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Harry J. Svec Papers, RS 13/6/53

Harry J. Svec (1918-2006) was a professor in the Chemistry Department and researcher at Ames Laboratory at Iowa State University. Perhaps best known for his work with mass spectrometry, Svec also worked under Frank H. Spedding on the Manhattan Project and served as the department glassblower in the Chemistry Department. He earned his Ph.D. at Iowa State in 1950. This collection contains correspondence and various records od Svec's tenure at Iowa State, including materials such as published works, project records, lectures, and notebooks. Most of the material cover his work in mass spectrometry, the Ames Laboratory and Chemistry Department, course involvement, research, and professional organizations.

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