Harold Sadoff Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Sadoff, Harold L.
Harold Sadoff papers
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Harold Sadoff received a B.S. in chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota. He worked for several years as a research chemical engineer for the International Milling Company. Sadoff went on to earn his M.S. in bacteriology and Ph.D. in bacteriology-biochemistry from the University of Illinois. He joined the faculty in the Department of Micobiology and Public Health at Michigan State University in 1955 and became a full professor in 1965. Sadoff passed away in 2014.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a copy of a three-page paper written by Harold Sadoff, describing the conditions on the Michigan State University campus and the people he met when he arrived for a job interview in the mid-1950s.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 2006

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Department of Microbiology and Public Health.

Personal Name(s)

  • Sadoff, Harold L.


  • College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

“Confessions of the Oldest Still Teaching Faculty Member in Microbiology” by Harold Sadoff Undated 

FD 1