Portrait of Percy Lavon Julian (1899-1975), African American research chemist and pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.
Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 11, 1899…
Letter from African American research chemist Percy L. Julian to American Chemical Society President John C. Warner. The letter concerns Julian's critique of the inclusion of a list of "Hotels for Colored Persons" in…
- Addressee Warner, John C.
- Author Julian, Percy Lavon, 1899-1975
- Subject Warner, John C., Southern States, African Americans--Segregation, Julian, Percy Lavon, 1899-1975, African Americans--Civil rights, Texas--Dallas, American Chemical Society, African Americans--Social conditions, Race relations, African Americans, African American chemists
Concerns Robert B. Woodward's synthesis of methochloride of sempervirine. Also discusses an error made by Julian in the lab and communicated to Witkop in an earlier letter.