BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 2, Fall 1988
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|From the Editor's Desk||William B. Jensen||3|
|Questions and Queries. Do you have a dream?||3|
|Diversions and Digressions. Who first proposed the modern structure for pyridine?||Alan J. Rocke
|Old Chemistries. Some literary mysteries for connoisseurs of old chemistry texts||William D. Williams||6|
|The History of the Dexter Award Part II of this continuing series
explores the award's first decade
|Bones and Stones. The 250th anniversary of Canada's oldest ironworks||Fathi Habashi||14|
|Whatever Happened to ....? Before the atomic mass unit
there was the microcrith - at least in American high school chemistry texts
|Chemical Artifacts. The rise and (literal) fall of the Chandler Museum at Columbia||Leonard Fine||19|
Essays in Chemical History and Chemistry in America
W. A. E. McBryde, Peter Chung Chieh, and Elisabeth A. Dixon, Eds.,
Canadian Society for Chemistry, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1988.
|Translations. Can you unravel this 18th century recipe for a pyrophorus?||22|
Report of the Program Chair
Notes from Members
Events of Interest