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Robert Nevill Isbell Papers

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Dr. Isbell was a Professor of Chemistry at Wake Forest College, 1926-41 and 1957 to 1963. He founded the Wake Forest College Marching Band in 1926 and was its director until 1941. He was an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve Chemical Corps from 1930-46. He received a commission in the Chemical Corps in June 1941 and rose in rank to Colonel. He was concerned with atomic operations and nuclear weaponry.

This collection contains two gradebooks, 1957-60; and biographical information.

Biographical and Historical Note

Dr Isbell was a Professor of Chemistry at Wake Forest College, 1926-41 and 1957 to 1963. He founded the Wake Forest College Marching Band in 1926 and was its director until 1941. He was an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve Chemical Corps from 1930-46. He received a commission in the Chemical Corps in June 1941 and rose in rank to Colonel. He was concerned with atomic operations and nuclear weaponry.

Collection Overview

This collection contains two gradebooks, 1957-60; and biographical information.

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Isbell, Robert Nevill
Title
Robert Nevill Isbell Papers,
ID
MS266
Date [inclusive]
1957-1960
Extent
0.25 linear feet  1 half letter box
General Physical Description note
1
Mixed materials [Box]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
MS 266, Robert Nevill Isbell Papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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