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  • Existence: 1817-08-26-
  • Existence: 1817    

Biographical / Historical

Established on Aug. 26, 1817

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

The Papers of Georg and Max Bredig

Identifier: 2019-011
Abstract This collection of mixed media contains manuscripts, photographs, publications, artifacts and works of art collected and owned by Georg and Max Bredig. The collection documents Georg Bredig’s scientific training and rise to prominence as a gifted physical chemist in pre-World War II Germany. In contrast, the scope of the collection takes a dramatic shift after the Nazi rise to power in 1933. As a result of Bredig’s Jewish descent, his scientific career and very way of life was...
Dates: 1891-1968; Majority of material found within Bulk 1894-1944

The Papers of Max Bredig

Identifier: 2020-011
Abstract The Papers of Max Bredig contain manuscripts, photographs, publications, and artifacts which were created or collected by Max Bredig. The collection documents Max’s early life and career in Germany and contains a large amount of family and personal correspondence. The personal correspondence shifts to predominantly professional correspondence after he immigrated to the United States in 1933. Max’s career as a physical chemist at the Vanadium Corporation of America and later the Oak Ridge...
Dates: 1889-1978; Majority of material found within Bulk 1925-1965

Two papers by Charles A. Horton: "Silicones" and "Oriented adsorption of organic molecules at interafaces"

Identifier: GB86-07
Scope and content

The term paper of silicones aimed at being fairly comprehensive the typescript is only the opening pages of what was originally a much longer paper.

Dates: 1945