Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry records
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 61, Placement: 05
Identifier: UA 136
Scope and Contents
The Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry records contain an information booklet that outlines staff of the Department of Chemistry at the time, their publications, building information, and the dedication ceremony for the new building.
- Purdue University (Organization)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University.
Richard B. Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry is a red brick building trimmed with Indiana limestone. Cut designs over the main doors symbolize 5 main branches of chemistry: balance for analytical chemistry, rat and leaf for biological chemistry, portion of periodic table for inorganic chemistry, tetrahedron for organic chemistry, and a phase diagram and thermodynamics equation for physical chemistry. There are also engraved names of 35 famous chemists along three sides of the building.
0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)
Source and date of acquisition are unknown.
Collection housed in acid-free folder.
- Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry records
- Jon Hathaway
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- First edition.