A Guide to the Felix Sebba Papers, 1979-1989 Sebba, Felix Papers Ms1990-008

Felix Sebba Papers, 1979-1989

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-008


[logo]

Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Special Collections, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
USA
Phone: (540) 231-6308
Fax: (540) 231-3694
Email: specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/

© 2013 By Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-008
Title
Felix Sebba Papers, 1979-1989
Physical Characteristics
4.2 cu. ft. 3 boxes
Creator
Sebba, Felix
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists primarily of materials concerning Felix Sebba's research into the uses of aphrons and other foams from 1979 to 1989. Materials include correspondence, notes on research, and both published and unpublished papers.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Felix Sebba Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Felix Sebba Papers, Ms1990-008, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to Special Collections in May 1990.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Felix Sebba Papers was completed in December 2013.


Biographical Note

Felix Sebba (November 21,1912-June 14, 1989) was a Professor of Chemical Engineering (1979-1989) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, he taught for twenty-two years at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Sebba was a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Chemical Society and the discoverer of and expert on aphrons. He authored Foams and Biliquid Foams- Aphrons, and was published in a number of scientific journals.

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of materials concerning Felix Sebba's research into the uses of aphrons and other foams from 1979 to 1989. Materials include correspondence, notes on research, and both published and unpublished papers.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in subject files as it was donated to Special Collections. During processing, subject files were organized alphabetically.

