Edgar Smith on Chemistry in the United States of America
Smith, Edgar F.
Chemistry in America:
Chapters from the History of the Science in the United States.
New York : D. Appleton and Co., 1914. xiii, 356 p.
This history by Smith includes information on the
Chemical Society of Philadelphia (founded 1792) [Chapters II & III]
and on the
Columbian Chemical Society of Philadelphia (founded 1811)
[Chapter IX, esp. pp.208-218].
The history has the following chapter headers:
- Chapter I: Contributions of Americans to Chemistry. (pp.1-11)
- Chapter II: The Chemical Society of Philadelphia. (pp.12-43)
- Chapter III: The Chemical Society of Philadelphia,
- Chapter IV: James Woodhouse. (pp.76-108)
- Chapter V: Joseph Priestley. (pp.109-127)
- Chapter VI: Thomas Cooper. (pp.128-146)
- Chapter VII: John Maclean at Princeton. (pp.147-151)
- Chapter VIII: Robert Hare. (pp.152-205)
- Chapter IX: Silliman's Second Visit to Philadelphia. -
Columbian Chemical Society Founded in 1811. (pp.206-218)
- Chapter X: Leading Chemists as Mineralogists. (pp.219-244)
- Chapter XI: Other Eminent Chemists. (pp.245-263)
- Chapter XII: Eminent Chemists, Continued. (pp.264-351)