Margaret E. M. Tolbert was born in Suffolk, Virginia at a time when rural Virginia was still very segregated. She and her siblings were raised by their grandmother within a large extended family. Growing up, Tolbert…
- Interviewee Tolbert, Margaret E.M., 1943-
- Interviewer Brown, Jeannette E. (Jeannette Elizabeth), 1934-
- Subject Tolbert, Margaret E.M, 1943-, Chemists, Women chemists, Women in science, African American women chemists, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Institute. Carver Research Foundation, National Science Foundation (U.S.), BP America (Firm), Argonne National Laboratory
Helen Free begins the interview with a discussion of her family and childhood growing up in Ohio. Free attended Poland Seminary High School in Ohio. She was greatly influenced by her English teacher at Poland and she…
- 2013-Jun-06 (First session)
- 2013-Jun-07 (Second session)
Mario Molina grew up Mexico City, Mexico, one of eight children. His father was a lawyer and judge, his stepmother a teacher and housewife. Molina liked music and played the violin seriously. He also loved science,…
Study questions for Household and Organic Chemistry (Chemistry 52) course taught by American chemist, home economist, and college administrator Dr. Pauline Beery Mack (1891-1974) at Pennsylvania State University. The…
Notebook of laboratory exercises for Household and Organic Chemistry (Chemistry 52) course taught by American chemist, home economist, and college administrator Dr. Pauline Beery Mack (1891-1974) at Pennsylvania State…
Portrait print of John Dalton (1766-1844) seated at a table with his hand at his temple.
Widely known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, Dalton was a noted English meteorologist and chemist. His research…
Foldout frontispiece illustration entitled "Key to the Engraving of the Distinguished Men of Science of Great Britain 1807-8" depicts all fifty one scientists whose biographies are included in this work. They are…
This brief, informal interview begins with Taube describing his early career at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley, and his decision to accept a position at the University of Chicago, where In…
Contains fifty one biographies of scientists living in Great Britain during the years 1807-8. Scientists include astronomers, chemists, engineers, naturalists, and other men of science.
- 1885 (Date of painting)
Reproduction portrait print of French chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) depicting Pasteur in his laboratory at the rue d'Ulm, surrounded by his experimental apparatus and innovative laboratory glassware developed for…
This pamphlet covers the events of a formal dinner that took place on August 27, 1880 in Boston, Massachusetts following the 29th Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The dinner was for…
Half-length portrait print of English potter Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795). Notably, Wedgwood founded the Wedgwood company, notable for their industrialization of pottery.
Half-length portrait of English clergyman and natural philosopher Joseph Priestley (1733-1804). Notably, Priestley discovered oxygen.
- Part of The Life of Pasteur
- 1886 (Date of photograph)
- 1911 (Date of publication)
Half-length printed photographic reproduction portrait of French chemist, biologist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) by French photographer Paul Nadar (1820-1910). Pasteur is credited with discovering the…
Cover, frontispiece, title page and plate have been digitized from this work featuring Joseph Priestley's correspondence with Josiah Wedgwood and other notables. Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) was an English clergyman and…
Carlyle B. Storm begins the interview describing his family background and chosen academic path. After obtaining his PhD, Storm became a professor of chemistry at Howard University and worked to secure funding for…
- Interviewee Storm, Carlyle B., 1935-2019
- Interviewer Daemmrich, Arthur, Thackray, Arnold, 1939-
- Subject University of Oxford, Gordon Research Conferences, Chemists, Howard University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Storm, Carlyle B., 1935-2019, Chemists--Biography, Norges tekniske høgskole, National Institutes of Health (U.S.), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Cheves Walling begins this interview by describing his family, early education, and undergraduate days at Harvard. He then discusses his graduate education at the University of Chicago, stressing the major review…
John C. Warner begins the interview with a discussion of his family and childhood years growing up on a farm. He developed an interest in science in high school due to the encouragement of his science teacher, G. W.…
Earl L. Warrick begins the interview with a description of his parents and childhood, which involved frequent moves between cities. He tells of his undergraduate years at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, where the…
- 1979-Jan-04 (First session)
- 1979-Jan-05 (Second session)
In this interview, Frank Westheimer begins with his family, his childhood and early education in Baltimore, his undergraduate days at Dartmouth, his decision to go into chemistry, and his choice of Harvard for graduate…
- 1986-Nov-17 (First session)
- 1986-Nov-18 (Second session)
E. Bright Wilson, Jr. begins the interview with a description of his parents, childhood, and early education. He then discusses his undergraduate and graduate studies at Princeton University, where he was inspired by…
- Interviewee Wilson, E. Bright (Edgar Bright), 1908-
- Interviewer Ferguson, Raymond C.
- Subject Spectrum analysis, Wilson, E. Bright (Edgar Bright), 1908-, Quantum theory, Chemists, Harvard University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Princeton University, Chemists--Biography, Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982
Bruno Zimm recalls growing up in Woodstock, New York and the influence of his father's interests in natural science. After briefly reviewing his schooldays and his developing fascination with science, Zimm describes his…
- Interviewee Zimm, Bruno Hasbrouck, 1920-2005
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Zimm, Bruno Hasbrouck, 1920-2005, Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981, Light--Scattering, Chemists, General Electric Company, Chemists--Biography, Columbia University, Doty, Paul M., 1920-2011, University of California, Berkeley
- 2000-Aug-07 (First session)
- 2000-Aug-08 (Second session)
- 2000-Aug-10 (Third session)
John Wotiz begins the interview with a description of his family and childhood years in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. Wotiz first developed an interest in chemistry from his tutor. After graduating high school, Wotiz…
Ernest Volwiler begins this interview by briefly discussing his early years in Ohio, leading to college study at Miami University, where he first became interested in chemistry. He remembers the influence of faculty…
Frederick Wall begins his oral history discussing his family background and childhood in Minnesota, attending the University of Minnesota, and studying chemistry and chemical engineering. After a stint at Caltech with…
- Interviewee Wall, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1912-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject California Institute of Technology, Chemists, Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994, Wall, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1912-, Chemists--Biography, Glockler, George, 1890-1969, University of Illinois at Chicago