Franklin C. Bing Papers
Collection Number 7

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Bing, Franklin C., (Franklin Church), 1902-
Title
Franklin C. Bing Papers
Date [inclusive]
1910 - 1988
Extent
13.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of nutritionist and chemist Franklin Bing, a leading food scientist as well as a poet and member of the Chicago Literary Club. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; manuscripts and speeches; reports; notes; notebooks; diaries; curricula vitae; correspondence, including extensive communication with his mentor L. B. Mendel concerning his dissertation and subsequent manuscripts; and files relating to the Chicago Literary Club and church.

Preferred Citation

Franklin C. Bing Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Franklin Church Bing (1902-1988) was a food scientist, scholar, and historian. He was a leader in the field of nutrition in the United States. During his career he was able to both further scientific research in the field of nutrition and shape public policy. He also had wide-ranging scholarly interests outside the field of nutrition including history, biography, prose and poetry.

Franklin Bing was born in 1902, in North Wales, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in from the University of Pennsylvania in 1924. Then after studying under Lafayette B. Mendel, Bing received his PhD in 1930 from Yale University. From 1929 to 1936 he was a faculty member of the Department of Biochemistry at Western Reserve University. Bing left academia in 1936 to join the scientific staff of the American Medical Association in Chicago, where he served as the Executive Secretary of the Council on Foods until 1943. From 1943-1950 he was Director of the American Institute of Baking. He later served as a Consultant to the Delaney Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1950-1952. After this time Bing served as an independent consultant on food and drugs for both private industry and government agencies.

Franklin Bing was also interested in the history of science, biography, and other literary pursuits. He served as an Archivist at the American Institute of Nutrition in 1985. He authored several biographical sketches of nutrition scientists. Also Bing was a contributor to the Chicago Literary Society, and he published historical prose and more than forty poems.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of nutritionist and chemist Franklin Bing, who was a leading food scientist as well as a poet and member of the Chicago Literary Club. Materials include: correspondence; reprints; manuscripts and speeches; reports; notes; notebooks; diaries; curriculum vitae; correspondence, including extensive communication with his mentor L. B. Mendel concerning his dissertation and subsequent manuscripts; and files relating to the Chicago Literary Club and the First Congregational Church in Evanston, Illinois.

The collection includes Bing's personal notebooks from high school, college, and graduate school, along with early reports by Bing and his dissertation. Manuscripts, speeches, notebooks, reports and other papers document Bing's nutritional work within academia, government, and industry from 1930 through the early 1980s. Also included are reprints of articles and biographical sketches by Bing.

Correspondence in this collection is primarily about nutrition and the history of nutrition. The collection contains letters exchanged by Bing with other eminent nutritionists. Also the correspondence includes letters with the Chicago Literary Club, family letters, and Christmas cards written and designed by Bing. The correspondence in this collection covers a wide time period from the late 1920s to 1987.

Bing's personal diaries from 1936-1976 are also contained in this collection. There are no diaries for the years: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1964, 1965, 1970 and 1974. Photographs in this collection range from pictures of Bing as a young boy to an older man. Also included are photographs of Bing with his contemporaries, and also pictures of other important nutritionists. Collection also contains poems and drawings by Bing.

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Administrative Information

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.

Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Subject Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Bing, Franklin C., (Franklin Church), 1902-

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition

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Collection Inventory

Series 01: Correspondence with Eminent Nutritionists  

Box Folder

Carlson, Anton J., correspondence with Bing (1943-1951)

1 1

Cox, Warren J., correspondence with Bing (1949-1984)

1 2

Day, Harry G., correspondence with Bing (1973-1977)

1 3

Day, Harry G., correspondence with Bing (1978-1985)

1 4

Elvehjem, C.A., correspondence with Bing (1943-1949)

1 5

Fishbein, Morrisf correspondence with Bing (1935-1970)

1 6

Frey, Charles N., correspondence with Bing (1969-1970)

1 7

Gamble, James L., correspondence with Bing (1929)

1 8

Geiling, E.M.K., correspondence with Bing (1937-1943)

1 9

Hanzal, Ramon F., correspondence with Bing (1936-1941)

1 10

Howe, Paul E., correspondence with Bing (1943)

1 11

Ivy, Andrew C., correspondence with Bing (1942-1953)

1 12

Jukes, Thomas H., correspondence with Bing (1964-1985)

1 13

Karr, W.G., correspondence with Bing (1941)

1 14

King, Charles G., correspondence with Bing (1939-1950)

