Letters of congratulation and comment on publication of The Chemical Elements and their Compounds

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Correspondence consisting of letters of congratulation and comment on the publication of Nevil Sidgwick's The Chemical Elements and their Compounds, including a letter to Sidgwick from Charles D. Coryell of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology dated 5 October 1949 congratulating Sidgwick on the publication of the book and offering corrections, a reply to Coryell by Sidgwick dated 26 October 1949, a letter to Sidgwick from H. W. Springall [?] of the University of Manchester dated 22 March 1950, a letter to Sidgwick from W. H. Rothery of the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory of the University Museum, Oxford dated 30 June 1950 offering corrections, a letter to Sidgwick from P. Ray of the University College of Science and Technology in Calcutta dated 24 July 1950 congratulating Sidgwick on the publication of the book and pointing out omissions, a letter to Sidgwick from G.M. Kosolapoff of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute dated 17 October 1950 congratulating Sidgwick on the publication of the book and offering comments, a letter to Sidgwick from C.A. Burkhard of General Electric's Research Laboratory dated 28 July 1950 offering corrections, a letter to Sidgwick from K.H. Pausacker of the University of Melbourne dated 16 October 1950 requesting a reference for a statement in the book, a reply to Pausacker by Sidgwick dated 26 October 1950, a letter to Sidgwick from F.O. Rice of the Catholic University of America dated 23 October 1950 congratulating Sidgwick on the publication of the book and enclosing a review of it in Chemical and Engineering News as well as other material, a reply to Rice by Sidgwick dated 17 November 1950, a letter to Sidgwick from F. Halla of the Association pour les Études Texturales in Brussels dated 5 December 1950 correcting an error in one of his papers cited in Sidgwick's book, a reply to Halla by Sidgwick dated 11 December 1950, a letter to Sidgwick from A.M. Wood of the Clarendon Press dated 25 June 1951 enclosing a letter from a Mr Anderson, and the letter to Oxford University Press from Charles H. Anderson received by Oxford University Press on 16 June 1951 with comments relating to Sidgwick's book. This file also includes a sheet with a diagram of elements and their atomic numbers with handwritten annotations.