Sebba, Felix Papers

Felix Sebba Papers, 1979-1989 Ms.1990.008


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Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1990.008
Title
Felix Sebba Papers,1979-1989
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01217.xml
Quantity
4.2 Cubic Feet 3 boxes
Creator
Sebba, Felix, 1912-1989
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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 Materials include correspondence, notes on research, and both published and unpublished papers.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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Felix Sebba Papers, Ms1990-008, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Scope and Contents

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 Contents

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 Materials include correspondence, notes on research, and both published and unpublished papers.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.

Separated Material

The following books were removed from the collection and cataloged for the Rare Book Collection:


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • Science and Technology
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Felix Sebba Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

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