J. S. Bradshaw papers

J. S. Bradshaw papers

Dates: 1984-2003

Contains correspondence, patents, photographs, and papers related to Bradshaw's career as a Brigham Young University chemistry professor. Collection also contains a life history of Jerald and his wife, Karen. Dated 1984-2003.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bradshaw, J. S.
  • Call Number: UA 5698
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the J. S. Bradshaw papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 5698; J. S. Bradshaw papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5698, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Jerald S. Bradshaw in September 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jerald S. Bradshaw; September 2014.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Chemistry--Research--Utah; Chemists--Utah--Provo--Correspondence; Bradshaw, J. S.; Bradshaw, J. S.--Archives
Genre / Form
Biography; Patents; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Hannah Waddel; September 2014.
Appraisal Information
University records (University Archives Collecting Policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA5698
Finding Aid Title
Bradshaw (J. S.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Hannah Waddel
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-09 11:21:30 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

J. S. Bradshaw (1932- ) is a professor emeritus of chemistry in Utah.

Jerald Sherwin Bradshaw was born in Utah to Sherwin Bradshaw and Marie W. Bradshaw on November 28, 1932. He attended the University of Utah where he met Karen Louise Lee. The two were married in the Logan Temple on August 6, 1954. Bradshaw served in the Navy and after finishing a tour of duty in 1959, he and his wife moved to Southern California for his graduate education at University of California, Los Angeles. The family moved to Provo, Utah in 1966 when Bradshaw joined the Chemistry faculty at Brigham Young University, where he worked closely with Reed Izatt. The two began working together in the 1970s, exploring separation science and pioneering molecular recognition technology. Bradshaw and Izatt traveled all over the world for chemistry conferences and symposiums. In addition to their research, Bradshaw and Izatt founded the Center for Chemical Separations at BYU as well as IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc., a company known internationally in the metal separations field. In 1996 they received the ACS Separation Science and Technology Award. The two were also separately awarded the Governor's Medal for Sciences and Technology. Bradshaw was awarded the Department Pillar Award on April 3, 2013 for his significant impact on the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.



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