1 15

Kline, O.L., correspondence with Bing (1961-1978)

1 16

Kruif, Paul de, correspondence with Bing (1946-1953)

1 17

Luckhardt, Arnold B., correspondence with Bing (1937-1944)

1 18

Lusk, Graham, correspondence with Bing (1929)

1 19

Maynard, Leonard A., correspondence with Bing (1940-1967)

1 20

McCay, Clive, correspondence with Bing (1928-1949)

1 21

McCay, Jeanette, correspondence with Bing (1970-1987)

1 22

McCollum, Elmer V., correspondence with Bing (1944-1967)

1 23

McLester, James S., correspondence with Bing (1943)

1 24

Mendel, Lafayette B., correspondence with Bing (1928-1934)

1 25

Mendel, Lafayette B., (bound) correspondence with Bing (1926-1933)

1 26

Myers, Victor C., correspondence with Bing (1936-1943)

1 27

Murlin, John R., correspondence with Bing (1946)

1 28

Nelson, Elmer M., correspondence with Bing (1938-1953)

1 29

Roberts, Lydia J., correspondence with Bing (1942-1945)

1 30

Rose, William C., correspondence with Bing (1937-1980)

1 31

Sebrell, W.H., correspondence with Bing (1943)

1 32

Sohl, Alfred T., correspondence with Bing (1937-1941)

1 33

Sohl, Mrs. Colburn (Sohl's daughter) correspondence with Bing (1979-1982)

1 34

Spies, Tom D., correspondence with Bing (1938-1957)

1 35

Stare, Frederick J., correspondence with Bing (1942-1981)

1 36

Todhunter, E. Neige, correspondence with Bing (1966-1976)

1 37

Todhunter, E. Neige, correspondence with Bing (1977-1984)

1 38

Vars, Harry M., correspondence with Bing (1979-1983)

1 39

Weisberg, Samuel M., correspondence with Bing (1978-1979)

1 40

Wilder, Russell M., correspondence with Bing (1941-1943)

1 41

Williams, R.R., correspondence with Bing (1943)

1 42

Adding Vitamin D to Food Products (1953-1971)

1 43

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Series 02: Correspondence about Nutrition  

Box Folder

Adding Vitamin D to Food Products (1953-1971)

1 44

Canned Fruits (1952)

1 45

Council on Foods and Nutrition (1939-1943)

1 46

Enrichment of Macaroni (1952-1971)

1 47

Fish Flour Controversy (1961-1967)

1 48

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1961-1969)

1 49

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1970-1971)

1 50

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1972-1974)

1 51

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1975)

1 52

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1976-1982)

1 53

Food Industry (Vitamins, Inc.) (1983-1985)

1 54

Food Industry (1953-1983)

1 55

Food Labeling (1961-1973)

1 56

High Fiber Breads controversy

1 57

Margarine versus Butter (1973)

1 58

Enrichment of flour, bread and related grain products (1971-1972).

1 59

Water for injection (1953)

1 60

Encyclopaedia Britannica, correspondence about articles by Bing (1939-1943)

1 61

Journal of the American Dietetic Association, correspondence about articles by Bing (1940-1983)

1 62

Journal of the American Dietetic Association, correspondence and manuscripts (1975-1978)

1 63

Journal of Nutrition, correspondence about articles by Bing (1939-1980)

1 64

Nutrition Reviews, correspondence and abstracts (1942-1943)

1 65

Nutrition Reviews, minutes and memoranda of meetings of the editorial staff (1942-1943)

1 66

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, correspondence about articles by Bing (1963-1982)

1 67

Various Journals, correspondence about articles by Bing (1929-1984)

1 68

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Series 03: Correspondence about History of Nutrition  

Box Folder

Letters about an exhibit on William Beaumont (1976-1982)

2 1

Letters about a biographical sketch on Friedrich Bidder / Carl Schmidt by Bing (1971-1982)

2 2

Letters about a biographical sketch on James L. Gamble by Bing (1980-1981)

2 3

Letters with general information about history of nutrition (1980-1986)

2 4

Letters about a biographical sketch on Paul E. Howe by Bing (1983-1985)

2 5

Letters about a biographical sketch on Emma Kohman Ivy by Bing (1982-1983)

2 6

Letters about a biographical sketch on Clive M. McCay

2 7

Letters about a biographical sketch on Clive M. McCay

2 8

Letters about a biographical sketch on Elmer V. McCollum (1978-1980)

