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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 46, Number 1, 2021

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TITLE Author Page
Number
Editorial: Promoting Diversity
Carmen J. Giunta
1-2
Comment and Response - The Toxicity of Mercury
2-5
Atomism of Lucretius Seen Through the Eyes of a Modern Physical Chemist
Krešimir Molčanov
6-20
The Fourth Centenary of the Molecular Theory, 1620-2020
Henk Kubbinga
21-29
Discovering Oxygen: Experimental Techniques and Logic of a
Great Chemist, Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Pier Remigio Salvi
30-41
An Unrecorded Early Lavoisieriana
Roberto A. Ferrari
42-50
The Early Lives and Courtship of Jane and Alexander Marcet
G. J. Leigh
51-60
On Sabatier's Misrepresentation of Berthelot's Hydrogenation of Benzene
with Concentrated Hydroiodic Acid
Marcello S. Rigutto and
J. A. Rob van Veen
61-67
Mary "Polly" Porter (1886-1980): Pioneer Woman Crystallographer
Marelene Rayner-Canham and
Geoff Rayner-Canham
68-82
St. Elmo Brady (1884-1966). The First African American Chemistry Doctorate Recipient

Supplemental Information
Dean F. Martin,
Vera V. Mainz and
Gregory S. Girolami
83-107
A Wave of Women Chemists: Mary Elvira Weeks and Her University of Kansas Colleagues Kathleen L. Neeley and
James D. Neeley
108-133
     
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What Is a Chemical Element? A Collection of Essays by Chemists, Philosophers, Historians, and Educators
Reviewed by W. Christopher Boyd
Eric Scerri and
Elena Ghibaudi, Eds.
2020
134-137
Robert Le Rossignol: Engineer of the Haber Process
Reviewed by E. Thomas Strom
Deri Sheppard
2020
137-141
     
The Back Story
Eugene Garfield (September 16, 1925-February 26, 2017),
Information Scientist and Businessman
Jeffrey I. Seeman
142-144
     
Bulletin Editorial Staff   145
HIST Officers 2021   145

The Cover... Elmo Brady, first African American Ph.D. chemist. See p83.