Kenichi Fukui papers and records, 1936–1988, bulk 1940–1982.

Materials created by Kenichi Fukui, who was the Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 1981, related to his research and hosting an international conference. They consist of records and correspondence created in preparations for the Third International Congress of Quantum Chemistry held at Kyoto in 1979, research notes and correspondence between other researchers mainly from the 1940s to 1980s, and manuscripts including his doctoral thesis. The extensive research notes ranging from theory to experiment were classified according to the research theme using envelopes and files by himself. The materials tell us about Fukui’s broad and deep interest in science.

  • [Name of Creator(s)] Kenichi Fukui, 1918–1998
  • [Date] 1936–1988, bulk 1940–1982.
  • [Archivist and Date] 2021
  • [Extent] 927 correspondence and research notes, 16 manuscripts (articles, etc.)
  • [Existence and Location of Copies] 1,755 metadata records
  • [Finding Aid (Peek)]

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