|Topic:||History of chemistry, exhibitions, celebrating chemistry||Audience:||educators, students, general public, professors, professional chemists, teachers|
Curator, History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
Norman, OK, USA
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Organizations:History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
IYC Interests:Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
The OU History of Science Collections has mounted an exhibit in recognition of IYC 2011 entitled "Chemistry, 1540 – 1911."
Featured items include first editions and rare works by Marie Curie, Georg Agricola, Robert Fludd, Geber, Robert Boyle, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Amadeo Avogadro, Dmitrii Mendeleev, and others, including items related to alchemy, chemistry and chemical engineering.
For more information about the books on display, download the exhibit brochure:
For more information about the exhibit:
Notes related to the exhibit will be posted on the Collections' blog: