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Walter Scott Hendrixson Notebooks and Slides 1890-1920
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Walter Scott Hendrixson was born in 1859 and received his B. S. degree from Union Christian College, Meron, Indiana, in 1881. He taught at Antioch College from 1882-1888, and earned his Ph. D. from Harcvard in 1903. He also did graduate work in Berlin and Gottingen in the 1890s. He was a member of the Chemistry faculty at Grinnell College from 1890 until his sudden death in 1925.
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Consists of lantern slides of late 19th and early 20th century chemical aparatus and four notebooks of chemical notes. Professor William C. Oelke suggests that Hendrixson had equipment to copy pictures from books and may have photographed the portraits and laboratory apparatus from published material to use in his class teaching.
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Arranged in two series: Ser. 1 notebooks and Ser. 2: lantern slides.
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Open for research.
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W. C. Oekle Papers MS01.13