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Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0074
The collection contains 6 manuscript notebooks titled "Constitution and By- laws;" "General"(list of articles available); "Librarian" (record of books borrowed and returned); "Secretary;" "Treasurer;" and "Scrapbook;" covering 1871-1920 (not complete). Also a bound published speech by Benjamin Silliman, 1872.

Dates

  • 1871 - 1920

Creator

Extent

1 Linear Feet : 2 boxes (6 mss. notebooks); 1 linear foot

Overview

The Chemical Society was formed in 1871, encouraged by Prof. Chandler, and according to the notes, was still active in the 1950s. The material here includes 6 manuscript notebooks from the early days of the society.

Biographical / Historical

During its early years, Lehigh University encouraged student groups to form for scholarly pursuits. The Chemical Society was formed in 1871, encouraged by Prof. Chandler, and according to notes, was still active in the 1950s.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.
Title
Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1992-07-09

Revision Statements

  • 2012-03-29: Finding aid information revised March 29, 2012- revised by Arielle Willett

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
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