G. Frederick Smith Papers, 1922-1972 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/5/33
Acquired: 2/15/1971; 4/17/72
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||1-2|
Description: Papers of George Frederick Smith (1891-1976), professor of chemistry (1927-56), including reprints of articles on analytical, industrial and food chemistry; quantitative analysis; general inorganic and perchlorate chemistry; chemistry of the 1, 10- phenanthrolines and related compounds; in three bound volumes (1922-63) and loose reprints (1923-35, 1947-68). Volume I of the bound series contains a portrait photo, biographical data, a list of doctoral these supervised and lists of his books and research papers. A biographical sketch by Harvey Diehl is i the 1966 issue of Talanta. The series includes photographs, correspondence and a tape-recorded interview about the chemistry department, the G. Frederick Smith Chemical Co., perchloric acid, atomic weights, patents, aerosol containers, ice cream tests, 1, 10- phenanthroline, Francis Case, industrail chemistry, cerium, Edward D. Campbell and Hobart H. Willard.