Ebenezer Emmett Reid papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0104

Dates

  • 1889-1974 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.95 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    2 letter size document boxes, 1 letter half-size document box

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Notes

  • Abstract

    E. Emmet Reid (born 1872) was a professor of chemistry at Johns Hopkins. The collection consists of reprints, extensive student notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and patents dating from 1889 to 1974.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

    Collection is open for use.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The collection was transferred from the University Archives in 1982.

  • Biographical Note

    E. Emmet Reid was born in Fincastle, Virginia, in 1872. He graduated from Richmond College in 1892. Reid was a student of Ira Remsen at Johns Hopkins, and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1898. Reid taught chemistry from 1908 until 1937 when he retired. His university teaching was interrupted when he was recruited to do government research in chemical warfare during World War I. Dr. Reid published Organic Chemistry of Bivalent Sulfur and Chemistry Through the Language Barrier.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Name of folder or item], [Date], [Box number], [Folder number], [Collection title], [Collection number], Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University.

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  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of reprints, extensive student notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and patents of Johns Hopkins professor of chemistry, E. Emmet Reid, dating from 1889 to 1974. Included are two volumes of letters to his parents written from Richmond College, and several chemistry books belonging to Reid. There are also transcripts of tapes on which Dr. Reid recorded recollections of his early childhood, his student years, his career in chemistry, and his government research in chemical warfare.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

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