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Frank Henry Verhoek Papers


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

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Frank H. Verhoek was born in 1909. He graduated from Harvard University in 1930 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1933. He student abroad at Trinity College, Oxford and at the University of Copenhagen for a year and in 1935 he began teaching at Ohio State University. In 1977 he was named at Emeritus Professor. He held many consultancies and was a lecturer on behalf of the Chemical Bond Approach for the teaching of high school-level chemistry. He died in Granville, Ohio on September 7, 1910.

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The bulk of the college consists of Verhoek's undergraduate and graduate chemistry notebooks. There is a small amount of material relating to his work on the Chemical Bond Approach and miscellaneous material relating to the teaching on chemistry.

Arranged into three series: Series 1. Student Notebooks; Series 2. Lecture notes, Course Materials & Department Histories, 1906-1982; Series 3. The Chemical Bond Approach 1959-1961.

Source of acquisition--Verhoek, Frank H. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--1996..

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