Nelson J. Leonard Papers, 1942-2006 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/5/48
Acquired: 10/30/2006. 8/5/2014
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Nelson J. Leonard (1916-2006), Professor of Chemistry (1943-1986); includes published autobiography (2006), Nelson J. Leonard Symposium program and attendees lists (1997), Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lectureship announcements and lists, (1986-92), Robert A. Welch Award nominations (1980, 1984, 1989-91), publications and research highlights (1942-1997), patent applications (1972-81), professional correspondence (1965-2004), biographical material, curriculum vitae (1980, 2006), research papers of colleagues and students, materials relating to his musical career as a bass-baritone soloist (1943-1955); and correspondence with broadcaster Howard K. Smith in addition to Nobel Laureates Linus Pauling and Ahmed Zewail.