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Bad Pyrmont Spa

Description: Photo depicts the Bad Pyrmont Spa in western Germany which is known for its therapeutic baths and vapor cave. The paragraph on the bottom of page 70 gives details about the photo and the spa.
Date: Winter 2015
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Rhenium and Technetium

Description: Article describing the discovery of rhenium and technetium by Walter Karl Friedrich Noddack and Ida Eva Noddack-Tacke. Information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Date: Winter 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphorus

Description: Article describing the discovery of phosphorus in 1669 by an alchemist searching for the philosopher's stone, and its use a century later by Lavoisier to help usher in the era of modern chemistry. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Niobium and Tantalum

Description: Article describing the discovery of niobium and tantalum. Tourist information regarding locations significant to these discoveries are included.
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

The Story Behind the Cover

Description: Article explaining the front cover of issue 3 of volume 99 of The Hexagon, which features a painting of mice around a Bunsen burner. James Marshall discusses the picture and how it relates to the history of chemistry.
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Delivering Pretzels in Berlin

Description: Front cover of the Winter 2009 issue of The Hexagon, featuring a man in a Berlin shirt riding a bicycle laden with large pretzels. A small dog on a leash follows alongside of him. The inside cover has a table of contents, a list of staff, and an editorial.
Date: Winter 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Die Köpfe (The Heads)

Description: Front cover of the winter 2010 issue of the Hexagon, which features a sculpture of a bearded head. The inside cover includes a table of contents, a list of staff, an editorial, and a description of the cover.
Date: Winter 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Pharmacy at Quedlinburg

Description: Front cover of the spring 2012 issue of The Hexagon, featuring the pharmacy at Quedlinburg, Germany, where Martin Heinrich Klaproth was trained. The three story building is pinkish with white trim around its windows. A triangular stone piece with the image of a flying bird sits on the third floor over the entrance. The inside cover of the magazine contains a table of contents, staff listings, an editorial, and a description of the building.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Nikolaikirche and Apotheke zum Bären, Berlin, Germany

Description: Front cover of volume 100, issue 1 of The Hexagon, featuring the multistory brick and stone church, Nikolaikirche. The church's first several floors are comprised of older stone work while the upper stories use newer red brick. People and vehicles are on the street near the church, and a row of buildings can be seen in the background to the left. The magazine's logo is printed over the church's bluish roof spires. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff credits, and an editorial.
Date: Spring 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Description: Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Periodic Table

Description: Article recounting the history of the development of the Periodic Table. Sites pertinent to this development were visited by the authors, who provide related tourist information.
Date: Summer 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner

Description: Article describing the life of Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner and his attempts to systematically organize the elements. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Autumn 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Road to Karlsruhe

Description: Article describing the history of atomic weight and the events leading up to the Karlsruhe Congress of chemists. The authors visited several sites pertinent to these events and offer tourist information.
Date: Spring 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Mineral Waters and Spectroscopy

Description: Article describing the career of Robert Bunsen and the history of spectroscopy and its use in mineral analysis. The discovery of cesium and rubidium using spectroscopy on mineral water is included. In addition, the authors offer tourist information regarding locations pertinent to Bunsen and certain mineral water springs.
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Carl Wilhelm Scheele

Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Carl Wilhelm Scheele. Tourist information regarding locations important to Scheele's life are visited and discussed.
Date: Spring 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phlogiston and Lavoisier

Description: Article describing the rise and fall of the eighteenth century idea of phlogiston. Tourist information is provided regarding pertinent areas of phlogiston's history.
Date: Spring 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Second Discovery of Vanadium

Description: Article describing how vanadium was "rediscovered" in Sweden and found to be identical to del Rio's sample. Includes tourist information regarding areas relevant to this portion of vanadium's history.
Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Georgius Agricola. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article