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Autographed letters of famous chemists


Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Collection consists of 54 loose letters in mylar sleeves. They are autographed letters by famous chemists on various subjects. The letters are a mix of personal and scientific correspondence. One letter from Joseph Fourier to John Dalton is in French and one from Justus Liebig to his nephew is in German. The remaining letters are in English.

Formerly in the Library of the Chemists Club, New York City.

A portion of this collection has been digitized and is available online in our Digital Collections:

Source of acquisition--Raymond Szymanowitz. Method of acquisition--gift;; Date of acquisition--2006..

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