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Charles E. White papers

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Abstract

Title:
Charles E. White papers
Author/Creator:
White, Charles Edward
Collection number:
73-11
Size:
10.50 linear feet and six memorabilia items
Inclusive dates:
1925-1973
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Charles Edward White (1901-1973) was a professor of chemistry at the University of Maryland from 1926 to 1969 and author of numerous articles and textbooks. The White papers cover the years 1925 to 1973 and consist primarily of personal, research, and teaching files including graduate and research notes, course materials, publications, equipment and supply catalogs, memorabilia, photographs, and lantern slides.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Charles E. White papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Annie Louisa and Thomas Herbert White emigrated from England to Charles County, Maryland, in 1888. After farming in Charles County and later in Prince George's County, the family relocated near Thomas' new job as a gardener at the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station in northern Prince George's County, where Charles Edward was born in 1901. Thomas White quickly demonstrated his ability as a horticulturalist, receiving an honorary Master's of Science degree for his work in this field from the Maryland Agricultural College in 1915.

Charles Edward White was one of nine children born to Annie and Thomas White. Charles attended the University of Maryland form 1919 to 1926, receiving his bachelor's, master�s, and doctoral degrees in chemistry. White became assistant professor in 1926, associate professor in 1929, and full professor in 1937. In 1960, Professor White was appointed the head of the chemistry department, and in 1969, achieved the status of professor emeritus. Professor White loved teaching, primarily freshman chemistry, and his devotion to his students, in part, inspired the writing of his Laboratory Manual of General Chemistry and his Lecture Notes in First Year College Chemistry to help students better understand chemical laboratory procedures. Yet, Professor White was also a prolific researcher and writer, who produced 77 journal articles, co-authored the acclaimed text Fluorescence Analysis: A Practical Approach, and wrote biennial reviews for the Journal of Analytical Chemistry on �Fluorometric Analysis.� Professor White was active in the chemistry department at the University of Maryland and still contributing to his discipline and his community when he died in 1973.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles Edward White Papers represent White's office files dating from 1925 to 1973. The collection reflects White's interests and academic activities. Correspondence files comprise approximately one-third of the collection. Other series in the collection include programs, notes and official records of professional meetings; catalogs and brochures of equipment and supplies; graduate and research notes; memorabilia; publications and reprints (representative of some of White's publications); course materials, which include student papers on the topic of the history of chemistry; and lantern slides and photographs of White and colleagues, chemical apparatus, and the University of Maryland. University of Maryland-related materials may also be found in the correspondence, professional meetings and organizations, course materials, miscellaneous, and photographs series.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The Charles Edward White papers were donated to the University of Maryland College Park Libraries in 1973 by Mrs. James L. Walker, White's daughter. Mrs. Walker donated additional material in 1985 and 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by:

The collection was processed by Melanie Gardner, September 1984, and revised in March 1985. Mary Lacy incorporated an addendum in February 1987, and Cindy Bendroth revised the guide in October 1987. Ken Roussey incorporated an addendum in October 2013 and updated the finding aid.

Processing note:

The order of the collection was maintained as much as possible as received from Mrs. James L. Walker, White's daughter. However, the final order was created by the archives. Clearly, White had established files for correspondence, research, and course-related material, but more than half of the original files were jumbled and needed sorting. Reprints which were not White's were discarded. All duplicate material has been removed form the files and discarded. Student grade books were removed as this information is recorded elsewhere; notes indicating Dr. White's grading methods have been retained. Initially, a box inventory of the collection was completed, removing all duplicate material, paper clips, and staples. After establishing a general original order, the series were established and defined more clearly. The materials were reorganized, and jumbled files were sorted into existing series. Several reprints and the grade books were discarded. All photographs were removed and placed in a separate series with separation sheets marking previous locations. Finally, all folders were replaced by acid-free folders and labeled and boxed, and the guide was written.

