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Woodward, R.B. (Robert Burns), 1917-1979

 Person

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Bader Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-041
Abstract

Business records, correspondence, personal files, notebooks, printed materials, audio-visual materials, and photographic materials of Austrian Canadian research chemist, entrepreneur, art historian, and art collector Alfred Bader.

Dates: 1938-2016; Majority of material found within Bulk 1955-2006

Andrea Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-008
Abstract

Letter of correspondence, photograph, and memorial service program collected by Andrea Allen, the daughter of American chemist and Perkin-Elmer Corporation employee Thomas J. Porro.

Dates: 2020

Benfey autographed letter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 88-13
Scope and content

For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog: https://othmerlib.sciencehistory.org/record=b1072427~S6


This is a collection of 21 letters, signed by eminent chemists of the modern era. All are typed and all but one is in English. Signers include Linus Pauling, Peter Debye, Road Hoffmann and Robert Woodward.

Dates: 1947-1984

Eugene G. Kovach student notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-019-001
Abstract

Four student notebooks

Dates: 1946-1949

Experiments conducted with R. B. Woodward, Harvard notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-033
Scope and content

These are research notebooks detailing Myron Rosenblum's work on ferrocene chemistry, which he commenced on January 16, 1952 at the request of R. B. Woodward. Rosenblum's research subsequently verified Woodward's surmise that the iron compound to become known as ferrocene had a sandwich structure in which an iron atom nested between two clopentadienyl rings with each of the carbon atoms being bonded by dashed lines to the central metal.

Dates: 1950-1953

John A. Hyatt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-005
Abstract

A collection of materials created by John A. Hyatt pertaining to his postdoctoral studies at Harvard University while working with American organic chemist Robert Burns Woodward.

Dates: 1972-1980

Lloyd H. Conover Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-039
Abstract

Professional files, legal files, patent files, personal files, papers and speeches, printed materials, audio-visual materials, and photographic materials of American chemist, pharmaceutical industry executive, and inventor Lloyd H. Conover.

Dates: 1937-2016; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-2012

Myron S. Simon Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 00-29
Abstract

Notebooks and accompanying materials created by American chemist Myron S. Simon.

Dates: 1943-1951

Papers of Joseph W. Corse

 Collection
Identifier: GB94-41
Abstract

Reports, reprints, and glass lantern slides regarding the biosynthesis of penicillin by researchers at Eli Lilly & Company. The materials in this collection were collected and maintained by Joseph W. Corse, an American chemist and employee of Eli Lilly.

Dates: 1943-1949

Papers of Myron S. Simon

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-025
Abstract

Notebooks, reports, company memoranda, correspondence, and other technical materials created and maintained by American chemist Myron S. Simon during his career with Polaroid Corporation.

Dates: 1941-1990; Majority of material found within Bulk 1958-1988

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Archival materials 13
Photographs 4
Chemistry, Organic 3
Chemistry -- History 2
Chemists -- Biography 2
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Chemists -- United States 2
Nobel Prize winners 2
Notebooks 2
Videotapes 2
Antibiotics--History 1
Art -- Collectors and collecting 1
Art historians 1
Art, Dutch 1
Audiocassettes 1
Biosynthesis 1
Businessmen 1
Chemical industry -- United States 1
Chemical laboratories -- Equipment and supplies -- Catalogs 1
Chemical reactions 1
Chemicals -- Catalogs 1
Chemistry -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 1
Chemistry -- Research -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 1
Chemistry -- Study and teaching (Higher) 1
Chemists -- Correspondence 1
Coal-tar -- Therapeutic use 1
Coal-tar products 1
Collectors and collecting 1
Color photography 1
Commercial art 1
Corporations -- History 1
Dipole moments -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 1
Ferrocene -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 1
Heterocyclic compounds 1
Historians of science -- Biography 1
Instant photography 1
Inventors -- United States 1
Lantern slides 1
Life (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Molecular structure 1
Molecular structure -- History 1
Opacity (Optics) 1
Organic compounds -- Synthesis 1
Organic compounds -- Synthesis -- History 1
Organometallic chemistry -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 1
Oxytetracyline -- History 1
Penicillin 1
Penicillin -- History 1
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States 1
Photography -- Negatives 1
Photography -- Processing 1
Quinine 1
Santonin 1
Science -- History 1
Scientists -- Biography 1
Scientists -- Correspondence 1
Scientists -- United States 1
Stereochemistry 1
Superconductivity -- History 1
Tetracycline -- History 1
Vitamin B12 1
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