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History of Chemistry Resources

HIST Division Archives Finding Aid - Archives at the Science History Institute.
HIST Division Archives Finding Aid Outline

HIST Tutorial: Tips and Advice for Starting Historical Research - presented by Seth Rasmussen at GLRM 2019 (Lille, IL)

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