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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 49, Number 1, 2024

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TITLE Author Page
Number
Letter from the Editor
Carmen J. Giunta
1
Ask the Historian
William B. Jensen
2-4
The Matilda Effect: Some British Chemistry Case Studies
Marelene Rayner-Canham and
Geoff Rayner-Canham
5-14
The Formose Reaction: A Never-Ending Story
Nenad Raos
15-20
Edward Charles Cortis Stanford: Seaweed Entrepreneur (1837-1899)
Peter E. Childs
21-47
Analytical Chemistry and the Stability of Nitrocellulose
Ian D. Rae
48-58
Origin and Likely Etymology of the Word “Trypsin”
Gregory S. Girolami
59-61
Chain Reaction: A Chemical Word and Its History
Helge Kragh
62-70
Langston Fairchild Bate (1899-1977): The Third African American Chemistry Doctoral Recipient
Sibrina Collins, and
Michelle Nelson, and Tiffany Steele
71-77
A Methylic Mystery: Early Production of Methyl Bromide was Overlooked
Gerard Shanley
78-88
Errata
William H. Brock and
David E. Lewis
88
     
BOOK REVIEWS    
Beautiful Experiments: An Illustrated History of Experimental Science
Reviewed by Carmen J. Giunta
Philip Ball
2023
89-90
     
The Back Story
Luitzen Oosterhoff and the Sleeping Beauties

Supplemental Information
Jeffrey I. Seeman
91-92
     
Bulletin Editorial Staff   93
HIST Officers 2024   93

The Cover. . Read Peter E. Childs paper “Edward Charles Cortis Stanford: Seaweed Entrepreneur (1837-1899).” See p21.