History Live

Stephen Turner: The Return on
Government Funding

An extension of CHF’s Oral History Program, History Live presents first-person accounts of legendary careers before a live audience. 

Since its inception, CHF has captured and preserved the oral memoirs of notable figures in chemistry and related fields. With History Live, we offer similarly extraordinary stories of history in the making in a live, theater-style format.

For more information about past History Live events, please visit the links below.

Need Meeting Space?

CHF’s state-of-the-art conference center is in Philadelphia’s beautiful historic district.

Upcoming Events

Meet us in person at one of our events.

Sensing Change

See your environment with fresh eyes through this online exhibit.

Hear It Firsthand

CHF’s Center for Oral History captures and preserves the stories of notable figures in chemistry and related fields. Many of the oral histories in the collection belong to recipients of CHF awards, including


Support CHF

Help us preserve and share the history of chemistry and related sciences. Make a tax-deductible tax-deductible gift online.