The collection includes reprints of journal articles authored or co-authored by Langelier and articles that discuss Langelier's
work, P. H. McGauhey's draft (unused) introduction to the Langelier oral history, a photograph album, a bound volume of Langelier's
Wilfred F. Langelier was born in 1886 in Nashua, New Hampshire. He earned a B.S. degree in chemistry in 1909 from New Hampshire
College (now University of New Hampshire) at Durham. From 1909 to 1916 he worked for the Illinois State Water Survey,and also
earned a M.S. degree in chemical engineering in 1911 from the University of Illinois. In 1916, Langelier accepted an assistant
professorship in Sanitary Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Charles Gilman Hydewas chiefly
responsible for bringing in Langelier, a chemist by training, to teach water chemistry in the Department of Civil Engineering.
Langelier remained at Berkeley until his retirement in 1955.
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