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KNOW YOUR OFF ICERS
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Dean F. Gamble
Fhe above are the officers of the
Division of Chemical Literature for
1959. So that you may know them
better, their pictures and brief
biographies are presented here.
Hanna Friedenstein, the new chairman,
was born in Vienna, Austria. She
lived in England from 1938 to 1947
and received her B.Sc. in chemistry
at University College, London, in
1941. From 1942 to 1946, she was
employed as research chemist at
Phillips Electrical, Ltd. Her first
vocational acquaintance with the
chemical literature came during a
year with the British Oxygen Company
in London, where she was on the
staff of the Intelligence Office.
Soon after coming to this country
in 1947, Miss Friedenstein became
research librarian of Godfrey L.
Cabot, Inc., in Boston. She is now
in charge of Technical Information
Service at the Cabot Laboratories
in Cambridge. In 1950, she received
an M.S. in Library Science from
Miss Friedenstein has previously
served the Division of Chemical
Literature as Secretary and as
chairman of its Membership and
Procedures Manual committees. As
one of its ACS Councilors, she
serves on the Council' s Publications
Committee. She is also a member of
the Special Libraries Association
and is currently chairman of its
Karl Heumann, the new chairmanelect,
received his Ph.D. from the
University of Illinois. He is now
Director of Research at Chemical
Abstracts Service. He has been
active in investigating the appli
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cation of new methods to the scientific
information problem, particularly
the use of mechanical
devices. He was Director of the
Center and assisted in development
of the NRC Code. Dr. Heumann has
served the Division on several
committees and is now a member of
the Publications Committee.
Harriet Geer, continues as secretary
of the Division. She served it
as assistant secretary for two
years. She was born in Norwich,
Connecticut, and graduated from
Smith College in 1930. After she
received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from
the University of Kansas in 1935,
she served in the Surgery Laboratory
at the Yale School of Medicine
From 1940 until 1945 she was in
the Virus Laboratory of the Michigan
State Health Department, in Lansing,
and in 1945 she joined the staff of
the Office of Scientific Research
and Development in Washington, on
the Insect Control Committee. This
project was the progenitor of the
National Acadeny of Sciences-National
Research Council' s recently discontinued
Center, where she served
as head of the Chemistry Division.
Since 1954 she has been in charge
of the Central Records Office of
Parke Davis & Company, in Detroit.
Dean F. Gamble, continues as assistant
secretary. He was born in McDonald,
Pennsylvania, in 1920, and
received his B.S. in Agricultural
and Biological Chemistry from Pennsylvania
State University in 1942.
After eight months as a research
assistant with Corn Products Refining
Company, he joined the Air
Force. Upon his discharge in 1946,
he reentered Penn State, where he
received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
in 1953. From 1953 to 1956
he was chemical literature specialist
in the library at the National
Institutes of Health, at Bethesda,
Maryland. Since 1956 he has been
head of the section on Documentation
and Records of the Cancer Chemotherapy
National Service Center atNIH.
Dr. Gamble has been a member of
the Division's Program Committee and
associate editor of the "Capital
Chemist," the publication of the
Chemical Society of Washington.
Fred Bassett, the new treasurer,
has been active in many capacities
in the Division; at present he is
chairman of both the Public Relations
Committee and the Committee
on the Bibliography of Bibliographies
on Chemistry and Chemical
Technology. He is co-editor of
the latter project and is responsible
for the cooperation of the Division
of Chemical Literature in the
compilation of this bibliography.
Mr. Bassett received a degree in
chemistry from St. Norbert' s College
and a degree in library science from
the University of Wisconsin. Since
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