Guide to the Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints, 1913-1950 MS 415
Dr. Harry Boyer Weiser was fresh out of Cornell with a newly-minted doctorate in chemistry and newly married when Edgar Odell Lovett summoned him to establish the Department of Chemistry at Rice Institute. For thirty-five years, until his untimely death in 1950, Dr. Weiser served as Professor and Chairman of the Chemistry Department. In 1933 he was also named Dean of the Institute. His work in chemistry placed him among the top ten colloid chemists in the world. He wrote seven chemistry textbooks, the last of which was a second edition.
Contains offprints of articles written by early Rice chemistry professor Harry Boyer Weiser between 1913 and 1950. The collection includes a complete bibliography of articles and books written by Weiser as well as some personal correspondence between Weiser and Rice Institute President E.O Lovett.
This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-348-2586.
Permission to publish from the Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints, 1915-1950 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Donated to the Woodson Research Center by Dr. Weiser's daughter, Dorothy Weiser Seale
Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints, 1913-1950, MS 415, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
This material was donated to the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, by Dr. Weiser's daughter, Dorothy Weiser Seale in 1972.
No future additions to this material are expected.
Detailed Description of the Collection