A and B Scott Science History
History of development of atomic theory and periodic table; links from each scientist named to primary sources and more extensive biographical material.
Atomic Structure Timeline
Presents the history of discoveries about the structure of matter. Created by Lee Buescher, Science Department, Watertown High School, Watertown, Wisconsin.
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry has the goal of supporting basic research in the history of the chemical sciences and to sponsor events of interest to scholars and the informed public.
Chemical Heritage Foundation
A non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving and making known the history of the chemical sciences.
Chemistry Related Antique Optical Instruments
Provides illustrations of a collection of early optical instruments used in the chemical laboratory. The collection consist of spectroscopes, refractometers, and polarimeters. The instruments date from the late 19th to the early 20th century.
Provides texts of several classic papers from the history of chemistry and links to related sites. Maintained by Carmen Giunta of Le Moyne College.
Detergent Chemistry: History
A history of synthetic detergents and of the synthetic detergent industry.
Early Ideas in the History of Quantum Chemistry
Biographies of people involved in the early ideas of quantum chemistry, including interviews with fifteen of these people.
Elemental and Molecular Heritage: An Internet-Based Display
A heavily hyperlinked "virtual museum" showing samples (and explaining the historical value) of chemicals, compounds, or elements which were made in the lab well over 100 years ago.
History and Chemistry of Murexide Dye
Text derived from Scheele, Prout, Liebig and Wohler.
History of Chemical Engineering
Includes an introduction to chemical engineering and a brief history of the profession.
James Cutbush: An American Chemist, 1788-1823
Project Gutenberg includes 1919 biography by Edgar Fahs Smith in ASCII text, HTML, and ebook-reader formats.
The history and chemistry of orcein, orchil, litmus, parelle and French purple with extensive bibliography.
Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
A listing of Nobel Prize winners in chemistry from 1901 to 1999.
Othmer Library of Chemical History
sources from the 16th century on the history of the chemical sciences and technologies.
Rediscovery of the Elements
Photo tour of the places in Europe and North America where each of the chemical elements was first discovered.
Selected Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry
Virtual library for the history of science, technology and medicine. Includes the full-text of more than 30 articles by authors including Priestley, Faraday, Davy, Rutherford and Thomson. Also a few historical and biographical articles, and a fairly extensive photo gallery.