The order of the collection was maintained as much as possible as received from Mrs. James L. Walker, White's daughter. However, the final order was created by the archives. Clearly, white had established files for correspondence, research and course-related material, but more than half of the original files were jumbled and needed sorting. Reprints which were not White's were discarded. All duplicate material has been removed form the files and discarded. Student grade books were removed as this information is recorded elsewhere; notes indicating Dr. White's grading methods have been retained. Initially, a box inventory of the collection was completed, removing all duplicate material, paper clips, and staples. After establishing a general original order, the series were established and defined more clearly. The materials were reorganized and jumbled files were sorted into existing series. Several reprints and the grade books were discarded. All photographs were removed and placed in a separate series with separation sheet marking previous locations. Finally, all folders were replaced by acid-free folder and labeled, boxed and the guide was written.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Jennie A. Levine.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Personal, 1926-1972 (0.25 lin. Ft)

Includes church bulletins, community organization directories, and curriculum vitae.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Community Serivce: Clubs, 1966-1972 series 1box 1folder 1
Curriculum Vitae and Publications, 1926-1968 series 1box 1folder 2
Miscellaneous, 1932-1962 series 1box 1folder 3
Religion, 1922-1967 series 1box 1folder 4
U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1948-1958 series 1box 1folder 5

Series 2: Correspondence, 1933-1972 (2.5 lin. Ft.)

