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COLLECTION — Box: Small Manuscript Collections 01 Identifier: H MS c453

Charles Barber Mueller research records

Scope and Contents

Consists of records related to research on phosphorous and red blood cells conducted by Charles Barber Mueller during his Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in Biochemistry at Harvard Medical School in 1947. This research resulted in two 1951 publications in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, co-authored by Mueller and A. Baird Hastings: "The Rate of Transfer of Phosphorus Across the Red Blood Cell Membrane" and "Glycolysis and Phosphate Fractions of Red Blood Cells."


  • 1947


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.


0.01 cubic feet (1 file folder)

Biographical / Historical

Charles Barber Mueller (1917-2014), A.B. University of Illinois-Champaign (now University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign); M.D., 1942, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, was founding Chairman of the Department of Surgery at McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, from 1967 to 1972. Following three years of service in the United States Navy during World War II, in 1946, Mueller entered a Rockefeller Fellowship in Biochemistry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, studying under A. Baird Hastings. Mueller was elected a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 1953 and served in a number of leadership positions for that organization.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Harvard Medical Library by Ann Heider in 2015 (Accession #2015-068).

Processing Information

Processed by Charlotte Lellman in June 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Mueller, Charles Barber, 1917-. Research records, 1946: A Finding Aid
Charlotte Lellman
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