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Chemists' Biographical Information: Reference Books

How to search for information on chemists and leaders in the chemical industry.

Guide to Reference Materials

On this page are reference materials that contain biographical information on chemists and some industrialists. Reference materials are generally quick, ready reference sources such as indexes, encyclopedias and dictionaries. The reference materials listed represent the holdings of the Othmer Library but are not inclusive of all the materials published on the subject. 

Female/ Minority Chemists

Specialty Fields


General/ International Biographies

American Chemists

European Chemists