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Sol Boyk collection, 1934-1976 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Collection Overview

Title: Sol Boyk collection, 1934-1976Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Boyk, Sol (1914-)

Extent: 0.1 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Date Acquired: 03/13/2008

Subjects: Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae, Purdue University--Faculty, Purdue University. Department of Chemistry

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.

Biographical Note

Sol Boyk received his Bachelor of Science from the University of of Toledo in 1935. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University. Sol Boyk was a faculty member at Purdue until 1948. He then returned to Toledo and became President and Research Director of the Ottawa Chemical Company. The company researched organic chemicals, and it prospered under Sol Boyk's guidance.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
Purdue University. Department of Chemistry

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright - Heirs of Sol Boyk.

Acquisition Source: Dan Boyk

Acquisition Method: Donated by Dan Boyk, son of Sol Boyk

Preferred Citation: MSA 20, Sol Boyk collection, Archives and Special Collection, Purdue University Libraries

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised 12/7/2009 by EMW.

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[Folder 1: Correspondence, 1934-1976],