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Dr. John Chrysochoos Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UM 125

Scope and Contents

The Chrysochoos Papers consist primarily of notes and papers documenting his research interests. These materials can be further divided into notes, research that was presented at various conferences, and reprints of articles authored by him. Researchers should note that one folder of research materials is written in Greek; this folder is noted in the finding aid. Other materials include his Annual Report of Professional Activities (ARPA), Professional Assessment Dossier, and student evaluations, as well as printed material and a video about the UT College of Arts & Sciences.


  • 1946-2015

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials may be accessed by request at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of the William S. Carlson Library on the main campus of the University of Toledo. Materials do not circulate.

Conditions Governing Use

In most cases, the Canaday Center does not own the copyright and literary rights to items in its collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to adhere to U.S. Copyright and Fair Use laws, including seeking permission from the copyright holder and payment of any royalty fees, in the reproduction and use of archival materials. Providing copies or scans does not constitute a license to publish or reproduce images in print or electronic form.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. John Chrysochoos was born on the Greek island Ikaria in 1934. He attended both elementary and high school on the island and later graduated from the University of Athens with a degree in chemistry in 1957. He served in the Greek navy from 1958-1960 before going on to earn both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 1962 and 1964, respectively. He came to the United States as an educator and researcher at numerous universities before arriving at the University of Toledo to take a position as an assistant professor in 1967. He later became an associate professor of chemistry, then a full professor, before becoming Professor Emeritus. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Chrysochoos was a prolific writer, publishing over 100 scientific articles and abstracts as well as 8 books. He died on October 23, 2016.


2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Greek, Modern (1453-)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Dr. Jon Kirchhoff, Chair of Departmnent of Chemistry, March 20, 2017

Dr. John Chrysochoos Papers
Tamara Jones
June 9, 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Edition statement
First edition

Repository Details

Part of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections Repository

2801 West Bancroft Street
William S. Carlson Library, Fifth Floor
Toledo Ohio 43606 United States