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Charles Frederick Koelsch papers

Identifier: ua01088

Scope and Content

The collection contains chemistry lab notebooks belonging to Professor C. Frederick Koelsch.


  • Creation: 1928-1980


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Access to Materials

This collection is stored at an off-site facility and requires 3-5 business days for retrieval. Email to request access. Do not make travel arrangements or plans to visit Andersen Library without making prior arrangements with University Archives staff.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Charles Frederick Koelsch (1907-1999)

Charles Frederick Koelsch, B.S. (1928), Ph.D. (1931) University of Wisconsin. Appointed as instructor of organic chemistry in 1932 at the University of Minnesota; retired as professor emeritus in 1973.

C. Frederick Koelsch was born on January 31, 1907 in Boise, Idaho. He earned his B.S. in 1928 and his Ph.D. in 1931 from the University of Wisconsin. From 1931-1932 Professor Koelsch was National Research Council (NRC) fellow at Harvard University. He came to the University of Minnesota in 1932. He served as instructor of organic chemistry (1932-1934), assistant professor of chemistry (1934-1935), assistant professor of organic chemistry (1935-1937), associate professor (1937-1946) and professor (1946-1973). Professor Koelsch retired from the University as professor emeritus in 1973. He died on December 24, 1999.


1 box (1.0 cubic foot)


Collection contains lab notebooks of C. Frederick Koelsch, emeritus professor of organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota.

Physical Location

Off-site (WBOB)

Source of acquisition

Collection deposited in University Archives by the Department of Chemistry on June 26, 2000.

Charles Frederick Koelsch Papers, 1928-1980
Karen Spilman
February 2005
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Finding aid written in English

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