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Credits and Acknowledgements

"It's in the Blood: A Documentary History of Linus Pauling, Hemoglobin and Sickle Cell Anemia" was originally launched in March 2005. A significant trove of additional content was added and released on October 22, 2008. The website is a product of the Oregon State University Libraries Special Collections: Cliff Mead, Head of Special Collections; Chris Petersen, Faculty Research Assistant; Ryan Wick, Information Technology Consultant.

The site narrative was written by Melinda Gormley, adapted from the text of her Master of Science thesis, It’s in the Blood: The Varieties of Linus Pauling’s Work on Hemoglobin and Sickle Cell Anemia (1.8MB PDF), presented October 22, 2003, History of Science Department, Oregon State University.

Special thanks are due to Erika Castaño and Jason Hughson, both of whom assisted with content selection and copyright research. We wish to express our gratitude also to Christie Anderson, who designed the website's graphic identity.

The OSU Libraries Technical Services Department provided assistance with the creation of metadata for many of the digital images presented on this site. Particular appreciation is owed to Mike Boock, Head of Technical Services, and to Terry Reese, Head of the Digital Production Unit.

We likewise are indebted to the following key contributors: Tom Hager and Eric Arnold; AnnaRose Adams, Michelle Cassinelli, Katie Fredrickson, Joy Gibbons, Crystal Ni, Susan Puckett, Trevor Sandgathe, Marcy Simmons, Betsy Starr, Betsy Strobel, Jing Sun, Anna Wilsey and Shawn Wilton.

The creators of this website have either sought or are grateful to the copyright holders for permission to reproduce the documents, illustrations and quotations presented on this website. The Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers apologize for any unintentional omissions and, if informed of any such cases, would be pleased to update the site immediately.

We are grateful to the many colleagues who have assisted us in determining copyrights for specific materials. These individuals include: Dr. Anthony Allison; Marcie Beck, Grand Rapids Historical Society; William Rogers Castle; Anne L. Covell, University of Iowa Special Collections; David Crawford, Creighton University Archives; Jack Eckert, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; Shelley Erwin, California Institute of Technology Archives; Julia Gardner, University of Chicago Special Collections; Erin George, University of Minnesota Archives; Elaine Glebus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Biology Department; Dr. Melinda Gormley; Stephen Greenberg, National Library of Medicine; Dr. Harvey Itano; Dr. J. R. Kramer and Miriam Kramer; Stephen Lawson, Linus Pauling Institute; Erwin Levold, Rockefeller Archive Center; David Lewis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Faculty Newsletter; Janet Olson, Northwestern University Archives; Krister Östlund, Uppsala University Archives; Julia Robinson, American Society of Hematology; LuAnn Schwery, Creighton University Graduate School; Ron Sims, Northwestern University Libraries; Phil Stern; Ruth Van See, Grand Rapids Public Library; Linda Walton, University of Iowa Libraries; Dr. Emile Zuckerkandl.

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