BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 8, Winter 1990
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|Perspective Lecture. History of chemistry and the education of teachers||Aaron J. Ihde||3|
|Jean-Baptiste Dumas. Some curious parallels between the life and
career of this famous French chemist and that of the famous French author, Victor Hugo
|Ben B. Chastain||8|
|Victor Serrin and the Origins of the Chainomatic Balance.
Some French antecedents of the famous Becker patent
|John T. Stock||12|
|Laura Alberta Linton: An American Chemist.
A portrait of a woman chemist in the late 19th century
|Mary R. S. Creese and Thomas Creese
|Old Chemistries. Celebrating the bicentennial of America's
first chemistry book: John Penington's Chemical and Economic Essays
|William D. Williams and Wyndham D. Miles||18|
|Chemical Artifacts. The Apparatus Museum at Transylvania University||George M. Bodner||22|
Out of Thin Air: A History of Air Products and
Chemicals, Inc., 1940-1990
Physical Chemistry from Ostwald to Pauling:
the Making of a Science in America
Linus Pauling: A Man and his Science
The Right Place at the Right Time
From Cologne to Chapel Hill
From Design to Discovery
Andrew J. Butrica with the assistance of Deborah G.
Douglas, Praeger, New York, NY, 1990.
John W. Servos, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1990.
Anthony Serafini, Paragon House, New York, NY, 1989.
Erich Egg, Ed., Akademische Druckund Verlagsanstalt,
Graz, Austria, and Verlag Gluckauf GmbH, Essen, Germany, 1988.
John D. Roberts, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1990.
Ernest L. Eliel, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1990.
Donald J. Cram, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1990.
Events of Interest
1991 Officers Directory
|Chemical Genealogy Update.||33|
|Parting Shots. Of Beehives and Babo generators||William B. Jensen||34|
|Future Issues. A preview of what's to come||35|