Columbia University Archives

Strickman Cigarette Filter Collection, 1965-1974

Series II: Gordon Kaye Files, 1965-1968

This series contains the lab notebooks and files of notes, test records, clippings, and correspondence related to Dr. Gordon Kaye's work on the Strickman Cigarette Filter project. Gordon Kaye (1935-2019) received an A.B. From Columbia College in 1955, an A.M. from Columbia University in 1957, and a Ph.D. in Anatomy from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1961. He was Associate Professor of Surgical Pathology, and Director of the F. Higginson Cabot Laboratory of Electron Microscopy at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. In 1976, he was named Alden March Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anatomy, Albany Medical College.

Of note in this series are annotated drafts of some of the statements that were part of the final agreements of the interested parties. There is also a handwritten draft (in Kaye's handwriting) of Robert Strickman's statement. Although there are some journal articles from 1965 and 1966, the bulk of the materials in this series date from 1967-1968.

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Box 4 Folder 1 Analysis by Others, 1967-1968

Box 4 Folder 2 Clippings, 1967-1968

Box 4 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1967-1968

Box 4 Folder 4 Disclosure Agreement, 1967 October

Box 4 Folder 5 Fitelson Laboratories Analysis Report, 1968 January 15

Box 4 Folder 6 Graphs and Data Notes, 1967

Box 4 Folder 7 Invoices, 1967

Box 4 Folder 8 Laboratory Notebook/Data, 1967 August-October

Box 4 Folder 9 Laboratory Notebook, 1967 August 3-25

Box 4 Folder 10 Laboratory Notebook, 1967 August 26 - September 28

Box 4 Folder 11 Reports on Efficiency, 1967

Box 4 Folder 12 Strickman Statement, 1968

Box 4 Folder 13 Smoking Data Reports, 1967