2 9

Manuscript of Bing's biographical sketch on Elmer V. McCollum (1978)

2 10

Letters about Bing's paper on E.V. McCollum (1979)

2 11

Letters about a biographical sketch on Lydia J. Roberts by Bing (1966)

2 13

Letters about a biographical sketch on Lydia J. Roberts by Bing (1967-1982)

2 14

Manuscript of Bing's biographical sketch on Lydia J. Roberts (1967)

2 15

Letters about Bing's epilogue on Mary Swartz Rose (1978) + the manuscript

2 16

Letters about a biographical sketch on Alfred T. Sohl by Bing (1979-1980)

2 17

Letters about a biographical sketch on Harry M. Vars by Bing (1986)

2 18

Letters about a biographical sketch on Vincent du Vigneaud by Bing (1982-1983)

2 19

American Institute of Baking - general correspondence (1943-1949)

2 20

American Institute of Baking - letters about Bing's appointment as director and about Bing's resignation as director (1943-1949)

2 21

American Institute of Nutrition - letters about the Ad Hoc Committee on History of Nutrition (1975-1983)

2 22

American Institute of Nutrition - letters about the AIN Archives at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, (1977-1983)

2 23

American Institute of Nutrition - letters about the Fellows Committee (1972-1987)

2 24

American Institute of Nutrition - letters about H.H. Williams' book on the history of the AIN (1977-1980)

2 25

American Institute of Nutrition - letters about membership of this organization (1982)

2 26

American Public Health Association (1938-1985)

2 27

Chicago Board of Health / Chicago Nutrition Association (1949-1982)

2 28

Consultant Services - letters about Bing's start as a consultant 11950)

2 29

Council on Foods and Nutrition - general correspondence (1935-1943)

2 30

Division of Food, Drugs and Physical Therapy (1941)

2 31

Food and Drug Administration (1970-1978)

2 32

Food and Nutrition Board (1942-1945)

2 33

Nutrition Dynamics, Inc. - letters concerning this Company (1972-1982)

2 34

Select Committee to Investigate the Use of Chemicals in Food Products (1950-1951)

2 35

War Production Board (1943)

2 36

Western Reserve University, Medical School (1928-1940)

2 37

White House Conference on Child Health and Protection

2 38

Correspondence about jobs (for Bing) (1935-1967)

2 39

Bing's correspondence with the Navy (1942-1943)

2 40

Correspondence with the editors of Science about the editorial policy (1963-1967)

2 41

Correspondence about lectures, papers by Bing (1952-1982)

2 42

Correspondence with VITA (Volunteers for International Technical Assistance, Inc.) (1970-1971)

2 43

Correspondence with professional friends (partly personal) (1950-1988)

2 44

Correspondence with friends (Eugene M. Landis, Geza de Takats, Orville T. Bailey and Carl A. Dragstedt)

2 45

Correspondence with several people (friends) (1927-1985)

2 46

Personal note from Bing to his friends (1984)

2 47

Letters with requests for information/reprints (1970-1984)

2 48

Miscellaneous correspondence (1928-1987)

2 49

Family correspondence 1926-1929

2 50

Family correspondence 1935-1939

2 51

Family correspondence 1941-1946

2 52

Family correspondence 1950-1952

2 53

Family correspondence 1961-1967

2 54

Family correspondence 1960-1961

2 55

Family correspondence 1968

2 56

Family correspondence 1969

2 57

Family correspondence 1970-1972

2 58

Family correspondence 1973-1976

2 59

Family correspondence 1977-1979

2 60

Family correspondence 1980-1985

2 61

Family correspondence, no date

2 62

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Series 04: Reprints and Manuscripts of Articles by Bing  

Box Folder

Factor H in the Nutrition of Trout, 1928

3 1

Rickets in Rats IX. pH of the Feces, 1928

3 2

Neuro-Muscular Response of Rats to Galvanic Stimuli, 1928

3 3

Rickets in Rats VIII. Rickets and Tetany, 1928

3 4

Improved Rate of Growth of Stock Albino Rats, 1928

3 5

The Vitamin B and the Vitamin G Requirements of the Albino Mouse, 1929

3 6

The Determination of Hemoglobin in Minute Amounts of Blood by Wu's Method, 1931

3 7

An Economical Cage and a Water Pipette for Feeding Experiments with Mice, 1931

3 8

The Relationship Between Food and Water Intakes in a Mice, 1931

3 9

A Forgotten Contribution to Nutrition by Magendie, 1931

3 10

Purification of Benzidine, and an Improved Reagent, for Estimatinq Hemoqlobin in Blood, 1932

