Hampton D. Smith Collection,
Scope and Content
The Hampton D. Smith Collection collection contains research and lab tests pertaining to the formation of undiscovered carboranes and nitriles created by Smith and other collaborators. The collection contains raw data spanning a period of over fifteen years (1974-1990), and several formal proposals pertaining to theories developed from that data. The correspondence in this collection is primarily between Smith and chemists at other prominent universities and colleges, and discuss the possible theories regarding the synthesis and formation of carboranes.
- 1974 - 1990
- Smith, Hampton D. (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the Hampton D. Smith Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
3 Cubic Feet (2 boxes; 2 oversized folders)
Language of Materials
The Hampton D. Smith Collection, consists of a collection of papers, raw data, presentations, and laboratory notes pertaining to Dr. Hampton D. Smith's work in the Virginia Tech Chemistry Department from 1974 to 1990.
The collection is organized by type (research data, charts, notebooks). Within each type, files are organized alphabetically by folder title. Original folder titles were retained whenever possible.
The Hampton D. Smith Collection was acquired by Special Collections in 2007.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Hampton D. Smith Collection was completed in January 2013.
- Hampton D. Smith Collection, 1974-1990
- Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
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