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Benfey autographed letter collection

Identifier: 88-13

Scope and content

For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog:

This is a collection of 21 letters, signed by eminent chemists of the modern era. All are typed and all but one is in English. Signers include Linus Pauling, Peter Debye, Road Hoffmann and Robert Woodward.


  • Creation: 1947-1984

Language of Materials

Text in English and German.


1 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Theodor O. Benfey. Method of acquisition--gift ;; Date of acquisition--1988..

Digitized Materials

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized and are available to view online in our Digital Collections:

General Note

Filed with the Raymond Szymanowitz collection of autographed letters, 1791-1964.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 8/28/2023: Digitized Materials note added.

Repository Details

Part of the Science History Institute Archives Repository

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