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Allen G. Debus Collection: Allen G. Debus

A collection of rare books and secondary sources on the history of chemistry.

Allen George Debus

Personal

1926  Born in Chicago, Illinois on 16 August

1951  Married Brunilda Lopez Rodriguez

2009  Died in Deerfield, Illinois on 6 March

 

Education

1947  B.S., Northwestern University, Chemistry

1949  A.M., Indiana University, History of Science (assistant to John J. Murray)

1961  Ph.D., Harvard University, History of Science (under I.B. Cohen)

 

Professional Experience

1951-1956  Abbott Laboratories, Research and Development Chemist

1957-1959  Harvard University, Teaching Fellowship

1961-2009  The University of Chicago

1961-1965  Assistant Professor of the History of Science

1965-1968  Associate Professor of the History of Science

1968-1978  Professor of the History of Science

1971-1977  Director, Morris Fishbein Center for the study of the History of Science and Medicine 

1978-1996  Morris Fishbein Professor of the History of Science and Medicine

1996-2009  Morris Fishbein Professor Emeritus of the History of Science and Medicine   

Selected Bibliography of Books Written or Edited By Allen G. Debus