Jack Dunitz (b. 1923) is an internationally recognized crystallographer and expert on molecular structure. Over the course of his lengthy career - including more than three decades spent at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Dunitz has established himself as a leading expert in his field. He is responsible for several major structural discoveries, the refinement of numerous crystallographic techniques, and the publication of nearly four-hundred scientific articles and reviews. The Dunitz Papers include personal correspondence, institutional records, research notes, scientific articles and reprints, teaching materials, manuscripts and photographs, the bulk of which date from 1941 to 2008.
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30 linear feet; 67 boxes; 42.9 megabytes
The Jack Dunitz Papers have been organized into six series which are further arranged either alphabetically or chronologically, as appropriate. In addition to traditional archival materials, the collection includes a large volume of born digital word processing files, which have been printed out and inserted into the paper collection. An electronic repository of the born digital component of the collection in its original state is maintained on site.
Related materials can be found in The Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers and A Liking for the Truth: Truth and Controversy in the Work of Linus Pauling event website, as hosted by the Oregon State University Libraries Special Collections.