3 11

Diet and the Teeth, 1932

3 12

The Protein Requirements of the Albino Mouse, 1932

3 13

The Calibration of Micro Pipettes by a Colorimetric Method. 1933

3 14

Studies in the Nutritional Anemia of the Rat VIII. A Method for the Estimation of Hemoglobin and Erythrocytes on a Single Small Sample of Blood, 1933

3 15

Studies in the Nutritional Anemia of the Rat VII. Influence of Parenterally Administered Iron, 1933

3 16

Efficacy of Intraperitoneal Injection of Iron in the Nutritional Anemia of Rats, 1933

3 17

Studies in the Nutritional Anemia of the Rat X. Hemoglobin Production and Iron and Copper Metabolism With Milk of Low Copper Content, 1934

3 18

Inanition as a Factor in Vitamin G Deficiency, 1934

3 19

Magnitude of Urinary Iron Excretion in Healthy Men, 1934

3 20

Effect of Heat on Vitamin G Potency of Desiccated Yeast, 1934

3 21

Metabolism of Iron and Copper in Anemic Rats, 1934

3 22

Hemoglobin Production in Rats on Diets Containing Bread, 1935

3 23

A Method for the Estimation of Serum Iron, 1935

3 24

Availability of Iron in Wheat, 1936

3 25

The Dietary Advice of Francois Magendie, 1937

3 26

The Food we Eat, 1939

3 27

Wheat as a Dietary Source of Iron, 1940

3 28

Effect of Calcium and Phosphorus on Retention of Lead by Growing Organism, 1940

3 29

Foods as Sources of the Vitamins, 1942

3 30

Guiding Principles for the Fortification of Foods, 1942

3 31

Foods as Sources of Nutrients, 1943

3 32

Criteria for the Evaluation of Nutrition Experience in Industry, 1943

3 33

The Addition of Vitamins or Minerals to Canned and other Processed Foods, 1943

3 34

Nutrition in the War, 1943

3 35

Some Nutritional Aspects of the Enrichment Program, 1944

3 36

Sanitation in the Bake Shop, 1944

3 37

Customers of Future Will Demand Better Products, 1945

3 38

The Nutritive Value of Wheat Flour, 1945

3 39

Bread in the American Diet - Important Facts on the Nutritional Value of the Staff of Life, 1945

3 40

The Physician's Responsibility in the Present Wheat Shortage, 1946

3 41

The Dietitian and the Present Food Shortage, 1946

3 42

The Nutritional Significance of Flour and Bread, 1946

3 43

The Effect of Administering a Vitamin Supplement in Capsules to Groups of Workers in the Steel Industry, 1947

3 44

Chemicals Introduced in the Processing of Foods, 1950

3 45

Chemicals Introduced in the Production of Foods, 1950

3 46

Nutritional Aspects of Low-Sodium Diets, 1951

3 47

Chemicals Introduced in Foods, 1951

3 48

Chemicals Introduced in Foods, 1952

3 49

Some Practical Problems in the Introduction of New Food Products, 1952

3 50

Dietetic Canned Foods, 1953

3 51

A Report on Macaroni, 1953

3 52

Vitamin D in Enriched Bread, 1953

3 53

Meat in Special Diets, 1954

3 54

Viewpoint on the Problems of Chemicals in Foods - Some New Questions Relating to Chemicals in Foods, 1954

3 55

Recent Data on the Sodium Content of Dietetic Canned Foods and their Significance, 1955

3 56

Chemicals Introduced in Foods, 1955

3 57

Nutrition and the Effect of Artificial Sweeteners, 1965

3 58

The History of the Word 'Metabolism', 1971

3 59

Assaying the Availability of Iron, 1972

3 60

Prevention of Malnutrition, 1974

3 61

Nutrition Research and Education in the Age of Franklin, 1974

3 62

Dietary Fiber - In Historical Perspective, 1976

3 63

Several manuscripts

3 64

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Series 05: Reprints and Manuscripts of Biographical Sketches  

