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Biochemistry records

 Series — Box: Intercollegiate Courses/Seminars; Interdepartmental Courses; Interdisciplinary Majors A-B, Folder: Biochemistry
Identifier: RG 18-47

Scope and Contents

The Biochemistry Records contain a pamphlet, a poster, an article, and annual reports. The pamphlet contains information on biochemistry at Mount Holyoke from 1983/84. There is also a poster advertising a conference titled "Promise or Peril: A Symposium on Recombinant DNA, and an article put out by the Board of Admissions, in 1990, on Biochemistry at Mount Holyoke. The bulk of the records are annual reports of the Biochemistry program from 1974 through 1994. These reports contain information on staffing, equipment and space needs, budgets, and grant funding. They contain information on curriculum including course and lab development, evaluation of new courses, exams, and independent work in biochemistry. There is information on annual events such as the seminar program/lecture series and the student symposium. Also included are lists of honors papers written by students, as well as, awards presented to majors and future plans of graduating majors.


  • Creation: 1974-

Biographical / Historical

The Biochemistry program was created in 1973. It was designed to provide its majors with a strong background in the fundamentals of both biology and chemistry and to provide knowledge of the interrelationship which exists between biology and chemistry. It is an interdisciplinary program with courses in the biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology departments.


0.17 Linear Feet (4 folders)

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The Biochemistry Program Records date from1974 to the present and contain a pamphlet, a poster, an article, and annual reports.

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Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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South Hadley MA 01075-6425 USA