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Herbert D. Kaesz papers, 1955-2005 LSC.2349
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Description
Herbert D. Kaesz was a professor of chemistry in UCLA’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 1959, and joined UCLA’s Inorganic Chemistry unit within the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department in 1960, where he researched the synthesis and applications of organometallic compounds. The collection consists of materials related to his teaching career and research at UCLA. The papers include materials on grant and research project proposals, nomenclature and symbols, scientific societies and related publications, conferences, meeting minutes and agendas, professional and personal correspondence, a PhD dissertation, lab notebooks, and photographs.
Background
Herbert D. Kaesz was a professor of chemistry in UCLA’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He was born on January 4, 1933, in Alexandria, Egypt, to Austrian parents. After receiving an undergraduate degree from New York University, he studied at Harvard University, where he met his wife Joan. He received his PhD in 1959. Kaesz joined UCLA’s faculty in the Inorganic Chemistry unit in 1960, where he researched the synthesis and applications of organometallic compounds.
Extent
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.
Availability
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