Arthur Palmer Papers, 1893-1903 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/5/20
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||Certificate, 1904|
Description: Letterbooks containing outgoing correspondence of Chemistry Professor Arthur W. Palmer (1861-1904), including copies of letters concerning Chemistry Department needs for buildings, laboratory equipment and chemicals; analyses of chemical compounds for public officials and manufacturers; applications for academic positions; instruction in Chemistry; pharmacy training; water survey; budgets and related matters. Among topics discussed are pharmaceutical education on Dec. 8, 1893, Nov. 14, 1894, April 22 and May 26, 1897; analyses of air at the state prison on May 6, 1895; public service role of the Chemistry Department May 6, 1895, and pure food conference on Nov. 26, 1898. Dr. Palmer's Chemical Survey of the Waters of Illinois for 1897-1902 (1903) and Chemical Survey of the Water Supplies of Illinois (1897).