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Art Knight fonds

  • MG 160
  • Archief
  • 1958-1980

This fonds contains offprints collected by Dr. Knight. The primary focus of the material deals with photochemistry (a branch of chemistry having to do with the effect of radiant energy, especially light, in producing chemical action). Some of the noteworthy scientist whose work are represented in the collection are, by country: Canada; E.W.R. Steacie, R.J. Cvetanovic, R.W. Back, H.E. Gunning, P. DeMayo U.S.; W.A. Noyes, G.S. Hammond, J.A. Calvert, J.N. Pitts Jr. UK; W. Norrish, J. Polanyi (Sr.), R.P. Porter, A.F. Trotman-Dickinson

Art Knight, (Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering/Dean of Arts and Science)

J.W.T. Spinks fonds -

  • MG 74
  • Archief
  • 1940-1984, predominant 1952-1965.

This fonds contains records generated outside Dr. Spinks' tenure as President of the University of Saskatchewan. The material deals with the Canada West Foundation, the Chemical Institute of Canada, nuclear energy, Gas and Oil Conservation Board, National Research Council (NRC), Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC), and education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Spinks, J.W.T. (John William Tranter), 1908-1997 (President)

Ron Sutherland fonds

  • MG 384
  • Archief
  • 1968-2008

This fonds represents an important resource of secondary material regarding the history, composition, use, proliferation, detection and disposal of chemical and biological weapons and the agencies responsible for their control.

Sutherland, Ronald George, 1935- . (Professor of Chemistry).

J.M. Pepper fonds

  • MG 123
  • Archief
  • 1957-1988

This fonds contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, reports, and notes pertaining to the activities and interests of J.M. Pepper.

Pepper, James M, (Professor of Chemistry)

T. Thorvaldson fonds

  • MG 20
  • Archief
  • 1909-1966, predominant 1920-1960

This fonds contains correspondence, reports, addresses, minutes, and research material relating to Thorvaldson's academic interests and work as a consultant, his involvement with various national scientific organizations, and with the University of Saskatchewan.

Thorvaldson, Thorbergur, 1883-1965 (Professor of Chemistry)

E.Y. Spencer fonds

  • MG 40
  • Archief
  • 1926-1954 (inclusive) ; 1945-1951 (predominant)

This fonds primarily contains material relating to the research activities of E.Y. Spencer, including chemical analysis of various grains; silicates; sterols; synthetic proteins; solvent extractions from lignites; and an analysis of freshwater fish. Additionally, there is some material concerning various national and provincial organizations, including the Chemical Institute of Canada; the National Research Council; and the American Association of Cereal Chemists.

Spencer, Elvins Yuill

Henry Taube fonds

  • MG 423
  • Archief
  • 1915-2007 (inclusive), 1963-1998, 2006 (predominant).

The fonds includes medals and other awards received by Henry Taube, including the Nobel Prize, National Medal of Science, Priestly Medal, etc. as well as plaques, certificates and other memorabilia. Textual material covers several career highlights, including correspondence from Canadian universities in 1940 and subsequent job applications and offers; biographical material including oral history interviews; material relating to Luther College, including a post-Nobel congratulatory note from an influential teacher; articles by Taube and others explaining Taube’s scientific contributions; clippings and other material relating to awards, especially the Nobel Prize; and other material. Some material, particularly relating to Taube’s death, was added to the fonds by his widow Mary Alice Taube; this material includes obituaries from several newspapers, condolence letters and cards, and material relating to the memorial service at Stanford. Photographs include documentation of the Nobel Prize ceremony, including the presentation by King Carl Gustaf; other award ceremonies; international trips including to Japan, China and Taiwan as a visiting lecturer; informal photos from various years; formal portraits and head shots; giving lectures and with students; colleagues from Stanford including fellow Nobel laureates; and more.

Taube, Henry

Ron Steer fonds

  • MG 572
  • Archief
  • 1959-2015 (inclusive) ; 1978-2010 (predominant)

This fonds contains materials relating to Steer’s education at the University of Saskatchewan and his career: including his research and publications; teaching material; and various presentations and addresses.

Steer, Ron

R.K. Larmour fonds

  • MG 24
  • Archief
  • 1919-1963 (inclusive) ; 1930-1944 (predominant)

This fonds contains addresses, correspondence, lecture notes, abstracts and clippings on various areas of agricultural chemistry, including food processing, food production, and nutrition. Additionally, it contains material on industrial and engineering chemistry; administrative material from the department of chemistry; and files on the Board of Grain Commissions, Saskatchewan Co-op Wheat Producers, and Junior Grain Club.

Larmour, Ralph Kenneth

R.J. Woods fonds

  • MG 143
  • Archief
  • 1955-1995

This fonds contains material relating to the writing and production of four books on radiation chemistry over the period 1960 to 1994. When it appeared, An Introduction to Radiation Chemistry by J.W.T. Spinks and R.J. Woods was the first textbook in English to attempt to bring the various strands of radiation chemistry in one place. Revised editions were published in 1976 and 1990. In 1994 R.J. Woods and A.K. Pikaev collaborated to publish Applied Radiation Chemistry: Radiation Processing. In addition to illustrating the advancements in radiation chemistry over four decades, the material also illustrates the advancing technology available to scientific writers over the period 1960 to 1993.

Woods, R.J, 1928- (Professor of Chemistry)

R.L. Eager fonds

  • MG 88
  • Archief
  • 1944-1967 (inclusive) ; 1949-1960 (predominant)

This fonds contains Professor Eager's files on the Alumni Association, Faculty Association, Canadian Committee on Counselling for Engineering, and radio broadcasts for "The World of Chemistry," as well as personal correspondence and lecture notes. In addition, there are several research files on uranium, lignite, kinetics, silicates, and radiation chemistry.

Eager, Richard Livingston

College Of Arts and Science Dean's Office fonds

  • RG 2033
  • Archief
  • 1933-1991

This fonds contains material relating to the research work, students, faculty and administration of the College of Arts and Sciences, and its departments. These records generally contain correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda; they may also contain material relating to associated national or international organizations, research articles, and addresses.

University of Saskatchewan. College of Arts and Science. Dean's Office

Department of Chemistry fonds

  • RG 2045
  • Archief
  • 1913-1996

This fonds contains the records of the Department of Chemistry from 1913-1996

University of Saskatchewan. College of Arts and Science. Department of Chemistry