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Number 19, 1996

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TITLE Author Page
Introduction. K. U. Ingold 1
C. K. Ingold at University College London: Educator and Department Head. Gerrylynn K. Roberts 2
The Progress of Physical Organic Chemistry as Mirrored in the Faraday
Society Discussions of 1923, 1937, and 1941.
Derek A. Davenport 13
Teaching Chemistry Embedded in History: Reflections on C. K. Ingold's
Influence as Historian and Educator.
Theodor Benfey 21
C. K. Ingold's Development of the Concept of Mesomerism. Martin D. Saltzman 25
Physical Organic Terminology, After Ingold. Joseph F. Bunnet 33
Ingold, Robinson, Winstein, Woodward, and I. Derek H. R. Barton 43
The Beginnings of Physical Organic Chemistry in the United States. John D. Roberts 48
"Plus Commode et Plus Elegant": the Paris School of Organic
Reaction Mechanisms in the 1920's and 1930's.
Mary Jo Nye 58
Base Hydrolysis of Cobalt (III) Amines. Fred Basolo 66
Medium Effects of Micelles as Microreactors and the Scope of the Hughes-Ingold Solvent Theory. Clifford A. Bunton 72
A Personal History of the Benzidine Rearrangement. Henry J. Shine 77
Picture of Sir Christopher Returning from Buckingham Palace 93
Book Notes.
American Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Vol. 2

Thinking About Matter: Studies in the History of Chemical Philosophy

W. D. Miles and R. F. Gould, Gould Books, Guilford, CT, 1994.

John Hedley Brooke, Variorium Ashgate Pub. Co., Brookfield, VT, 1995.