BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 9, Spring 1991
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|The 1990 Dexter Address. Records of Chemistry: Combustion or Conservation?||Colin A. Russell||3|
|The Rise and Decline of the British Dyestuffs Industry. Some interesting parallels for
the solid state electronics industry
|Martin D. Saltzman and Alan L. Kessler||7|
|The First Half Century of Chemistry at Clark University.
Endowed by an industrialist in 1887, the first 50 years of chemistry
at this nascent American university had its ups and downs
|Paul R. Jones||15|
|Chemical Industry in Colonial Virginia. All human societies have a chemical base -
even in the wilderness of the New World
|Will S. DeLoach
|Old Chemistries. A look at Thomas Ewell's Plain Discourses on the Laws or Properties of Matter||Robert H. Goldsmith||22|
|The 1990 Bibliography. The literature continues to grow||25|
A Science of Impurity: Water Analysis in Nineteenth Century Britain
Aproximacion a la evolucion historica de los metodos
de adjuste de las ecuaciones quimicas
The Japanese and Western Science
From Chit & Naef to Firmenich. S. A.
Christopher Hamlin, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, 1990.
Lluis Garrigos i Oltra, Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert, Alicante, 1990 (in Spanish).
Masao Watanabe, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1990.
Yu. I. Solovyov, Nauka Publishing, Moscow, 1990 (in Russian).
Roger Firmenich, Firmenich Incorporated, Geneva, 1990.
Events of Interest
|Parting Shots. A brief history of the test tube clamp||William D. Williams||37|
|Future Issues. A preview of what's to come||39|