Laszlo Zechmeister Papers
Scope and Contents
The Zechmeister papers include correspondence, lecture notes, technical manuscripts & related correspondence, honors & awards, and reprints.
- Zechmeister, Laszlo (Chemist) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
Laszlo Zechmeister, 1890-1972. Recruited as Organic Chemistry professor, his career at Caltech spanned from 1940-1959, following emeritus status until his death in 1972. Zechmeister's research involved many areas of chemistry, and included studies of polysaccharides, natural pigments, stereo chemical phenomena, and methods of chromatography and spectroscopy.
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Chemistry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscript Collection Subject Source: Local sources
- Guide to the Laszlo Zechmeister Papers
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