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Williams-Miles History of Chemistry Collection

Location: Searcy, AR, USA
Creator(s): Miles, Wyndham , National Institutes of Health

The Williams-Miles History of Chemistry Collection, established in 1992, is one of the leading historical collections of chemistry books in the southern United States. It represents a combined 70 years of scholarly collecting by Wyndham D. Miles, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and William D. Williams, Professor of Chemistry at Harding University. More than 2,000 volumes published between 1600 and 1900 are preserved here; the collection is particularly strong in 19th-century works. The Williams-Miles Collection, housed in the Brackett Library, is a rich resource for understanding the development of chemistry and its effect on American life during a formative period of our national history.

Tags: Era: 1890-1899
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Williams-Miles History of Chemistry Collection
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Williams-Miles History of Chemistry Collection at Harding University
Brackett Library
915 East Market Avenue
Searcy, AR, USA

Brackett Library

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