Includes correspondence with students, colleagues, publishers, institutions concerning grants, and various departments on the College Park campus. In this series, there are letters to Robert S. Mulliken, who won the 1966 Nobel Prize for Chemistry and a letter from J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the F.B.I.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Alford, William C., 1949-1950 series 2box 1folder 1
Alpha Tau Omega [Alumni], 1932-1950 series 2box 1folder 2
American Chemical Society, 1946-1960 series 2box 1folder 3
Analytical Chemistry (journal), 1948-1972 series 2box 1folder 4
Argauer, Robert J., undated series 2box 1folder 5
Armour Reseach Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology, 1950,1952 series 2box 1folder 6
Baker, Ross A., 1935-1953 series 2box 1folder 7
Beck, Susan Delany, 1971 series 2box 1folder 8
Botimer, Laurence W., 1951-1956 series 2box 1folder 9
Brotherhood of St. Andrew, 1939-1969 series 2box 1folder 10
Busker, David, 1944-1946 series 2box 1folder 11
Cuttita, Frank, 1959 series 2box 1folder 12
Dotitie Newsletter(Japanese Chemistry Newsletter), 1968-1969 series 2box 1folder 13
Drawbaugh, David,G., 1943-1968 series 2box 1folder 14
Encyclopedia Americana, 1967-1969 series 2box 1folder 15
Fawcett, H., 1945-1947 series 2box 1folder 16
Fluorescence, 1938, 1944-1949 series 2box 1folder 17
Fluorescence, 1938, 1944-1949 series 2box 1folder 18
Fluorescence, 1938, 1944-1949 series 2box 1folder 19
Fluorescence, 1950 series 2box 2folder 1
Fluorescence Misc., 1965 series 2box 2folder 2
Freeman, Donald C., [1950]-1964 series 2box 2folder 3
Freeman, Donald C., [1950]-1964 series 2box 2folder 4
Frye, James T. , 1959-1960 series 2box 2folder 5
Gambrill, C.M. and the Ethyl Corp., 1951-1952 series 2box 2folder 6
Germanium deposit- University of Maryland, 1951 series 2box 2folder 7
Grants, 1958-1966 series 2box 2folder 8
Grimaldi, Frank S., 1950-1953 series 2box 2folder 9
Guilbault, G.G., 1968-1972 series 2box 2folder 10
Hercules Powder Company, 1960-1961 series 2box 2folder 11
Ho, May (Mrs.), 1959-1960 series 2box 2folder 12
Hoffman, Donald .E., 1954-1959 series 2box 2folder 13
Hoover, J. Edgar, 1939 series 2box 2folder 14
Howerton, H.K., 1961 series 2box 2folder 15
Howerton, H.K., 1961 series 2box 2folder 16
Howerton, H.K., 1961 series 2box 2folder 17
Illinois Water Treatment Company, 1944 series 2box 2folder 18
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (Journal), 1941 series 2box 2folder 19
Isbell, Horace S., 1966-[1968] series 2box 2folder 20
Keenan, Robert, 1949-1956 series 2box 3folder 1
Keenan, Robert and Charles E. White (Manuscript), undated series 2box 3folder 2
Keenan, Robert and Charles E. White (Carbon Copy), undated series 2box 3folder 3
Laitinen, Herbert A., 1964-1965 series 2box 3folder 4
Lakin, H.W., 1940 series 2box 3folder 5
Levin, Irwin, 1938 series 2box 3folder 6
Levin, Irwin, 1938 series 2box 3folder 7
Lowe, Charles Samuel, 1935-1938 series 2box 3folder 8
Magee, John S., 1956-1957 series 2box 3folder 9
Marcel, Dekker, Inc. (publisher), 1970-1973 series 2box 3folder 10
Mulliken, Robert S., 1963-1967 series 2box 3folder 11
National Publishing Company, 1960-1966 series 2box 3folder 12
National Science Foundation, 1959-1966 series 2box 3folder 13
Newstadt, Morris H., 1942-1944 series 2box 3folder 14
Parent, Paul A., 1933-1948 series 2box 3folder 15
Patterson Foundation, 1957-1964 series 2box 3folder 16
Photovolt Corporation, 1945-1951 series 2box 3folder 17
Radley, Jack A., 1938-1968 series 2box 3folder 18
Reindollar, William F. [Maryland] Bureau of Chemistry, 1944 series 2box 3folder 19
Research Corporation, 1954-1968 series 2box 3folder 20
Ringwald, Owen E., 1945-1946 series 2box 4folder 1
Roberts & McInnis [Lawyers], 1945-1946 series 2box 4folder 2
Ross, Harry Joseph, 1949-1952 series 2box 4folder 3
Schribner, Bourdon Francis, 1937-1949 series 2box 4folder 4
Schubert, Leo, 1949-1952 series 2box 4folder 5
Science Service, 1946 series 2box 4folder 6
Scott's Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis, Vol. III, 1964 series 2box 4folder 7
Scott's Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis, Vol. III, 1964 series 2box 4folder 8
Scott's Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis, Vol. III, 1964 series 2box 4folder 9
Scott's Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis, Vol. III, 1964 series 2box 4folder 10
Scott's Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis, Vol. III, 1964 series 2box 4folder 11
Shapiro, Leonard, 1947-1948 series 2box 4folder 12
Shcherbov (?), D.P., 1966 series 2box 4folder 13
Shewbridge, J.T., 1941-1942 series 2box 4folder 14
Society of Applied Spectroscopy, 1971 series 2box 4folder 15
Syracuse University, 1944 series 2box 4folder 16
Turner, W. Richard, 1964 series 2box 4folder 17
University of Alabama, 1952 series 2box 4folder 18
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department -- Faculty Committee on Students, 1967-1972 series 2box 4folder 19
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department -- Interdepartmental, 1967-1968 series 2box 4folder 20
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department -- Search Committee , 1963-1964 series 2box 4folder 21
University of Maryland -- Class of 1908, 25th Anniversay, 1933 series 2box 4folder 22
University of Maryland -- Honorary Degree Committee, 1962-1968 series 2box 5folder 1
University of Maryland -- Miscellaneous, 1928-1957 series 2box 5folder 2
University of Maryland -- Office of the President and Office of the Dean, 1937-1967 series 2box 5folder 3
University of Maryland -- Student Supply Store, 1962-1966 series 2box 5folder 4
Urbanski, Tadeusz, 1964-1967 series 2box 5folder 5
Weissler, Alfred A., 1938-1965 series 2box 5folder 6
Wiebush, Joseph R, 1941-1970 series 2box 5folder 7
Welcher, Frank J., 1965-1966 series 2box 5folder 8
Zhulin, Victor M. , 1965 series 2box 5folder 9
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 10
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 11
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 12
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 13
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 14
Miscellaneous, 1933-1967 series 2box 5folder 15
Miscellaneous, 1969-1973 series 2box 6folder 1
Miscellaneous, 1969-1973 series 2box 6folder 2
Miscellaneous, 1969-1973 series 2box 6folder 3
Miscellaneous -- Alumni, 1946-1971 series 2box 6folder 4
Miscellaneous -- Personal, 1920-1940,1968 series 2box 6folder 5
Miscellaneous -- Reviews, 1969 series 2box 6folder 6
Miscellaneous -- Untitled, incomplete thesis and related correspondence, 1930-1933 series 2box 6folder 7

Series 3: Professional Meetings and Organizations, 1926-1973 (1.5 lin. Ft)

