Roger Hahn collection of history of chemistry reprints
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Roger Hahn was born on January 5, 1932. He taught History of Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Among his publications was a biography of Pierre Simon Laplace that appeared in 2005. Prof.Hahn died on May 30 2011.
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The collection deals almost entirely with chemistry in the Eighteenth Century. A little over half of the collection consists of papers dealing with aspects of the life and work of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier.
Organized into two series. Series 1. General Topics - 1936-2005; Series 2. Antoine Lavoisier - 1943-2005.
This is a collection of 125 reprints, many of them inscribed to him, assembled by Roger Hahn.
Source of acquisition--Hahn, Roger. Method of acquisition--gift ;; Date of acquisition--2011..
- Hahn, Roger, 1932-2011
- Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794
- Lomonosov, Mikhail Vasilʹevich, 1711-1765
- Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804
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