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Oral history interview with William Layton, Jr. [electronic resource], 1997

Creator: Layton, William
Project: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood: Mansfield, Ohio; early scientific interests; autopsy assistant, B.S., Harvard College, 1943, biochemistry study; Case Western Reserve Medical School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1943-1946; Army service: Fort Sam Houston Medical Field School, San Antonio, Texas; Fort Knox, Hardin, Kentucky, cold weather physiology research, 1946-1948; Fort Churchill, Artic Circle; Stamford Hospital, Connecticut, pathology residency; American Optical consultant; American Cyanamid Company pathologist: Lederle division, steroid research; isopod chromosomal research; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO): biology department consultant; LDEO Children’s Science Program, 1960s, Rockland Foundation funding; colleague reminiscences.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1998

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