The interview begins with Dr. Joullié's description of her early life and education in Brazil. Her father sent her to Simmons College in the United States, where she received her undergraduate degree before obtaining…
- Interviewee Joullié, Madeleine M., 1927-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Sponsor Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation
- Subject Joullié, Madeleine M., 1927-, Chemistry, Organic, Women in chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Price, Charles C. (Charles Coale), 1913-2001, United States. Secret Service, DNA fingerprinting, American Chemical Society, Western Electric Company, Shell Oil Company, Weisz, Paul B., 1921-, Alzheimer's disease--Research, Chemists, Women chemists, Women in science
- 2002-May-22 – 2002-May-24
Gail P. Jarvik was raised in Mount Prospect, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, one of six siblings (with an age-span of seventeen years between the oldest and youngest). Her mother was a housewife who received a college…
- Interviewee Jarvik, Gail P., 1959-
- Interviewer Van Benschoten, William
- Sponsor Pew Charitable Trusts
- Subject Jarvik, Gail P., 1959-, Medical genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Hyperlipidemia, Prostate--Cancer, Medical ethics, Medical sciences, Women in medicine, University of Washington. Medical Center, Geneticists, Medical scientists, Women medical scientists, Women in science
Alan J. Heeger begins the interview by describing his early decision to attend college and reasons behind changing his major from electrical engineering to mathematics and physics at the University of Nebraska. After…
- Interviewee Heeger, Alan J.
- Interviewer Mody, Cyrus C. M.
- Sponsor Center for Nanotechnology in Society
- Subject Heeger, Alan J., Theoretical physics, University of Pennsylvania, Spin waves--Mathematical models, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Université de Genève, Conducting polymers, University of California, Santa Barbara, Physicists, MacDiarmid, Alan G., 1927-2007
Group photograph depicting the dedication of the new chemistry building at the University of Pennsylvania in March 1960. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as follows (left to right): Al Lalande;…
Robert Maddin begins the interview by discussing his childhood and education and early work experiences including his time at Brooklyn College, his B.Sc. in metallurgical engineering, his Dr.Eng in metallurgy at Yale…
In this interview, Claude K. Deischer discusses his life and his career as a chemist and historian of chemistry. Initially, Deischer recollects his childhood and early education. He then speaks about his undergraduate…
- 1985-Mar-21 (First session)
- 1985-Mar-28 (Second session)
Stuart Churchill begins with background information about his family and early education. He then describes his undergraduate years at the University of Michigan, where he was quite active in the mathematics department…
- Interviewee Churchill, Stuart Winston, 1920-
- Interviewer Sturchio, Jeffrey L. (Jeffrey Louis), 1952-
- Subject Chemical engineering, Shell Oil Company, University of Michigan, Frontier Chemical Company, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, University of Pennsylvania, Heat--Convection, Natural, Chemical engineers, Heat--Transmission, Churchill, Stuart Winston, 1920-, Brown, George Granger, 1896-
Group portrait of chemist and educator Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928) and University of Pennsylvania students posed in front of what is believed to be the Harrison Chemical Laboratory building. Over the course of his…
Portrait of Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928), a chemist and educator best known for his association with the University of Pennsylvania and the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry.
- Circa 1910
Portrait of Isaac Ott (1847-1916). Ott was born in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on November 30, 1847 and graduated from Lafayette College (class of 1867). Ott went onto study medicine at the University of…