BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 3, Spring 1989
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|From the Editor's Desk||William B. Jensen||3|
|The 1988 Dexter Address. Some musings on the problems
of writing on the history of chemical technology
|Books of the Chemical Revolution. Part I of this new series describes
the lexicon of the revolution, the Methode de Nomenclature Chimique of 1787
|The History of the Dexter Award Part III of this continuing series
explores the award's second decade
|Diversions and Digressions. A small twist in the early history of nuclear fission||Fathi Habashi||15|
|A Center of Crystallization. The 1893 World's Congress of Chemists
represented the emergence of the ACS at the international level
|Translations. In which last issue's puzzle proves more complex than expected||21|
|Whatever Happened to ....? Discovered while trying to transmute mercury into silver,
Homberg's pyrophorus beguiled chemists for more than a century
|Bones and Stones. What chemists can learn from the past||Ralph Allen||24|
American Chemists and Chemical Engineers
Chemistry at UTK: A History of Chemistry at the
University of Tennessee-Knoxville from 1794-1987
Wyndham Miles, Ed., American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1976.
George K. Schweitzer, Department of Chemistry, UTK, 1988.
|Questions and Queries.||26|
Message from the Chair
Report of the Program Chair
Notes from Members
Events of Interest
1989 Officers Directory