Oral history interview with Michael J.S. Dewar

Oral history interview with Michael J.S. Dewar

  • 1991-Jan-22

In his oral history Michael J. Dewar describes his education and long career in chemistry, both in academia and industry. He discusses his research and colleagues at Courtalds, Ltd. , his learning physical chemistry, his work on resonance theory and molecular orbital theory, and his theoretical publications at that time. He also describes his associations with H. Christopher Longuet-Higgins, Charles A. Coulson, and Jack Roberts.

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  • 77 pages
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  • Science History Institute
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  • Courtesy of Science History Institute

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Michael J.S. Dewar, interviewed by James J. Bohning in University of Florida on January 22, 1991. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0087. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/hd76s1109.

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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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