Guide to the Douglas Greenwood Hill Papers, 1947-1961


Douglas Hill was a Professor of Chemistry at Duke University from 1931-1968. His specialty was high temperature and solid-state chemistry. The collection includes correspondence, technical papers, reprints and other materials and ranges in date from 1947-1961 and includes undated material.

Collection Details

Record Group
Douglas Greenwood Hill papers
Hill, Douglas Greenwood, 1905-1968
0.5 Linear Feet, 100 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

The collection includes typescripts of scientific papers, related correspondence and graphs. It ranges in date from 1947-1961 and includes undated materials.

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[Identification of item], Douglas Greenwood Hill Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Density of Fused Salt Mixtures
Box 1
Infrared Spectra of Divalent Transition Metal Oxides
Box 1
Interionic Distances and Energies in Fused Salts
Box 1
Parachor of NO3F
Box 1
Kinetics of Liquid Phase Photochlorination, 1948
Box 1
Paragmatic Resonance in Uranium Salts
Box 1
Mutarotation of Glucose in Water-Methanol Mixtures
Box 1
Thermal Stability of Certain Organic Fluorine Compounds, 1947
Box 1
Activity Coefficient of Ag NO3 in Molten Nitrates
Box 1
Conductivity of Sodium Triphenylmethide in Ether
Box 1
Electrochemical Measurement of Oxide Formation
Box 1
System Sodium Fluoride-Hydrogen Fluoride
Box 1
Miscellaneous Scientific Papers, 1950-1961
Box 1
Phase Diagram for System K-Nb-O
Box 1
Electromotive Force Measurements
Box 1
Polarization in Fuel NaCl-ZnCl2 Mixture
Box 1
Activated Complex Theory Applied to Fast Reactions
Box 1
Attempted Electrolytic Deposition of Pa
Box 1
Observation of Fluoride Melts in Glass
Box 1
Freezing Point Depression
Box 1
Comportamento Elettrochimico
Box 1
Reactions of Zirconium Fluoride
Box 1
Molten Fluorides
Box 1
Molar Volumes in LiF-ThF4 System
Box 1
Application of Mass Action Law to Redox Equilibria
Box 1
Non-Stoichiometric Oxides and Crystal Defect Theory
Box 1
Equilibrium Oxygen Pressure over Mixtures of Liquid
Box 1
Origin of Stirring Potentials at Oxygen Electrodea
Box 1
Miscellaneous Papers
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

Douglas Greenwood Hill was born in 1905 in New York City. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1926 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1927 and 1929, respectively. He joined the Duke University Chemistry Department in 1931 and remained there until his death in 1968. His specialty was high temperature and solid-state chemistry. A memorial lecture in his name was started in 1972.

Related Material

  • 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.)
  • Bigelow (Lucius A.) Papers, 1915-1973. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Gross (Paul M.) Papers, 1939-1979. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Hobbs (Marcus E.) Papers, 1935-1980. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Pegram (W. H.) Papers, 1876-1928. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • London (Fritz) Papers, 1922-1994 (bulk 1926-1954). (University Archives, Duke University.)

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The Douglas Greenwood Hill Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Wood, November, 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, February, 2007

Accession A75-166 is described in this finding aid.