Hoff, J.H. van 't (Jacobus Henricus), 1852-1911

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J.H. van't Hoff was a chemist who was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry, 1901.

He was born in Rotterdam in 1852 and spent his career in Europe. He is credited with founding the science of stereochemistry. He received his doctorate, 1874, from the University of Utrecht, taught at the University of Amsterdam, 1877-1895, and at the University of Berlin, 1896 until his death in 1911.

From the description of J.H. vanʹt Hoff papers, 1837-1924. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48369076

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creatorOf Hoff, J. H. van't (Jacobus Henricus van't), 1852-1911. J.H. vanʹt Hoff papers, 1837-1924. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf [J.H. van't Hoff, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Hoff, J. H. van 't (Jacobus Henricus), 1852-1911. Letter, 1899-1908. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hoff, J. H. van't (Jacobus Henricus van't), 1852-1911. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Hoff, J. H. van't (Jacobus Henricus van't), 1852-1911. Stereochemistry : typescript, [1891-1901] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964. Autobiographical notes, 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Meyer, Victor, 1848-1897. person
associatedWith Torrey, Joseph, jr., person
associatedWith Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964. person
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Stereochemistry
Chemists--19th century--Archives
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Birth 1852-08-30

Death 1911-03-01

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Dutch

German,

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Dutch; Flemish

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