Frederick Earl Beamish

Title: Frederick Earl Beamish fonds

Date(s) of creation: 1960-1973

Physical description: 0.13 metres of textualrecords.

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch: Graduate of McMaster University.  Professor of analytical chemistry, 1928-1974 (full professor, 1946-1974), with international reputation as a specialist on gold and platinum.  Died April, 1976 at Guelph.

Scope and content: Personal records of Frederick Beamish, an analytical chemist and specialist in gold and platinum and Professor of Chemistry, consisting of general correspondence (1960-1969); his address on receiving an honorary degree from McMaster University (1962); correspondence relating to the publication of the first edition (1966) of his book, "Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1960-1971); correspondence regarding and reviews of the second edition (1971) of his book, titled "Recent Advances in the Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1968-1972); his obituary of John Bright Ferguson.

Finding Aids: File list

Access: Open

Accession number: B1974-0005