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Miller (Donald G.) Research Materials
MSS 0754  
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Description
Research materials of Donald Gabriel Miller (1927-2012), an American physical chemist and science historian. The collection includes correspondence, notes, writings, photographs, interview transcripts and sound recordings regarding European and American physicists and chemists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Background
Donald Gabriel Miller was born October 29, 1927 in Oakland, California. After earning a B.S. in chemistry at UC Berkeley in 1949 and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1952, he was employed as a chemist at the University of Louisville and at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He also taught as an adjunct professor or visiting professor at various universities in the United States, France, Italy, and Australia. In 1956, he was hired as a chemist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he remained until 1992. Miller published more than 170 papers in physical chemistry, ballistics, and the history of science; one of his papers was referenced by chemist Lars Onsager in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
Extent
1.2 Linear feet (2 archives boxes, 1 card file box)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Original audio recordings are restricted. Listening copies may be available.