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Paul Emmett Papers, 1918-2001View associated digital content.

Paul Emmett (1900-1985), a friend and colleague of Linus Pauling, graduated in 1922 from Oregon Agricultural College and completed his doctoral work on heterogeneous catalysis at Caltech in 1925. A major figure in the history of catalysis chemistry, Emmett was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1955 and worked at a handful of institutions, including The Johns Hopkins University, where he chaired the Chemical Engineering Department until his retirement in 1971. Special Collections houses Emmett's manuscripts, research notebooks, correspondence and awards.

The contents of the following folders have been digitized and are available upon request: Box-folder 1.011.3, 1.019.1, 4.029.6, 4.032.7, 6.005.2, 8.010.12, and 8.011.1 - 3.

ID: MSS Emmett
Extent: 114.0 cubic feet
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Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Permission to examine will be granted to qualified researchers upon completion of an "Application for Use" form, and contingent upon the researcher's agreement to abide by the rules and policies governing the use of manuscripts.
Statement on Description: Final arrangement by Rachel West, Maarika Teose, Chris Petersen and John Ngo.
Preferred Citation: Paul Emmett Papers (MSS Emmett), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Accessioned from the Emmett family in July 1987.
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