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Number 10, Fall 1991

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TITLE Author Page
To Demonstrate the Truths of "Chymistry". An historical and pictorial celebration
of the art of the lecture demonstration in honor of Dr. Hubert Alyea
William B. Jensen 3
Henry Marshall Leicester. A tribute to one of this century's foremost chemical historians George B. Kauffman 15
Some Edgar Fahs Smith Memorabilia. Among other things, the doyen of
American chemical historians liked cheap adventure novels and amateur theatricals
William D. Williams 21
The History of Food Colorants Before Aniline Dyes. When inorganic rather than organic
chemistry ruled both the artist's palette and the gourmet's palate
Harold T. McKone
Early Industrial pH Measurement and Control. Some insights into
automated pH control before the advent of the pH meter
John T. Stock 31
Old Chemistries. Celebrating the bicentennial of James Tytler's System of Chemistry William D. Williams 34
Book Notes.
From Caveman to Chemist

Robert Robertson: Chemist Extraordinary

Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution: the Genius of Man and Place

The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg

Wissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 1990

Das Tagebuch des Erzherzogs Leopold

The American Synthetic Rubber Research Program

Steroids Made It Possible
Hugh W. Salzberg, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1991.

Trevor I. Williams, Clarendon, Oxford, 1990.

John M. Thomas, Hilger, Bristol, 1991.

John D. Thomas and Sir David Phillips, Eds., Science Reviews, Ltd.,
Northwood, Middlesex, 1990.

Deutsches Museum, Munich, 1990.

Josef Vozar, Ed., Osveta Publishing House, Marin, Czechoslovakia, 1990.

Peter J. T. Morris, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1989.

Carl Djerassi, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1990
Letters.   45
Divisional News.
From the Chair
Events of Interest
Future Meetings
1992 Officers Directory
Future Issues. A preview of our special Faraday issue   47