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Link, Adeline De Sale. Papers
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
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Adeline De Sale Link, chemistry professor. The Adeline De Sale Link Papers consist of notes on class assignments (1912-1913), notes on the role of women in graduate education (c.1940-1941), and a newspaper clipping.
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Adeline Mae De Sale Link was born in 1892 in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from St. Louis Central High School in 1909, and received a B.A. from
Vassar College in 1914 with the highest four-year average in grades ever attained there. In 1917 she received a Ph.D from the University of Chicago with a dissertation on the rates of chemical reactions.
Link’s first teaching position was as an instructor in chemistry at Lawrence College, eventually becoming an assistant professor. She was there from 1917 to 1921.
Married in 1918 to George K.K. Link, a plant pathologist at the University of Chicago’s Botany department, Link took a faculty position there in 1922. She and her husband often worked on joint projects. In addition to working as an assistant professor in the department of Chemistry, Link was an advisor in the College.
Link is the author of the Laboratory manual of general chemistry (1926) written with H.I. Schlesinger.
After a cerebral hemorrhage on the way to a conference, Link began a quick decline in health. Adeline Mae De Sale Link died on November 20, 1943 at the age of 51.
The Adeline De Sale Link Papers consist of notes on class assignments (1912-1913), notes on the role of women in graduate education (c.1940-1941), and a newspaper clipping.
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