Moses Gomberg papers, 1890-1947.


Moses Gomberg papers, 1890-1947.

Correspondence, scrapbook of letters upon occasion of his seventieth birthday, 1936, photographs, and diplomas and other citations; contain papers relating to his interest in the preparation of mustard gas, 1918-1919. Correspondents include: Adolf Baeyer, Ira Remsen, and Paul Walden.

50 items and 1 v. and 9 items [outsize].

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