||Chemist, authority on explosives, inventor of smokeless gunpowder, professor of chemistry, 1892-1918, at George Washington University, chairman of section on explosives of National Research Council.
Also available online.
||Manuscripts, typescripts (some carbon copies), printed matter, photographs.
Correspondence, 1895-1936, including: letter, 1936, from Munroe listing 19th and early 20th century teachers of chemistry at George Washington University; letter, 1925, from American Institute of Chemists; letter, 1899, from Alfred E. Hunt re effects of wetting and drying on smokeless gunpowder; letters and reports, 1923-1924, from American Cyanamid Company and others re an explosion of hydrocyanic acid at Edgewood Arsenal; letter, 1924, from the California Fruit Growers Exchange re explosives used as fumigants. Clippings, 1894-1897, on accidental and deliberate explosions. Memorandum, 1898 April 30, summarizing the career of Sir Vivian Dering Majendie. Speeches and lecture notes by Munroe and others including chronology of explosives. Book of instructions, 1918, for Aberdeen chronograph. Notebook concerning explosives; notebook of experiments on safes' resistance to explosives.