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Wyatt William Randall notebooks

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030049070]
Identifier: MS-0087
Wyatt William Randall (1867-1930) was a noted chemist and faculty member at the school of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of 11 notebooks with manuscript notes compiled while Randall was a chemistry graduate student at Hopkins from 1886 to 1889.

Dates

  • 1886-1889, 1928

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

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.

Extent

0.38 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box)

Biographical Note

Wyatt William Randall was a noted chemist and faculty member at the school of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He was born in Annapolis, MD in 1867 and received the A.B. degree from St. John's in 1884. Randall entered the Johns Hopkins University and received a Ph.D. in chemistry (1890). He was assistant and then associate professor of chemistry at Hopkins until 1898 where he was closely associated with Ira Remsen. After teaching in preparatory schools, Randall became a chemist with the Maryland State Department of Health (1911) and was appointed professor of biochemistry in the school of Hygiene and Public Health in 1921. Wyatt Williams died in Baltimore, July 22, 1930.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 11 notebooks with manuscript notes compiled by Wyatt William Randall while he was a chemistry graduate student at Hopkins from 1886 to 1889. Randall studied in the chemical laboratories of Professors Ira Remsen and Harmon Northrop Morse. The collection also includes a paper prepared by Randall in 1928 for the Maryland State Department of Health. His paper describes both the public health problems in post war Europe and the political climate of Italy, France, and Great Britain.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred from the Ferdinand Hamburger Archives in 1982.

Related Materials

Special Collections also holds the Ira Remsen Papers (MS.0039).

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Repository Details

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