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Guide to the Edmond O'Neill papers, 1891-1918
BANC MSS C-B 1024  
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Description
The Edmond O'Neill Papers, 1891-1918, relate primarily to his career in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and his involvement with intercollegiate athletics, and contain correspondence and office files, with a few personal papers. Letters by O'Neill consist of mainly typed copies of his replies to professors, former students, chemists, and others written in response to their requests for analyses and tests of fuel oil, water, cement, and other materials, or for professional advice about conducting tests and samples, as well as information about job applicants and openings in the Department of Chemistry.
Background
Edmond O'Neill was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 13, 1859. Upon graduation from the University of California in 1879, he began his career there as an instructor in the Department of Chemistry. O'Neill was dean of the department from 1901 to 1912, and acting dean for 1918 and 1919. In 1907, he was appointed a member of the Executive Committee of the Associated Students and, as such, was involved in intercollegiate athletics for several years. O'Neill retired in 1925 and died in 1933.
Extent
Number of containers: 4 boxes, 3 cartons Linear feet: 5
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.