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Guide to the Charles Roy Hauser Papers, 1924-1969

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Hauser, Charles Roy, 1900-1970.
Title
Charles Roy Hauser papers 1924-1969
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

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.

Administrative Information

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Misc. personal items, 1924, 1928, 1962
Box 1
Article abstracts (4 folders)
Box 1

Historical Note

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.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • 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.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Roy Hauser Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Charles Roy Hauser Papers were received by the University Archives as a gift in 1970.

Processing Information

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, February, 2007

Accession 70-65 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.