School of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry
- Existence: 1876-
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Chemistry range in date from 1901 to 1983 and are, for the most part, the products of four members of the faculty: Donald Hatch Andrews (faculty member, 1927-1963; chairman, 1936-1944), Alsoph H. Corwin (faculty member, 1932-1973; chairman, 1944-1947), Frederick Y. Wiselogle (faculty member 1937-1946), and Everett Thiele (faculty member, 1965-1973). The bulk of the records covers the period from the mid-1930s to the 1960s. One of the earliest items extant is a...
Overview Ira Remsen, American chemist, educator and second President of Johns Hopkins University was born in New York City on February 10, 1846. The collection spans the years 1868 - 1938. The material consists of correspondence, speeches, publications, lectures and lecture notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, reprints, books annotated by Remsen, and memorabilia.
Overview W.W. Holland was an industrial chemist and Hopkins researcher. Collection deals largely with Holland's work (1930-1934) on the Gyro process of cracking petroleum to produce gasoline. Includes research data, reports, correspondence, and printed material.
Overview Walter Albert Patrick was a chemist whose research focused on devising a quick and cheap method of making silica gel, a desiccant, in large quantities. This collection consists of research, correspondence, typescripts, student papers, and publications from 1901-1968.
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Overview Wyatt William Randall (1867-1930) was a noted chemist and faculty member at the school of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of 11 notebooks with manuscript notes compiled while Randall was a chemistry graduate student at Hopkins from 1886 to 1889.