Science: For Chemists

The annual spring meeting of the American Chemical Society was held in New Haven in conjunction with the dedication of the new $2,000,000 Sterling Chemical Laboratory of Yale University. The building is the most complete and thoroughly equipped structure of its kind in the world. It accommodates 3,000 students, covers a city block, and is composed of a U-shaped exterior of collegiate Gothic, enclosing a building of modern factory construction, invisible from the street. The first chemistry lecture at Yale was delivered April 4, 1804, by Professor Benjamin Silliman.

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