Frederick G. Novy Papers: 1890-1954
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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

The collection came from different sources. In 1947 Frederick G. Novy donated his student notebooks to the library. Donor no. 291 The University of Michigan Department of Microbiology in 1970 and 1988 transferred its files of Novy materials to the library. Donor no. 4846 Other family members have also made additions.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., Frederick G. Novy Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan