BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 6, Spring 1990
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|The 1989 Dexter Address. Some musings on the writing of history of science||D. Stanley Tarbell||3|
|Kasimir Fajans. This concluding installment deals
with Fajans' career in the United States and the controversy over quanticule theory
|The Continental Chemical Society. The almost demise of the ACS and the compromise that saved it||James J. Bohning||15|
|Diversions and Digressions. The tie that blinds and other satorical satire||James Doheny
|Old Chemistries. Remembering John Johnston's Manual of Chemistry and its author||William D. Williams||23|
|Whatever Happened to ?. Once a textbook staple, the nascent state has disappeared - or has it?||William B. Jensen||26|
|The 1989 Bibliography. Even larger than last year||37|
Life of a Scientist
Aleksandr Porfir'evish Borodin, A Chemist's Biography
Electrochemistry, Past and Present
Robert S. Mulliken, Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 1989.
Charlene Steinberg and George B. Kauffman, trans.,
Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 1988.
John T. Stock and Mary Virginia Orna, Eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1989.
From the Chair
Events of Interest
1990 Officer's Directory
|Future Issues. A preview of what's to come||47|