Papers of Individuals
CHF actively collects archival materials from outstanding figures in the sciences.
The collection includes contributions from Nobel laureates, including:
Includes correspondence, notebooks, scrapbooks, and photographs related to the career of William Bailey.
Includes correspondence, published articles, and notebooks, with an emphasis on the latter part of Bartlett’s career at Harvard University.
Includes a collection of academic reprints about various scientific topics.
Includes personal and business correspondence, company documents, reports, patents, photographs, and a small number of artifacts.
Includes correspondence, diaries, account books, manuscripts of literary work, photographs, and artifacts.
Includes transcripts of taped reminiscences by Boyer explaining his side in the Boyer-Flory feud.
Includes biographical information, as well as correspondence, research notebooks, pamphlets, and artifacts, related to Brame’s interest in science in the Soviet Union and the application of scientific methods in the study of parapsychology.
Includes the reference files, patent material, and conference papers kept by Brody while developing instrumentation for Melpar/Meloy Laboratories.
The notebook contains recipes and formulas developed or copied by E. F. Carey while working as an assistant pharmacist in Rhode Island and as the owner-operator of a pharmacy in Massachusetts. Includes recipes for hair wash and dye, cough syrup, writing ink, coloring billiard balls, rheumatism relief, and more.
Includes research biographical information, notebooks, and patents related to Cusic’s career with G. D. Searle & Company, where he developed the formula for Dramamine.
Includes research notebooks and correspondence from Deisenhofer’s postgraduate work at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, as well as his Nobel Prize work done in the United States in conjunction with Hartmut Michel.
Includes research files, correspondence, and professional organization literature.
Includes correspondence and working papers related to Flory’s published articles. Also contains research notes, course lectures, and source material for texts.
Pertains to Fox’s professional career at General Electric and his career as a private inventor. Includes office files, correspondence, patents, technical reports, biographical material, laboratory notes, conference papers, product samples, awards and certificates, photographs, GE newsletters, journal reprints, books, transparencies, video tapes, and newspaper clippings.
Includes correspondence, reports, and articles related to Garfield’s career as an information scientist.
Includes reports on the German plastics industry after World War II.
Includes the professional papers of Neil E. Gordon that are related to the Gibson Island Conferences. Also includes the director’s files of several Gordon Research Conference directors.
Includes correspondence, reports, and working papers of David Spence related to processes for extracting rubber from the guayule shrub. Also includes a patent file and photograph collection relating to natural and synthetic rubber processes.
Includes records pertaining to Hartford’s career with the Mutual Chemical Company and Allied Chemical Corporation.
Includes a miscellaneous assortment of material related to the history and development of the electronic storage battery.
Includes technical bulletins and advertising literature concerned with the paint, varnish, and resin industries.
Includes material created by Klawans during his tenure as art director of SmithKline French Laboratories.
Includes correspondence, research notebooks, photographs, and artifacts related to the creation and manufacture of nylon at DuPont.
Includes records of Darleane Hoffman and Glenn Seaborg in their roles as heads of the Nuclear Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Topics include cold fusion, discovery and naming of the transuranium elements, and awards.
Includes material used by Levy for a series of popular essays for American Laboratory, as well as various technical writings and records as a professional consultant.
Includes annotated manuscript notes for Loeb’s book Color and Symmetry, 1971.
Includes correspondence, working papers, lab notebooks, scrapbooks, artifacts, and ephemera primarily from the latter years of Marvel’s career.
Includes research material and writings on the history of the periodic table.
Includes correspondence and working papers related to the early use of mass spectrometry in the petroleum industry.
Includes biographical information and personal and professional files relating to Othmer’s life and career as a chemical engineer.
Includes correspondence, memos, and reports related to Overberger’s activities with various professional organizations.
Includes correspondence, reports, and memos related to the Pariser-Parr-Pople method for predicting electron configurations.
Includes research files for a series of papers about chemistry education in America before the Civil War.
Includes correspondence, reports, and memos related to John Pople’s professional and personal life.
Includes training material for various Perkin-Elmer–made FT-IR analytical Instruments.
Includes laboratory notebooks kept by Price from 1934 to 1945, article reprints, and correspondence related to his activities as a peace activist.
Includes laboratory notebooks, correspondence, reports, and project summaries.
Includes correspondence, reports, memos, and research notebooks related to the entire chemical career of Saville from his days as a graduate student until his untimely death. His experiments with NASA are also well represented.
Includes correspondence, presentations, and manuscripts related to the career of Savitzky as a pioneer in computer-aided analytical chemistry.
Includes correspondence and working papers related to chemical education of secondary-school students and the CHEM Study Program.
Includes notebooks, reports, and technical materials related to Simon’s career with the Polaroid Corporation. Also includes extensive material on the development of instant color photography.
Includes office files, laboratory notes, event files, news clippings, and reprints.
Includes notebooks, correspondence, reprints, photographs, and miscellaneous laboratory equipment related to Somogyi’s scientific work on diabetes.
Includes reports from Strong’s tenure at the Department of Physical Chemistry of the Harvard Medical School as well as working papers for an improved high-school chemistry curriculum, titled “Chemical Bond Approach.”
Includes correspondence and assorted working papers related to the career of F. William Sunderman as a pathologist.
Includes working papers related to the centennial celebrations of the American Chemical Society.
Includes Ullyot’s working papers from SmithKline & French laboratories, as well as various awards and honors.
Includes professional papers related to Weiss’s consulting business as a chemical engineer. Also includes papers related to various chemical processes in which Weiss was interested.
Includes reports, notebooks, and a bound monograph pertaining to Zoss’s post–World War II investigations of the German chemical industry and scientists, specifically acetelyne research led by Walter Reppe at BASF.