Reynold C. Fuson Papers, 1924-67
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Brief Description:

Papers of Reynold Clayton Fuson, professor of Chemistry (1928-63), including correspondence and related material concerning appointments, Alpha Chi Sigma, American Chemical Society, book publication, Center for Advanced Study, Class of 1930, committees, contacts with Italian and German chemists, grants, university lectures, consulting work, organic chemistry research, university and industrial research in chemistry, former students' graduate work and employment, Fuson Fund, honors and awards, John R. Kuebler Award, Honorary degree from Montana State, patent, speaking engagements, sabbatical leaves (1935-36 and 1952-53 in Italy) and travel.  Correspondents include Roger Adams, A. P. Tanberg, Wallace H. Carothers and Elmer P. Kohler.

The series includes "It Happened at Illinois" (January 10, 1966); "Autobiographical Notes" (September 6, 1966), which contain recollections of Prof. Fuson's family, school days, graduate study, the Illinois Chemistry Department, faculty, students, textbooks and academic honors, and "Chemistry at Illinois:  A Centennial Review" (10/18/67), a bound volume of his scientific papers (1924-40) and "The Carbon Hydrogen Linkage" (1934-35) a collection of student research papers conducted under Fuson.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/5/24
Created by: Fuson, Reynold C. (1895-1979)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/2/1965; 8/21/1972
Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
Alpha Chi Sigma
American Chemical Society
Council for Basic Education
Faculty Papers
Germany - Science and Technology
Graduate Study
History of Chemistry
Italy - Sports and Recreation
Organic Chemistry
University of Illinois Center for Advanced Study
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]