Guide to the Charles Roy Hauser Papers, 1924-1969
Charles R. Hauser was a 40 year faculty member at Duke University. He came to Duke as an instructor in Chemistry in 1929. He was appointed to full professor in 1946 and was named a James B. Duke professor of chemistry in 1961. Collection primarily consists of abstracts of articles which Hauser was co-author. Materials in the collection date from 1924 to 1969.
- Record Group
- Charles Roy Hauser papers
- Hauser, Charles Roy, 1900-1970
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Collection primarily consists of abstracts of articles which Hauser was co-author. Collection also contains a few personal items including his transcript from the University of Florida-Gainesville, the final examination program for his Ph.D., commemorative certificate for the American Chemical Society Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, and a letter offering the position of Instructorship in Chemistry at Duke University.
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[Identification of item], Charles Roy Hauser Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Charles R. Hauser was a 40 year faculty member at Duke University. He came to Duke as an instructor in Chemistry in 1929. He was appointed to full professor in 1946 and was named a James B. Duke professor of Chemistry in 1961. Hauser was born in California (b. 1900) but reared and educated in Florida receiving his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Florida in 1923 and 1925 respectively. His Ph.D. was received from the University of Iowa in 1928.
Hauser was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and was the author of more than 400 articles on original research appearing in publications such as the Journal of the American Chemical Society and the Journal of Organic Chemistry. He received numerous awards and citations such as the Certificate of Merit for his work on a government project during World War II on the synthesis of anti-malarials, the American Chemical Society's Florida Section Award as the year's (1957) "outstanding chemist of the South" the National American Chemical Society Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (1962), the Herty Medal (1962), and the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufactures Association Medal (1967). He died in 1970 at the age of 69.
- Dept. of Chemistry records, 1924-1975. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Biographical Reference Collection, 1972-2004. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Photograph Collection, 1861-2006. (University Archives, Duke University.)
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- Duke University. Department of Chemistry
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- Hauser, Charles Roy, 1900-1970
- Hauser, Charles R., 1900-1970
The Charles Roy Hauser Papers were received by the University Archives as a gift in 1970.
Processed by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, February, 2007
Accession 70-65 is described in this finding aid.