White was involved in various professional organizations. Included in this series are programs and announcements of meetings. Representing White's years as treasurer of the American Chemical Society (Division of Chemical Education, September 1941 to September 1950) are files which contain many of the Society's financial and membership records. In addition, this series contains a collection of preparatory material and programs for the University of Maryland Chemistry Department's "Chem Sho" from 1925 to 1939.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
ASTM Committee, 1960-63 series 3box 6folder 8
Alpha Chi Sigma, 1927-1932,1968-1969 series 3box 6folder 9
Alpha Chi Sigma, 1927-1932, 1968-1969 series 3box 6folder 10
Alpha Chi Sigma -- Alpha Rho Chapter, 1927-1949 series 3box 6folder 11
Alpha Chi Sigma -- The Alpha Pi-Pet, 1932 series 3box 6folder 12
Alpha Chi Sigma -- Initiation Banquet, 1932 series 3box 6folder 13
Alpha Chi Sigma -- "A Petition to the Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity,", 1927 series 3box 6folder 14
American Chemical Society, 1954-1955 series 3box 6folder 15
American Chemical Society -- Analytical Group, North New Jersey Section, 1961 series 3box 6folder 16
American Chemical Society -- Buffalo Business (incomplete), 1952 series 3box 6folder 17
American Chemical Society -- Delaware Section, 1950 series 3box 6folder 18
American Chemical Society -- Division of Analytical and Microchemistry. 2nd Summer Symposium, 1949 series 3box 6folder 19
American Chemical Society -- Division of Analytical Chemistry, abstracts, 1947-1955 series 3box 6folder 20
American Chemical Society -- Division of Analytical Chemsistry. Directory, 1973 series 3box 7folder 1
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Annual Report, 1949 series 3box 7folder 2
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- By-Laws Division, 1948-1949 series 3box 7folder 3
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Financial Receipts, 1941-1950 series 3box 7folder 4
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Financial Receipts, 1941-1950 series 3box 7folder 5
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Meberships, 1943-1949 series 3box 7folder 6
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Minutes from the Executive Committee, 1946-1949 series 3box 7folder 7
American Chemical Society -- Division of Chemical Education -- Report of the Treasurer, 1931-1950 series 3box 7folder 8
American Chemical Society -- Financial Records, 1943-1949 series 3box 7folder 9
American Chemical Society -- Midwest Meeting, 1967 series 3box 7folder 10
American Chemical Society -- National ASC Meeting, 1958, 1969 series 3box 7folder 11
American Chemical Society -- 111th, 121st, 140th Meeting, 1947,1952,1961 series 3box 7folder 12
American Chemical Society -- "Our Chemical Heritage", 1935 series 3box 7folder 13
American Chemical Society -- Receipts and Expenditures, 1928-1941 series 3box 7folder 14
American Chemical Society -- Speakers Procurement Committee, 1952 series 3box 7folder 15
American Chemical Society -- Washington Section (at NIH), 1950-1955 series 3box 7folder 16
Center for Professional Advancement. Fluorescence and Phosphorescence Spectrometry, 1968 series 3box 7folder 17
Eastern Analytical Symposium, 1964 series 3box 7folder 18
Gordon Research Conference, 1950-1951 series 3box 7folder 19
Lousiana State University. Symposium on Modern Methods of Analytical Chemistry, 1950 series 3box 8folder 1
Metropolitan Microchemical Society, 1952 series 3box 8folder 2
Naval Research Laboratory. Chemistry Colloquium, 1953 series 3box 8folder 3
New York Academy of Medicine. Symposium on Trace Analysis, 1955 series 3box 8folder 4
New York University, 1936 series 3box 8folder 5
New York University. Department of Physics. International Conference Luminescence, 1961 series 3box 8folder 6
Omicron Delta Kappa. Booklet of Information, 1945-1947 series 3box 8folder 7
Panel on Analytical Methods and Properties, 1950 series 3box 8folder 8
Phi Beta Kappa, 1964-1972 series 3box 8folder 9
Phi Kappa Phi, 1935-1969 series 3box 8folder 10
Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, 1955 series 3box 8folder 11
Society of Applied Spectroscopy -- 2nd National Meeting, 1963 series 3box 8folder 12
Society of Applied Spectroscopy -- 13th Annual Meeting, 1958 series 3box 8folder 13
Talk -- Animal Luminescence, undated series 3box 8folder 14
Talk -- Baltimore County (Md.) Public Schools, "Fluorescent Spectroscopy", 1966 series 3box 8folder 15
Talk -- [for Mr. Callow?] "Background of Atomic Energy, undated series 3box 8folder 16
Talk -- "Calibration and Correction Methods of Fluorescent Spectrometry", undated series 3box 8folder 17
Talk -- "Fluorescence", 1949-1955 series 3box 8folder 18
Talk -- "Fluorescent Analysis of Inorganic Material", undated series 3box 8folder 19
Talk -- "History of Chemistry", undated series 3box 8folder 20
Talk -- "Rate of Solution of Metals while Carrying Electric Current", undated series 3box 8folder 21
Talk -- Rotary club "Fluorescence", undated series 3box 8folder 22
Talk -- "Teaching High School and College Chemsitry", 1957 series 3box 8folder 23
Talk -- Walter Reed (Army Hospital) "Fluorescence Analysis", 1960 series 3box 8folder 24
University of Maryland -- Arts and Sciences Alumni Chapter, 1966-1970 series 3box 8folder 25
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 1st Annual, 1925 series 3box 8folder 26
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 2nd Annual, 1927 series 3box 8folder 27
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 3rd Biennial, 1929 series 3box 8folder 28
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 4th Biennial, 1931 series 3box 8folder 29
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 5th Biennial, 1933 series 3box 8folder 30
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 6th Biennial, 1935 series 3box 8folder 31
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 7th Biennial, 1937 series 3box 8folder 32
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 8th Biennial, 1938? series 3box 9folder 1
University of Maryland -- Chemistry Department Chem Sho 9th Biennial, 1939? series 3box 9folder 2
University of Maryland -- Chem Sho?, 1934 series 3box 9folder 3
University of Maryland -- Chem Sho, General, 1931-1941 series 3box 9folder 4
University of Maryland -- Organic and Biochemical Seminar, 1960 series 3box 9folder 5
University of Maryland -- School of Pharmacy. Chem Sho, 1940 series 3box 9folder 6

