International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry 1541 - 1911 exhibit

Activity by Kerry Magruder   |   added on Apr 04, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries

The "Chemistry, 1540 – 1911" exhibit features 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. Download a brochure, visit the Collections, and follow the blog (http://ouhos.org).

 

The OU History of Science Collections has mounted an exhibit in recognition of IYC 2011 entitled "Chemistry, 1540 – 1911."  It will be open for public viewing in April and May, 2011, and again in the fall.

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: http://homepage.mac.com/kvmagruder/hos/exhibits/Chemistry-brochure.pdf

For more information about the exhibit: http://ouhos.org/2011/04/01/chemistry-1540-1911/

Notes related to the exhibit will be posted on the Collections' blog: http://ouhos.org/

Images from the history of chemistry are being made available in the Collections' Online Galleries (linked to from the above).  These high resolution images may be used by educators at no charge.


Topic: history of chemistry, exhibitions, celebrating chemistry Audience: educators, students, general public, professors, professional chemists, teachers
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