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Guide to the William Crowell Bray Papers, 1890-1945
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Boxes 1-2

Letters written to Bray

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from colleagues, organizations, family and friends relating to his research and publications in inorganic and physical chemistry, personal business and news of former student colleagues from the Universities of Toronto and Leipzig.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically. A partial list of correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement. Unlisted letters are arranged alphabetically in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. Unidentified letters are at the end.
Box 2

Letters written by Bray, 1900-1945

Scope and Content Note

Holograph and carbon copies. No letters for the years 1903, 1907-13, 1918-24, 1926-27 and 1936-39.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end.
 

Personalia

Box 3

Papers and articles

 

Reprints

 

Papers by Bray's students

 

Seminar notes

Box 4

Research notes

Volume 1

Vita

Partial List of Correspondents

 

American Chemical Society

 

4 letters, 1923-35

 

card, January 16, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Included also, budgets and policy statements, 1922-23, and abstracts of papers presented at the September 1939 meeting.
See also Lamb, Arthur B.
 

Bancroft, Wilder Dwight, 1867-1953

 

letter, May 30, 1925

 

Boas, Franz, 1858-1942

 

letter, May 14, 1931

 

Brewster, Ray Quincy, 1892-

 

letter, February 25, 1941

 

Burton, Eli Franklin, 1879-1948

 

5 letters, 1905-06

 

Clark, Robert Harvey, 1880-

 

5 letters, 1906-41

 

Coryell, Charles Dubois, 1912-1971

 

letter, April 10, 1942

 

card, [April 25] 1942

 

Dowell, Carr Thomas, 1878-

 

32 letters, 1914-18

 

telegram, August 11, 1915

Scope and Content Note

Included also, copy of his paper, Preparations of Nitrogen Trichloride, 1914 and thesis, A Study of Nitrogen Trichloride and the Reactions between Chlorine and Ammonia, 1915.
 

Fink, Colin Garfield, 1881-1953

 

5 letters, 1905-06

 

Frankforter, George Bell, 1860-1947

 

letter, October 8, 1906

 

Gaffron, Hans, 1902-

 

letter, June 28, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of an article by him, Die photochemische Bildung von Peroxyd bei der Sauerstoff-Übertrazung durch Chlorophyll, 1927.
 

Hibbert, Harold, 1877-1945

 

letter, May 15, 1906

 

Kolb, Adalbert, 1863-

 

letter, September 9, 1905

 

Kraus, Charles August, 1875-1957

 

letter, July 26, 1912

 

Lamb, Arthur Becket, 1880-1952

 

5 letters, 1942-43

 

Lang, William Robert

 

letter, March 16, 1905

 

Lind, Samuel Colville, 1879-1965

 

6 letters, 1905-21

 

Livingston, Robert Stanley, 1898-

 

letter, January 26, 1942

 

Luther, Robert, 1868-1945

 

4 letters, 1905-06

 

Mellor, Joseph William, 1869-1938

 

card, [June 10] 1906

 

Miller, William Lash, 1866-1940

 

letter, [March 26] 1906

 

Mitchell, John Pearce, 1880-

 

card, November 7, 1905

 

Noyes, Arthur Amos, 1866-1936

 

4 letters, 1905-06

 

Noyes, William Albert, 1857-1941

 

3 letters, 1917

 

Ostwald, Wilhelm, 1853-1932

Additional Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, n.d., addressed to him in Bray's outgoing correspondence.
 

Ramsey, James Blaine, 1892-1965

 

8 letters, 1929-32

Scope and Content Note

Included also, copies of papers by him, The Iodimetric Determination of Vanadium and The Simultaneous Reduction of Vanadic Acid and Oxygen by Iodine and by Sulfurous Acid.
 

Rideal, Eric Keightley, 1890-

 

letter, September 18, 1928

 

Roebuck, John Ransom, 1876-

 

2 letters, 1906

 

Rosenstein, Ludwig, 1886-

 

3 letters, 1921, 1922 and no date

 

Skrabal, Anton, 1877-

 

2 letters, 1934 and 1937

Scope and Content Note

Included also, seven reprints of articles by him, 1933-38.
 

Taube, Henry 1915-

 

12 letters, 1940-45

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a summary of his dissertation, 1940, a reprint of an article by him, The Production of Atomic Iodide Ion, 1942, and notes and a list of his published papers.
 

Tolman, Richard Chace, 1881-1948

 

letter, June 27, 1913

 

Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952

 

letter, July 1, 1931