Ruth B. Powers Papers, 1951, 1966-1976
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Brief Description: Papers of Ruth B. Powers (1909- ), Chemistry Librarian, (1949-77) including correspondence, drafts and work lists, memoranda, photographs, memorabilia and publications relating to chemistry doctoral programs, library policy and the Advisory Council on College Chemistry, with particular attention to the ACCC publication Guidelines and Suggested Title List for Undergraduate Chemistry Libraries (1969 edition).  Principal correspondents include Dawn Marquart, professor of chemistry at University of Nebraska; William T. Mooney, El Camino College and James A. Young, department of chemistry, King's College.
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: 35/3/30
Created by: Powers, Ruth B. (1909-)
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/12/78; 8/7/78
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Arrangement: Alphabetical and alphabetical or chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Advisory Council on College Chemistry
Chemistry Library
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]