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Finding Aid for the Saul Winstein Papers, 1939-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Saul Winstein Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1969
    Collection number: 1290
    Creator: Winstein, Saul, 1912-1969
    Extent: 43 boxes (21.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Saul Winstein (1912-1969) was a professor of chemistry at UCLA (1941-1969). He specialized in physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and wrote over 175 articles for journals since 1933; won the award in pure chemistry from the American Chemical Society in 1948 and the Theodore William Richards Medal for 1962. The collection consists of Winstein's correspondence, consultant job files, class, lecture and research notes, offprints, articles and clippings, student dissertations supervised by Winstein, and glass slides and transparencies.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    Portions of this collection are restricted. Consult the finding aid for additional information.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Sylvia Winstein, 1981 & 1990.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Saul Winstein Papers (Collection 1290). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Winstein was born on October 8, 1912 in Montreal, Canada; BA (1934) and MA (1935), UCLA; Ph.D, California Institute of Technology, 1938; National Research Fellow in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1939-40; instructor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1940-41; instructor, assistant and associate professor (1941-47) and professor of chemistry (1947-69), UCLA; specialized in physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and wrote over 175 articles for journals since 1933; won the award in pure chemistry from the American Chemical Society in 1948 and the Theodore William Richards Medal for 1962.

    Biographical Narrative

    Saul Winstein (1912-1969) was born in Montreal, Canada and came in 1923 to the United States, where he received his higher education at UCLA and the California Institute of Technology. His pecial field was physical-organic chemistry and reaction mechanisms, and his distinguished career at UCLA began with his appointment as instructor in 1941/42. He was Professor of Chemistry, 1947-1969.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, consultant job files, class, lecture and research notes, offprints, articles and clippings, student dissertations supervised by Winstein, and glass slides and transparencies of Saul Winstein, UCLA professor of chemistry.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-6, 13).
    2. Consultant's files (Boxes 7-13).
    3. Class and lecture notes (Box 14).
    4. Award files and speeches and seminar presentations (Box 15).
    5. Offprints, articles, and research notes (Boxes 16-19).
    6. Files re National Academy of Sciences and Air Force Scientific Advisory Committee (Box 20).
    7. Articles and clippings about Winstein (Box 21).
    8. Theses and dissertations supervised by Winstein (Boxes 22-43).
    9. Glass slides and transparencies (Box 44).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Winstein, Saul, 1912-1969--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Chemistry--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Chemists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.