Historical Chemistry Links
Links to external sites on the History of Chemistry and to details of historical collections from other organisations.
A major project to provide electronic access to collection level descriptions of the archives of over 100 organisations within greater London.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of History of Chemistry
This site includes information on the Division including contents pages for the Bulletin for the History of Chemistry and a subdivision on Archaeological Chemistry.
Archives Hub: National Gateway to Description of Archives in UK Universities and Colleges
A single point of access to descriptions of archives held at UK universities and colleges.
Biographies of Famous Chemists
An extensive list of over 200 important chemists as compiled by the University of Liverpool.
Catalyst: The Museum of the Chemical Industry
The only museum in Europe solely dedicated to the chemical industry.
Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF)
CHF is a joint venture between the American Chemical Society and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; it is one of the most important information resources dedicated to the history of chemistry and molecular sciences.
Chemistry Connections (MyRSC)
A growing map of the academic lineage in the chemical sciences, all connected by who an individual studied under.
An extensive site including selected papers from the history of chemistry as well as a historical calendar of events.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present: Chemistry
Women in Chemistry
ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online - Science and Technology
ECHO catalogues, annotates, and reviews sites on the history of science, technology, and industry.
Explore Chemistry (ACS)
From the American Chemical Society, includes 'This Week in Chemical History'
FECS Millenium Project 100 Distinguished European Chemists
This project celebrates European chemists spanning a period of 200 years; including many images provided by the RSC Library and Information Centre.
The Nobel Foundation
Contains details of all Nobel Prize winners from 1901.
Robert Boyle Project
Project devoted to the life and work of Robert Boyle (1627-91).
List of Royal Society Fellows (1660 to 2007)
External links will open in a new browser window
Contact and Further Information
Library & Information Centre
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3373
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7440 3393