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Wilfred F. Langelier papers
WRCA 112  
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Description
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 works, etc.
Background
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.
Extent
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.