Reynold C. Fuson Papers, 1924-67 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of Reynold Clayton Fuson, professor of Chemistry (1928-63), including correspondence and related material concerning appointments, Alpha Chi Sigma, American Chemical Society, book publication, Center for Advanced Study, Class of 1930, committees, contacts with Italian and German chemists, grants, university lectures, consulting work, organic chemistry research, university and industrial research in chemistry, former students' graduate work and employment, Fuson Fund, honors and awards, John R. Kuebler Award, Honorary degree from Montana State, patent, speaking engagements, sabbatical leaves (1935-36 and 1952-53 in Italy) and travel. Correspondents include Roger Adams, A. P. Tanberg, Wallace H. Carothers and Elmer P. Kohler.
The series includes "It Happened at Illinois" (January 10, 1966); "Autobiographical Notes" (September 6, 1966), which contain recollections of Prof. Fuson's family, school days, graduate study, the Illinois Chemistry Department, faculty, students, textbooks and academic honors, and "Chemistry at Illinois: A Centennial Review" (10/18/67), a bound volume of his scientific papers (1924-40) and "The Carbon Hydrogen Linkage" (1934-35) a collection of student research papers conducted under Fuson.