Scope and Content
Title: Vladimir N. Ipatieff papers
Date (inclusive): 1896-1953
Collection Number: 2000C14
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In various languages
2 manuscript boxes, 7 microfilm reels
(1.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, patents, biographical data, and photographs, relating to chemical research in Russia
and the Soviet Union, and to Russian émigré affairs.
Ipatieff, Vladimir N. (Vladimir Nikolaevich), 1867-1952
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1999.
[Identification of item], Vladimir N. Ipatieff papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
|1867 November 21 (N.S.)
||Graduated, Mikhailovskoe artilleriiskoe uchilishche
||Graduated, Mikhailovskaia artilleriiskaia akademiia Married Varvara Dmitrievna Ermakova
||Professor, Mikhailovskaia artilleriiskaia akademiia
||Ph.D., chemistry, Petrograd University
||Major-General, Imperial Russian Army
||Director of Commission for Preparation of Explosives, Russian army
||Member, Russian Academy of Sciences
||Founded High Pressure Institute
||Left the U.S.S.R.
||Professor, Northwestern University
||Member, National Academy of Sciences, United States
|1952 November 29
||Died, Chicago, Illinois
Scope and Content
This collection contains the patents and scientific articles of Vladimir N. Ipatieff for his émigré period, as well as a significant
amount of biographical material.
Of particular value are the biographical materials collected by Ipatieff and others describing his life and scientific achievements.
These materials include clippings, photographs, correspondence, speeches and writings by and about Ipatieff, and relate also
to his public and social activities and accomplishments, especially for the benefit of the émigré community.
Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National
Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also
provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The original materials and copyright to
them (with some exceptions) are the property of the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco. A transfer table indicating
corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the
United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Russians -- United States
Chemistry -- Russia
Chemistry -- Soviet Union