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Women in Chemistry Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0650

Scope and Content

This collection, organized alphabetically by name, contains biographical information, photographs, published material, and oral history interview transcripts. Some transcripts are unavailable due to their being revised. Additional transcripts will be added continuously.

The master audio cassettes of each interview are restricted. Reference copies are available for researchers, please contact the Curator, Archives of Women in Science and Engineering.

Biographical information and interview descriptions are available following the container list.


  • 2001-2002

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


The Archives of Women in Science and Engineering (Iowa State University Library) is sponsoring an oral history project focused on women who have devoted their careers to the study of chemistry in the post World War II era. The project, funded by the ISU Library, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, and private donors, will document the careers and experiences of women in chemistry and chemical engineering to illustrate the critical role of women in science.


1.68 Linear Feet (4 document boxes)


Digital reproductions of a selection of audio materials from the Women in Chemistry Oral History Project are available electronically. Please see the Electronic Resources section for a link.

Collection Files

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

MS-0650. Women in Chemistry Oral History Project, 2001-2002
In Progress
May 29, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672