Related Material

Separated Material

Carr, A.D. Continuous Countercurrent Fractional Extraction. 1952.
Changfoot, Jack. Catalytic Decomposition of Ammonia. 1961.
Honeycutt, Susan S. A Technique for Harvesting Unicellular Algae Using Colloidal Gas Aphrons. 1983.
Hope, C.J. Analytical Applications of Ion Flotation. 1962.
Jach, Joseph. The Melting Process. 1952.
Lotz, C.R. A Comparative Study of the Effects of Nitrides of the Transition Elements on the Activation Energy for the Ammonia Decomposition. 1956.
Lovell, V.M. The Adsorption of Surface Active Electrolytes on Solid Oxide Surfaces. 1965.
Lusher, John Anthony. An Investigation into Factors Relevant to the Separation of Beryllium and Aluminium Complexes in Aqueous Solutions. 1963.
McGill, W.J. A Study of the Kinetics of Ammonia Decomposition Over Vanadium Nitride. 1962.
Sheiham, Ivan. A Study of Some Aspects of the Flotation of Precipitates, Colloids, and Collectors. 1970.
Spargo, P.E. A Study of Some Aspects of Solvent Sublation. 1968.
Pinfold, T.A. Electrochemical Studies in Anhydrous Formic Acid. 1956.
Rice, Nevill Matson. The Ion Flotation of Zirconium. 1963.
Sebba, Felix. Extraction of Gallium and Germanium from Germanite. n.d.
Segal, N.S. The Ammonia Synthesized by Uranium Nitride. 1965.
Smith, M.Y. An Investigation into the Photosensitization Properties of Zinc Oxide with and without the Addition of Impurity Ions. 1960.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • Science and Technology
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Subject Files, A-D
  • Box-folder 1-1
    Algae Harvesting
  • Box-folder 1-2
    American Petroleum Institute (1 of 4)
  • Box-folder 1-3
    American Petroleum Institute (2 of 4)
  • Box-folder 1-4
    American Petroleum Institute (3 of 4)
  • Box-folder 1-5
    American Petroleum Institute (4 of 4)
  • Box-folder 1-6
    Antifreeze Foam
  • Box-folder 1-7
    Aphrons in Biology. D.A. Wallis (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-8
    Aphrons in Biology. D.A. Wallis (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-9
    Aphron Tech, Inc.
  • Box-folder 1-10
    A Polyaphron Mode for Biomembranes
  • Box-folder 1-11
    Application of Clolloidal Gas Aphrons for Removal of Clays from Phosphate Slimes by Flotation. Florida Institute of Phosphate Research.
  • Box-folder 1-12
    Application of Microgas Dispersions for Removal of Clays from Phosphate Slimes
  • Box-folder 1-13
    Arthritis
  • Box-folder 1-14
    Batelle Laboratories (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-15
    Batelle Laboratories (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-16
    Biomembrane (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-17
    Biomembrane (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-18
    Bubbles and Thin Filmy Reviews
  • Box-folder 1-19
    Cancer (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-20
    Cancer (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-21
    Cancer (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-22
    Carbon Allotropes
  • Box-folder 1-23
    CHE. Center for Research and Industrial Development of Aphron Systems
  • Box-folder 1-24
    Cholesterol: National Dairy Council
  • Box-folder 1-25
    Coal Cleaning
  • Box-folder 1-26
    Colloidal Gas Aphrons (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-27
    Colloidal Gas Aphrons (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-28
    Colloidal Gas Aphrons (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-29
    Colloidal Liquid Aphrons
  • Box-folder 1-30
    Concrete Protection (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-31
    Concrete Protection (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 1-32
    Diamond II (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-33
    Diamond II (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-34
    Diamond II (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 1-35
    Declined (April 23, 1985)
Subject Files, D-N
  • Box-folder 2-1
    Declined (May 24, 1985)
  • Box-folder 2-2
    Declined (May 24, 1985)
  • Box-folder 2-3
    Development of Film Dispersed Solvent Extraction (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-4
    Development of Film Dispersed Solvent Extraction (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-5
    Disclosures to VPI., C.G.A., P.A., Tar Sands (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-6
    Disclosures to VPI., C.G.A., P.A., Tar Sands (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-7
    Environmental Protection Agency (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-8
    Environmental Protection Agency (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-9
    Environmental Protection Agency (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-10
    Environmental Protection Agency: Biodegradation
  • Box-folder 2-11
    F.I.P.R. (1 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-12
    F.I.P.R. (2 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-13
    F.I.P.R. (3 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-14
    F.I.P.R. (4 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-15
    F.I.P.R. (5 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-16
    F.I.P.R. (6 of 6)
  • Box-folder 2-17
    F.I.P.R. General (1 of 4)
  • Box-folder 2-18
    F.I.P.R. General (2 of 4)
  • Box-folder 2-19
    F.I.P.R. General (3 of 4)
  • Box-folder 2-20
    F.I.P.R. General (4 of 4)
  • Box-folder 2-21
    Flotation
  • Box-folder 2-22
    Flow Visualization Studies
  • Box-folder 2-23
    Foamed Metals (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-24
    Foamed Metals (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 2-25
    Gasohol and Diesohol
  • Box-folder 2-26
    Hazardous Waste (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-27
    Hazardous Waste (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-28
    Hazardous Waste (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-29
    Head Search
  • Box-folder 2-30
    Investigations into Properties of Invert Aphrons and Linear Oligoaphrons
  • Box-folder 2-31
    Lawrence A. Elgin Correspondence
  • Box-folder 2-32
    Lawrence A. Turner
  • Box-folder 2-33
    Master F.I.P.R. Report
  • Box-folder 2-34
    MGD
  • Box-folder 2-35
    MGD, SMS, Keane
  • Box-folder 2-36
    Mobile Slurries
  • Box-folder 2-37
    National Science Foundation
  • Box-folder 2-38
    National Science Foundation: Predispersed Solvent Extraction (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-39
    National Science Foundation: Predispersed Solvent Extraction (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-40
    National Science Foundation: Predispersed Solvent Extraction (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 2-41
    NH3 Catalysis Proposal
Subject Files, N-W
  • Box-folder 3-1
    Oligoaphrons (Linear Aphrons)
  • Box-folder 3-2
    Patents (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-3
    Patents (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-4
    Personal File
  • Box-folder 3-5
    PGS
  • Box-folder 3-6
    Plastic Separation
  • Box-folder 3-7
    Polyaphron Fuels (1 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-8
    Polyaphron Fuels (2 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-9
    Polyaphron Fuels (3 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-10
    Polyaphron Fuels (4 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-11
    Polyaphron Paper (1 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-12
    Polyaphron Paper (2 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-13
    Polyaphron Paper (3 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-14
    Polyaphron Paper (4 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-15
    Polyaphrons General (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-16
    Polyaphrons General (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-17
    Poultry
  • Box-folder 3-18
    PSE-MS (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-19
    PSE-MS (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-20
    Repeat of Shackleton's Work on Solidified Fuels
  • Box-folder 3-21
    Research Ideas
  • Box-folder 3-22
    Scheltz Papers (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-23
    Scheltz Papers (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-24
    Separations Using Aphrons
  • Box-folder 3-25
    Slurries
  • Box-folder 3-26
    SMS & Kenterprise
  • Box-folder 3-27
    SOHIO
  • Box-folder 3-28
    Solid Aphrons
  • Box-folder 3-29
    Surface-Enhanced Liquefaction of Coal (1 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-30
    Surface-Enhanced Liquefaction of Coal (2 of 2)
  • Box-folder 3-31
    Tar Sands and Oil Recovery (1 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-32
    Tar Sands and Oil Recovery (2 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-33
    Tar Sands and Oil Recovery (3 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-34
    Tar Sands and Oil Recovery (4 of 4)
  • Box-folder 3-35
    Use of Collodial Gas Aphrons in Treatment of Phosphate
  • Box-folder 3-36
    Virginia Water Resources
  • Box-folder 3-37
    VRA-Air Force Project
  • Box-folder 3-38
    Waste Treatment Papers
  • Box-folder 3-39
    Waste Water Treatment (1 of 3)
  • Box-folder 3-40
    Waste Water Treatment (2 of 3)
  • Box-folder 3-41
    Waste Water Treatment (3 of 3)
  • Box-folder 3-42
    Wightman(?) Course