Contents and Arrangement

"Report of Travel" to Europe, 1927-1928

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of scholarly papers, correspondence, miscellaneous material relating to the teaching of chemistry at Princeton, and printed matter of Furman (Princeton Class of 1913), professor of analytical chemistry. The collection contains his lecture notes, articles, papers, and notebooks, as well as his professional correspondence. There are files of student papers, laboratory work, notebooks, and undergraduate and Ph.D. general examinations. Also included are reports of chemical analyses, minutes of departmental meetings, records of supplies and equipment, notebooks of students' grades, files regarding the Atomic Energy Commission, and material relating to his interest in polarography. Furman's "Report of Travel," a typewritten manuscript illustrated with photographs, documents his fellowship-funded trip to European chemical plants and university laboratories in 1927 and 1928; it includes a large copy of Bartholomew's map of Europe (1925) with Furman's route shown in red ink. In addition, there is printed material including abstracts of papers and offprints of articles by Furman and others.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

"Report of Travel" to Europe; N. Howell Furman Papers, C0426, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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