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American Chemical Society

Division of the History of Chemistry

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This subdivision is interested in the chemical analysis of materials of historical and archaeological interest. It has approximately quinquennial symposium. Click HERE for a listing of past symposia.

Below is a list of books based on the symposia. The number of the symposium is listed first, then the title.

The early symposia publications are:

The books published by the American Chemical Society based on these symposia are:

The books edited by Orna and those published later are currently available from Oxford University Press-USA. The simplest way to find them is to search by author on the Oxford website. Please check the ACS Member Prices link, as discounts are offered on a variety of ACS Symposium volumes.

The other books are not available from the publisher. You will have to search on the secondary market, via websites such as or