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Oral history interview with William S. Knowles 2008 January 30.

Author: William S Knowles; Michael A Grayson; Chemical Heritage Foundation.
Series: Chemical Heritage Foundation Oral history transcript, 0406.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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William S. Knowles begins his oral history by discussing his early life during the Great Depression and his education, including time at Harvard University and Columbia University. Knowles spent the majority of his career at Monsanto Company, where he moved from studies of vanillin to research on steroid chemistry and L-Dopa, among other topics. Knowles discusses the many projects he worked on while at Monsanto, his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Biography
Named Person: William S Knowles; R B Woodward; Ryoji Noyori; Robert Cooley Elderfield
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William S Knowles; Michael A Grayson; Chemical Heritage Foundation.
OCLC Number: 743094302
Notes: Interview conducted by Michael A. Grayson at St. Louis, Missouri.
Description: sound recordings ; digital, mp3 file. Transcript : (144 leaves) ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Chemical Heritage Foundation Oral history transcript, 0406.
Other Titles: William S. Knowles oral history interview

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William S. Knowles begins his oral history by discussing his early life during the Great Depression and his education, including time at Harvard University and Columbia University. Knowles spent the majority of his career at Monsanto Company, where he moved from studies of vanillin to research on steroid chemistry and L-Dopa, among other topics. Knowles discusses the many projects he worked on while at Monsanto, his 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the challenges of being an industrial scientist.

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