Lind, Samuel C. (Samuel Colville), 1879-1965

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Samuel Colville Lind (1879-1965) was an American chemist. His research focus was on chemical reactions, particularly reactions induced by ionizing radiation. He studied in both the United States and Europe (with Marie Curie, among others), and his career included positions at independent laboratories, government laboratories, and universities. His last position was Director of the Chemistry Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and he was widely respected as a scientist, teacher, and administrator. His memoirs were published posthumously in 1972.

From the guide to the Samuel Colville Lind Research Notebook, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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referencedIn Department of Chemistry papers, 1880-1980 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Institute of Technology papers, 1933-1945, 1954-1961 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Bray, William C. (William Crowell), 1879-1946. William C. Bray papers, 1890-1945. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn John D. Akerman papers, 1929-1942 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
creatorOf Samuel Colville Lind Research Notebook, undated Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Chemistry--Study and teaching
Science and medicine


Birth 1879-06-15

Death 1965-02-12



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