NAME: Madeline M. (Berry) Henderson
DATES: 1922-2011
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WORKED AT: DuPont; MIT; Battelle Labs; NSF; NBS
OTHER INFORMATION: Chemist, E.I. DuPont, 1944-45; researcher, C.S. Batchelder Co., 1945-46; research associate, MIT, 1946-52; consultant, 1953; Battelle Labs, 1953-56; research analyst, National Science Foundation, Office of Science Information Service, 1956-62; analyst, National Bureau of Standards, 1964-79; independent consultant, 1979-91. A fairly complete biography of Henderson appears in the following source: Robert V. Williams, "Madeline M. Henderson: From Chemical Information Science Pioneer to Archtect of the New Information Science." Libraries and the Cultural Record 45(2), 167-184.
AWARDS: 1989 Watson Davis Award (ASIS); Fellow, American Institute of Chemists; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
OFFICES: AAAS Secretary 1978

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A few personal and professional papers are in her possession; most of her professional papers reside in the various agencies noted above. 
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SOURCE: Conversation with Ms. Henderson, July, 1997.

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Chemical Heritage Foundation.
PAPERS DATES: Oral history interview conducted by Robert V. Williams, 14 July 1997 for the CHF.
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SOURCE: CHF Web site, Historical Services Dept.

A CAREER MEMORY FROM MADELINE HENDERSON

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