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Rediscovery of the Elements: The Curious Case of Vestium

Description: Article describing Jedrzej Sniadecki's career and his flawed findings regarding vestium. Tourist information is included for areas significant to Sniadecki's life and work.
Date: Summer 2011
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Courtois and Iodine

Description: Article describing the history of iodine, including its discovery by Bernard Courtois while during the production of saltpeter. Tourist information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Date: Winter 2009
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: Fluorine

Description: Article describing the isolation of elemental fluorine. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to the element's history.
Date: Autumn 2006
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: Strontium

Description: Article describing the history of the element strontium from its discovery in Strontian, Scotland, to its early uses in English medicine. Maps with directions and photographs of pertinent locations are included.
Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
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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: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach, discoverer of lutetium and ytterbium and inventor of the incandescent "Welsbach mantle." Maps and tourist information are provided regarding the Welsbach Museum in Treibach, Austria.
Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Description: Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphoro di Bologna

Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to the discovery of phosphorescent stone (barium sulfide) in Bologna, Italy. Maps with driving directions are included.
Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Description: Article describing the authors' tour through Riddarhyttan, Sweden, to visit the areas where cerium and cobalt were discovered. Maps and photographs of pertinent locations are located as well as a history of the area and the elements discovered there.
Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay

Description: Article describing Eugène Demarcay and his discovery of europium. The authors toured Paris, France, in search of locations important to Demarcay, providing the reader with maps and historical information regarding the sites.
Date: Summer 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Titanium, Manaccan, Cornwall, England

Description: Article wherein James and Virginia Marshall visit Manaccan, England, to explore the site where titanium was first discovered. The area is described, as well as the man who discovered titanium, Reverend William Gregor.
Date: Spring 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Description: Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium

Description: Article describing the discovery of the element gallium. The authors travel to sites pertinent to the history of gallium, including the home and laboratory of its discoverer and the location from which it was procured.
Date: Winter 2002
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: The Platinum Metals

Description: Article describing the history of the platinum metals, from its discovery in the New World and subsequent experiments in Europe. Tourist information is provided regarding areas pertinent to the history of platinum.
Date: Spring 2009
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