Box Folder

John Lining, an Early American Scientist, 1928

3 65

Humphry Davy and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, 1933

3 66

James Watt, Inventor of the Spirometer, 1936

3 67

Professor Lafayette B. Mendel as a Medical Essayist, 1953

3 68

Elmer Martin Nelson - A Biographical Sketch, 1961

3 69

Frederick Accum - A Biographical Sketch, 1966

3 70

Lydia Jane Roberts - A Biographical Sketch, 1967

3 71

Old Salvelinus Fontinalis, 1970

3 72

Friedrich Bidder and Carl Schmidt - A Biographical Sketch, 1973

4 1

With Professor A.B. Luckhardt, on the Trail of Dr. William Beaumont, 1977

4 2

With Professor A.B. Luckhardt, on the Trail of Dr. William Beaumont, 1977

4 3

E.V. McCollum, Chemist, Benefactor of Humanity, 1979

4 4

E.V. McCollum: Pathfinder in Nutrition Investigations and World Agriculture, 1980

4 5

E.V. McCollum: Pathfinder in Nutrition Investigations and World Agriculture, 1980

4 6

Alfred Theodore Sohl - A Biographical Sketch, 1980

4 7

James Lawder Gamble - A Biographical Sketch, 1981

4 8

James Lawder Gamble - A Biographical Sketch, 1981

4 9

Vincent du Vigneaud - A Biographical Sketch, 1982

4 10

Emma Kohman Ivy and the Early History of Nutritional Edema, 1983

4 11

Emma Kohman Ivy and the Early History of Nutritional Edema, 1983

4 12

Harry Morton Vars - A Biographical Sketch, 1986

4 13

Several Manuscripts

4 14

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Series 06: Commentaries and Editorials by Bing  

Box Folder

The Baker and the Consumer, 1944

4 15

Bread Enrichment, 1945

4 16

Vitamin D Milk Today, 1961

4 17

Some of the Newborn Babies of 1879, 1979

4 18

Elmer Verner McCollum - His First Centennial: 1979, 1979

4 19

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Series 07: Contributions to Encyclopedia by Bing  

Box Folder

Lining, John (1708-1760), 1929

4 20

Feces, Chemistry of / Blood Biochemistry / Mineral Metabolism (no date)

4 21

Bread and Bakery Products, 1950-1953

4 22

Vitamin / Vitamin Deficiency (no date)

4 23

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Series 08: Early Reports by Bing (and Co-Authors)  

Box Folder

A Progress Report Upon Feeding Experiments with Brook Trout Fingerlings at the Connecticut State Fish Hatchery (no date)

4 24

The Effect of Variations in Vitamins, Protein, Fat and Mineral Matter in the Diet Upon the Growth and Morality of Eastern Brook Trout (no date)

4 25

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Series 09: Speeches Given by Bing  

Box Folder

Talk given at St. Luke's Hospital, 1930

4 26

Contribution of Humphry Davy to Medicine, 1932

4 27

The Relationship of Our Knowledge of Minerals in the Diet of Animal Experimentation, 1933

4 28

Recent Developments in Foods and Nutrition, 1937

4 29

Advances in Our Knowledge of Nutrition, 1938

4 30

Consumer Education on Foods and Nutrition - The Council on Foods and Nutrition of the AMA, 1941

4 31

Some Current Problems of the Baking Industry and the American Institute of Baking, 1944

4 32

Nutrition and the Future of the Food Industries, 1944

4 33

Opening Speech at the Graduation Exercise of the AIB, 1949

4 34

Chemicals in Our Foods, 1950

4 35

Manuscript of a paper presented before the Division of Aqricultural and Food Chemistry, 1950

4 36

The Problem of Chemical Additives to Foods, 1951

4 37

Professor Lafayette B. Mendel as a Medical Essayist, 1953

4 38

Recent Data on the Sodium Content of Dietetic Canned Foods and their Significance, 1955

4 39

Professor Chittenden anal the Growth of Biochemistry at Yale University, 1957

4 40

Clive McCay and our Job of Work in Recording the History of Nutrition, 1973

4 41

Remarks about Nutrition Dynamics, Inc., 1973

4 42

How to Use Nutrition Labeling Effectively, 1974

4 43

Topics in Food and Nutrition: An Overview on Nutritional Labeling for Educators, 1974

4 44

Comments for the Labor and Welfare Committee, 1974

4 45

How Consumers Get Nutritional Information: The Market Place, 1975

4 46

Outline of a talk on Commercial Vitamin Preparations (no date)

4 47

The Nutritional Significance of Flour and Bread (no date)

4 48

Eat to Your Health's Content (no date)

4 49

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Series 10: Miscellaneous Published Letters and Research Materials  

Box Folder

Book Reviews by Bing

4 50

Published Letters, letters Bing sent to the editors of several journals (10)

