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Chemists -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Autographed letters of famous chemists

Identifier: 2006-517
Scope and Content For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog: consists of 54 loose letters in mylar sleeves. They are autographed letters by famous chemists on various subjects. The letters are a mix of personal and scientific correspondence. One letter from Joseph Fourier to John Dalton is in French and one from...
Dates: 1717-1969; Majority of material found within 1791-1964

Benfey autographed letter collection

Identifier: 88-13
Scope and content

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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.

Dates: 1947-1984

Frank H. Stodola Nobel laureate letter collection

Identifier: 88-8
Scope and content

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This is a collection of signed letters sent to Frank H. Stodola by various Nobel laureates in Chemistry. Letters are typed with the signature of the Nobel Laureate and addressed to Dr. Stodola at a variety of institutions.

Dates: 1937-1971

Frederick Carl Strong III autograph collection

Identifier: 2012-004
Scope and content

There is no real focus to the collection, in that Strong's principal interest was in the autograph rather than the contents, which are, for the most part, routine notes or inquiries. There are several Nobel laureates and a few outstanding American chemists represented.

Dates: 1938-1983; Majority of material found within 1940-1950

Handwritten letter by Giovanni Antonio Giobert

Identifier: 2016-038-002
Scope and content

The letter concerns a sample of indigo from Piedmont sent to the Count de Chanteloup who is Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal.

Dates: 1812

Handwritten letter by Marsilo Landriani to a naturalist

Identifier: 2016-038-001
Scope and content

This 4 page letter written on May 7, 1787 deals with several topics including the work of Lavoisier, Guyton de Morveau and others in the evolving nomenclature, and the work of Richard Kirwan, a Scottish meteorologist.

Dates: 1787

Robert Mulliken - Harrison Shull correspondence

Identifier: 2014-026

This is assemblage of correspondence between Robert Mulliken and Harrison Shull, American quantum chemists.

Dates: 1942-1978

Sir Humphry Davy letter to a friend

Identifier: 2005-507-001
Scope and content

One page autographed letter signed H. Davy and dated 29 September 1808. The letter discusses experiments with vacuum pressure in relation to sulfur, phosphorus and vapors of mercury.

Dates: September 29, 1808

Wesley Minnis two letters

Identifier: 85-06
Scope and content The first letter is from M. Gomberg and is dated April 6, 1936. It is a handwritten thank you note on University of Michigan Department of Chemistry note paper. The second letter is a typewritten copy of a letter from A.N. Richards to H.F. Atherton, President of Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation which congratulates Minnis and his colleagues for the successful completion of war work assigned to them by the Committee on Medical Research of the Office of Scientific Research and...
Dates: 1936-1946