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American Chemical Society, Lehigh Valley Section Record Books, 1894-1943

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0130
Each record book covers Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society's records, for all meetings in its respective span of years. Information includes meeting minutes and by-laws.

Dates

  • 1894-1943

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Extent

3 book

Overview

Three record books covering the Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society's records, including meeting minutes and by-laws, from its earliest meeting where the section was organized in 1894, to its 260th meeting in December 1943.

Biographical / Historical

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. It is the world's largest scientific society and one of the leading sources of authoritative scientific information. The Lehigh Valley Section of the American Chemical Society was founded in 1894 and serves the Lehigh Valley Area including regions of Northeast Pennsylvania, Southern New York and Northwest New Jersey. ACS Local Sections promote public awareness of chemistry through involvement in the community and outreach programs and by working with students of chemistry and science. The Society works with industry and academia to educate the public about the benefits of our profession and science. The section meets eight times per year at various locations within the section boundaries.

Arrangement

Books are arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

- A History of the American Chemical Society, Seventy-five Eventful Years; by Charles Albert Browne and Mary Elvira Weeks. 540.6 B882h -American Chemical Society. Student Chapter (LU) (Lehigh Collection Vertical File) SC LVF A514
Title
American Chemical Society, Lehigh Valley Section Record Books, 1894-1943
Status
completed
Author
Alexandria Kennedy
Date
2013-04-02

Revision Statements

  • 2020-02-11: Finalized in ArchiveSpace migration

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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