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Samuel Colville Lind Research Notebook

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Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 14 Sep 2010

Biographical History

Samuel Colville Lind (1879-1965) was an American chemist. His research focus was on chemical reactions, particularly reactions induced by ionizing radiation. He studied in both the United States and Europe (with Marie Curie, among others), and his career included positions at independent laboratories, government laboratories, and universities. His last position was Director of the Chemistry Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and he was widely respected as a scientist, teacher, and administrator. His memoirs were published posthumously in 1972.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Samuel Colville Lind Research Notebook consists of one research notebook containing data on a range of experiments. The oversize volume includes charts, graphs, tables, and other data. An envelope contains microfiche cards with a filmed version of the notebook.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Lind, Samuel C. (Samuel Colville), 1879-1965.


Chemistry -- Study and teaching.


Chemists -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Research notes.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Samuel Colville Lind Research Notebook,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Philip Rudolph, 1973.

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