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Findlay was born in Scranton, PA on May 21, 1920. He received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1942, and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1948. He worked as a research chemist for the National Institutes of Health from 1949-1957. His primary areas of research include cholorine oxidation of organic sulfur compounds, plant hormones, alkaloid chemistry, stereoisomerism and synthetic organic chemistry.
One notebook in this collection contains notes taken by Findlay in 1939, while he was attending a Quantitative Analysis course at Princeton University. The other notebooks contain laboratory notes taken by Findlay in the 1950s, while he was working as a research chemist at the National Institutes of Health.
Gift of Catherine Silver, 1988.
The collection was processed in 2002 by Kristin Clark
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