Chemistry lecture notes from the University of Georgia

Chemistry lecture notes from the University of Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Sibley, Samuel Hale, 1873-1958
Title: Chemistry lecture notes from the University of Georgia
Dates: 1890-1891
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of two volumes of chemistry lecture notes taken by Samuel Hale Sibley from the class of Professor H. C. White.
Coll. Number: ms2100
Location: 32108050766826

Biographical/Historical Note

An internationally known scientist, Henry Clay White served as professor of chemistry at the University of Georgia from 1872 to 1927. White was especially interested in the application of chemistry to the improvement of crops, and he advanced agricultural science and education in Georgia. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 30, 1848, White son of Louisa Elvira Brown and Levi Stratton White, a merchant. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1870, he worked briefly for a chemical company in Baltimore and presented lectures at the city's Maryland Institute for the Promotion of Mechanic Arts. In 1871-72 White served as the professor of chemistry at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, but he left at the end of the term to become professor of chemistry at the University of Georgia... White was married to Ella Frances Roberts from 1872 until her death in 1913; they had no children. He died in Athens on November 30, 1927. -- "Henry Clay White (1848-1927)" New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved April 24, 2009)

Samuel Hale Sibley (1873-1958) received a B.L. in 1893 from the University of Georgia School of Law. He was a judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit from 1931-49. -- "Samuel Hale Sibley." Georgia Law, Portrait Collection. (Retrieved April 24, 2009)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Chemistry--Study and teaching--Georgia.
Lecture notes.
Sibley, Samuel Hale, 1873-1958
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae
White, Henry Clay, b. 1848

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chemistry lecture notes from the University of Georgia, 1890-1891. MS 2100. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Samuel Hale Sibley, "My grandmother."