Series 4: Research, 1942-1968? (1 lin. Ft.)

Research notes and reports on fluorescence, beryllium, vitamins, spectrography, and other topics. Included in this series are nine of White's notebooks.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Arthur D. Little Reports: Studies on Fluorescent Chelate Complex, July 1, 1953-Nov. 30, 1957 series 4box 9folder 1
Arthur D. Little Reports: Studies on Fluorescent Chelate Complex, July 1, 1953-Nov. 30, 1958 series 4box 9folder 2
Arthur D. Little Reports: Studies on Fluorescent Chelate Complex, July 1, 1953-Nov. 30, 1959 series 4box 9folder 3
Benzoin-Benzil Reaction, 1952? series 4box 9folder 4
Beryllium, 1943-1949 and undated series 4box 9folder 5
Beryllium, 1943-1949 and undated series 4box 9folder 6
Chemiluminescence, 1963-1968 series 4box 9folder 7
Fluorescence, 1962-1963 series 4box 9folder 8
Fluorescence -- Commercial Uses, 1938-1954 series 4box 9folder 9
Fluorescence -- Popular Uses, undated series 4box 9folder 10
Fluorescence, Beryllium and Thorium, 1940-1941? series 4box 9folder 11
Flourescence, Beryllium and Thorium, 1940-1941? series 4box 9folder 12
Mica Mines, undated series 4box 10folder 1
Naval Research Report: "The Photovoltaic Effect of Organic Compounds", 1951 series 4box 10folder 2
Patent: Process Of Separating Beryllium Compund from Aluminum, 1937-1938 series 4box 10folder 3
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 4
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 5
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 6
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 7
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 8
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 9
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 10folder 10
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 11folder 1
Research Notebooks, 1939-1968 series 4box 11folder 2
Spectrographic Samples Analyzed, 1952 series 4box 11folder 3
Ti-Russian, 1938-1946? series 4box 11folder 4
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1943-1962 series 4box 11folder 5
White, Charles E., Manuscript on Fluorescence, undated series 4box 11folder 6
Miscellaneous, 1935-1962 series 4box 11folder 7
Miscellaneous, 1935-1962 series 4box 11folder 8
Miscellaneous notes, undated series 4box 11folder 9

Series 5: Reprints and Publications, 1928-1957 (1 lin. Ft.)

