Contents and Arrangement

Pekola Assays, 1944-1946

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The order of the materials at the time of transfer has been maintained.


Series 1: Examinations and Gradebooks was formerly a separate collection (call no. AC171).

The descriptive information for Series 2: Department of Chemistry U. S. Manhattan Project Records was written by R. Scott Kemp, a Woodrow Wilson School doctoral candidate in the Program on Science and Global Security.

Collection History


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Processing Information

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Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Series 2 is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Pekola Assays; Department of Chemistry Records, AC358, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

With reference to Series 2: Department of Chemistry U. S. Manhattan Project Records, Princeton University awarded doctoral degrees to six graduate students for their research related to the project. The graduate students' dissertations are cataloged in the Princeton University online catalog, and one copy of each is held at the Mudd Manuscript Library. The students and their dissertation titles are:

Clark E. Bricker *44, The Determination of Traces of Heavy Metals in Various Compounds

G.P. Haight, Jr. *46, Some Studies and Procedures Relating to the Analysis of Materials Involved in the Work of the Manhattan Project

Bruce McDuffie '42 *47, A Critical Study of the Electrolytic-Polarographic Method and Preliminary Investigations with the Mercury Diaphragm Electrolysis Cell

W. B. Mason *46 (co-authored by N. H. Furman and J. S. Pekola), The Use of Cupferron in the Estimation of Uranium

George H. Morrison *48, The Effect of Salting Agents Upon the Ether Extraction of Uranium

Edward L. Stanley '40 *47, The Analytical Chemistry of Uranium and Some Photometric Studies

Other Finding Aids

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Manhattan Project U.S.
Princeton University. Dept. of Chemistry.
Alyea, Hubert N. (Hubert Newcombe), 1903-
Furman, N. Howell (Nathaniel Howell), 1892-1965
Kauzmann, Walter, 1916-