Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University
Scope and Contents
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.
- 1871 - 1920
- Silliman, Benjamin (Person)
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.
1 Linear Feet : 2 boxes (6 mss. notebooks); 1 linear foot
Language of Materials
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.
Collection is arranged by format.
- Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University
- Special Collections Staff
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