H. Leverne Williams fonds

Title: H. Leverne Williams fonds

Dates of creation: 1939-1992

Physical description: 2.04 metres of textual and graphic material

Biographical Sketch: Harry Leverne Williams received his PhD in chemical physics from McGill University in 1943. He worked as a researcher for Polymer Corp. in Sarnia, Ontario from 1946 to 1967. He was a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto from 1967 to 1982. Williams was a pioneer in the development of synthetic rubber and one of the most widely known polymer scientist in Canada. He also consulted extensively for manufacturing companies and for engineering, legal, patent and insurance firms. He died in 1993.

Scope and content: Papers, articles, addresses, reviews, correspondence, manuscripts, association files, lectures, reports, certificates, and photographs documenting the professional activities of H. Leverne Williams as a polymer scientist and professor of chemical engineering.

Finding Aids: Series description

Access: Open

Accession number: B1995-0015