Preliminary Guide to the H. Bayard Milne Papers

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Milne, H. Bayard, (Henry Bayard), 1915-1990
H. Bayard Milne papers
Date [inclusive]
8.5 Linear feet 9 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 2-8-21-7.
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Henry Bayard Milne was born to William and Bessie Milne in Walla Walla, Washington in 1915. He grew up in western Oregon, and earned his bachelor's degree from Oregon State University in 1937. He continued his studies at Northwestern University, earning a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1941. He served in the United States Army in World War II, and joined the faculty of Washington State University after the war, in 1946. He remained at WSU for the rest of his career, retiring in 1977.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of professional papers of Washington State University organic chemistry professor and researcher Bayard Milne. It includes materials related to his research and teaching: research notes and data, articles and papers, grant materials, notes for courses taught by Milne, and materials related to the establishment of a Ph.D. program in chemistry. The collection contains correspondence, notebooks, charts and graphs, and a small number of photographs (negatives).

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is subject to review by MASC staff prior to research use. Please contact the repository in advance.

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections from the Washington State University Department of Chemistry in 1991 (MS.1991.64).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.


  • Scientists--Washington (State)--Archives

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