Clarence G. Derick Papers, 1965-67 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of Clarence George Derick (1883- ), M.S. '09, Ph.D. '10, assistant instructor and associate (1908-16), including recollections of chemistry in 1905, spectrum analysis, Dr. William A. Noyes' contributions to organic chemistry, Noyes' methods as director of the Chemistry Department and his work as an editor, author and teacher at the University of Illinois. An autobiographical recollection covers Dr. Derick's teaching methods, new courses introduced, manufacture of organic chemicals, qualitative organic chemistry, research in organic compounds, Chemical Abstracts and his decision to join the National Aniline and Chemical Co. as director of the Schoellkopf Research Laboratory.
The series includes a letter on the dyestuff industry and the fluxing process for hot galvanizing.