4 51

Published Notes by Bing (2)

4 52

Research Material on Lydia J. Roberts

4 53

Research Material on Elmer V. McCollum

4 54

Research Material on Elmer V. McCollum

4 55

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Series 11: Reports, Notes, and Papers about Nutrition  

Box Folder

Northwestern Reserve University, Directions for Nutrition Experiments, 1935

5 1

Council on Foods and Nutrition (1939-1975)

5 2

War Production Board (1943)

5 3

Committee on Chemicals Introduced in Foods (1949-1958)

5 4

Food and Nutrition Board (National Research Council) (1940-1965)

5 5

National Research Council, Bulletins, Volume I and II (1941/1942)

5 6

American Institute of Baking, Annual Report (1947)

5 7

American Institute of Baking, Publications (Bound) (1942-1949)

5 8

American Institute of Baking, Scientific Advisory Committee (1944)

5 9

American Institute of Baking, Reports/Papers (1943 1950)

5 10

American Institute of Baking, Several publications (1927-1956)

5 11

Consulting, Reports by Bing on Iron in Food (no date)

5 12

Consulting, Report by Bing on Iron in Food (1969)

5 13

Consulting, Reports by Bing on different aspects of Nutrition (1953-1980) .

5 14

Consulting, Reports by Bing on Dietary Fiber and on Hygiene in the Food Industry (no date)

5 15

Consulting, Reports by Bing on the development of Nutrition as a science (1937-1941)

5 16

Nutrition Dynamics, Inc., information about this company + some school material produced by Nutrition Dynamics (1973)

5 17

Nutrition Dynamics, Inc., Bing's notebook about Nutrigraphics and Nutrigrams (1973- 1974)

5 18

Food Labeling, Report by Bing (1974)

5 19

Vitamin C, Material about the controversy between Bing and Linus Pauling concerning vitamin C (see also Box 6, File. 15)

5 20

Krebiozen, correspondence and other material Concerning the Krebiozen-controversy (1951-1964)

5 21

Programs and invitations

5 22

Mendel Laboratory Family, List of members (1947)

5 23

Miscellaneous reports, papers, notes and newspaper clippings

5 24

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Series 12: Dissertation, Manuscripts and Notebooks  

Box Folder

Bing's dissertation (The Effect of Variations in the Vitamin, Mineral and Water Content of the Diet Upon the Nutrition and Growth of the Albino Mouse), 1930

6 1

(Bound) manuscripts by Bing (and co-authors) - biographical outline of Franklin Church Bing - scholastic and professional affiliations and positions - articles in various journals - other publications

Scope and Contents note

(Bound) manuscripts by Bing (and co-authors) - biographical outline of Franklin Church Bing - scholastic and professional affiliations and positions - articles in various journals - other publications.

6 2

Notebook with material (correspondence, brochures, labels, etc.) concerning Mead Johnson and Company, Evansville, Indiana, 1951 (Bing was consultant for this company)

6 3

Notebook with product labels of products by Mead Johnson and Company (no date)

6 4

Notebook with material (reports, papers, notes and correspondence) concerning the Institute of Food Technologists, 1951 (Bing was a member of this Institute)

6 5

Notebook with material (correspondence, reports) concerning the Food and Drug Administration, 1949-1953

6 6

Notebook containing correspondence with councils of the American Medical Association), 1949-1953

6 7

Publications and Proceedings of the Meetings of the Food and Nutrition Board (National Research Council), 1950-1953

6 8

Reports of Experimental Studies on Calcium Verv {Volume II), 1953-1955, not written by Bing + some correspondence

6 9

Notebook with material concerning the Cerevisiae Yeast Institute, 1953 (Bing represents Anheuser-Busch, Inc. from St. Louis, Missouri, in this Institute)

6 10

Notebook with material concerning Vitamin B 12 (As consultant to Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Bing tries to gain government approval of Dried Bacterial Cells (A-B B12) produced by Anheuser-Busch., 1955/56

6 11

Notebook, Masterfile on Vita-Busch-12 Concentrate (a brand of Cobalamin Concentrate N.F., produced by Anheuser-Busch, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri) 1957/58 + some correspondence

6 12

Notebook with newspaper clippings about the science of Nutrition and science in general. Also newspaper clippings of Dr. Bing being appointed as director of the American Institute of Baking, 1936-1943

6 13

Congratulatory letters on the initiation of a consultation service by Bing, 1949-1950

