Howard W. Post
Professor of chemistry
University of Buffalo. Department of Chemistry--History
World War II--Use of gas in
Interview with Post conducted by Jenny Peterzell, March 23, 1978. Concerns his backgroung; chemistry department at UB; his experiences in WWII (stresses toxic gases); his retirement; and his post-retirement activities.
Overview: Howard Post carne to the University of Buffalo as an instructor in chemistry in 1932 and remained on the faculty until his retirement in 1968. Dr. Post begins this interview with a brief discussion of his personal background and then goes on to talk about the development of the chemistry department at UB, his experiences in World War I and his later civilian role in World War II, in both cases stressing the subject of toxic gases and their military application. Near the end of the interview, Dr. Post talks about his retirement and his more recent activities.
Post, Howard W., 1896-
2 sound cassettes
“Howard W. Post,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed February 17, 2019, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/4301.