|Creator:||Brockman, Charles Joseph, Sr., Dr., 1897-1977|
|Title:||Charles Joseph Brockman papers|
|Quantity:||1.0 Linear feet (2 boxes)|
Charles Joseph Brockman, Sr. was a professor of chemistry at the University of Georgia from 1921 until his retirement in 1965. He was a prolific writer in his field, making strong advances in the area of electrochemistry. He was active with the American Chemical Society and the Georgia Academy of Science. In 1926 he wrote Electro-organic Chemistry, followed by Electrochemistry: Principles and Practice in 1931, and he frequently contributed to scholarly journals.
Brockman performed much of his life’s work with the War Department in the Chemical Warfare Service and, most notably, the Selective Service. In the Selective Service Brockman held the position of the state advisor on occupational deferment during World War II.
Brockman was also a talented violinist and took part in many musical performances on campus and around Athens. He was married to Marie Pitner Brockman and they had one child, Charles Brockman, Jr., born in 1923. Charles Brockman, Sr. passed away in 1977.
This collection contains correspondence, radio talks, articles, photographs and mansuscripts relating to or written by Dr. Charles Joseph Brockman, professor of chemistry, University of Georgia.
Charles Joseph Brockman papers, ms 316. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in the Hargrett Library include ms 3367, the Charles J. Brockman, Sr. papers.