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Izatt, Reed M., 1926-



  • Existence: 1926-

Biographical Statement

Reed M. Izatt (1926-) is a retired chemistry professor in Utah.

Reed McNeil Izatt was born in Logan, Utah on October 10, 1926. He was a chemistry professor at Brigham Young University from 1956-1993. He received his Bachelor of Sciences at Utah State University in 1951, and his PhD in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 1954. He worked for two years at the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research from 1954 to 1956, when he joined the chemistry faculty at Brigham Young University. He focused his research on macrocyclic chemistry and calorimetry. He was influential in establishing Brigham Young University's Thermochemical Institute in 1969. He helped organize the Macrocycle Symposium that had chemists attend from all over the world since 1977. He also taught graduate and undergraduate classes at Brigham Young University and at the University of Pittsburgh. Izatt retired from the Brigham Young University in 1993.

His A thermodynamic study of the reaction of several bi-, ter- ... 1955.

Christensen, J. J. Handbook of proton ionization heats and related thermodynamic quantities, 1981, c1976: t.p. (Reed M. Izatt)

The Pedersen memorial issue, 1992: CIP t.p. (R.M. Izatt; Dept. of Chem., Brigham Young Univ.)

Bradshaw, Jerald S., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2000, Volume 39, Number 10, Pages 3403-3404 (b. Logan, Utah October 10, 1926; Bachelor of Sciences from Utah State University in 1951; PhD. in Chemsitry from Pennsylvania State University 1951; Mellon Institute 1954-1956; studied macrocyclic chemistry and calorimetry; established Thermochemical Institute 1969; organized Macrocycle Symposium 1977, taught classes at Brigham Young University and University of Pittsburgh)

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

History of chemistry at Brigham Young University

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225548012]
Identifier: UA 1304
Scope and Contents

A manuscript history of the teaching of chemistry at Brigham Young University covering 1879-1995. It was compiled by Reed M. Izatt and Patricia Zitzman.

Dates: 1879-1995

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5519
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers of Izatt from 1954 to 2006. Includes a festschrift as well as academic publications.

Dates: 1954-2006

Reed M. Izatt research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6245

This collection contains budget reports, articles, notes, NaOH titration results, charts, and other papers concerning physical chemistry topics, circa 1960-1977.

Dates: approximately 1960-1977

North American Calorimetry Conference abstracts and programs

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197231243483]
Identifier: UA 717
Scope and Contents

Contains the abstracts, programs and other information on the successive calorimetry conferences.

Dates: 1968

Reed M. Izatt class notes and materials, 1947-2006

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes, tests, and grading rubrics for quizzes, assignments, and tests related to the classes and lectures on chemistry and chemistry-related topics given by Izatt as a professor at Brigham Young University from 1947-2006.

Dates: 1947-2006

Reed M. Izatt conferences and symposiums, 1952-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains schedules and itineraries, official correspondence, programs, and photographs related to the various chemistry-related conferences and symposiums that Izatt attended and helped organize from 1952-2008. The conferences and symposiums were held in many locations across North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Notable among the conferences was the Calorimetry conference hosted at Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1952-2008

Reed M. Izatt notes on the history of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1946-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5654 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Materials document the history of the Brigham Young University Department of Chemistry. They include histories written by faculty, faculty remembrances, and graduate lists. Materials date from 1946 to 2007.

Dates: 1946-2007

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