W. Bernard King papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, and qualifying examinations for the inorganic chemistry program at Iowa State University.
- 1949-1962, undated
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Open for research.
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Dr. King was born in 1900 in Ewing, Illinois. He received his B.S. (1923) from the University of Illinois and M.S. (1924) and Ph.D. (1930) from Iowa State College (University). His research interests were in the field of inorganic chemistry and catalysis, including the behavior of hydrogen sulfide as a solvent.
W. Bernard King joined the staff of the Iowa State College (University) Department of Chemistry as an instructor (1923-1931). He was promoted to Assistant Professor (1931-1944), Associate Professor (1944-1950), and Professor of chemistry (1950-1970).
After his retirement, Dr. King spent the winters in Sarasota, Florida, where he moved to in 1992. He died December 20, 1994.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)
The collection is organized Alphabetically.
Released on 2018-11-01.
- RS 13/6/60. W. Bernard King papers, 1949-1962, undated
- January 23, 2019
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