Nathan Lifson papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains reprints, correspondence, lecture notes, slides, graphs, lab sheets and experiment notes.
- Lifson, Nathan, 1911-1989 (Person)
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Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.
Biographical Sketch of Nathan Lifson (1911-1989)
Nathan Lifson was born on 30 January 1911 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota and his M.D. from Columbia University. Dr. Lifson joined the faculty of the medical school's department of physiology in 1939, became a full professor in 1949 and retired as professor emeritus in 1981. In 1987, Dr. Lifson received the international Rank Prize for his development of a simple method of measuring caloric expenditure. Dr. Lifson was also the editor of the American Journal of Physiologyand Journal of Applied Physiology. Nathan Lifson died on 31 December 1989.
19 boxes (24.7 linear feet)
Collection contains the papers of Nathan Lifson, professor emeritus of physiology at the University of Minnesota.
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- Physiology -- Study and teaching Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Minnesota. Medical School. Dept. of Physiology
- Nathan Lifson Papers, 1942-1986
- Karen Spilman
- March 2005
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