- 1960-1973 (Creation)
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0.13 m of textual records (1 box)
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Graduate of McMaster University. Professor of analytical chemistry, University of Toronto, 1928-1974 (full professor, 1946-1974), with international reputation as a specialist on gold and platinum. Died April, 1976 at Guelph.
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Personal records of Frederick Beamish, an analytical chemist and specialist in gold and platinum and Professor of Chemistry, consisting of general correspondence (1960-1969); his address on receiving an honorary degree from McMaster University (1962); correspondence relating to the publication of the first edition (1966) of his book, "Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1960-1971); correspondence regarding and reviews of the second edition (1971) of his book, titled "Recent Advances in the Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1968-1972); his obituary of John Bright Ferguson.
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