Chemical Literature, Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 1959 Page: 4
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KNOW YOUR OFFICERS
Below are the officers of the Division of Chemical
Literature for 1960. So that you may know them better,
their pictures and brief biographies are presented here.
.:-.-; IKarl Heumann, the new Chairman,
'~?, received his Ph.D. from the
;}~' , University of Illinois. He is Director
of the Office of Documentation,
National Academy of Sciences. He
has been active in investigating
ki i1* the application of new methods to
& the scientific information problem,
particularly the use of mechanical
devices. He was Director of the Chemical-Biological
Coordination Center and assisted in development of the
NRC Code. He was Director of Research at Chemical
Abstracts Service. Dr. Heumann has served the Division
on several committees and is now a member of the
.. Herman Skolnik, the new Chairman^,~6;:'
Elect, received his Ph.D. in Organic
?i'~? ', Chemistry from the University of
Pennsylvania. He is Manager of
the Technical Information Division
$ of The Hercules Powder Company.
He worked as a laboratory chemist
in industry until he was transferred
from The Hercules Powder Laborato
set up a Literature Research Group. He is
ly Chairman of two Division Committees, namely,
Chemical Documentation and Publications and has served
as Alternate Councilor. He is also active in local ACS
affairs, was editor of Del-Chem Bulletin, secretary of
the Delaware Section, and is now Councilor for the section.
He is Editor of Section 101 of Chemical Abstracts.
- - Dean Gamble, the new Secretary,
received his B.S. in Agricultural
, B ;. ,,,:.and Biological Chemistry from
Pennsylvania State University in
. 1942. His chemical training was
, : :: A interrupted by a stint as pilot in
the Air Force but he returned to
.f B ::obtain a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
from Pennsylvania State. He is
now Head of the Documentation and Records Section of
the Cancer Chemotherapy National Service Center at the
National Institutes of Health. He has also served as
Assistant Secretary of the Division and been a member
of the Program Committee. He is active in the local ACS
section, served as Associate Editor of the Capital
Chemist. He is also a member of the NRC-NAS Committee
on Codification, Ciphering and Punched Card Techniques.
Barbara Davis, the new Assistant
^ . .. i Secretary, is Research Librarian
, ,with Godfrey L. Cabot, Inc. She
^is y^ majored in Chemistry in college
and received her Master's Degree
flt. '- in Library Science from Simmons
College. She was a member of the
- - - Division' s Membership Committee
for four years. She is also active
in local professional affairs. She was a member of the
Hospitality Committee of the ACS Northeastern Section,
secretary of the Boston Chapter of the Special Libraries
Association and chairman of Boston's Sci-Tech Group.
Fred Bassett continues as Treasurer.
He received his degree in Chemistry
from St. Norbert's College and a
degree in library science from the
University of Wisconsin. Since
that time he has been employed
as chemical librarian at the
University of Wisconsin and
Purdue University. He is now
Librarian at the Upjohn Company. He is currently serving
as Treasurer of the Division and was formerly chairman
of the Public Relations Committee. He is also an active
member of the Special Libraries Association.
Ben Well, the new Member-at-Large
of the Executive Committee, is
f[_ ~ ~ chief editor of Technical Information
Division of Esso Research and
hi -Engineering Company, in Linden,
. ~> / New Jersey. He received his M. S.
in Ch. E. from the University of
By -/ Wisconsin. He served as editor of
Chemical Literature for several
years, and has also edited The Research Engineer, The
Filter Press, and the recent books, The Technical
Report and Technical Editing. He is the author of several
other books and nearly 200 articles and papers in the
fields of technical communications, petro-chemicals,
and petroleum refining. He is a member of the Society of
Technical Writers and Editors, the American Documentation
Institute, and the Special Libraries Association. He
is currently on the Executive Committee of the Division
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