1990, 1992
Program, 1942, 1966
Sulkin Fund Award, 1974-1975
Correspondence and programs, 1983-1986
Meeting manual, draft, undated
Bringing Life to Microbiology, science teachers manual, 1979
"The Texas Branch: The University of Texas at Austin, October 31, 1942," reprint from Journal of Bacteriology, Vol. 45, No. 2, February 1943
Texas SAB
Primera reunion conjuncta de Microbilogica, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1963
Scientific Bulletin: Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research, Far East, Vol. 16, No. 4, 1981
Foundation for Microbiology, 1981-1985
Microbiology in Your Future, undated
Third International Congress for Microbiology, Abstracts of Communications, 1939
Chronicles of the Society of American Bacteriologists, 1899-1950, by Barnett Cohen, archivist, Baltimore, Golden Jubilee Meeting, 1950
Treasurer's report for the Texas Branch of the Society of American Bacteriologists, April 24, 1941, to 1947, Mrs. E. B. M. Cook
Artifacts:
75th Anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Microbiology, 1899-1974, medallion
Albert Jan Kluuver, 1888-1956
Photographs, unidentified, undated
Estate of Charles E. Lewis:
O. B. Williams, trustee
Inventory, legal papers, 1954-1958
Financial records, estate of Charles E. Lewis, 1954-1958
Investments, financial, 1955-1959
Will, correspondence, 1953-1954, undated
Bank statements, checks
Miscellaneous, trusteeship, 1959
Indiana correspondence, Mrs. Dunn, Gilliam (lawyer), 1955-1958
Weeks correspondence, 1955-1956
Russell and John R. Lewis correspondence, 1954-1955
Newsletters, 1959-1971, 1978, 1982-1986