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Paul D. Bartlett family correspondence


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Paul D. Bartlett was born in Ann Arbor, MI on August 14th, 1907. He died in Lexington, MA on October 11, 1997. He spent the bulk of his career at Harvard University (1934-1972) before retiring to a productive second career (1972-1985) as the Welch Professor of Chemistry at TCU. He was one of the pre-eminent physical-organic chemists of his day.

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This is a rich source of biographical information concerning Bartlett at the start of his illustrious career.

Organized into 5 series. 1. PDB [Paul D. Bartlett] to LCB [Lula Cort Bartlett]; 2. LCB [Lula Cort Bartlett] to PDB [Paul D. Bartlett]; 3. PDB [Paul D. Bartlett} to his parents; 4. PDB [Paul D. Bartlett] to his mother; Other correspondence.

This is a small collection of family correspondence, the bulk of it consists of letters exchanged between Bartlett and his then-fiancee Mary Lula Cort.

Source of acquisition--Sarah D. Bartlett. Method of acquisition--gift ;; Date of acquisition--2015..

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