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Syllabus and laboratory manual of general chemistry (Chemistry 4 and 5) at Brigham Young University / by Joseph K. Nicholes

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7077

Scope and Contents

Chemistry manual written by Joseph K. Nicholes for the Brigham Young University Department of Chemistry, and published in September 1939. The bound manual consists of 147 pages, and includes both a course syllabus and chemistry charts related to the course.


  • 1939


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

Joseph Kelly Nicholes was born October 10, 1887 in American Fork, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University High School in 1908 before serving a mission to Denmark. He married Olive Maiben June 5, 1912. He obtained a bachelors degree in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics from Brigham Young University in 1916. Nicholes served as president of Dixie Normal College from 1919 to 1923 and 1926 to 1933. He returned to BYU in 1933 to teach chemistry and served as chairman of the Chemistry Department from 1945 to 1955. He died on October 4, 1964 in Provo, Utah.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Thomas K. Hinckley in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Thomas K. Hinckley; 1983.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

See also the Joseph K. Nicholes collection (MSS 351).

Processing Information

Processed; Mary Downs; 2009.

Register of Syllabus and laboratory manual of general chemistry (Chemistry 4 and 5) at Brigham Young University
Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
2009 June 23
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US