Stanislao Cannizzaro, F. R. S. (1826-1910) and the first International Chemical Conference at Karlsruhe in 1860

  title={Stanislao Cannizzaro, F. R. S. (1826-1910) and the first International Chemical Conference at Karlsruhe in 1860},
  author={Harold Brewer Hartley},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={56 - 63}
  • H. Hartley
  • Published 1 June 1966
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
MY interest in the Karlsruhe Conference dates from the day in 1899 when I bought for one mark the copy of Cannizzaro’s classic pamphlet, Sunto di un corso difilosophia chimica, which Pavesi gave to Hermann Kopp after the last session of the Conference, containing some notes in Kopp’s handwriting. I have always been puzzled as to why the Conference, in spite of Cannizzaro’s presence and his eloquent speeches, failed to achieve its object, and yet when they read his pamphlet on the way home, as… 
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