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Henry Frank Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H-Mss-0319

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Visiting scholar in chemistry. Correspondence, articles, and books in chemistry. The collection was generated over the course of Henry Frank’s career as a chemist; materials include course notes, correspondence, and reproductions of scientific articles.


  • Creation: 1924-1989


Language of Materials

Languages represented in collection: English.


Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

Biography / Administrative History

Frank was born in Pittsburgh in 1902. In 1922 he earned a degree in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a missionary teacher at Lingnan University in China. In the 1980s Frank was a professor of Chemistry at Pomona College. He died in 1990.

Source: The physical chemistry of aqueous systems; a symposium in honor of Henry S. Frank on his seventieth birthday.


4 boxes


This collection contains materials relating to Pomona College chemistry professor Henry Frank. Materials cover Frank’s scientific career, including correspondence, course notes, and reprinted articles.

Organization and Arrangement

Materials are in their original folders and retain their original folder titles and organization.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.


No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Processing Information

This collection was minimally processed to facilitate access. Front matter written by Myles Mikulic, Claremont Graduate University. Collection processed by Special Collections staff.

Henry Frank Papers
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Front matter written by Myles Mikulic, Claremont Graduate University, 2021. Collection processed by Special Collections staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the 01 - Special Collections & Archives, The Claremont Colleges Library Repository

800 North Dartmouth Ave
Claremont CA 91711 United States