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Finding Aid for the Saul Winstein Papers, 1939-1969
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Description
Saul Winstein (1912-1969) was a professor of chemistry at UCLA (1941-1969). He specialized in physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and wrote over 175 articles for journals since 1933; won the award in pure chemistry from the American Chemical Society in 1948 and the Theodore William Richards Medal for 1962. The collection consists of Winstein's correspondence, consultant job files, class, lecture and research notes, offprints, articles and clippings, student dissertations supervised by Winstein, and glass slides and transparencies.
Background
Winstein was born on October 8, 1912 in Montreal, Canada; BA (1934) and MA (1935), UCLA; Ph.D, California Institute of Technology, 1938; National Research Fellow in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1939-40; instructor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1940-41; instructor, assistant and associate professor (1941-47) and professor of chemistry (1947-69), UCLA; specialized in physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and wrote over 175 articles for journals since 1933; won the award in pure chemistry from the American Chemical Society in 1948 and the Theodore William Richards Medal for 1962.Saul Winstein (1912-1969) was born in Montreal, Canada and came in 1923 to the United States, where he received his higher education at UCLA and the California Institute of Technology. His pecial field was physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and his distinguished career at UCLA began with his appointment as instructor in 1941/42. He was Professor of Chemistry, 1947-1969.
Extent
43 boxes (21.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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