Oral history interview with Paul W. Morgan

Oral history interview with Paul W. Morgan

  • 1986-Mar-15

Paul Morgan starts the interview by describing his childhood in Maine and his family background, high school, and early interests. After undergraduate studies at the University of Maine, Morgan did graduate research at Ohio State University on naturally-occurring plant pigments and continued with post-doctoral work on cellulose derivatives. He describes his Du Pont investigations of the synthesis of polymers, with particular emphasis on interfacial polycondensation. Incorporated into the interview are Morgan's reflections on scientific publication from an industrial setting.

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Original file type MP3, PDF
  • 53 pages
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  • Science History Institute
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  • Courtesy of Science History Institute

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Paul W. Morgan, interviewed by Herman Skolnik in West Chester, Pennsylvania on March 15, 1986. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0033. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/8w32r6914.

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Transcript (Published Version)

The published version of the transcript may diverge from the interview audio due to edits to the transcript made by staff of the Center for Oral History, often at the request of the interviewee, during the transcript review process.

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