The records of the Department of Chemistry include committee and faculty meeting records, correspondence, and various publications from 1940 to the present. The meeting records include minutes and agendas as well as correspondence from departmental and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences meetings. The correspondence, which dates from 1978 to 1995, includes both internal and external memos, as well as memos to various institutions outside of the William and Mary community. The publications, from 1940 to 1987, consist of announcements, annual reports of the department, and a paper documenting three centuries of chemistry at the College. The paper includes a list of faculty of the Department of Chemistry as well as scholarly publications and newspaper articles about department. Portions of this accession are restricted.
This collection is organized into three series: committee and meeting records, 1968-1998; correspondence, 1978-1995; and publications, 1940-1987.
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Source: Various transfers from the Department of Chemistry.. Acc. 1987.086 received 10/09/1987; Acc. 2008.009 transferred from department on 01/28/2008 by Pat Hilger, and an additional cubic foot of related material was transferred via Pat Hilger on 02/26/2008.
Theta Chi Delta (UA 7.014) is a chemistry fraternity at William and Mary; John Millington Collection (UA 6.015); University Archives Bound Volume Collection (UA 15) contains notebooks, textbooks, and lecture notes from chemistry courses at William and Mary; William George and Gladys Bennett Guy Papers (UA 6.037).
College of William and Mary, Dept. of Chemistry Records, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.