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Mary S. Shorb papers

Abstract

Title:
Mary S. Shorb papers
Author/Creator:
Shorb, Mary S.
Collection number:
72-14
Size:
16.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1945-1965
Inclusive dates:
1910-1971
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

A professor emeritus at the University of Maryland, Mary S. Shorb (1907-1990) was known for her work in designing assays to allow for the commercial production of vitamin B12. Shorb served as a research professor in the Poultry Husbandry Department from 1949 to 1972. Her papers consist of correspondence; reports and applications for grants from the National Institutes of Health; lab and research notes; and speeches, articles, and papers written by Shorb. Important topics include vitamin B12, L. lactis, L. bifidus, Trichomonas, chickens, animal nutrition, animal growth, Thalidomide, and pernicious anemia.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Mary S. Shorb papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1290
Publication rights:

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Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.