John H. Wotiz et al. v. American Chemical Society, et al. Collection
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The John H. Wotiz et al. v. American Chemical Society, et al. Collection includes a collection of correspondence and legal documents pertaining to the "John H. Wotiz et al. v. American Chemical Society, et al." lawsuit. This lawsuit was filed against Alan J. Rocke, William B. Jensen, the American Chemical Society Division of the History of Chemistry, and the American Chemical Society by Wotiz and Glenview Press, Incorporated. Created, collected, and maintained by Rocke, the materials included in the collection detail this legal dispute regarding the publication of an article about German organic chemist Friedrich August Kekulé, for which Rocke was under contract to write for inclusion in Wotiz's book, "The Kekulé Riddle : A Challenge for Chemists and Psychologists" in 1993.
The John H. Wotiz et al. v. American Chemical Society, et al. Collection was donated to the Science History Institute by Alan J. Rocke in April 2021.
- American Chemical Society
- American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry
- Glenview Press, Incorporated
- Science History Institute Archives
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- Finding aid created and encoded into EAD by Sean Cureton.
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There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes and the collection is open to the public.
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