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Benjamin Silliman family letter collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Abstract Benjamin Silliman and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. were both 19th century American chemists and original members of the National Academy of Sciences. The collection spans the years 1816-1871 and consists of 28 autograph letters from both Benjamin Silliman and Benjamin Silliman, Jr., and one eulogy of Benjamin Silliman.

J.H. van 't Hoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Overview Jacobus Henricus (Henry) van 't Hoff (1852-1911) was a chemist credited with founding the science of stereochemistry, and in 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry. The majority of the papers are those reflecting family affairs or honors accorded van 't Hoff for his work. This collection does not contain his scientific or working papers except for notes of two lectures and copies of his published papers. The papers are mostly in Dutch. The papers span from 1837 to 1924.

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