6 14

Notebook with material concerning the controversy over Vitamin C between Linus Pauling and Bing, 1971 (see also: Box 5, folder 20)

6 15

Survey of Sources for the History of Biochemistry and Molecular Bioloqy - Newsletter, 1975-1981

6 16

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Series 13: Diaries  

Box Folder

This box contains 17 diaries; one is a little notebook (1915), which belonged to Mrs. A.C. Bing (Franklin Bing's mother). The other 16 belonged to Dr. Bing and they cover the years 1936 until 1958. There are no diaries for the years: 1946, 1947, 1948 an

Scope and Contents note

This box contains 17 diaries; one is a little notebook (1915), which belonged to Mrs. A.C. Bing (Franklin Bing's mother). The other 16 belonged to Dr. Bing and they cover the years 1936 until 1958. There are no diaries for the years: 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1949.

7

This box contains 14 diaries. They cover the years 1959 until 1976. There are no diaries for the years: 1964, 1965, 1970 and 1974.

8

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Series 14: Bing's Student Notebooks and Study Books  

Box Folder

Material from Bing's high school and the universities he attended (1910-1949)

9 1

Study books (3), 1917-1942

9 2

Student notebooks (3), 1933

9 3

Student notebooks (2), no date

9 4

Laboratory notebooks, 1934

9 5

"Nutrition Lectures", student notebook, 1935

9 6

Notebook, 1926

9 7

Notebook (Physiology), 1928

9 8

Notebook, no date

9 9

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Series 15: Curriculum Vitae of Bing and Bibliographies of His Writings  

Box Folder

Biographical Data / Curriculum Vitae of Bing / A Bioqraphy of Franklin C. Bing's writing 1970-1974

9 10

Biographical Date / Curriculum Vitae of Bing / A Bibliography of Bing's writings 1927- 1965, and descriptions of his principle work / Bibliography of Bing's writings 1970-1974

9 11

Bibliography of publications by Bing 1970 and after / Franklin C. Bing: Curriculum vitae and bibliography

9 12

Franklin C. Bing: Vita and bibliography / Franklin Church Bing: Personal Data

9 13

Franklin Church Bing: Bibliography, Part III, List of articles published anonymously

9 14

Interview with Franklin C. Bing by Marie Balsley, October 1980, about his work at the Council on Foods and Nutrition, at the American Institute of Baking, and about his years as consultant to the food industry

9 15

A letter from John Bing (Franklin Bing's son) written October 19, 1988 - two days after the death of Franklin Bing. In this letter John Bing describes his father's work in the field of nutrition / The last letter Franklin Bing wrote, a few days before h

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A letter from John Bing (Franklin Bing's son) written October 19, 1988 - two days after the death of Franklin Bing. In this letter John Bing describes his father's work in the field of nutrition / The last letter Franklin Bing wrote, a few days before his death / An obituary for Franklin Bing by William J. Darby (October 31, 1988)

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Series 16: Chicago Literary Club  

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Correspondence with friends from the Chicago Lit. Club, 1965-1987

10 1

Correspondence concerning Bing's paper on Robert Colleyer, First president of the Chicago Lit. Club, 1973-1974

10 2

Some information about the Chicago Lit. Club (among other things Bing's ideas about the Club)

10 3

Gilbert White and his Book - paper by Bing, 1955

10 4

On the Writings of Verse - paper by Bing, 1956

10 5

Rafinesque, An Early American Scientist - paper by Bing, 1959

10 6

B.F. Discoursed on the Sonnet - paper by Bing, 1961

10 7

Smoothly Spin the Wheel - paper by Bing, 1962

10 8

Always Wet Your Hands - The Pleasures and Hazards of Writing Verses - presidential address by Bing, 1962

10 9

Books about Shakespeare - introductionary comments by Bing to the Club\'s booknight, 1964

10 10

The Crime of Frederick Accum - paper by Bing, 1965

10 11

Sromredevi, or Siromfredevi, of Londra - paper by Bing, 1969

10 12

Old Salvelinus Fontinalis - paper by Bing, 1969

10 13

The Sonnets of Shakespeare - paper by Bing, 1971

10 14

I Sonnetize My Life's Iambic Prime - paper by Bing, 1973

10 15

Benjamin Franklin's Blazing Cresset, A Narrative of a Life Long Acquaintanceship Which Has Developed into an Affection, 'this Side of Idolatry' - paper by Bing, 1975

