Guide to the American Chemical Society, Northern Intermountain Section Records 1909-1924
Cage 411

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
American Chemical Society, Northern Intermountain Section
Title
American Chemical Society, Northern Intermountain Section Records
ID
Cage 411
Date [inclusive]
1909-1924
Extent
200.0 items.
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Minutes and correspondence, membership lists and publications of an organization of chemists. Correspondents include section chairs George Olson and Elton Fulmer.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 411, American Chemical Society, Northern Intermountain Section Records . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The American Chemical Society, founded in 1876, is the largest international association of chemists. Its principal publication is The Journal of the American Chemical Society. The society is composed of a number of local sections,one of which, the Northern Intermountain (formerly Idaho-Washington), was established in 1912 under the leadership of Dr. George Olson of the Washington Agricultural Experiment Station. There were 26 charter members. Dr. Elton Fulmer was elected chairman in 1913.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of the ACS's Northern Intermountain Section contain the minutes and correspondence of the organization from 1909 to 1924.

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Arrangement note

The records of the ACS's Northern Intermountain Section are divided into three series. The folders within each series are arranged chronologically. Series One, Minutes, consists of the records of annual meetings from 1913 to 1924. Membership lists are included for 1913, 1918, 1919, 1923 and 1924. Series Two, Correspondence, comprises the majority of the material in the collection and includes the period 1909 to 1925, except 1914-1915. A final folder, Publications, constitutes the third series and includes society directories and bulletins.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1979

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The records of the American Chemical Society's Northern Intermountain Section were transferred to the Washington State University Libraries in August, 1978 by Mike Farrell, Department of Chemistry.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

The State Chemist Records (UA 78-27) were part of the same donation. The two collections were separated on November 2, 1979 (79-53).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Chemical Society, Northern Intermountain Section--Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • Fulmer, Elton, 1864-1916
  • Olson, George Alfred, 1874-

Subject(s)

  • Chemists -- West (U.S.)--Societies, etc.--Records and correspondence
  • Idaho
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Minutes, 1913-1924   15.0 items.

Minutes and Membership Rosters, 1913-1924   15.0 items.

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1909-1924 

 1909-1912   15.0 items.

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 1913   10.0 items.

Box-folder
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 1916   5.0 items.

Box-folder
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 1917   455.0 items.

Box-folder
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 1918   25.0 items.

Box-folder
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 1919   15.0 items.

Box-folder
1 / 7

 1920   20.0 items.

Box-folder
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 1921-1923   10.0 items.

Box-folder
1 / 9

 1924   25.0 items.

Box-folder
1 / 10

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Series 3: Publications, 1911-1920   14.0 items.

 1911-1920   14.0 items.

Box-folder
1 / 11

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