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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Charles A. Schindler Papers, 1959-1966



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schindler, Charles A.
Title: Charles A. Schindler papers
Dates: 1959-1966
Abstract: Scholarly articles, research notebooks, and a patent comprise the Charles A. Schindler Papers (1959-1966).
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01377
Extent: 3 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Charles A. Schindler was born in Boston in 1924. Schindler flew B-29s in World War II before returning to earn a BS degree from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1950. He then returned to active duty in the Air Force where he became a research scientist. Under the direction of the Air Force, he continued his graduate education at the University of Texas at Austin where he earned his doctorate. During his time at UT, Schindler conducted research on the antibiotic Lysostaphin.

Schindler remained in the Air Force and worked on chemical and biological defense systems through the 1960s. Upon leaving the military he taught microbiology at the University of Oklahoma as well as teaching in public schools in Norman, Oklahoma, and serving on the Norman city council. He died in Norman in 2011.

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Scope and Contents

Scholarly articles, research notebooks, and a patent comprise the Charles A. Schindler Papers (1959-1966). The patent and articles concern Shindler's research on the antibiotic Lysostaphin and its effectiveness in fighting staphylococcus.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Schindler, Charles A.
Corporate Names
The University of Texas at Austin
Subjects
Microbiology
Staphylococcus
Places
Athens
Boulder
Budapest
California
China
Colorado
Georgia
Hungary
Japan
New Jersey
Princeton
Stanford
Tokyo
United States
Virginia

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles A. Schindler Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2009-311

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Megan Mummey, November 2009.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2D41 [SRH1230005766] Articles on Lysostaphin, 1964
Patent, 1966
Research Notebooks, 1959-1961

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