Don C. DeVault Papers, 1956-90 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/17/22
Acquired: 5/2/1991; 10/21/1993
Volume: 8.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Don C. DeVault (1915-90), research professor of biophysics at the Johnson Foundation of the University of Pennsylvania (1960-77) and professor of biophysics at the University of Illinois (1977-90), including correspondence with colleagues, students, publishers, prospective employers, and professional organizations; memoranda and minutes of conferences and academic business; publications and manuscripts (1964-89); Britton Chance reprints (1951-88); notes on photosynthesis lectures, seminars, readings, and experiments (1972-86); research data and calculations; grant proposals and project reports (1974-86); reviews of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals (1970-84); course materials for classes at Pennsylvania (1966-67) and Illinois (1983-90); and data notebooks (1965-70). The papers related to photosynthesis research and include material on conferences and meetings, protein structure, emigration of dissident Russian scientists, NSF grants, split beam spectra, DB spectra, porphyridium, chromatium, radiation safety, holography, oscillating electron tunneling, virtual state tunneling, electron transfer, energy gap, cytochromes, photooxidation, reduction oxidation, Britton Chance, cancer research, Linus Pauling and cancer research, the moon, statistics, quantum mechanics, high pressure work, filter design, solar cells, phonon deduction and quinanes.