MC 00195 Guide to the Samuel B. Tove Papers, 1950-1975
This collection is divided into two series: Biochemistry Advisory Committee and Other Professional Activities.
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This series consists largely of materials, 1962-1963, related to Tove's membership on a committee to formulate proposals for the establishment of a doctoral program in biochemistry at North Carolina State. The yearlong process involved the development of a curriculum and selection of a faculty, and submission of a proposal to the university's Graduate School. The Department of Biochemistry was formed in 1965. Two miscellaneous files in the series contain correspondence, meeting minutes, and drafts of proposals of the advisory committee, as well as materials regarding the new department, 1962-1967.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Correspondence, 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 2] Appraisal, circa 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 3] Minutes of Meetings, 1962
[Box 1, Folder 4] Scorecard, circa 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 5] Curricula Vitae, circa 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 6] Reports and Proposals, 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 7] Proposed Curriculum, circa 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 8] Miscellaneous, 1962-1963
[Box 1, Folder 9] Miscellaneous, 1962-1967
This series consists of materials related to Tove's membership in three committees at North Carolina State: correspondence to and from Tove as chair of the program committee of the university's annual Animal Nutrition Conference in 1955, along with programs and papers from other Animal Nutrition Conferences, 1950-1959; memoranda, 1965-1967, regarding an ad hoc building committee on improvements to Polk Hall, housing the Departments of Biochemistry and Animal Science; and memoranda, 1975, related to the selection committee for the Watauga Medal, which was established that year to honor persons rendering service of unusual distinction to the university.
[Box 1, Folder 10] Animal Nutrition Conference, 1950-1959
[Box 1, Folder 11] Polk Hall Renovation and Addition, 1965-1967
[Box 1, Folder 12] Watauga Medal, 1975
Tove, Samuel B., 1921-1994
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Gift of Samuel B. Tove, 1987 December 8 (Accession no. 1987-0016).
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The Samuel B. Tove Papers consist of professional materials of Tove, a researcher and professor of animal science and biochemistry at the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) from 1950 to 1987. The bulk of the collection contains materials, 1962-1967, related to Tove's membership on an advisory committee that formulated proposals for the establishment of a doctoral program in biochemistry at North Carolina State. Other materials in this collection document Tove's membership in three other committees at North Carolina State: the program committee of the university's annual Animal Nutrition Conference, 1950-1959; an ad hoc building committee on improvements to Polk Hall, 1965-1967; and the Watauga Medal selection committee, 1975.
Samuel B. Tove was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on 1921 July 29. He graduated with a B.S. in animal husbandry from Cornell University in 1943, and received an M.S. and Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1948 and 1950. Tove joined the faculty at the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) in 1950, beginning as a research assistant professor. Subsequently an associate (1955) and then full (1960) professor of animal science and biochemistry, Tove was a renowned authority on lipid metabolism. He was named a William Neal Reynolds Professor in 1975, and, among memberships in many professional and honorary societies, was a fellow in the American Society for Nutrition. He served as chair of the Faculty Senate, and was chair of the Department of Biochemistry from 1975 until his retirement as professor emeritus in 1987. The Samuel B. Tove Award for graduate teaching was subsequently established at the department in his honor. Tove died in Raleigh, North Carolina, on 1994 December 31.
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