10 16

Bull Fiddle Rimes and Whetstone Verses, Part II - paper by Bing, 1977

10 17

Turkey Leftovers: Professor Arno Benedict Luckhardt, As I Remember Him - paper by Bing, 1977

10 18

Sir Humphry Goes on his Honeymoon - paper by Bing, 1978

10 19

The Medical Editor - paper by Bing, 1981

10 20

A Chicago Footnote to the Medical History of Nutritional Edema - paper by Bing, 1983

10 21

Chicago Literary Club Year Books (1900-1901 / 1903-1904 / 1915-1916)

10 22

Frederick William Gookin, The Chicago Literary Club A History of Its First Fifty Years, Chicago: The Chicago Literary Club, 1926

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Payson Sibley Wild, The Chicago Literary Club - Its History From the Season 1924-1925 to the Season 1946-1947, Chicago: the Chicago Literary Club, 1947

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Series 17: Poems by Bing  

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Twelve Sonnets Make a Year - a little booklet with Bing's poems, 1975 (36 items)

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Reprints of poems by Bing, published in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 1963

10 26

Several published poems by Bing (Perspectives in Bioloqy and Medicine, 1964-1970)

10 27

Six folders which contain typed poems by Bing {no date)

10 28

Notebook with a collection of poetry by Bing Spring, 1957

10 29

Two notebooks, entitled: An Annotated Calender of Sonnets, by Bing (typed poems)

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Notebook with collected (typed) poems by Bing

10 31

Correspondence concerning Bing's poems (1962-1987)

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Series 18: Church Material  

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Material from the Board of Deacons of the First Congregational Church in Evanston, Illinois. Bing was a member of the Board of Deacons (1968-1970) + some correspondence

11 1

Correspondence concerning the First Congregational Church in Evanston, Illinois (1961- 1977)

11 2

A Text From the Bible - a talk by Bing delivered at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evanston, 1973 / First Congregational Church - remarks by Bing at a dinner in honor of the choir, 1976

11 3

First Congregational Church - Annual Meeting/Report, 1971 + some photos of church members

11 4

First Congregational Church - Pictorial Directory, 1972 / Programs for the centennial celebration of the church

11 5

Manuscript of a book about the history of the First Congregational Church in Evanston, Illinois

11 6

Our Congregational Heritage: As Illustrated by the Lives and Careers of Some of the Men and Women of the First Congregational Church in Evanston, Illinois - Report of the Heritage Committee, 1976 (Bing was Chairman of the Heritage Committee)

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Series 19: Drawings by Bing  

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Drawings by Bing, mainly for the Christmas cards he designed. Also drawings of flowers and figures

11 8

A Notebook with autumn leaves, assembled and dried by Bing, 1971

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Series 20: Christmas Cards  

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Christmas cards designed by Bing with his drawings and verses

11 10

Christmas cards received by Bing

11 11

Notebook with letters of acknowledgment for Bing's Christmas cards. 1948. 1950. 1951.

11 12

Notebook with material for the Christmas card Bing designed for 1952, 1953 and 1954 (+ the mailing lists)

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Series 21: Photos  

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Photos of Franklin Bing from a young boy to an older man (1920-1980)

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Photos of Franklin Bing with his contemporaries (1920-1970)

11 15

Photos of eminent nutritionists and other scientist

11 16

Two framed pictures: Lafayette Mendel and Lydia Roberts

11 17

Photos of Fort Mackinac (William Beaumont)

11 18

Photos of houses, instruments, mice and exhibits

11 19

Two Certificates

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Series 22: Reprints of Articles by Others  

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Reprints of articles by: Harry Day, Morris Fishbein, C.A. Elvehjem, Arno B. Luckhardt, Clive McCay, Lafayette B. Mendel, Lydia J. Roberts, William C. Rose, Alfred T. Sohl, Tom Spies. + Supplement to The United States Daily, Section II, Vol. V, No. 22

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Reprints of articles by: Harry Day, Morris Fishbein, C.A. Elvehjem, Arno B. Luckhardt, Clive McCay, Lafayette B. Mendel, Lydia J. Roberts, William C. Rose, Alfred T. Sohl, Tom Spies. + Supplement to The United States Daily, Section II, Vol. V, No. 228, Washington, D.C., November 28, 1930: "Official Proceedings of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection". + Supplement to The United States Daily Section, Vol. VI, NQ. 29, Washington D.C., April 6, 1931:

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Series 23: Miscellaneous Reprints of Articles, Reports and Bulletins  

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Reprints of articles by others. Also reports and bulletins by others

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