Harry R. Allcock published articles about polymer chemistry, 1962-2004

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Collection Overview

Title:
Harry R. Allcock published articles about polymer chemistry
Dates (Inclusive):
1962-2004
Creator:
Allcock, H. R.
Abstract:
Harry R. Allcock came to the Pennsylvania State University 1966 as an associate professor of chemistry. In 1985, he was appointed an Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry, Penn State's highest academic honor.
Abstract:
This collection of Penn State professor of chemistry includes 481 published scientific articles about polymer chemistry primarily co-authored by Allcock.
Collection Number:
2800
Size:
1 Cubic feet
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

Harry Allcock was born April 8, 1932 in Loughborough, England. He received his B.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from the University of London, and was a postdoctoral scientist at Purdue University in the U.S.A and at the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa. Following five years as a research scientist at the American Cyanamid Laboratories, Stamford, Connecticut, in 1966 he moved to the Pennsylvania State University. Since 1985 he has been an Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry, Penn State's highest academic honor.Dr. Allcock discovered a major class of polymers known as polyphosphazenes which are based on a backbone of alternating phosphorus and nitrogen atoms with two organic, inorganic, or organometallic side groups linked to each phosphorus.He has received numerous awards including: the American Chemical Society National Award in Polymer Chemistry in 1984, a Gugenheim Fellow from 1986 to 1987, the Chemical Pioneer Award of the American Institute of Chemists in 1990, an Honorary degree from Loughborough University, U.K. in 2006, and the American Chemical Society National Award in Applied Polymer Science in 2007.

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Collection is open for research.

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Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry R. Allcock Published Articles About Polymer Chemistry (2800), Penn State University Archives, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

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Personal Name(s)

  • Allcock, H. R.

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