Guide to the Papers of Walter Stockmayer, 1901 - 2004Manuscript ML-108

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Walter H. Stockmayer contains professional correspondence, articles, student papers, research notes, and photographs documenting his work in the field of chemistry and, in particular, with polymers and macromolecular science. Also contained in the collection are items relating to Stockmayer's personal life, including yearbooks from Rutherford High School and M.I.T.; photographs documenting his time at Oxford University; books written by or about Professor Stockmayer; awards and honorary degrees; materials relating to his 65th and 80th birthdays; correspondence from his time at M.I.T. and Oxford; materials relating to the Appalachian Mountain Club (A.M.C.); passports and naturalization documents; news clippings; a collection of stamps; two large rolled photographs pertaining to the M.I.T. Class of 1935, and the text of an oral history.

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