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Bradshaw, J. S.



  • Existence: 1932-

Biographical History

J. S. Bradshaw (1932- ) is a professor emeritus of chemistry in Utah.

Jerald Sherwin Bradshaw was born in Utah to Sherwin Bradshaw and Marie W. Bradshaw on November 28, 1932. He attended the University of Utah where he met Karen Louise Lee. The two were married in the Logan Temple on August 6, 1954. Bradshaw served in the Navy and after finishing a tour of duty in 1959, he and his wife moved to Southern California for his graduate education at University of California, Los Angeles. The family moved to Provo, Utah in 1966 when Bradshaw joined the chemistry faculty at Brigham Young University, where he worked closely with Reed Izatt. The two began working together in the 1970s, exploring separation science and pioneering molecular recognition technology. Bradshaw and Izatt traveled all over the world for chemistry conferences and symposiums. In addition to their research, Bradshaw and Izatt founded the Center for Chemical Separations at BYU as well as IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc., a company known internationally in the metal separations field. In 1996 they received the ACS Separation Science and Technology Award. The two were also separately awarded the Governor's Medal for Sciences and Technology. Bradshaw was awarded the Department Pillar Award on April 3, 2013 for his significant impact on the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

The Pedersen memorial issue, 1993: CIP t.p. (J.S. Bradshaw; Dept. of Chem., Brigham Young Univ.)

His Aza-crown macrocycles, 1993: CIP t.p. (J.S. Bradshaw) data sheet (b. 11/28/32) galley (Jerald S. Bradshaw)

Deseret news, Mar. 31, 2005: Obituary, Karen Louise Lee Bradshaw (University of Utah, Karen Louise Lee, married in Logan LDS Temple August 6, 1954, served in the Navy, moved to Southern California, UCLA, moved to Provo, Utah 1966, joined Chemistry Faculty at the Brigham Young University, worked with Reed Izatt)

Brigham Young University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences website, via WWW, June 27, 2014: Emeritus Faculty Among Nation's Most-Cited (Reed Izatt 1970s, separation science and pioneering molecular recognition technology field, chemistry conferences and symposiums, founded Center for Chemical Separations at BYU, IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc., metal separations, ACS Separation Science and Technology Award, Governor’s Medal for Sciences and Technology)

Brigham Young University Chemistry and Biochemistry website, via WWW, June 27, 2014: Jerald Bradshaw, Students Recognized at Chemistry Awards Banquet (Department Pillar Award April 3, 2013 for his significant impact on the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

J. S. Bradshaw papers

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197232583077]
Identifier: UA 5698
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, patents, photographs, and papers related to Bradshaw's career as a Brigham Young University chemistry professor. Collection also contains a life history of Jerald and his wife, Karen. Dated 1984-2003.

Dates: 1984-2003

Reed M. Izatt papers

Identifier: UA 5654
Scope and Contents Contains class notes, correspondence, conference schedules, research notes, and paper proposals related to Izatt's career as a chemist and professor at Brigham Young University from 1946-2010. The materials cover the many research projects and conferences that Izatt was involved with. Materials related to Izatt's classes and teaching at Brigham Young University are included. Correspondence relating to research, awards, publications and university activities are also included. Dated...
Dates: 1946-2010

Reed M. Izatt papers on J. S. Bradshaw, 1978-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains papers, correspondence, reports, and files about the work of Jerald S. Bradshaw for the Navy, the Church Genealogical Society, Brigham Young University, and other organizations. Dates range from 1978 to 2000.

Dates: 1978-2000

Reed M. Izatt papers on the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1961-2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Documents the history of the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Brigham Young University. Materials include memos, meeting minutes, Izatt's faculty portraits, and department reports related to the routine activities of both the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Chemistry from 1961-2004.

Dates: 1961-2004

Reed M. Izatt personal correspondence, 1953-2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Materials document Izatt's interactions with family, friends, and students. They include letters of recommendation, congratulations, condolences, and personal updates. Materials date from 1953 to 2009.

Dates: 1953-2009

Reed M. Izatt research correspondence, 1950-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Materials include correspondence, clippings from research publications, and research notes related to the research of Izatt from 1950-2008. Materials focus on the research of Izatt on his various chemistry specialties and his correspondence with colleagues on research. Additional material includes correspondence related to Izatt's work and research at the Thermochemical Institute.

Dates: 1950-2008