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Alexander Hollaender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1261

This collection houses correspondence, notes, reprints, and other materials documenting Alexander Hollaender's participation in various symposiums and workshops toward the end of his career. Hollaender's personal files dating from 1950 to 1975 are also included.

Dates

  • 1950-1975

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notes, reprints, and other materials documenting Alexander Hollaender's participation in various symposiums and workshops toward the end of his career. Hollaender's personal files dating from 1950 to 1975 are also included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hollaender was born on December 19, 1898 in Samter, Germany. He emigrated to the United States in 1921, and was naturalized in 1927. He was educated at the University of Wisconsin, earning his AB in 1929, his MA in 1930, and his PhD in 1931. During his professional career, he worked primarily for two institutions: the Washington Biophysics Institute (1937-1950) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1946-1973). Hollander was also involved with the University of Tennessee, teaching radiobiology and biomedical sciences from 1957 until 1986 and directing the Archives of Radiation Biology from 1966 until 1986. Hollander died on December 6, 1986.

Arrangement

This collection consists of four boxes.

Acquisition Note

Alexander Hollaender donated these papers to Special Collections in 1986.

Related Archival Materials

Other Hollaender collections held at Special Collections include:

  1. MS.0652: Alexander Hollaender Papers, 1928-1970
  2. MS.1105: Alexander Hollaender Papers Supplement, 1951-1972
  3. MS.1165: Alexander Hollaender Material, 1962

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480