Biography and History

A Princeton professor of chemistry, Walter Kauzmann developed the "Kauzmann paradox" in thermodynamics. In the 1940s, Kauzmann was a participant in the Manhattan Project developing the atomic bomb.

Source: From the finding aid for C0978

  • Department of Chemistry Records. 1893-2009 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC358

    The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University dates back to the early days of the College of New Jersey, and today it is one of the University's largest undergraduate concentrations. The collection contains examinations and grade books, records pertaining to chemistry research performed at the department in support of the U.S. Manhattan project and departmental records.

  • Walter Kauzmann Papers. 1940-1993 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0978

    Consists of correspondence and miscellaneous materials related to Walter Kauzmann's work on the Manhattan Project and his career as a professor of chemistry at Princeton University.