Scope and Content of Collection
The Charles Edward White Papers represent White's office files dating from 1925 to 1973. The collection reflects White's interests and academic activities. Correspondence files comprise approximately one-third of the collection. Other series in the collection include programs, notes and official records of professional meetings; catalogs and brochures of equipment and supplies; graduate and research notes; memorabilia; publications and reprints (representative of some of White's publications); course materials, which include student papers on the topic of the history of chemistry; and lantern slides and photographs of White and colleagues, chemical apparatus, and the University of Maryland. University of Maryland-related materials may also be found in the correspondence, professional meetings and organizations, course materials, miscellaneous, and photographs series.