Reprints of White's published articles, a manuscript draft of Fluorescence Analysis, four editions of his Laboratory Manual of General Chemistry and his Lecture Notes in First Year College Chemistry.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Diehl, Harvey "Electrochemical Analysis with Graded Cathode Potential Control, 1948 series 5box 11folder 10
Haight, G.P. "Experiments on Metal Ammine Salts", 1965 series 5box 11folder 11
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch. 1: Introduction and the Nature of Fluorescence, undated series 5box 11folder 12
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 2: Apparatus, undated series 5box 11folder 13
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 3: Correction of Excitation and Emission Spectra, undated series 5box 11folder 14
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 4: Fluorescent Metals Chelates, undated series 5box 11folder 15
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 5: Quantitative Fluorescence Methods-Metals and Nonmetals, undated series 5box 11folder 16
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 6: Fluorescent Indicators, undated series 5box 11folder 17
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 7: Fluorescence in Qualitative Analysis, undated series 5box 11folder 18
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 8: Spectro Fluorometry with Column, Gas, Paper and Thin Layer Chromatography, undated series 5box 12folder 1
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 9: Application of Fluorescence in Agriculture, undated series 5box 12folder 2
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 10: Aflatoxins, undated series 5box 12folder 3
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 11: Proteins and Amino Acids, undated series 5box 12folder 4
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 12:Poly Nuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons, undated series 5box 12folder 5
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 13:Fluorscence of Organic Compunds, undated series 5box 12folder 6
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 14: Vitamins, undated series 5box 12folder 7
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 15: Steroids, undated series 5box 12folder 8
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 16: Chemiluminescence, undated series 5box 12folder 9
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 17: X-Ray Fluorescence and Atomic Resonance Fluorescence, undated series 5box 12folder 10
Fluorescence Analysis [Manuscript] -- Ch 18: Clinical Fluorometric Procedures, undated series 5box 12folder 11
Fluoremetry [Galleyproof], 1957 series 5box 12folder 12
Fluoremetrics Analysis [original manuscript]: Review, 1970 series 5box 12folder 13
White, C.E. -- A Laboratory Manual for General Chemistry [1st ed.], 1931 series 5box 12folder 14
White, C.E. -- A Laboratory Manual for General Chemistry 2nd ed., 1932 series 5box 12folder 15
White, C.E. -- A Laboratory Manual for General Chemistry 3rd ed., 1933 series 5box 12folder 16
White, C.E. -- A Laboratory Manual for General Chemistry 31st ed., 1965 series 5box 12folder 17
White, C.E. -- Lecture Notes in First Year College Chemistry, 1935 series 5box 12folder 18
White, Charles E., 1928-1937 series 5box 12folder 19
White, Charles E., 1938-1953 series 5box 13folder 1
White, Charles E., 1954-1972 series 5box 13folder 2
White, Charles E., 1954-1972 series 5box 13folder 3

Series 6: Catalogs: Equipment and Supplies, 1934-1965 (1 ln.ft.)

White collected many catalogs to support his research and teaching in the field of fluorescence. Included are catalogs of apparatus, minerals and chemistry-related equipment.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Chemistry, Teaching of, 1940-1960 and undated series 6box 13folder 4
Chemistry, Teaching of, 1940-1960 and undated series 6box 13folder 5
Coleman Spectrophotometer-Directions for use, undated series 6box 13folder 6
Fluorometer, 1951-1965 series 6box 13folder 7
Fluorometer, 1951-1965 series 6box 13folder 8
Fluorometer, 1951-1965 series 6box 13folder 9
Minerals, 1934-1940 series 6box 14folder 1
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 2
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 3
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 4
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 5
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 6
Phototube and Photometer, 1928-1953 series 6box 14folder 7
Spectrograph, 1950-1959 series 6box 14folder 8
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1932-1965 series 6box 14folder 9
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1932-1965 series 6box 14folder 10
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1932-1965 series 6box 14folder 11
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 1
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 2
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 3
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 4
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 5
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 6
Ultra Violet Lamp and Filters, 1940-1949 series 6box 15folder 7
Miscellaneous, 1965 series 6box 15folder 8

Series 7: Course Materials, n.d. (1.5 ln.ft.)

