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story of the Edgar Fahs Smith memorial collection in the history of chemistry

Eva V. Armstrong

story of the Edgar Fahs Smith memorial collection in the history of chemistry

by Eva V. Armstrong

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Published by University of Pennsylvania in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Pennsylvania. Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Library.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eva V. Armstrong, curator.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.P414 S
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6362668M
    LC Control Number37036586
    OCLC/WorldCa4434551

    Special strengths include American literature, drama, and history; English, Spanish, Italian, and German literature; the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the history of chemistry; the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library devoted to Shakespeare and his contemporaries; and the Henry Charles Lea Library with strengths in Church history. Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania His giving new names to substances—most of which are still used today—was an important means of forwarding the Chemical Revolution, because these terms expressed the theory behind them.

    The Furness collection is so complete that it even includes The Idiot’s Guide to Shakespeare. There’s the specialized: from the still-bo comic books and graphic novels—from D.C. to Disney—donated by Steven Rothman C’75 to the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection, named for the longtime professor of chemistry and Penn provost. original curator of the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection, which opened on The collection, which opened on Jan Baptist van Helmont (1, words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article.

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Story of the Edgar Fahs Smith memorial collection in the history of chemistry by Eva V. Armstrong Download PDF EPUB FB2

Showing the history of Chemistry prior to through photographs and illustrations of Scientists, Apparatus and Laboratories. Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection Untitled Document.

Genre/Form: biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Armstrong, Eva V. (Eva Vivian), Story of the Edgar Fahs Smith memorial collection in the history of chemistry. The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry is one of the oldest, most diverse, and most significant collections of chemistry books, manuscripts, and images in the United States.

During more than 40 years at the University of Pennsylvania, Edgar Fahs Smith (–) shared his great interest in the culture and. This began as a branch of the Smith Memorial collection to help promote interest in the history of chemistry, but over the years this has grown into its own venue run by the university.

Much of the information contained within the museum of the history of chemistry comes directly from the rare collections housed in Edgar Fahs Smith’s memorial.

The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection. Edgar Fahs Smith () was a professor of chemistry and a provost of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection is devoted to the history of chemistry, emphasizing periods prior to The collection includes monogrpahic works on chemistry, alchemy, and related fields. Eva Armstrong (Decem in Key West, Florida - ) was an American secretary, librarian, curator, and historian of science.

She was the original curator of the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

The collection, which opened on March 1,was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark on Ma 7 Alchemy, Metallurgy, and Pharmacy: Edgar Fahs Smith and the History of Chemistry Lynne Farrington I have become a real enthusiast in regard to the history of chemistry, particularly the history of chemistry in America.

At times I dream of the occurrences which Author: Lynne Farrington. The Library Chronicle Volume 1 Number 3University of Pennsylvania Library Chronicle Article 2 The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Library on the History of Chemistry Walter T.

Taggart. The American Chemical Society designated the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry as a National Historic Chemical Landmark in a ceremony at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Ma Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund Established by his widow inthe Edgar Fahs Smith Fund is a tribute to Dr.

Smith, who served the University of Pennsylvania for nearly forty years as Instructor (), Professor of Chemistry (), Vice-Provost (), and Provost (). Elizabeth Fahs (Smith), a devout Moravian, probably of Ger-man strain. The only language of the household was English. To this typical York couple, came,when the father was aged thirty-two years, their first child, a son, Edgar Fahs Smith, herein memorialized.

To these parents was later born one other child, Allen John Smith File Size: 2MB. Edgar Fahs Smith () was a professor of chemistry and a provost of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection at the Penn Library is devoted to the history of chemistry, emphasizing periods prior to The collection includes monogrpahic works on chemistry, alchemy, and related fields.

Stories of Penn scientists: Edgar Fahs Smith curator of the Smith Memorial Collection, Smith had a specific interest in the history of chemistry in America, and especially in Philadelphia, which was a center of science during colonial times.

His book. Edgar Fahs Smith () was a professor of chemistry and a provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection is devoted to the history of chemistry, emphasizing periods prior toand includes monographic works on. Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School and McKinley Elementary School were the first two York City schools to close because of swine flu concerns.

The name of. Chemistry in Pictures; Global Top 50 chemical firms; Meet the Amazing Women of Chemistry; Newscripts; Office Hours; Periodic Graphics; Profiles; The. Edgar Fahs Smith ( – ) là một nhà khoa học người Mỹ, ngày nay nổi tiếng về các quan tâm của ông đối với lịch sử hóa học. Ông đã tích lũy được một bộ sưu tập các sách báo và hình ảnh liên quan tới lịch sử Hóa học, và sau này trở thành tâm điểm của Bộ sưu tập tưởng niệm Edgar Fahs Smith.

Edgar Fahs Smith ( – May 3, ) was an American scientist who is best known today for his interests in the history of chemistry.

He accumulated a large collection of pictures, books, and papers related to the history of chemistry, and which today forms. Born in 2 Apr and died in 21 Aug Winston-Salem, North Carolina Fahs Edward Smith. Smith did research on electrochemical methods of analysis, atomic weight determinations, complex inorganic acids, and the rare earths.

He is best known, however, as a chemical educator and textbook writer, and for his intense interest in the history of chemistry. Chemistry in America () The Life of Robert Hare () James Woodhouse () Priestley in America () Old chemistries () Bibliographie. Eva V. Armstrong, The story of the Edgar Fahs Smith memorial collection in the history of chemistry, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, (OCLC ).Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania Ramsay began his studies in his native city of Glasgow and completed a doctorate in chemistry at Tübingen, focusing on organic chemistry.The Smidt Family Modern and Contemporary Art Collection Fund Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund Paul C.

Smith Endowed Fund Herbert Arnold Speiser Fund Richard L. Sperry, WG'67, Endowment for Rare Books and Manuscripts Collections Ray Spyres Fund John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.