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Melvin Guy Mellon papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20161212

Content Description

Includes personal papers, publications, manuscripts, photographs, correspondences and scrapbooks from the Melvin Guy Mellon Chemistry Library.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Transferred by David Zwicky

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Dates

  • circa 1945 - 1997

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Inventory

Box 1: correspondence, notes, misc. (file boxes 2-4); Box 2: correspondence, notes, misc. (file boxes 6-7 (2 #6s)); Box 3: correspondence, notes, misc. (file boxes 8-10); Box 4: correspondence, notes, misc. (file boxes 12-14); Box 5: four binders - academic papers, Wiley to Wetherill Labs, Awards, Brown lab; Box 6: four binders - book reviews, correspondence, clippings; Recollection 1919-1962, scrapbook; "My Threescore and Ten Purdue Years," vol. 1; "My Threescore and Ten Purdue Years," vol. 2.; Box 7: three binders - collected publications of MG Mellon, 1917-1941, 1942-1951, 1952-1986; bibliographies and publications by others; Box 8: three binders - Purdue's Chemical laboratories, 1873-1973 (plus photocopy); Recollections, 1962-1989 (post-retirement scrapbook); interview transcript, Mellon by William Jensen and Derek Davenport, 7/12/1990; Box 9: Mellon's dissertation and publications, personal ledger, piece about his wife, Collected Papers of MG Mellon (9 vols.), Chemical Publications bibliography, plans for new Chemistry Building; Box 10: unpublished manuscripts; "Methods of Quantitative Chemical Analysis;" copies of Mellon's dissertation; 1917 bibliographic publication; Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry Education, and Chemical Literature award, 1963; list of publications, four copies of "Chemical Publications, their nature and use" plus manuscript; four copies of "Some Trends in Planning Chemical Laboratories;" three copies of "Searching the Chemical Literature"; colorimetry for chemists"' Box 11: University service award; Crawford County newsletter article on Mellon, fall 1996; six different printings/editions of "Chemical Publications, Their Nature and use"; seven printings/editions of "Quantitative Analysis Record Book"; "Analytical Records"; Box 12: Analytical Absorption Spectroscopy in English and German; Wetherhill Laboratory Note Book; Wetherhill biography; German chemistry texts; memoir manuscript, "My Threescore and Ten Years at Purdue"; correspondence, 1932-1990; papers on Mellon's 90th birthday; papers on the chemistry building; 3 vols. of miscellaneous papers, 1917-1966; 5 vols. of Mellon's work on colorimetry; Box 13: 2 folders photos, Mellon and professional/academic events and awards; Mellons' 89th birthday papers; re: publications; tapes/transcripts of 1990 oral history; bound 1972 oral history, interviewed by Robert Eckles; manuscript and galley proofs for 4th edition of "Chemical Publications'; Gallery proof for 3rd edition of the same; Box 14: five binders - correspondence with Donald Jackson, editor for McGraw Hill; plans and photos for Purdue Chemical Laboratory II; correspondence 1978-1984; notes to editor for "Chemical Publications"; "CP" firth edition proofs; Box 15: album of correspondence, circa 1983; box of misc. publications; Box 16: folder of photos/docs re: chemical facilities (not all Purdue); working papers; chemistry in liberal education; Box 17: photos and slides; departmental material; notes & clippings on department histories; misc. Purdue historical booklets; Department archive plans and materials 1955-2006; Box 18: Chemistry library record and circulation records; library statistics ; lecture notes; early campus buildings photos; box 19: faculty clippings/bio materials; info on faculty publications; big files on Herbert Brown, Wiley; Box 20: NSF proposal (6 vols.) 1964; bibliographic filadex; box of misc. publications; Box 21: slides, Henry Hass materials; Brown Symposium VHS; Box 22: teaching slides; Box 23: teaching slides and historical photos; Box 24: Chemistry building plans; photos of chemistry building construction; grant applications, circa 1970; Box 25: building plans for other institutions; Box 26: Mellon correspondence and photo scrapbook - 1919-1962, various docs of Sci diplomas (Alleghany, Purdue, and Mount Union), school notebook, correspondence notebook 1962, lab manual 1910-1911; Box 28: Henry B. Hass 1984 50th anniversary patent plaque, color harmony books, Mellon hard hat, honorary reamer "R", color palette neck tie; Box 29: lab manuals, class record 1931, conference proceedings, "Quantitative Analysis" signed copy, bibliographic notecards, notebooks, obit/Memorial booklet; Box 30: framed photos and documents, rolled diplomas; Box 31: photos and slides 1980s-1990s; Box 32: photos; Box 33: medals, artifacts, and memorabilia