Bryant W. Rossiter papers
Scope and Contents
Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, daily appointment books, pamphlets, and other materials from Rossiter's activities with various groups, including Eastman Dental Center, Eastman Kodak Company, USAID, National Academy of Science, National Research Council, American Chemical Society, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and CHEMRAWN. Also includes information on his service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States, and three journals dating 1961-1981. Dated approximately 1961-1990.
- approximately 1961-1990
- Rossiter, Bryant W., 1931- (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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Bryant W. Rossiter (1931- ) was a Mormon researcher and ecclesiastical leader.
Bryant W. Rossiter was director of research at Eastman Kodak and was very active in international scientific organizations. He was Kodak's International Man of Goodwill. Later in life he traveled around speaking at conferences on chemistry and international food problems, including one in the Netherlands where four former recipients of the Nobel Prize spoke and the royal family attended.
He is a convert to the Church and was made district president of the Palmyra New York district almost immediately after his baptism. He served as the first stake president of the new Cumorah Stake and later as a regional representative.
24 cartons (24 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Papers of Bryant W. Rossiter, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, daily appointment books, pamphlets, and other materials from his various activities.
Arranged into four series: 1. Bryant W. Rossiter papers on Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, approximately 1961-1983. 2. Bryant W. Rossiter papers on Chemrawn Committee, approximately 1974-1987. 3. Bryant W. Rossiter papers on International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, approximately 1977-1987. 4. Bryant W. Rossiter papers on American Chemical Society and other organizations, approximately 1968-1990.
Donated by Bryant W. Rossiter in 1989.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Bryant W. Rossiter; 1989.
LDS scholarship (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Processed; Melissa Cowles and John Murphy; November 2007. Physically rearranged and addendum added; Trevor Tanner; October 2015.
- Register of Bryant W. Rossiter papers
- Audrey Spainhower, Melissa Cowles and Karen Glenn, student processors, and John M. Murphy, curator
- 2008; 2010
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.