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Charles Glen King Papers

  

This collection contains documents from the Charles Glen King Papers housed at the US National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine Division. Charles Glen King (1896-1995) was a biochemist and prominent investigator in nutrition, best known for his work with vitamin C and hexuronic acid. He was the Scientific Director of the Nutrition Foundation until 1963 and he helped to establish the recommended dietary allowances, the USDA's Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, the Food and Nutrition Board, and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. Dates: Bulk 1930s - 1980s Rights: This item may be protected by copyright and is made accessible for fair use purposes, including criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and/or research. For use of images, please contact the US National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine Division