White's handouts, lecture notes, student papers, and notes removed from his grade books.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Handouts -- Compounds of the rare gases, undated series 7box 15folder 9
Handouts -- Compounds of Tungsten, undated series 7box 15folder 10
Handouts -- Fluorometric Reagents, undated series 7box 15folder 11
Handouts -- Fractional Crystallization of RaC12 + BaC12 mixture, undated series 7box 15folder 12
Handouts -- Mendeleef Vertical Periodical Chart, undated series 7box 15folder 13
Handouts -- Nb + Ta, undated series 7box 15folder 14
Handouts -- Platinum Metals, undated series 7box 15folder 15
Handouts -- Properties of Heteropolymolybdates, undated series 7box 15folder 16
Handouts -- Rhenium, undated series 7box 15folder 17
Handouts -- Selenium, undated series 7box 15folder 18
Handouts -- Tellurium, undated series 7box 15folder 19
Handouts -- Titanium Compounds, undated series 7box 15folder 20
Handouts -- Uranium oxides, undated series 7box 15folder 21
Handouts -- Vanadium Compounds, undated series 7box 15folder 22
Handouts -- Inorganic Chemistry Bibliography, 1968-1969 series 7box 15folder 23
Handouts -- Inorganic (Chemistry). Comprehensive Exam, 1968-1969 series 7box 15folder 24
Lecture Notes, 1949-1959 series 7box 16folder 1
Lecture Notes -- Boron, 1956-1959 series 7box 16folder 2
Lecture Notes -- General through Structure and Na-H1T1D1H2O2, 1959 series 7box 16folder 3
Lecture Notes -- General through Structure and Na-H1T1D1H2O2, 1959 series 7box 16folder 4
Lecture Notes -- Metal Chelates, 1967-1968 series 7box 16folder 5
Lecture Notes -- Ra + Radioactive Materials, 1954-1956? series 7box 16folder 6
Lecture Notes -- Rare Earths, 1958 series 7box 16folder 7
Lecture Notes -- Spectrograph, 1947-1965 series 7box 16folder 8
Lecture Notes -- Miscellaneous, 1944-1954 series 7box 16folder 9
Qualitative (Chemistry), 1933-1937 series 7box 16folder 10
Qualitative (Chemistry), 1933-1937 series 7box 16folder 11
Qualitative (Chemistry), 1938-1939,1942-1947, 1960 series 7box 17folder 1
Qualitative (Chemistry), 1938-1939,1942-1947, 1960 series 7box 17folder 2
Qualitative (Chemistry) Laboratory , 1965 series 7box 17folder 3
Spectrograph, 1936-1967 series 7box 17folder 4
Spectrograph, 1936-1967 series 7box 17folder 5
Student Papers -- Baldwin, David, February 1936 series 7box 17folder 6
Student Papers -- Brooks,Lester, undated series 7box 17folder 7
Student Papers -- Brooks,Lester, undated series 7box 17folder 8
Student Papers -- Forman, Sylvan, January 1936 series 7box 17folder 9
Student Papers -- Gammon, Nathan, Jr., April 1936 series 7box 17folder 10
Student Papers -- Golden, L.B., undated series 7box 17folder 11
Student Papers -- Golden, Lex B., undated series 7box 17folder 12
Student Papers -- Lanham, W.B., February 1936 series 7box 17folder 13
Student Papers -- Lanham, W.B., February 1936 series 7box 17folder 14
Student Papers -- Love, Solomon, November 1936 series 7box 17folder 15
Student Papers -- Love, Solomon, April 1936 series 7box 17folder 16
Student Papers -- Murray, Edward, December 1935 series 7box 17folder 17
Student Papers -- Oland, Chares, undated series 7box 17folder 18
Student Papers -- Reich, MH, undated series 7box 17folder 19
Student Papers -- Smith, Leonard, undated series 7box 17folder 20
Student Papers -- Smith, Leonard, undated series 7box 17folder 21
Student Papers -- Smith, Leonard, undated series 7box 17folder 22
Student Papers -- Spencer, Harman L., undated series 7box 17folder 23
Student Papers -- Stanton, William A., April 1936 series 7box 17folder 24
Student Papers -- Valenosky, J., undated series 7box 17folder 25
Student Papers -- Williams, R.C., undated series 7box 17folder 26
Student Papers -- Williams, William W., undated series 7box 17folder 27
Student Papers -- Williams, William W., March 1936 series 7box 18folder 1
Student Papers -- Wolfe, John K., undated series 7box 18folder 2
Student Papers -- (no author) "History of Chemistry: Knowledge of the Alchemist with Regard to Chemical Compounds, undated series 7box 18folder 3
Student Papers -- (no author) "Joseph Priestly", undated series 7box 18folder 4
Student Papers -- (no author) "Utilization of Spent Herb", undated series 7box 18folder 5
Miscellaneous -- Barnsley, Catherine: "The Relation of Chemisrty to the Home, 1927 series 7box 18folder 6
Miscellaneous -- Fluorometric Reagents, Preparation of, undated series 7box 18folder 7
Miscellaneous -- Reference Books, Inorganic (chemistry), undated series 7box 18folder 8
Miscellaneous -- Pulrich Photometer, undated series 7box 18folder 9
Miscellaneous -- Seating Charts, undated series 7box 18folder 10
Notes from Gradebooks, 1920-1969 series 7box 18folder 11
Notes from Gradebooks, 1920-1969 series 7box 18folder 12
Notes from Gradebooks, 1920-1969 series 7box 18folder 13
Notes from Gradebooks, 1920-1969 series 7box 18folder 14
Notes from Gradebooks, 1920-1969 series 7box 18folder 15

