Wilder Bancroft Papers,1896-1953

Collection Number: 14-8-135

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Wilder Bancroft papers, 1896-1953.
Collection Number:
14-8-135
Creator:
Wilder D. (Wilder Dwight) Bancroft, 1867-1953.
Quantity:
10.9 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, student reports, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Personal correspondence; professional correspondence relating to electrochemistry, physical chemistry, pandemic chemistry, cloud dispersal and rainmaking, and other chemical studies; student reports; materials relating to professional societies; records relating to the John Bancroft Estate; and other miscellaneous professional papers.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Wilder D. Bancroft was professor of chemistry at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Personal correspondence; professional correspondence relating to electrochemistry, physical chemistry, pandemic chemistry, cloud dispersal and rainmaking, and other chemical studies; student reports; materials relating to professional societies; records relating to the John Bancroft Estate; and other miscellaneous professional papers.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Bancroft, Wilder D. (Wilder Dwight), 1867-1953.
Bancroft, John.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Chemistry--Study and teaching.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Wilder Bancroft papers, #14-8-135. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Biographical material
Box 1
Misc. personal material
Box 1
Biographies of other scientists
Box 1
Professional societies
Box 1
Degrees and honorary memberships
Box 2
Photographs
Financial and legal papers
Box 3
Patents
Box 3
Contracts and power of attorney
Box 3
Personal and domestic bills for the year 1916
John Bancroft estate
Box 4
Management and settlement of the estate
Box 4
"Japanese goods" material
Journal of Physical Chemistry
Box 5
W.D. Bancroft, editor and co-founder
1897
Box 5
Financial records
1921-1925
Pandemic Chemistry: research and lecture material arranged according to outline of Pandemic Chemistry course
Box 6
General information and lectures
Box 7
Lectures
Box 8
Lectures
Box 8
Swarthmore lectures
Box 8
Westbrook lectures
Box 8
Marshall Field lectures
Lecture books
Box 9
Colloid chemistry
1911-1931
Box 9
Mass law
1896-1900
Lectures and notebooks
Box 10
Electrochemistry
1895-1930
Box 10
Physical chemistry
1905-1935
Graduate and research work
Box 11
Abrasives
Box 11
Quicksand
Box 11
Misc. reports
Box 12
Misc. research reports
Box 13
Industrial research reports and professional opinions
Box 14
Student's lab research reports
1912-1913
Box 14
Misc. notebooks and catalogues
Box 15
Research in charcoal
Box 15
Copy
Box 15
Pamphlets on anthocyanins
Box 15
Book: "Luther Burbank" by W.D.B.
Box 16
Cloud dispersal and rain making: correspondence and research materials
Box 17
Copy for pamphles, "Heredity and Environment" by W.D.B.
Box 18
Misc. physical chemistry (papers, notes, graphs)
Box 19
Misc. colloid and electro chemistry (notes, papers, graphs)
Box 20
Pamphlets and magazines
Box 21
Record of the work done in the laboratory of applied physiology
Correspondence
Box 22
pre-1900, 1902-1904
Box 23
1905-1906
Box 24
1907-1909 , A-C
Box 25
1909 , D-H
Box 26
1910 , A-W
Box 27
1911-1913 , A-M
Box 28
1913 , N-Z
Box 29
1914-1915
Box 30
1916
Box 31
1917-1920
Box 32
1921-1922
Box 33
1923-1925
Box 34
1926-1930
Box 35
1931-1932
Box 36
1933-1953 and undated
Box 37
Accounts
Box 38
Other material