Title: Carl Baker oral history interviews
Call Number: Coll048
Creator: Baker, Carl G.
Dates: 1995-1996
Size: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Contains twenty-four transcripts from oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Carl Baker with scientists at the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Viruses Research Programs, National Institutes of Health. Interviewees include: Dr. Norman Anderson, Dr. John Bader, Dr. Carl Baker, Dr. Nathaniel Berlin, Dr. Charles Boone, Dr. Robert Depue, Dr. James Duff, Dr. Robert Gallo, Dr. Giovanni Gori, Dr. Janet Hartley, Dr. Samuel Herman, Dr. Robert Holdenried, Dr. Gary Kelloff, Dr. Ruth Kirschstein, Dr. Robert Manaker, Mr. Gerry Meyer, Dr. Robert Miller, Dr. Bayard Morrison, Dr. Marvin Schneiderman, Dr. Lou Sibal, Dr. Robert Stevenson, Dr. Harold Varmus, Dr. William Walter, and Dr. Gordon Zubrod.
Citation: Carl Baker oral history interviews, Center for Biological Sciences Archives, Collection 48, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Dr. Carl G. Baker (1920-2009) was a prominent viral oncology researcher, former director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 1969-1972, and a proponent of the National Cancer Act (1971).

Scope & Content


Transcripts are arranged alphabetically by interviewee.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Donated by Catherine Baker, 2009.

Related Collections

Oral History Archive, Office of History, National Institutes of Health.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll048.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Release forms are unavailable so reproductions are not currently allowed. Forms may be available at the National Institutes of Health, Office of History. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Baker, Carl G.


Anderson, Norman G. (Norman Gulack), 1919-

Berlin, Nathaniel I., 1920-2008

Boone, Charles W.

Gallo, Robert C.

Hartley, Janet

Kelloff, Gary

Kirschstein, Ruth L.

Miller, Robert

Schneiderman, Marvin

Stevenson, Robert

Varmus, Harold

Walter, William

Zubrod, C. Gordon (Charles Gordon), 1914-1999

Depue, Robert

Bader, John

Duff, James

Gori, Giovanni

Herman, Samuel

Holdenried, Robert

Meyer, Gerry

Morrison, Bayard

Sibal, Lou

Manaker, Robert

National Cancer Institute (U.S.)

National Institutes of Health (U.S.)

Cancer -- Research

Baker, Carl G. -- Archives

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