Series 8: Graduate Notebooks and Doctoral Thesis, 1924-1926 (0.5 ln.ft.)

Contains fourteen notebooks kept by White in graduate school, arranged by topic. Also includes a carbon copy of his doctoral thesis, "The Effect of the Presence of Phosphates on the Adsorption of Acid Dyes by Mordants," dated 1926.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Atomic Structure, 1924-1925 series 8box 18folder 16
Biochemistry Lab, 1924-1925 series 8box 18folder 17
Catalysis, 1924-1925 series 8box 18folder 18
Cellulose, 1924-1925 series 8box 18folder 19
Electrochemistry, 1924-1925 series 8box 18folder 20
New York University Colormetric Analysis, 1936 series 8box 19folder 1
Doctoral Thesis: "The Effect of the Prescence of Phosphates on the adsorption of acid dyes by mordants", 1926 series 8box 19folder 2
Organic, 1924-1925 series 8box 19folder 3
Organic, 1924-1925 series 8box 19folder 4
Organic [chemistry] and Collodial [in back], 1924-1925 series 8box 19folder 5
Phase role, 1924 series 8box 19folder 6
Photochemistry, 1924 series 8box 19folder 7
Physics, 1924-1925, 1929 series 8box 19folder 8
Physics, 1924-1925, 1929 series 8box 19folder 9
Theory Solutions, 1924-1925 series 8box 19folder 10

Series 9: Miscellaneous, 1949-1971 (0.25 ln.ft.)

Addresses and speeches given by White and a questionnaire filled out for the Research Corporation regarding grants at the University of Maryland Chemistry department. In addition, there is a list of books which were on exhibit in the Chemistry Department in 1949.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Address for the Ceremony for the Naming of the New Science Lecture Halls, December 8, 1960 series 9box 19folder 11
Elkins Welcome Speech, undated series 9box 19folder 12
Research Corporation, Questionnaire, 1971 series 9box 19folder 13
University of Maryland Chemistry Department. List of Books on Display, 1949 series 9box 19folder 14

Series 10: Photographs, 1928-1966 (0.5 ln. ft.)

All photographs in the collection have been consolidated in this series. A cross-reference to this series has been filed in other series at the former location of the photograph. The photographs include those of chemical apparatus, the University of Maryland Chemistry deparment staff (partially identified), photographs of White, and glass plates exposed to an atomic blast. The photographs have been separated from the manuscripts and transferred to the photographic collection

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Photographs, undated series 10box 1folder 1

Series 11: Lantern Slides, 1951? (0.5 ln.ft.)

Slides (primarily line drawings) used to accompany lectures, mostly at the Gordon Research Conference. The lantern slides have been separated from the rest of the collection and placed in the photograph collection.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Lantern Slides, undated series 11box 1folder 1

Series 12: Memorabilia, c. 1925-1973 (6 items)

A collection of chemistry tools and equipment belonging to Dr. Charles E. White including lab coats, eyeglasses, a set of cork borers, a slide rule, and a Christian Becker Chemistry Balance.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Memorabilia #2653, Christian Becker Chemistry Balance, c. 1925-1973 series 12reel frame null
Memorabilia #2652, Slide Rule, undated series 12reel frame null
Memorabilia #2651, A Set of Seven Cork Borers, undated series 12reel frame null
Memorabilia #2650, A Pair of Charles White's Eyeglasses, undated series 12reel frame null
Memorabilia #2649, Two Chemistry Lab Coats, c. 1925-1945 series 12reel frame null

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