Scope and Content Note
The Chemical Engineering Department Records document the teaching and research activities of the department, primarily during the period that J.S. Walton was department head in the 1940s and 1950s. The records include general reference files and records documenting the construction of the Chemical Engineering Building. The reference files consist primarily of correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, and related materials. They provide information about department faculty and graduate students, professional societies, honors, and awards. The reference files include materials pertaining to various research topics including atomic energy, electrostatic separation, mining and ores, raw materials, radioactive dating, polymerization, pollution, and stream improvement. The reference files are available only on microfilm. The materials pertaining to the Chemical Engineering Building are in paper form.
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