University of Texas Medical Branch

Bodansky, Meyer,

Pathology and Biochemistry Papers, (1916-1949)



Title: Meyer Bodansky, Pathology and Biochemistry Papers, (1916-1949)
Identification: MS 28
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555-1035, phone (409) 772-2397

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1896 Born in Elizabetgrad, Russia.
1907 Arrived in the United States.
1918 A.B., Cornell University.
1919-23 Instructor, University of Texas Medical Branch; Galveston, Texas.
1922 M.A., University of Texas.
1923 Ph.D., Cornell University.
1923-25 Acting Assistant Professor, Stanford University.
1925 Married Eleanore Abbott.
1925-26 Associate Professor, University of Texas.
1926-30 Professor, University of Texas.
1927 Author: Introduction to Physiological Chemistry.
1928 Author: Laboratory Manual of Physiological Chemistry.
1930-41 Director, John Sealy Hospital Laboratories and the John Sealy Memorial Research Laboratory.
1932-33 Visiting professor, American University of Beirut.
1935 M.D., University of Chicago.
1940 Author: Biochemistry of Disease.
1941 Died in Galveston, Texas.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Meyer Bodansky Pathology and Biochemistry Papers, (1916-1949), reflect Dr. Bodansky's research activities as a biochemist and pathologist. The papers include correspondence with fellow scientists, reprints, manuscript drafts, photographs and other material relating to Dr. Bodansky's various activities and research interests. Of particular interest are the files on the Boston Committee on Medical Emigres (1939), the Texas Committee for Medical Refugees and the National Committee for Resettlement of Foreign Physicians (1939-41). Dr. Bodansky worked with these committees to assist in the settlement of physicians fleeing the Nazi occupation of Europe.


 

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series 1 Correspondence, 1916-1949.
Series 2 Subject Files, n.d.-1947: Contains papers related to Dr. Bodansky's research and various committee interests.
Series 3 Textbook: Introduction to Physiological Chemistry: Correspondence and other material relating to Dr. Bodansky's publication.

INDEX TERMS

CORRESPONDENTS
Bertrand, Gabriel (1921)
Bodansky, Oscar (1937-40)
Fishbein, Morris (1940)
Goddard, David Rockwell (1935)
Harvey, Edmund Newton (1928)
Heller, Carl G. (1940)
Henze, Henry Rudolf (1938)
Landsteiner, Karl (1931)
Marshall, John Albert (1940)
Milhorat, Ade Thomas (1938-39)
Minot, George Richards (1940)
Ochsner, Alton (1936, 39-40)
Peck, Franklin Bruce (1938)
Rose, William Cumming (1937)
Shimkin, Michael Boris (1938)
Sinclair, John G. (1938)
Spies, Tom D. (1939)
Sunderman, Frederick William (1939)
Van Slyke, Donald D. (1940)
Wright, Irving Sherwood (1940)
Yoe, John Howe (1935-36)

Administrative Information

The papers of Dr. Meyer Bodansky (1896-1941), biochemist and pathologist, were donated to the History of Medicine and Archives Department of the Moody Medical Library by his daughter, Mrs. William N. Roddy. The papers were received on December 27, 1978.

The collection occupies 1.75 linear feet of shelf space and is contained in 4 manuscript boxes.

September 13, 1979 Larry J. Wygant Associate Director

Inventoried June, 1994


Detailed Description

 
Box
1. Series 1. CORRESPONDENCE
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence 1916-32
2 Correspondence 1934-35
3 Correspondence 1936-37
4 Correspondence 1938
5 Correspondence 1939 (1)
6 Correspondence 1939 (2)
7 Correspondence 1940 (1)
8 Correspondence 1940 (2)
9 Correspondence 1940 (3)
10 Correspondence 1941
11 Correspondence 1942, 47, 49



 
Box
2-3 Series 2. SUBJECT FILES
Box Folder
2 2 American Journal of Clinical Pathology 1936-38
1 American Society of Clinical Pathologists 1935-40
3 Boston Committee on Medical Emigres 1939
4 Certificates and Degrees
5 Correspondence and Miscellaneous n.d.
6 Emulsol Corporation 1930-41
7 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1941-47
8 Lasker, Albert D. 1940
9 Lea & Febiger Publishers 1935-37
Box Folder
3 4 Manuscript Drafts
5 Manuscript Drafts
6 Manuscript Drafts
7 Manuscript Drafts
8 Manuscript Drafts
Box Folder
2 10 Mead Johnson & Company 1940
11 Meetings 1940-41
12 Myrick, Thomas S. Manuscript Research
15 Bodansky Obituary
13 Paraldehyde Studies 1940
14 Permission Letters 1924-31
Box Folder
3 9 Photographs
10 Reprints (Bodansky)
1 Research Council 1940-41
2 Texas Committee for Medical Refugees & the National Committee for Resettlement of Foreign Physicians 1920, 39-41
3 Turner, Edward L. 1934-40



 
Box
4. Series 3. TEXTBOOK: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
Box Folder
4 1 Correspondence and Other Material Relating to the Publication