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OUR RUSSIAN VISITORS IN CHICAGO
The Division was host to three Russian guests at the
Chicago ACS meeting: Dr. S. J. Komov from the Russian
equivalent of the Patent Office; V. V. Kafarow,
professor of chemistry at Mendeleev Institute in Moscow,
a director of the Institute of Scientific Information,
and a section editor of the Russian equivalent
of Chemical Abstracts; and Mrs. K. Postnova from the
Chamber of Commerce in Moscow. T. E. R. Singer represented
the Division in negotiations with the U. S. Department
They also visited the Center for Documentation at
Western Reserve University in Cleveland; Chemical Abstracts
in Columbus; and the ACS Headquarters, U. S.
Patent Office, and Library of Congress in Washington.
Professor Kafarow paid tribute to Dr. Evan J. Crane
at the banquet held to honor Dr. Crane; Professor Kafarow'
s remarks were translated by Dr. M. Hoseh.
CHICAGO BUSINESS MEETING
Thursday, September 11, 1958
B. H. Weil, Chairman of the Division, presided at the
meeting and first called for reports of the officers
and of the Nominating Committee. The Treasurer, Virginia
Valeri, reported a total of 812 members of the
Division and 197 associates as of August 15, 1958.
Revenues for the year exceeded expenditures resulting
in a bank balance of approximately $2500.
The Secretary reported that the number of votes
cast for the Bylaws revision was disappointingly small,
as only 118 members voted. All suggested revisions
were approved by more than a majority of those voting,
so that application has been made to the American
Chemical Society for approval of their adoption by
The Chairman of the Nominating Committee, Erna
Graemse, announced the election of Karl Heumann,
Chairman-Elect; Fred Bassett, Treasurer; and Charles
Bernier, Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee.
Charles Zerwekh, Chairman of the Program Committee,
reported that a questionnaire is to be sent to
all members and associates requesting suggestions
for future programs. He made a special plea that
these questionnaires be filled out and returned.
Eleanor Marr suggested that more general papers be
given in the various fields of interest. It was also
pointed out that descriptions of specific solutions
to a problem were helpful, especially when more
general principles were not clear-cut.
There was considerable discussion regarding advertising
in Chemical Literature as a good source of
revenue for the Division. It is hoped that members
and associates will patronize the advertisers whenever
possible. Harriet Geer, Secretary.
SCROLL OF APPRECIATION
DIVISION OF CHEMICAL LITERATU!
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
Evan Jay Crane
FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CHEMICAL LITE
1. His superlative long-time editing of the
outstanding abstracts journal, Chemical Ab
2. His senior authorship of the classic book,
to the Literature of Chemistry:
3. His many contributions to the development
4. His pioneering contributions during form
the Division of Chemical Literature, cul
in his service as the Division's first
Presented at the 134th National Meetin
American Chemical Society
September 10, 1958
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CHICAGO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
Sunday, September 7, 1958
The Executive Committee meeting, presided over by
B. H. Weil, Division Chairman, convened with eighteen
members present: Fred J. Bassett, Robert A. Chisholm,
Ethaline Cortelyou, John H. Fletcher, Hanna Friedenstein,
Dean F. Gamble, Eugene Garfield, Erna L. Gramse,
Karl F. Heumann, Erick I. Hoegberg, Benjamin E Lanham,
Howard S. Nutting, James W. Perry, Leslie B. Poland,
T. E. R. Singer, Virginia Valeri, Janet Vernon, and
Charles Zerwekh, Jr.
The Secretary' s report listed the Divisional committees
Standing Comittees-- Aids to Chemical Documentation,
Allen Kent; Bulletin, Ethaline Cortelyou; Membership,
Janet Vernon; Nominations, Erna Gramse; Preprint Photocopies,
Eugene Garfield; Procedures Manual, Madeline
Berry; Program, T. E. R. Singer (1958) and Charles Zerwekh
(1959); Public Relations, Fred J. Bassett; and
Translation Pool, Erick I. Hoegberg.
Interim Committees -- Bibliographies of Bibliographies,
Fred J. Bassett; Bylaws Revision, Leslie B.
Poland; Member Activities and Interests, Robert J.
Kyle; Papers Review, Gerald Jahoda; Presentation of
Papers, chairman to be selected; Program-Philosophy
Study, James W. Perry; Publications, Herman Skolnik;
Seakers Bureau, M. G. Mellon; and Titles of Papers,
Robert A. Chisholm and Richard A. Hazen.
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