Ronald Macfarlane was born in Buffalo, New York, the oldest of three children. An excellent teacher in high school sparked his interest in chemistry, and Macfarlane attended the University of Buffalo, majoring in…
Seymour Meyerson was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and attended the University of Chicago from which he received his undergraduate degree. By 1943 Meyerson began active service with the US military, spending the…
Marvin Margoshes grew up in New York City, New York, one of three children. His parents had left the Austro-Hungarian Empire, his father from Galicia and his mother from Hungary, and had met as members of a Zionist…
In this interview Professor Izaak Kolthoff begins by discussing his early life in Holland, his family, and his education. Kolthoff continues with the factors influencing his decision to become an analytical chemist, and…
A.—Qualitative analyses. Ores, minerals, etc.
B.—Assays for, and quantitative determinations of, single constituents.
C.—Assays and analyses of fuel, ores, minerals, technical materials and products,…
Klaus Biemann's oral history begins with a discussion of his youth near Vienna, Austria. As pharmacy was the family profession, Biemann chose to study it at the University of Innsbruck. He soon developed an interest in…
Neal Amundson begins the interview with a discussion of his family and early years in St. Paul, Minnesota. Amundson graduated from high school at the very depth of the Depression. For the Amundson family, times were…
- Interviewee Amundson, Neal R. (Neal Russell), 1916-2011
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Amundson, Neal R. (Neal Russell), 1916-2011, Heat--Transmission, Adsorption, Chemical engineering--Mathematics, University of Houston, Chemistry, Analytic, University of Minnesota, Chemical engineers, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, Chromatographic analysis