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    • 1993-Apr-27

    Howard E. Simmons, Jr., begins the interview describing his family history. Simmons, an only child growing up in Norfolk, Virginia, pursued early chemistry interests in a home laboratory and graduated high school near…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Lee Reese (1862-1940) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of the University of Heidelberg in…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Phelps Smyth (1895-1990) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A recipient of the Medal of Freedom (1947),…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist, biochemist, and peace activist Linus Pauling (1901-1994) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. One of the founders of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Lathrop Parsons (1867-1954) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Parsons worked as a chemist and mineralogist…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Samuel Colville Lind (1879-1965) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Commonly referred to as "the father of modern…

    • 1931

    Caricature of British chemist James Pickering Kendall (1889-1978) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate and Professor of Chemistry at…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles August Kraus (1875-1967) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A professor of chemistry and director of the…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Arthur Becket Lamb (1880-1952) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Lamb served as the head of research for the…

    • 1931

    Caricature of food chemist Lester Francis Hoyt created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (class of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Harry Nicholls Holmes (1879-1958) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A long-time Professor of Chemistry at Oberlin…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist George Lindenberg Clark (1892-1969) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Best known for his research in microscopy,…

    • 1931

    Caricature of chemist Vincent Davis created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Per notations accompanying the caricature, Davis served as Director of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of Russian-born chemist Moses Gomberg (1866-1947) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Gomberg served as President of the American…

    • 1986-Aug-19

    Louis Rubens begins the interview by discussing his family background and early education. Rubens grew up in Escanaba, Michigan, where his parents ran a tourist park. He attended parochial school, and he credits his…

    • 2002-Feb-26

    Irvin I. Rubin begins the interview by describing his family history and how he came to work in the plastics industry. Throughout the interview Rubin describes the intricacies of working with plastic, starting with the…

    • 1995-Jan-24

    Eugene G. Rochow discusses his family background in Germany, his upbringing in New Jersey, and his early interests in electricity and silicon which led him to pursue degrees in chemistry at Cornell University where he…

    • 2001-Jan-24

    Ivan Maxwell Robinson begins the interview with a discussion of his family life and education. He was born in the small village of Lakeville, Nova Scotia, where his father ran the general store, and his mother was a…

    • 1984-Jan-04 (First session)
    • 1984-Jan-05 (Second session)

    Francis O. Rice discusses his life and career in this interview, which begins with mention of his early days in England, his studies at Princeton, and his teaching at New York University. Rice describes his teaching,…

    • 2008-Apr-22

    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…

    • 1987-Aug-31

    Renfrew studied chemistry at the University of Idaho, in part, influenced by a chemist uncle. After serving as a teaching assistant in both physics and chemistry and completing a Masters thesis, he joined George…

    • 1987-Sep-09 (Third session)
    • 1987-Jun-15 (Second session)
    • 1987-Feb-26 (First session)

    Isabella and Jerome Karle met while both were pursuing doctorates in physical chemistry under Professor Lawrence Brockway at the University of Michigan. After earning their degrees (and marrying), they worked on the…

    • 1986-Apr-14 (First session)
    • 1986-May-27 (Second session)

    Roy Plunkett starts this conversation with James Bohning by describing his family background. As the family were members of the Church of the Brethren it was natural for Plunkett to attend Manchester College, where Paul…

    • 1984-Jan-17

    In this interview Vladimir Prelog discusses his career as an organic chemist. Prelog describes a thirty five year long affiliation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). This includes work with the…

    • 1979-Apr-26

    During the course of this interview, Charles Price discusses his life and career as a chemist. Initially, he recalls his childhood, early education, and undergraduate life at Swarthmore College. Price then speaks about…